Malini Raj | Non Executive Director
World Alliance of Pituitary Organisations (WAPO) | Australia

Malini Raj, Non Executive Director, World Alliance of Pituitary Organisations (WAPO)

Malini is a Board Advisor to the Australian Pituitary Foundation (and most recently Chairman and Non-Executive Director) - a not-for-profit organisatIon whose mission is to support and educate people impacted by pituitary conditions by creating awareness and providing information to the general and medical communities, acting as a collective voice for pituitary patients and their families. Malini is also Treasurer and Non-Executive Director of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organisations – created in order to unite the international pituitary patient community.

WAPO is an alliance of pituitary and related diseases patient organizations who have united to strengthen patient voices to work towards improved pituitary disorder diagnosis, greater access to health care treatments and ultimately, a more active and decisive participation in the decision-making process when it comes to the quality of life of patients. WAPO strongly believes that the path to obtain such objectives is through its community and a process of knowledge empowerment through best practices sharing, dissemination of evidence-based information, and raising awareness on pituitary disorders

Aside from these voluntary roles, Malini has worked for over 15 years in the financial services industry, in several domestic and international institutions in areas of Accounting, Property, Financial Markets, Project Management, HR, Business Strategy, Small Business & Change Management in Retail & Institutional Banking. She is now Head of Strategy for Multicultural Community Banking at a major financial institution in Sydney Australia.

Malini is also a pituitary patient – diagnosed with Cushings disease in 2013 and is passionate about driving strategies and initiatives to provide support to those who have experienced pituitary conditions and their families and promoting advocacy and awareness amongst the medical community and the public with a view of improving their quality of life.

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