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The Glycemic Index Foundation is a not-for-profit health promotion charity that is governed by a Board of Directors.


Our Board Members:

  • Mr Stephen Higgs (Chairman)
  • Prof Jennie Brand-Miller (President) – University of Sydney Representative
  • Dr Fiona Atkinson – University of Sydney Representative
  • Mr Leo Tutt – Diabetes NSW & ACT Representative
  • Mr Sturt Eastwood (Company Secretary) – Diabetes NSW & ACT Representative
  • Ms Marissa Cooper
  • Mrs Pam Longstaff
  • Mr Stephen Haddad
  • Mrs Isobel Brown
  • Ms Kathy Usic (CEO)

All Directors volunteer their time on the Board



  • Kathy Usic – Chief Executive Officer
  • Dianna Crisp – Communications & Partnerships Manager



  • Dr Alan Barclay – Scientific Advisor
  • Dr Kirstine Bell – Scientific Advisor