HMRI Board

Scott Walkom
Scott Walkom
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community) | Chair, HMRI Foundation

Scott Walkom is Principal, Walkom Real Estate, and has a background in accounting, finance and property, with qualifications including a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com). He joined HMRI in 2015, following in the path of his late mother, Sonia, who was an original member of the Foundation from 1998 and a HMRI Exceptional Service Medal recipient.

Scott sits on the Salvation Army Advisory Board (Newcastle) and is a member of the Property Council of NSW, CPA Australia, Real Estate Institute of NSW and Newcastle Club. Having managed Walkom Real Estate for the past 25 years, Scott has a wealth of commercial experience and many strong and loyal networking connections in the Hunter business community and beyond. He has a passion for medical research and deep understanding of HMRI’s value to community wellbeing.

Other current directorships in public and significant companies and institutions
The Salvation Army, Newcastle
Walkom Real Estate 

Service as a director
Appointed to HMRI Board 9 February 2017

Special responsibilities
Appointed Chair, HMRI Foundation, 9 February 2017

*Indicates a compulsory field


Kyle Loades
Chair, HMRI Board and Non-Executive Director – HMRI (community)


Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNEH)
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Kirsten Molloy
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Kirsten Mulley
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community)
Elizabeth Sullivan
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (University of Newcastle)
Institute Director, HMRI
Scott Walkom
Non-Executive Director – HMRI (Community) | Chair, HMRI Foundation
Professor John Wiggers
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (HNELHD)
Professor Alex Zelinsky AO
Non-Executive Director - HMRI (University of Newcastle)