On behalf of the Board of the Continence Foundation of Australia and our staff, we would like to welcome Dr Gian Sberna as our new CEO. 

With over 20 years of management experience across healthcare, the not-for-profit sector, medical research, higher education and ASX-listed biotechs, Dr Sberna's rich business acumen has seen him in high-level executive positions including Head, Office of Research at The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Head of Operations at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

Prior to commencing his role at the Continence Foundation of Australia, Dr Sberna was CEO of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS), where he guided the society through the pandemic, establishing a trusted partner role with all levels of government and presenting pandemic preparedness data and advice to the Chief Medical Officer of Australia.

“Since its inception in 1989, the Foundation has been advocating for a community free of the stigma and restrictions of incontinence. In my new role as CEO, I hope to advance and progress the Foundation's critical role in achieving this vision for all Australians."
Dr Gian Sberna, CEO Continence Foundation of Australia

Dr Sberna is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has extensive experience as a non-executive director and board chair.

Dr Sberna holds a PhD in Medicine from the University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Biological Sciences (Honours) from La Trobe University and has completed the Company Directors Course from the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

We warmly welcome Dr Sberna in his new role as the CEO of the Continence Foundation of Australia.