Macular Disease Foundation Australia has its main office in Sydney and an office in Melbourne but operates a national program of activities across Australia. In addition to a team of dedicated professionals, our work is also supported by a loyal team of volunteers, many who have lived experience of macular disease.
MDFA is led by a full-time Chief Executive Officer, Dee Hopkins.
Chief Executive Officer
Dee joined MDFA in January 2018. She's a passionate advocate and experienced policy strategist. She has an extensive management career of leading for purpose and peak bodies. Dee has a personal interest in working to reduce the incidence and impact of macular disease as her father experienced sudden, severe vision loss from age-related macular degeneration.
I have a strong personal connection to MDFA’s cause. My father had age-related macular degeneration, meaning I have a hereditary risk of the disease.Dee Hopkins
MDFA senior management
Leonie Walton, Director of Marketing and Fundraising
Rebecca Sobczak, Operations Manager
Kay Loboz, Medical Affairs Manager
Sabine Ostrowski, National Manager Healthcare Relations