A clinician and leader in mental health and acute healthcare, Dr Cockram served as a Commissioner to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. She has undertaken key roles as a strategic advisor to government and industry on areas including mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and service system reform. Dr Cockram is also on the Boards of Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Silver Chain Group and New Footscray Hospital, Plenary Health and was formerly Chief Executive of Western Health.