Board Members

Janakan Ravindran


Qualification MB BS (Adel)
Career: Janakan is currently a Staff Specialist in the Neurology/ Stroke Units at the Royal Adelaide Hospital; Head of the Neurology/; Stroke Service at the Lyell McEwin Hospital. He also works as a neurologist in private practicse. His special interest area is in Adult Neuromuscular and Neuro-immunological Disease and conducts a clinic in this area at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
Why Muscular Dystrophy SA: Janakan has had a special interest in muscle disorders since the time of his training as a neurologist. Janakan hopes working with Muscular Dystrophy SA will enable a link to be established between the Muscular Dystrophy SA community and the hospital system.

Mark Elliott


Qualifications: BCom (UniSA), MBA (UniSA)
Career: Mark has worked in numerous senior executive roles across many sectors including health, government, aged care and the not-for-profit sector leading finance, IT, HR and marketing teams.
Why Muscular Dystrophy SA: Mark has a passion for supporting NFP sector and has worked in the sector for several years, as well as having personal experience supporting someone with neurological condition. Mark believes strongly in the role Muscular Dystrophy SA plays in having a positive impact on people’s lives.

David Noble


Qualifications: Bachelor of Management – Labor Relations (University of South Australia), Certificate IV in Financial Services, Certificate IV in Frontline Management.

Michael Ryan


Santo Bongiovani