Chris Bingemann and Dr Marcus Tan join Foundation Board

02 May 2023

PwC Australia Partner, Chris Bingemann and Healthengine founder, Dr Marcus Tan have joined the Board of the Foundation for the WA Museum.

Chris Bingemann is a Partner at PwC Australia. He has over 18 years of investment banking and corporate advisory experience across metals and mining, oil and gas, food and agriculture and general industrial sectors.

Prior to PwC, Chris worked for Merrill Lynch in Sydney and later return to his home state as head of the Merrill Lynch Perth office. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and has a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from FINSIA.

“The Foundation for the WA Museum Board provides an exciting opportunity to support the initiatives of our world-renowned WA Museum Boola Bardip, and the fantastic collections at all other locations that are part of the Western Australian Museum. Our state has an incredibly rich and long history, and our Museum is vital in telling these stories for generations to come”, Mr Bingemann commented.

Dr Marcus Tan is the Founder, CEO and Managing Director of Healthengine, one of Australia’s largest online consumer healthcare platforms. A UWA medical graduate with an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, Marcus has over 25 years of clinical and commercial experience. His diverse career spans the health, technology, investment and philanthropic sectors.

Marcus is a leader in the Australian technology and innovation ecosystem as a tech startup mentor, investor and industry spokesperson. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Marcus currently is the Chair of Spacecubed, co-founder and Vice Chair of the Meridian Global Foundation, and serves on the board and council of the Australian Medical Association (WA). He is a Venture Partner at Purpose Ventures, a newly established West Australian focussed venture capital fund.

Dr Tan stated, “The Western Australian Museum plays an important role in helping us learn from the past and to inspire the future by bringing together art and science to form the state’s largest cultural institution. I’m excited to be joining the Foundation to support it to do its best work.”

Foundation Chairman James McClements said, “Marcus and Chris bring a wealth of experience, philanthropic purpose and passion for Western Australia and its Museum to the Foundation Board. My fellow Board members and I look forward to working with Marcus and Chris to continue to grow the Foundation’s endowment capital base and strengthen the WA Museum’s long-term sustainability.”