Clara Tuck Meng Soo OAM (Director and CEO)

MA (Cantab) MBBS(Hons) (Lon) GradDipPopInHlth (ANU) FRACGP 

Dr Soo received her medical training at Cambridge University and King’s College London. She worked for several years in the UK before migrating to Australia in 1989.  In 2002 she became Practice Principal of Interchange General Practice. Dr Soo was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List.


Paul Hartigan (Director and Secretary)

BA (Syd)

Paul Hartigan is a former First Assistant Secretary in the Department of Employment Education and Training.  He has been an adviser to Interchange General Practice for many years.


Anne Buttsworth (Director)


Anne Buttsworth is a former senior public servant and chairs the Early Morning Centre Management Committee. She is also a member of the Social Policy Committee of the National Foundation for Australian Women.


Nick Hamilton (Director)

Dr Nick Hamilton worked at Interchange General Practice in 2012, completing his GP training there. He currently works as The Clinical Director at East Canberra General Practice. He is a member of The Australian Institute of Company Directors and in addition to his medical qualifications holds a bachelor’s degree in economics. He is committed to equitable access to quality primary health care and is proud to be a part of the Interchange Health Co-op.


Graeme Brown (Director)

Graeme was admitted as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 and became a Partner at The Firm in 2008. During this time Graeme’s role has allowed him assist and advise a varied array of SMEs, individuals and not-for-profits with a particular focus on taxation.


John Wilson (Director)

John Wilson is a lawyer.  He is the Managing Legal Director at Bradley Allen Love.


Chris Lawler (Director)


Chris graduated from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2001. Since then, Chris has worked extensively in community pharmacies, including in Canberra, Sydney, Young and Alice Springs. Chris is the proprietor of two pharmacies in Canberra, and has a particular interest and experience in drug and alcohol, mental, and sexual health.




CEO Dr Clara Tuck Meng Soo

Clinical Director Dr Marianne Bookallil

Clinical Director    Dr Marianne Bookallil

General Manager and Practice Manager Bernie Simonsen

Financial Controller Vikram Rai

Secretary Paul Hartigan