Dr. Susan Alberti
Dr Susan Alberti is cofounder and MD of the DANSU Group and Chairman of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation. For 30 years the Susan Alberti Gala Ball has raised over $6m toward medical research including finding a cure for type 1 diabetes. In 2004 Susan became a Board Member of the Western Bulldogs Football Club. She is the Patron of the Western Bulldogs Football Club and founding Co-chair of the Western Bulldogs Forever Foundation. In 2012 she became Vice President of the Club. Susan received her AM (Member of the Order of Australia), AO (Officer of the Order of Australia) for her contribution towards the cause of diabetes research. She is a Melburnian of the Year. Susan was awarded the JDRF International Volunteer of the Year 2003, this is the first time this honour has been bestowed on an individual outside of the United States in its 45 year history. In 2017 she published an autobiography “The Footy Lady’.