Michelle Lyon joins Fisher Leadership

We are delighted to announce that Michelle Lyon has joined Fisher Leadership as Associate Partner specialising in our Interim Management practice, working alongside our Interim team leader Eilish Devine. With more than 11 years in executive search, Michelle’s move to specialise in Interim reflects her strong belief that this is becoming a more critical need … Continued

Susan Wardle is the new Executive General Manager Partnerships at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Susan Wardle is the new Executive General Manager Partnerships at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Susan has provided consulting services in the areas of strategy, communication, stakeholder relations, service development and funding. For the ten years up to 2017, Susan was the Executive Director Marketing and Business Development at Epworth HealthCare and was responsible … Continued

Melanie Eagle is the new Board Chair for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human services (VIC)

Melanie Eagle is the new Board Chair for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Since 2012, Melanie is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Hepatitis Victoria. Firther she is a Board member of Hepatitis Australia; Education Steering Committee for the Centre for Research and Excellence into Injecting Drugs Use (Burnet … Continued

David Baber joins Fisher Leadership

We are delighted to announce that David Baber has joined Fisher Leadership as Associate Partner specialising in our government and not-for-profit practices, providing executive search at the most senior levels and offering talent advisory solutions. Throughout his HR career in ASX Top 20 businesses and state government, David has always believed in supporting leaders to … Continued

The new type of know-how for executive search

The impact of digital technology and, in particular, how artificial intelligence (AI) is likely to change the nature of work and the skills required by senior executives. Therefore, what is the likely direct impact of digital tools and AI innovations for executive search.

Tracy McLeod Howe is the new Chief Executive Officer at White Ribbon Australia

Tracy McLeod Howe is the new Chief Executive Officer at White Ribbon Australia. Tracy offers extensive experience of 18 years’ in senior leadership and executive positions in early intervention for women and children experiencing domestic violence and ranging from senior legal advisor in federal government through to being CEO of civil society social change membership … Continued

Ms Katie Warner is the new Chief Executive Officer at the North East Catchment Management Authority

Ms Katie Warner is the new Chief Executive Officer at the North East Catchment Management Authority. Katie has extensive experience in departmental business development, policy and strategic planning. She previously held the role of Business Development Manager at the Goulburn Broken CMA, where she also acted as their Deputy CEO. In this role Katie oversaw … Continued

Rowan McRae is the new Executive Director Civil Justice, Access and Equity at Victoria Legal Aid

Rowan McRae is the new Executive Director Civil Justice, Access and Equity at Victoria Legal Aid. Rowan brings over 12 years’ experience working in public law. She was previously acting in the Executive Director, Civil Justice, Access and Equity position with a substantive role as Program Manager, Equality Law Program. In her substantive role she … Continued

Robyn Hunter is the new Chief Executive Officer at Mind Australia

Robyn Hunter is the new Chief Executive Officer at Mind Australia. With 25 years of management experience, Robyn’s career spans senior roles in corporate strategy and planning, operational management, project management and health service management, Robyn was previously the CEO of Multiple Sclerosis Limited, a position she held since March 2013 when she was promoted … Continued

Jane Anderson is the new Latrobe Health Advocate reporting directly to the Minister of Health (VIC)

Jane Anderson is the new Latrobe Health Advocate reporting directly to the Minister of Health (VIC). Jane offers over 17 years’ experience at Anglicare with 12 of those years in a regional leadership position. Her background includes over a decade as a Victoria Police Officer and seven years as a practicing lawyer and advocate. At … Continued

Leanne Raven is the new Chief Executive Officer at Crohn’s & Colitis Australia

Leanne Raven is the new Chief Executive Officer at Crohn’s & Colitis Australia. Leanne was the Chief Executive Officer of Red Nose for over ten years and oversaw an annual revenue of $8 million, 70 staff across 6 sites and 1,500 volunteers. During this time, she led and successfully implemented the merger and rebranding of … Continued

Grant Collis is the new Manager, Electrical at Chisholm Institute

Grant Collis is the new Manager, Electrical at Chisholm Institute. Grant is a Vocational Education and Training professional with a vast and varied knowledge of the VET system. In his previous role as Lead Teacher Electrical, he was responsible for the training and administration requirements of over 600 students studying in electrical trades training programs. … Continued

Amanda Cameron is the new Chief Operating Officer at Barwon Health

Amanda Cameron is the new Chief Operating Officer at Barwon Health. Amanda has held an extensive executive career in health across the last 16 years, with a number of senior positions held in the Gippsland region.  Amanda previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer / Chief Nurse at Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) with responsibility … Continued

Justin Mohamed is the new Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People at the Department of Health & Human Services

Justin Mohamed is the new Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People at the Department of Health & Human Services. Justin was previously based in Canberra and provided leadership of Equity Health Solutions Pty Ltd as the Chief Executive Officer, serving since September 2017. He is a Gooreng Gooreng man from Bundaberg in Queensland but … Continued

Ellen Flint is the new Executive Director, People and Culture at Melbourne Health

Ellen Flint is the new Executive Director, People and Culture at Melbourne Health. Ellen is an experienced senior Human Resources executive having worked for over 20 years in Human Resources, Organisational Development and Industrial Relations. Prior to her appointment at Melbourne Health, Ellen held the position of General Manager People, Development and Diversity at Benetas. … Continued

Sean Jespersen is the new Chief Medical Officer at Barwon Health

Sean Jespersen is the new Chief Medical Officer at Barwon Health. With a specialist registration in psychiatry and medical administration Sean has supplemented his clinical experience with the completion of his RACMA fellowship at the end of 2016. Sean was previously appointed as the Director of Medical Services at the Hepburn Health Service and was … Continued

Diane Hindmarsh is the new Clinical Business Data Manager at St Vincent’s Health Australia

Diane Hindmarsh is the new Clinical Business Data Manager at St Vincent’s Health Australia. A lead analyst, with experience in hospitals, state government and the wider health care industry, Diane has extensive expertise in clinical research, epidemiology, statistical data analysis and modelling. In her previous role of Manager, Health and Performance at the NSW Cancer … Continued

Peter Faulkner is the new Chief Executive Officer at Bendigo Health Care Group

Peter Faulkner is the new Chief Executive Officer at Bendigo Health Care Group. Prior to his appointment to the full time position, Peter was fulfilling the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Bendigo Hospital Project. Within this role Peter managed implementation of recommendations from the IBAC Operation Liverpool report. Peter … Continued

Sue Karzis is the new Chief Executive Officer at State Schools Relief

Sue Karzis is the new Chief Executive Officer at State Schools Relief. Sue is a values-driven leader and educator with over ten years’ experience in senior roles. She was most recently the Associate Director, Student Services with Monash College leading a team across all student services, including Monash English, Foundation Year and Diplomas across multiple sites. … Continued

Rudi Marquez is the new Head of School, Physical and Chemical Sciences at the University of Canterbury

Rudi Marquez is the new Head of School, Physical and Chemical Sciences at the University of Canterbury. Rudi is an experienced higher education leader where in his previous role he was employed at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) as the Head of the Department of Chemistry and the Chair of the Faculty of Science leading … Continued

Jason Calvert is the new Head of Quality and Evaluation at Save the Children

Jason Calvert is the new Head of Quality and Evaluation at Save The Children. Jason is an experienced evaluation specialist in the international development sector and previously led the development of monitoring and evaluation with PricewaterhouseCoopers UK (PwC). Jason was responsible for building a team of staff from scratch to 11 people, with an average … Continued

Rachel Cooper is the new General Manager, Commercial and Public Engagement at Federation Square

Rachel Cooper is the new General Manager, Commercial and Public Engagement at Federation Square. Rachel has over 15 years executive experience across strategy, brand and marketing management and stakeholder engagement and has been instrumental in leading organisations to achieve measurable results in growth and efficiency, through a combination of strategic vision, creative problem solving and strong … Continued

Jeroen Van Der Heijden is the new Professor and Chair of Regulatory Practice at Victoria University of Wellington

Jeroen Van Der Heijden is the new Professor and Chair of Regulatory Practice at Victoria University of Wellington. With previous appointments at the ANU, the University of Amsterdam and Wageningen University, Jeroen’s teaching and research exploits are in the areas of regulation and governance, policy and law with a specific interest in regulatory practice and … Continued

Matt Opie is the new Defence Industry Director at the University of South Australia

Matt Opie is the new Defence Industry Director at the University of South Australia. Matt has over 25 years’ experience as a program and business manager within defence and high technology industries. Matt was previously the Head of Industry Engagement at Saab for ten years, where he was responsible for the development and delivery of … Continued

Michael Perusco is the new Chief Executive Officer at Berry Street

Michael Perusco is the new Chief Executive Officer at Berry Street. Michael has over nine years’ experience at Chief Executive level with a background in leading organisations to maximise the quality of the services they provide, and their influence on government policy and sustainability. Michael was previously appointed Chief Executive Officer of Yarra Community Housing … Continued

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