Ms Anika Hewett has been appointed as Director of Community Engagement with Mentone Girls’ Grammar

Anika is an accomplished marketing and student recruitment professional with over 10 years’ experience in the education, tourism, transport and performing arts sectors.  Anika joined Box Hill Institute in 2015, initially as Marketing Manager before moving into her current role as Executive Manager – Marketing and Student Recruitment.  In her role Anika is responsible for … Continued

Ms Lucy Cohen has been appointed as Director of Community Engagement with Trinity Grammar School

With demonstrated background working in the Independent School sector, Lucy brings experience across Development and Marketing including bequests and capital campaigns.  Since mid-2018 Lucy has held the position of Associate Director Development with Xavier College where she is primarily responsible for major gifts, bequests and the annual appeal.  Lucy reviewed the bequest program with a … Continued

Mr Phillip Tascone has been appointed as Director of Human Resources with Trinity Grammar School

An educator with 30 years of teaching experience Phillip has gained significant HR experience as a HR Manager and former Deputy Principal, demonstrating success in education management, leadership development and staff learning.  Phillip has held senior leadership positions in schools covering curriculum leadership, learning management systems implementation, administration, staffing and human resources.  Since August 2018 … Continued

Mr Cameron Paterson has been appointed as Director of Learning with Wesley College

Cameron is an educational leader who demonstrates a mindset of continuous learning, from which he is focussed on impacting the future of education.  For the past 12 years Cameron has held the position of Director of Learning and Teaching at Shore School.  In this position Cameron holds responsibility for the strategic leadership of learning and … Continued

Mr Keith Newman has been appointed as Deputy Principal with Christ Church Grammar School

Keith is a passionate educator with over 20 years’ experience with proven leadership and management in a variety of educational settings.  Keith is also experienced in curriculum development, assessment and reporting as well as a strong understanding of current education practice as it relates to student learning and pastoral care.  Keith currently holds the position … Continued

Ms Angela O’Dwyer has been appointed as the next Principal to Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak

Angela has broad experience in both Secondary and Tertiary areas of Education. Her early teaching career was spent teaching Geography/ History at some of Melbourne’s leading Associated Public Schools. As Head of Geography at both St Kevin’s College and Camberwell Grammar School, Angela was able to combine her two interests of curriculum development and environmental awareness. … Continued

Trish Collocott was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with North Richmond Community Health

Trish has been in the heath sector for more than three decades carving a career in both private and public health. From December 2019 until June 2020, Trish undertook an interim position with Bupa Villages and Aged Care primarily aimed at improving resident experience and occupancy rates.  Previously with Serco Asia Pacific, Trish held the … Continued

Julia Trimboli was appointed as Group Manager Formation & Ethics with St John of God Health Care

Julia demonstrates significant experience gained from within Catholic education and health care organisations, providing her with a depth of understanding of Catholic culture and faith, in addition to Mission from the perspective of Community, Aged Care, Public Health and Private Health.  Since 2015 Julia has held the position of Executive Director Leadership & Mission with … Continued

Nickola Allan has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer with Maryborough District Health Service

Nickola has been a registered nurse for 21 years and has gained leadership experience within public health in both metropolitan and rural health services.  Nickola has been employed with Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) for over 12 years and has been the Acting CEO since August 2020. Before this, she held the position of Director … Continued

Available Interim: Vanessa Hannan

Vanessa Hannan is an experienced strategic marketing and communications professional with over 15 years’ experience and a demonstrated record of devising and managing end to end strategies. Until recently Vanessa was the Director of Engagement and Marketing at St Michael’s Grammar School, and as a member of the Executive team, she contributed to the day-to-day … Continued

Dan Church is the new Head of Sport at Wesley College

Dan holds over 20 years of experience in secondary education, holding a number of sport leadership positions. Dan is currently Head of House and Teacher in Charge of Football at Melbourne Grammar School.  Dan originally joined Melbourne Grammar School in 2004 as Director of Rowing, in addition to a teaching role in Physical Education. During … Continued

Melanie Smith has been appointed as Head of Turner House at Firbank Grammar

Over the last 20 years working in educational environments, Melanie has gained leadership experience through facilitating learning, managing teams and working to build effective learning communities. Melanie joined Firbank in 2014 as the PYP Coordinator, focussed on coordinating the learning and teaching program at Turner House from ELC through to year 6. A member of … Continued

Kellie Lyneham is the successful candidate for the Head of Senior School role with Carey Baptist Grammar

Kellie has gained significant experience within independent school environments over the last nearly twenty years and has held the position of Deputy Principal Student Wellbeing with Korowa Anglican Girls’ School (K-12) since the beginning of 2015.   Kellie is responsible for the oversight of student focuses senior school operations and the academic and social/emotional wellbeing of … Continued

Michelle Cafini is the successful candidate for the Head of Junior School role at Presbyterian Ladies’ College Melbourne

Over the breadth of her career Michelle has gained extensive leadership experience in educational environments, particularly in the Junior School sphere.  Michelle has been responsible for the development of comprehensive curriculum materials and scope and sequence documentation with teaching and learning teams from kinder years through to early secondary.  Michelle completed a doctorate in gifted … Continued

Sheriden Vella has been appointed as Head of Campus – Glen Waverley at Wesley College

Sheriden has built her career in the educational space from her initial teaching positions to her current role as Deputy Head of Campus at Wesley College, Glen Waverley. Sheriden has approached all her roles with a focus on building relationships with students, staff and parents in order to deliver exceptional outcomes. Since 2015 Sheriden held … Continued

Kate Croft has been appointed as Deputy Principal Learning at Carey Baptist Grammar School

Kate is a passionate educational leader with demonstrated school leadership experience and a career spanning schools in both Tasmania and London, UK.  During the breadth of her teaching career Kate has led and taught the full spectrum of age groups from Early Learning through to Year 12, giving her a complete view across the educational … Continued

Anthony Corr has been appointed as the new Principal for Newhaven College

Anthony (Tony) is currently the Head of Staff Development at Melbourne Grammar School (MGS). He joined MGS in January 2017 and in his time at the school has also been Deputy Headmaster/ Head of Senior School at Melbourne Grammar School (MGS). Tony is a member of the Senior School Executive and works to support, mentor and … Continued

Anna Urban has been appointed as the new Principal at St John’s College Preston

Anna has worked in education for 22 years across the independent and state school sectors, including nine years as a Principal within the state government sector. Anna has worked in a variety of provisions including alternative, specialist and mainstream schools.  Before joining St John’s College Preston, Anna was the Principal of Charles La Trobe College … Continued

Justin Walsh is the successful candidate for the Principal role at Andale School

Since 2004 until joining Andale, Justin was engaged with Southern Autistic School as Assistant Principal. Most recently Justin has conducted a 6 monthly and 12 monthly reviews of the School’s Annual Implementation Plan (AIP) and was involved in the process of organising the school’s 12 monthly AIP review. Justin has also been taking the lead … Continued

Natalie McLennan is the successful candidate for the Head of Campus role at Woodleigh School

Natalie has established an exceptional educational career, developing her leadership capability at her latest position of Head of Greenways Campus at Mentone Grammar School.  Natalie originally joined Mentone Grammar in 2006 teaching Visual Arts, Studio Art and Visual Communication Design in middle and senior years.  During this period Natalie introduced a Year 10 Photography and … Continued

Mark Glover is the new Director of Business at Trinity Grammar School

Mark is able to demonstrate over two decades of experience gained within financial operations and business management in the independent and catholic school sector. Before joining TGS, Mark was engaged with Strathcona Girls Grammar where he had a mandate to manage, lead and develop the business management functions of the school. During this time, Mark … Continued

Kim Bence has been appointed as Head of Campus, St Kilda Road at Wesley College

Kim demonstrates an extensive educational career that has been focussed on the teaching, learning and wellbeing domains. Since 2016 until joining Wesley, Kim was engaged as a member of the School Leadership Team with Ravenswood School for Girls, with her latest position being that of Deputy Principal. Kim was primarily responsible for overseeing Teaching and … Continued

Elaine Montegriffo has been selected as Interim CEO at Leadership Victoria (LV)

Leadership Victoria exists to enable purposeful leadership for a better world; a world in which everyone is able to exercise purposeful leadership, and contribute to an inclusive and sustainable future for all. A systems thinker, Elaine is passionate about collaborating to achieve positive social change. Elaine brings deep and diverse leadership experience to LV. She … Continued

Sanjeev Choudhary has been appointed as Clinical Governance Lead with Beyond Blue

Sanjeev has over 18 years’ experience in the health industry delivering clinical and operational change management, clinical research and strategic planning. In his previous role as Manager, Continuing Care Service (Mental Health) & Austin Drug and Alcohol Service for Austin Health, Sanjeev held responsibility for the operational management of three teams within the department in … Continued

Carolyn Nikoloski is the new Chief Strategy Officer at Beyond Blue

Carolyn is a values-driven leader who draws on her compassion, accountability and curiosity in helping individuals and teams adapt and thrive in challenging environments. Carolyn’s career has been dedicated to making systemic improvements to improve mental health and wellbeing and reduce social disadvantage. Studying Psychological Sciences and commencing her career at the Department of Veterans’ … Continued

Alastair Stott is the successful candidate for the role of Chief Services Officer at Beyond Blue

Alastair has the demonstrable capability to transform strategies into operations and brings a track record of developing and implementing quality management systems, implementing new structures, developing integrated services and increasing customer engagement. Over the last 25+ years, he has been accustomed to working with Boards of NFP and for-purpose organisations. In his most recent role … Continued

Cinnamon Pollard has been appointed as the new Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Beyond Blue

A certified Agile leader, Cinnamon for the past 20+ years has focused on delivering human-centred digital strategies, helping organisations leverage the business value of data and insights and emerging technologies.  She brings experience gained in a spectrum of organisations from government and not-for-profit, to large corporations and small start-ups.  She is able to navigate environments … Continued

Patrice O’Brien is the new Chief Community Officer (CCO) at Beyond Blue

Patrice has been engaged with Beyond Blue since 2014, with her latest position being that of General Manager Education & Families.  Patrice brings a proven record of cultivating strong strategic organisational partnerships, that enable the delivery of the organisational strategy. She has the gravitas and credibility to interface effectively across a range of organisational levels … Continued

Violet Platt has been selected as the next Chief Executive Officer at Palliative Care Victoria (PCV)

Violet has over 30 years’ experience working in the health sector, first as a Registered Nurse and for the last 13 years as a senior executive in WA Health, achieving a Lifetime Achievement Honour, in 2016, for her contribution to leadership, nursing, cancer and palliative care services by the WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards … Continued

Cheryl De Zilwa has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer at annecto

Cheryl has held Director and C-level leadership roles in health and human services sectors for the last 20 years. Her scope of experience embraces both NFP and private sectors and includes operational and strategic leadership positions in primary healthcare, disability services and aged care.  Before her appointment at annecto, Cheryl has been engaged with Zenitas … Continued

Kiera Mansfield is the successful candidate for the Head of Centre Services role at headspace

Kiera has more than 25 years’ experience in leadership roles in both commercial and not- for- profit sectors, in Australia and Europe, delivering high-quality health care programs and outcomes. In her current role as the General Manager Service Innovation at South Eastern Primary Health Network (SEPHN) Kiera’s role ensured that the organisation’s mission to improve … Continued

Allan Boston, Interim COO at Mercy Health

Allan Boston was confirmed as the successful appointee and commenced with Mercy Health on Wednesday, 13 May 2020 for a six month appointment.  Allan brings more than 20 years of knowledge and experience within the health sector gained from multiple countries. With a forward-thinking and solutions style, Allan combines data-driven informed decision making, relationship building, mentoring … Continued

Robin Copeland is the new Director Workforce Planning & Business Partnerships at The Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s)

This is a new position that has been created to provide strategic leadership and operational delivery of the human resources functions across the Women’s. Robin demonstrates substantial experience gained in operational and corporate roles encompassing strategic and operational planning.  Over the past 12 years she has held executive positions responsible for people and culture functions, … Continued

Alix Candy is the successful candidate for the Director People and Patient Experience role at The Royal Women’s Hospital (the Women’s)

This is a new position that has been created to actively lead the provision of quality and integrated People and Patient experiences across the hospital. Alix holds over 13 years of organisational development and leadership experience and has spent the last six years of her career with the Women’s.  In Alix’s previous role of Strategic … Continued

Emma has been appointed as the new General Manager/ Director Clinical Services, Kew at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne

In this position Emma will lead the clinical workforce as well as contribute to the development and achievement of strategic initiatives. Emma demonstrates a breadth of experience gained across both public and private healthcare environments.  Emma has worked with Cabrini Health since late 2017 and most recently held the position of Director of Acute In-Patient Projects … Continued

Janine Wilson is the new Chief Executive Officer at Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN)

Janine will lead a dedicated and highly skilled team to adapt and respond to the changing landscape in the provision of health care. Janine started her career in health in the mid-1990’s as a physiotherapist, based in Melbourne and London, and went on to gain experience in executive, operational, data security, marketing strategy and general … Continued

Vincent Borg has been appointed as General Manager, Knox Private Hospital with Healthscope

In this position Vincent is responsible and accountable for the management and operation of the Knox Private Hospital in addition to providing oversight for Bellbird and Ringwood Private Hospitals. Vincent has over 20 years in senior healthcare leadership roles. Most recently he was responsible for developing a regional health care business in the Middle East, … Continued

Gary Seach is the successful candidate for the Executive Director Finance and Business Services role at Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN)

In this position Gary will provide strategic and operational leadership to ensure that CALHN can optimise its resources to deliver high quality, highly performing and efficient care for its communities. With extensive experience gained in not-for-profit and public sector organisations, Gary demonstrates leadership and change management experience across a broad range of functions including operations, … Continued

Angela Boyd is currently on assignment through our Gig Executive business as Interim Procurement Transformation Executive at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Angela is leading the implementation of a streamlined service delivery model, underpinned by optimised processes and systems that enable good governance, reporting and strategic outcomes. With extensive experience as a transformation and strategic change consultant, Angela’s expertise is in planning, advising and implementing large scale change programs. She has hands on experience leading organisation wide … Continued

Georgie Dwyer is the successful candidate for the Executive Director, People and Culture role at Berry Street

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Georgie will lead Berry Street’s strategic human resources function, partnering with the organisation’s leaders to champion its culture and values in delivering high quality services and support to children, young people and families. Georgie has experience in strategic and operational human resources across a range of high performance, risk-aware … Continued

Jacquetta Griggs is the successful candidate for the General Manager Finance role at Greyhound Racing Victoria

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Executive Team, Jacquetta will be responsible for the financial management, business performance assessment and review, compliance of GRV and its constituent Clubs, as well as leading GRV’s procurement function and supporting policy and procedures. Jacquetta presents with an engaging and dynamic style.  … Continued

Sam Rosevear is the new Executive Director Strategy, Impact and Policy at headspace

In this position he will lead a division to comprehensively understand, evaluate and effectively communicate the impact of headspace on individuals, families, communities and the broader health systems. The role also includes organisational strategy and driving headspace’s policy advocacy agenda. Sam brings a 25-year track record of success in driving reform, with extensive senior executive … Continued

Nick Moraitis has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer at Foundation for Young Australians

FYA is one of Australia’s most impactful not-for-profit providers of social and economic research, strategic initiatives and thought leadership for young Australians. Nick is a senior executive who has worked for nearly 20 years in positions focussed on systems-change, digital, youth and organisational transformation in Australia, New York, Toronto and London.  In January 2013 Nick … Continued

Patricia Collocott is currently on assignment through our Gig Executive business as Interim Resident Experience and Community Engagement Director at Bupa Villages and Aged Care

Drawing upon extensive experience in health, having held senior roles in both the public and private sectors, Patricia is currently on assignment through our Gig Executive business at BVAC. The RECE Director has responsibility for the Sales and Marketing team, developing strategies to maintain and increase occupancy across 72 care homes and to support and … Continued

Clare Jennings has been appointed Chief Clinical Governance and Risk Officer at Japara Healthcare

In this position she is responsible for the development and deployment of Japara’s clinical governance framework and risk and innovation programs. Clare is a leader committed to building an environment and system that creates a seamless customer experience and contributes to the needs of the community.  Prior to this appointment Clare held the position of … Continued

Gillian Shedden is the new Executive Director People and Culture at Eastern Health

In this position she plays a leading role in the implementation of systems that drive cultural improvements. As such, she is responsible for creating a values-based safe workplace in delivering healthcare excellence, whilst assisting Eastern Health to become a more agile organisation. With particular experience and skill in workplace and employment law, Gill is a … Continued

Kerri Rivett has been appointed as the next Chief Executive at Royal Freemasons to start in the near future

In this position Kerri will lead a growing and complex organisation that provides outstanding programs and services across the community. For more than twenty years Kerri has held senior management positions in health and aged care organisations across the public and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to this appointment Kerri held the position of Chief Executive Officer … Continued

Tassia Michaleas is the new Chief Executive Officer at Merri Health

Tassia was recently appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer, where she will drive future growth in metropolitan and regional areas. With 25 years’ experience as a senior health services leader, Tassia is able to demonstrate significant experience in the community health and services sector.  Tassia was previously acting in the position of Chief … Continued

Tom Dalton has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Neami National

Since commencing Tom has been leading a strong values-based national organisation. Tom is a lawyer by background, who has worked in private practice, Community Legal Centres and the public sector.  Tom spent nearly twenty years with Forensicare, originally joining the organisation in 1999 as Corporate Counsel and then taking on the position of CEO in … Continued

Corinne Lyon has been appointed the position of General Manager/ Director of Clinical Services at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy

Providing leadership to the clinical workforce at the St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy campus Corinne Lyon has been appointed the position of General Manager/ Director of Clinical Services at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy to ensure the highest levels of quality and safety in clinical performance. Corinne demonstrates an extensive career in nursing leadership with … Continued

Marco Metelo is the successful candidate for the position of Deputy Director of Medical Services for the Northern Beaches Hospital

Providing leadership and direction to the medical workforce Marco Metelo is the successful candidate for the position of Deputy Director of Medical Services for the Northern Beaches Hospital, where he will support the Director of Medical Services to shape the medical workforce to align with the operational and strategic needs of the hospital. Marco previously … Continued

Suzanne Hall is the new Acting General Manager at Norwest Private Hospital

Providing high quality private health care Suzanne Hall is the new Acting General Manager at Norwest Private Hospital. Reporting to the General Manager, in this position Suzanne is responsible for providing leadership and supporting much of the day-to-day operational management of the organisation. Commercial by nature, Suzanne has held a number of senior management positions … Continued

Claire Woods has been appointed the position of Executive Director People & Culture at Ballarat Health Services

Leading the development of a responsive, innovative and strategic People and Culture service Claire Woods has been appointed the position of Executive Director People & Culture at Ballarat Health Services to take carriage of all aspects of strategic HR, work health and safety, organisational development, communications and fundraising. Claire demonstrates a passion and skill for HR … Continued

Luke Buzaglo will be the inaugural HR Director at Haileybury School

Developing, leading and delivering the Haileybury people strategy Luke will be the inaugural HR Director at Haileybury School. In this position Luke will deliver a people-strategy with solutions to enhance business performance and support the achievement of Haileybury’s business strategy, core purpose and objectives. Luke is a highly experienced HR generalist and change leader with … Continued

Anne Wallington will be the new Deputy Principal/ Head of Senior School at Lauriston Girls’ School

Ensuring a well-rounded educational experience Anne Wallington will be the new Deputy Principal/ Head of Senior School for Lauriston Girls’ School. In this position Anne will lead and manage the activities of the students and teachers in alignment with the School vision, values and mission. Anne’s educational career has been centred around the education of … Continued

Neil Andary is the next Principal at Christ Church Grammar School

Extending the legacy of academic excellence Neil Andary has been appointed the position of Principal at Christ Church Grammar School to ensure the effective and efficient operation of the school’s innovative and contemporary primary education programs. Neil is a highly experienced educator who is committed to building strong and enduring relationships with children, parents, staff … Continued

Shane Kamsner is the new Principal for Rossbourne School

Leading a transformative impact on the lives of students Shane Kamsner will be the next Principal for Rossbourne School, where he will provide the best practice in specialist education by promoting a relevant and diverse curriculum together with a high level of dedication to the Rossbourne School community. Previously Shane held the position of Head … Continued