Recent Appointments

Emeritus Professor Janelle Allison is appointed to the Holmesglen board

Emeritus Professor Janelle Allison has been appointed to the Board of Holmesglen, bringing particular expertise in the governance of the competitive and contestable environment of vocational education and training, with a focus on new strategic areas such as business development, higher education and e-learning. A former Pro Vice-Chancellor, Community Partnerships and Regional Development and more … Continued

Liam Sloan is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (VET) at Federation University

Liam Sloan has been appointed as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Vocational Education and Training) and Chief Executive Officer, FedUni TAFE at Federation University.  This key role will see Liam providing strategic leadership to realise the University’s growth agenda for vocational education and training, providing the very best outcomes for students, employers and the community. With … Continued

Chris Harris is the new Director Education at William Angliss Institute

Chris Harris has been appointed as the Director, Education at William Angliss Institute to deliver outstanding and contemporary outcomes in a highly competitive market.  This role plays an integral role in leading the education and compliance agenda across WAI, ensuring the delivery of an exceptional learning experience for students. Based in Asia for the past … Continued

Dr Karina Davis is Executive Director, Learning Innovation at Monash College

Our Gig Executives are sector experienced, credentialed and immediately available leaders with demonstrated expertise.  We have an incredibly broad range of talent and are committed to providing executive solutions to changing needs. Dr Karina Davis has transitioned from Gig Executive to a permanent appointment at Monash College, where she leads product development, e-learning and program … Continued

Angie Taras is the National General Manager at ACU College

Our Gig Executives are sector experienced, credentialed and immediately available leaders with demonstrated expertise.  We have an incredibly broad range of talent and are committed to providing executive solutions to changing needs. Angie Taras has transitioned from Gig Executive to a permanent appointment at ACU College, where she is responsible for providing leadership in the … Continued

Lisa Bale is Director, TAFE Learning, Teaching and Quality at Federation University

As Director, TAFE Learning, Teaching and Quality at Federation University, Lisa Bale partners with key internal and government stakeholders, providing strategic advice with regard to VET regulatory requirements, ensuring compliance with relevant agencies.  Representing FedUni TAFE on relevant committees, she also facilitates the mentoring of teaching staff to ensure excellence in teaching and learning. Lisa … Continued

Hemant Kokularupan is Manager, Student Success at the Bendigo Kangan Institute

Hemant Kokularupan has recently commenced as the new Manager, Student Success at the Bendigo Kangan Institute, playing a key role in ensuring the delivery of an exceptional learning experience for all students.  Working across the whole of the Institute, he will lead wrap around support services and initiatives that support the whole student journey, including … 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

Professor Juanita Sherwood is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) at Charles Sturt University

Professor Juanita Sherwood has been appointed as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) at Charles Sturt University, a role that has a clear focus on taking an active leadership role in the continuing development and implementation of Indigenous learning, research and engagement across the sector. With both Wiradjuri and Murri ancestry, Professor Sherwood is a … Continued

Professor Letitia Fickel is Pro Vice-Chancellor of Education, Health and Human Development at the University of Canterbury

Professor Letitia Fickel is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of Education, Health and Human Development, Te Amorangi Ako me te Hauora, providing strategic and academic leadership for the College and contributing to the strategic direction of the University as part of the senior leadership team. Key priorities include developing a compelling, shared vision for the College, … Continued

Professor Jon Wardle is Foundation Director and Maurice Blackmore Chair of Naturopathic Medicine at Southern Cross University

Fisher Leadership has been delighted to continue our partnership with Southern Cross University, leading the appointments of the leadership team of the newly-established National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM).  With a strong evidence-based scientific and multidisciplinary research focus, the Centre will play a leading role in postgraduate education and research in naturopathic medicine, while enhancing … Continued

Associate Professor Matthew Leach is Deputy Director (Education), Professor of Rural Health at Southern Cross University

Fisher Leadership has been delighted to continue our partnership with Southern Cross University, leading the appointments of the leadership team of the newly-established National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM).  With a strong evidence-based scientific and multidisciplinary research focus, the Centre will play a leading role in postgraduate education and research in naturopathic medicine, while enhancing … Continued

Associate Professor Romy Lauche is Deputy Director (Research), Professor of Statistics and Epidemiology at Southern Cross University

Fisher Leadership has been delighted to continue our partnership with Southern Cross University, leading the appointments of the leadership team of the newly-established National Centre for Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM).  With a strong evidence-based scientific and multidisciplinary research focus, the Centre will play a leading role in postgraduate education and research in naturopathic medicine, while enhancing … Continued

Suellen Tapsall is Interim Director, New Business, Education and Students at UTS

Currently on assignment at the University of Technology Sydney, Suellen is responsible for supporting the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education and Students) in the provision of online educational tools and related services, leading on delivering the business design and implementation of the next phase of growth of the UTS Postgraduate Initiative. With over 25 years’ leadership, management … Continued

Professor Ariadne Vromen is Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration and Deputy Dean (Research), ANZSOG at the Australian National University

Professor Ariadne Vromen has been appointed as the Sir John Bunting Chair of Public Administration, which provides leadership and fosters excellence in research, while making significant original contributions to the field of public administration and governance.  Based at the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, this role will influence and further develop the School’s excellent … Continued

Anna Hughes, the new General Manager South Australia Financing Authority

Executive leader of South Australia’s key financing and insurance body Anna Hughes has recently been appointed to the position of General Manager of the South Australia Financing Authority (SAFA), due to commence in May 2020. Anna will lead SAFA in delivering the State’s debt, liquidity and financial assets, captive insurance and fleet operation services. As … Continued

Marnie Williams, the new Director of Energy Safety, Energy Safe Victoria

Accomplished thought leader strengthening Victoria’s energy safety regulator Marnie Williams has recently been appointed to the position of Director of Energy Safety at Energy Safe Victoria. In the role, Marnie will continue the State’s ambitious reforms to strengthen the energy safety regulator. Marnie has extensive experience in regulation and community safety and helped to transform … Continued

Bart Clingin, Interim Chief Performance Officer at VMIA

Bart has been appointed as the Interim Chief Performance Officer at VMIA. Bart has more than 20 years’ experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Executive in complex multi-disciplinary organisations across the public and private sectors. He specialises in interim Executive roles, with his most recent experience as Director – Finance & Business for the … Continued

Rachelle Quattrocchi, the new Director City Services at Manningham City Council

Strategic leader of local government Council infrastructure projects Rachelle Quattrocchi has recently been appointed to the position of Director City Services at Manningham City Council. In this pivotal executive role, she will provide strategic leadership to the Property, Infrastructure Projects and Amenity teams. Rachelle is a contemporary leader who brings a substantial number of years … 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 posotion 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

Brett Langley, the new Chief Network Operations at Department of Transport Victoria

Operational leader of Victoria’s dynamic and fast-paced transport network Brett Langley has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Network Operations at the Department of Transport Victoria. In this role, he is accountable for the oversight and day-to-day operational delivery of Victoria’s transport network. Brett brings a track record of over 30 years in … Continued

Fiona Adamson, appointed to Chief Metropolitan Surface Transport at Department of Transport Victoria

Strategic transport leader of metropolitan Melbourne Fiona Adamson has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Metropolitan Surface Transport at the Department of Transport Victoria. In this role, she manages every single journey made by cars, trucks, buses, trams and bikes in metropolitan Melbourne. Fiona is an accomplished leader offering proven technical expertise in … Continued

Ian Cushion, the new Chief Train Services at Department of Transport Victoria

Multi-disciplinary railway leader overseeing Victoria’s train services Ian Cushion has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Train Services at the Department of Transport Victoria. In this role, Ian oversees Victoria’s metropolitan and regional train networks which are the cornerstone of mobility for the community throughout the State. A Chartered Civil Engineer and multi-disciplinary … Continued

James Goodwin, the new Chief Executive Officer of Australian Airports Association

Lead an Association with significant national economic and social impact James Goodwin has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Airports Association (AAA). In the role, James will be the public figure representing the AAA. He will provide leadership on all elements of the association including implementing the strategic … Continued

Kerryn Ellis is the new Chief Executive Officer at South Gippsland Shire Council

Values driven leader shaping positive outcomes through collaboration Kerryn Ellis has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at South Gippsland Shire Council. In the role, Kerryn will provide visionary leadership and best practice governance by working constructively together with the local community and other stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes. Kerryn most … Continued

Sasha Torsi has been appointed the new Director Communications at Solar Victoria

Sasha, the recent appointee to the position of Director Communications, has responsibility for leading the team focussed on coordinating and delivering communications for consistent and powerful messaging of the vision, purpose and programs of Solar Victoria. Following eight years at Sustainability Victoria, she was approached by Greening Australia to lead the marketing and communications function. … 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

Allison Beckwith has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Banyule City Council

Allison, the recent appointee to the position of Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for delivering Banyule City Council’s unrelenting focus on customer service, sustainability, financial performance and strong corporate governance. With a significant track record in local government in both Executive and Senior Management roles, Allison is passionate about leading the Council towards its goals. … Continued

Cathy Henderson has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Moreland City Council

Cathy, the new CEO of Moreland City Council is responsible for the leadership and management of the Council organisation and providing excellent service and program delivery in alignment with the Council’s strategic plans. Cathy presents with significant local government executive experience, in both NSW and Victoria. She has held broad portfolios in her roles, and … Continued

Caroline Wilkie has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association

Caroline Wilkie has recently been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Railway Association, due to commence mid-February 2020. In the role, Caroline will provide operational and strategic leadership, representing the Association through proactive advocacy, focused government and industry engagement, continuous policy development and targeted membership growth. Caroline is an accomplished … Continued

Professor Bryony James is the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has appointed Professor Bryony James to the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), where she will lead the delivery of the University’s strategic and research performance outcomes, including improving research performance, increasing external research funding and maximising the University’s benefit from the commercialisation of research. Bryony has been employed at the University … Continued

Professor James Shulmeister has been appointed as Head of School, School of Earth and Environment at the University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has appointed Professor James (Jamie) Shulmeister to the Head of School, School of Earth and Environment role, where he will provide strategic leadership, aligning the activities of the School with the strategic and operational objectives of the University.  This position is also responsible for course and teaching schedules and driving high-class … Continued

Professor Donald Hine is the new Head of School, School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing at the University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has appointed Professor Donald Hine to the Head of School, School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing position.  In this role he will provide strategic leadership to the School, enabling high class research in psychology, human communication sciences and disorders; and to facilitate the use by society of the knowledge gained. With … Continued

Professor Chris McLellan is Head of School (School of Health and Wellbeing) and Head of Ipswich Campus at the University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has appointed Professor Christopher McLellan as Head of School (School of Health and Wellbeing) and Head of Ipswich Campus, with responsibility for the quality and performance of the School in teaching and learning, research, professional activities and community engagement, the viability and quality of academic offerings and associated student … Continued

Professor Shaun Goldfinch is the Western Government Chair in Public Administration and Policy at ANZSOG

The Australian and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) has established a presence in Western Australia with the appointment of Professor Shaun Goldfinch as the inaugural ANZSOG WA Government Chair in Public Administration and Policy at Curtin University in Perth.  Shaun joins ANZSOG from the New Zealand public service and the School of History, Philosophy, … Continued

Hilary Faulds is the new Executive Director, People and Workforce Strategy at the University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP) has appointed Hilary Faulds to the position of Executive Director, People and Workforce Strategy.  USP is a dual sector university and one of only three regional universities of its kind internationally, uniquely governed by 12 member countries.  Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, Hilary will drive the development and … 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

Greg Kerr has been appointed the new General Manager, Racing at Greyhound Racing Victoria

Greg was recently appointed to the position of General Manager, Racing. In the role he will provide innovative and strategic leadership for the efficient and effective delivery of the greyhound racing program, registrations and other racing related activities and services for GRV. Greg brings decades of experience in people leadership and stakeholder management in and … Continued

Vincenzo Caltabiano, the new Director Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania at the Department of Justice, Tasmania

Lead high quality legal aid services for the state of Tasmania Vincenzo Caltabiano is the new Director at Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania where he will be responsible for the effective management of the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania in accordance with the instructions, decisions and direction set by the Commission. Vincenzo joined Victoria Legal … Continued

Lisa Davidson, the new Manager of People & Culture at Horsham Rural City Council

Positive HR leader contributing to source best practice people solutions Lisa Davidson is the new Manager of People & Culture at Horsham Rural City Council where she will provide strategic and operational leadership in developing and delivering organisational and people capacity to meet the current and future needs of the council. Lisa brings demonstrable human … Continued

James Thyer, the new Head of People & Culture for the City of Whitehorse

Strategic People & Culture leader driving organisational capability James Thyer is the new Head of People & Culture at the City of Whitehorse where he will strategically manage, plan and coordinate services, programs and projects within the People and Culture Department to enhance organisational capability and development. James brings a successful track record developing people … Continued

Simon McMillan is the new Chief Executive Officer of the City of Whitehorse

Visionary leader driving the municipality to the next level Simon McMillan is the new Chief Executive Officer at the City of Whitehorse, where he will provide vision and drive in ensuring the municipality continues to the next level of economic and city development. A highly regarded leader, Simon is amongst the most experienced in local … Continued

Jonathan Leake, the new Director Sector Development at Solar Victoria

Advance products and services innovation and facilitate sector-wide collaboration Jonathan Leake is the new Director Sector Development at Solar Victoria, where he is responsible for ensuring the renewables industry and workforce has the required investment, training and innovation to meet program targets and continuously improve over the lifetime of the program. Jonathan brings a breadth … Continued

Paul Corkill, the new Director Risk Assurance & Standards at Solar Victoria

Develop and implement Solar Victoria’s risk and assurance framework Paul Corkill, recently appointed Director Risk Assurance & Standards at Solar Victoria, responsible for developing and implementing risk and assurance mechanisms. Paul brings considerable experience in the administration and implementation of complex regulatory programs. Responsible for the development and delivery of high-profile government projects within the … Continued

Lyn Bowring, the new Director Customer Experience at Solar Victoria

Optimising customer service and digital interactions to deliver trusted and easy access to sustainability benefits Lyn Bowring is the new Director Customer Experience at Solar Victoria. As an integral member of Solar Victoria’s executive team Lyn leads the management, operation and delivery of the end-to-end customer experience for the Solar Homes program. Lyn is an … Continued

Stan Krpan is the new Chief Executive Officer of Solar Victoria

Strategically deliver the nation-leading Solar Homes program Stan Krpan, recent appointment to the position of Chief Executive Officer at Solar Victoria, has responsibility for leading the delivery of the Solar Homes program and providing a positive experience for customers. Stan, the former CEO of Sustainability Victoria demonstrates a strong track record of public sector service … 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

Malcolm Bradshaw is the new Head of Maths for Melbourne Grammar School

Malcolm Bradshaw is the new Head of Maths for Melbourne Grammar School, where he will provide leadership for the faculty, developing the Mathematics programme within the framework of the aims and strategic goals of Melbourne Grammar School along with providing operational management. Malcolm is an experienced classroom teacher of over 10 years and previously held … Continued

Mark Grant is the new Chief Executive Officer for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL)

Mark Grant is the new Chief Executive Officer for the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) where he will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of AITSL as a high profile national institute, along with leading a committed and engaging team and overseeing the development of new opportunities. Following a successful … Continued

Leandra Turner is the new Deputy Principal, Head of Senior School for Firbank Grammar School

Leandra Turner is the new Deputy Principal, Head of Senior School for Firbank Grammar School, where she will ensure the effective and efficient day-to-day operation of the Senior School, providing both strategic and operational leadership along with being responsible for the establishment and nurturing of a learning and performance culture in a protected, stimulating and … Continued

Ben Hanisch is the new Deputy Headmaster/Head of Senior School for Melbourne Grammar School

Ben Hanisch is the new Deputy Headmaster/Head of Senior School for Melbourne Grammar School.  In this position Ben will focus on creating a safe, stimulating and challenging learning environment, foster the School’s philosophy and values, whilst providing leadership on operational day to day matters throughout the School. Ben has a strong history of involvement in … Continued

Dr Debbie Massey is the new Associate Professor and Group Lead Nursing at Southern Cross University

Associate Professor Debbie Massey is the new Associate Professor and Group Lead Nursing at Southern Cross University.  In this role she will champion the academic leadership of the School of Health and Human Science’s nursing portfolio, during a time of significant growth. Debbie brings over 30 years’ experience in research, clinical nursing and education, with … Continued

David Coltman is the new Chief Executive Officer at TAFE SA

David Coltman is the new Chief Executive Officer at TAFE SA, an important reforming leadership role that will ensure the provision of high-quality training services that meets the needs of industry, while maintaining high levels of student and employer satisfaction. With over 20 years’ senior management and leadership in the vocational education sector, David has … Continued

Dr Ren Yi is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) at the University of Southern Queensland

Dr Ren Yi is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) at the University of Southern Queensland, a newly-created position providing a University-wide leadership role.  This key role will build the University’s international brand and profile to align with its priorities and strategic goals and oversee growth in the diversity and size of the University’s international student … Continued

Jimmy Buck is the new Chief Advancement Officer at Deakin University

Jimmy Buck is the new Chief Advancement Officer at Deakin University where he will lead Deakin’s philanthropic program, building effective and deep community engagement with the University’s alumni, donors and the communities it serves. During nine years at the University of Sydney, Jimmy has worked across Advancement, leading advancement services, alumni relations and development teams … Continued

Christine Ashcroft is the new General Manager, Policy, Risk and Compliance at Coliban Water

Christine Ashcroft is the new General Manager, Policy, Risk and Compliance at Coliban Water, where she will lead and manage the corporation’s risk and compliance management functions at an enterprise-wide level, consistent with leading practice and public sector requirements. With over 20 years’ experience in developing, implementing and governing risk and safety compliance frameworks, Christine … Continued

Alicia Tangaroa is the new Senior Marketing Manager at Early Childhood Management Services

Alicia Tangaroa is the new Senior Marketing Manager at Early Childhood Management Services (ECMS), where she will lead the development and implementation of a marketing and communications strategy and ensure effective management and development of the ECMS brand. A communications and digital specialist with a passion for the not for profit sector, Alicia brings extensive … Continued

Wenda Donaldson is the new Executive Officer, Eastern and Southern Melbourne at Uniting Vic.Tas

Wenda Donaldson is the new Executive Officer, Eastern and Southern Melbourne at Uniting Vic.Tas, where she will be responsible for the development, delivery, performance and quality of operations within the Eastern and Southern Melbourne cluster, while contributing to Uniting’s strategic and operational leadership more broadly. Wenda brings over 10 years’ senior executive leadership at state … Continued

Jeff Rigby is the new Managing Director at Western Water

Jeff Rigby is the new Managing Director at Western Water, where he will lead the regional water corporation, delivering strategy and agreed water and corporate plans, and steering the organisation through the next phase of business development and customer service. An accomplished leader with 35 years’ experience in the water sector, Jeff has most recently … Continued

Rosa Hull is the new Director, Human Resources at Early Childhood Management Services

Rosa Hull is the new Director, Human Resources at Early Childhood Management Services (ECMS), where she will lead a team of professional staff to deliver robust, efficient and effective people systems, advice and services for the organisation. Rosa brings extensive experience in senior operational and strategic human resources management, delivering on organisational imperatives in the … Continued

Professor Christopher Rudd is the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of Campus, Singapore at James Cook University

Professor Christopher Rudd is the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of Campus, Singapore at James Cook University.  In this key position, he will provide overall leadership and management of the JCU Singapore campus, providing strategic oversight of corporate functions and the provision of education and research, in addition to ensuring overall performance against key objectives. … Continued

Dr Lance Emerson is a new Board Member at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Dr Lance Emerson is a new Board Member at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, where he will participate in governance and setting the strategic direction of the Blood Service, overseeing its operations and ensuring effective management for an efficient and quality service. The Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Agency for Health Information since … Continued

Brad Beach is the new Director, Academic Governance at Federation Training

Brad Beach is the new Director, Academic Governance at Federation Training, where he will provide strategic collaborative leadership in the provision of the best possible education, training and learning experiences for all student cohorts across education sectors including vocational education and VCE/VCAL. With over 20 years’ experience in the TAFE sector, Brad has most recently … Continued

Linda Austin is the new Director, Educational Delivery at Federation Training

Linda Austin is the new Director, Educational Delivery at Federation Training, a role that provides strategic leadership in the provision of industry led, educational delivery programs across all student-centric academic portfolios. Linda brings 25 years’ experience in the VET sector, holding leadership positions that have included the initial development and management of the hospitality department … Continued

Linda Christesen is the new Policy Manager at Murray Irrigation

Linda Christesen is the new Policy Manager at Murray Irrigation, where she will research, develop and provide advice on water policy issues facing the organisation and landholders, whilst also developing relationships with key stakeholder groups and individuals. With the Victorian Public Service for nearly 12 years, Linda has held senior policy roles at the Department … Continued

Martin Anderson is the new Chief Financial Officer at Murray Irrigation

Martin Anderson is the new Chief Financial Officer at Murray Irrigation.  In this key role he will lead the organisation’s finance team to ensure sound financial management, planning and reporting, whilst also providing strategic advice to the CEO and Board of Directors. Martin brings over 15 years’ international business experience in senior financial roles across … Continued

Sandra Christians is the new Manager, Governance, Policy and Quality at the Australian Skills Quality Authority

Sandra Christians is the new Manager, Governance, Policy and Quality at the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), leading a team to provide support to the Commissioners and the operations of the organisation.  This key role also regularly contributes to a number of ASQA governance committees. Sandra began her career as a professional analyst and has … Continued

Donald Ritchie is the new Principal Advisor to the Chief Judge at County Court Victoria

Donald Ritchie is the new Principal Advisor to the Chief Judge at County Court Victoria, a role that provides strategic support in the delivery of the Chief Judge’s vision for the County Court and the court system.  As part of the County Court’s Executive Leadership Team, this key role also manages the staff of the … Continued

Michael Tenace is the new Chief Financial Officer at City of Melbourne

Michael Tenace is the new Chief Financial Officer at the City of Melbourne, where oversees the financial stewardship of Council, providing strategic advice and managing subsidiary companies. An accomplished executive, Michael brings 20 years’ experience with Australia Post, where he led the organisation’s evolution to a more efficient enterprise focussed on customer experiences.  With prior … Continued

Kate Reale is the new Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Planning at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Kate Reale is the new Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Planning at the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.  This key role leads integrated transport strategic policy, planning, regulation, demand modelling and analysis across the Transport for Victoria portfolio. A senior leader in strategy and analytics, Kate has business and consulting experience across diverse … Continued

Dr Cecilia Hoi Man Ng is the new Clinical Trials Network Manager at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health

Dr Cecilia Hoi Man Ng is the new Clinical Trials Network Manager at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health, a key role that oversees the development of the National Endometriosis Clinical and Scientific Trials network.  This project will build a national research platform that underpins a comprehensive national program of clinical, basic science and translational research … Continued

Professor Pal Ahluwalia is the new Vice-Chancellor and President at The University of the South Pacific

Professor Pal Ahluwalia is the new Vice-Chancellor and President at The University of the South Pacific.  In his previous position as Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation at the University of Portsmouth, he was responsible for promoting a strong research and innovation culture, with continuous improvement in the volume, quality and impact of the University’s research … Continued

Dr Rick Ede is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Chisholm Institute

Dr Rick Ede has been appointed Chief Executive Officer at the Chisholm Institute. As the previous Chief Executive of Unitec Institute of Technology and Metro Group chairperson, Rick has been responsible for significant transformation to the organisation, committing Unitec to its aspiration of being a world-class, world-scale Institute of Technology that is an agent of … Continued

Philip Fung is the new Executive Director of International Education, Markets and Growth with the University of Southern Queensland

Philip Fung is the new Executive Director of International Education, Markets and Growth with the University of Southern Queensland. He was previously responsible for driving, developing and implementing a strategic international engagement, marketing and sales plan for Laureate Australia and New Zealand, in which he played a pivotal role in leading and delivering international sales … Continued

Dean Gould is the new Chief Marketing Officer at Southern Cross University

Dean Gould is the new Chief Marketing Officer at Southern Cross University. Leading teams of up to 140, Dean has balanced budgets worth tens of millions of dollars for many years, as well as the brand and corporate reputation of media organisations across diverse Australian locations. Dean was previously Executive Director of Corporate Affairs and … Continued

Grant Radford is the new Chief Executive Officer at Federation Training

Grant Radford is the new Chief Executive Officer at Federation Training.  Formerly the acting Managing Director for Federation Training, he previously spent ten years with Chisholm Institute, first as the Director Corporate Services and more recently as Chief Operating Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer.  During this time, he built a depth of understanding regarding … Continued

Jenny Roberts is Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Students) at Charles Sturt University

Jenny has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Students). Previously Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience and Governance) at Central Queensland University, Jenny brings with her a wealth of experience in overseeing student support services and governance within a multi-campus regional university. Jenny’s new role at CSU brings together all parts of the student lifecycle, … Continued

Jacqueline Clements is the new Executive Director, Student Success at Charles Sturt University

Jacqueline Clements is the new Executive Director, Student Success at Charles Sturt University. This key role provides strategic leadership to the Division of Student Services through leading service quality improvement across all cohorts of students and providing oversight to a wide range of student services and support programs. Jacqueline has built over 16 years of … Continued

Margie Fixter is the new Executive Director – Quality, Teaching and Learning at TAFE SA

Margie Fixter is the new Executive Director – Quality, Teaching and Learning at TAFE SA, bringing enthusiasm and a strong track record in the provision of strategic direction and leadership in the national delivery of vocational educational programs and industry services. Margie has spent most of her career in the VET/TAFE sector, previously holding the … Continued

Dr Alana Maurushat is the new Professor Cyber Security and Behaviour at Western Sydney University

Dr Alana Maurushat is the new Professor Cyber Security and Behaviour at Western Sydney University. She brings international experience from roles in Hong Kong, France, the United States, Canada and Australia in the fields of intellectual property, information technology law and cybercrime/cybersecurity. Alana was previously a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law and Co-Academic … Continued

Dr Nicolene Murdoch is the new Chief Executive Officer at Western Sydney University, The College

Dr Nicolene Murdoch is the new Chief Executive Officer at Western Sydney University, The College. In her previous role as VP Student Administration, she oversaw the centralised shared services hub for Torrens University Australia, THINK Education Group, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and Media Design School in New Zealand. These entities spanning across faculties … Continued

Jenny Dodd is Chief Executive Officer at TasTAFE

Jenny Dodd has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of TasTAFE. Previously Chief Academic Officer at TAFE Queensland, Jenny was responsible for leading academic quality and governance including VET and HE, product strategy, learning and teaching, digital product services, applied research, and marketing, brand and communication. Prior to this, Jenny held the position of … Continued

Dr Jacqueline Ogeil is the new Executive Director at Montsalvat

Dr Jacqueline Ogiel is the new Executive Director at Montsalvat, Australia’s oldest continuously active artists’ community.  In this role she will execute the strategy and artistic vision of Montsalvat, preserving its unique architectural heritage, extending its profile and developing new creative initiatives. Dr Ogeil is the Founder and Director of the Woodend Winter Arts Festival, … Continued

Dr Rachel Mudge is the new Head, Jean Hailes Research Partnerships at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health

Dr Rachel Mudge is the new Head, Research Partnerships at Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.  In this role she will lead a new program of post-doctoral fellowships, build research partnerships, manage collaborative arrangements and the Jean Hailes Foundation’s involvement in research grants. Following a successful career in cancer research, Rachel moved into research administration at St Vincent’s … Continued

Juliette Long is the new Executive Director, People, Culture and Wellbeing at the Royal Women’s Hospital

Juliette Long is the new Executive Director, People, Culture and Wellbeing at the Royal Women’s Hospital.  This key role is central to providing executive leadership for the organisation’s people and culture strategies, and also in identifying and implementing initiatives that position the Women’s as an employer of choice and a progressive organisation that supports its … Continued

Joanna Quilty is the new Chief Executive Officer at the New South Wales Council of Social Services

Joanna Quilty is the new Chief Executive Officer at the New South Wales Council of Social Services (NCOSS), where she will provide strategic leadership to the business and its staff and also to membership and the sector more broadly in NSW.  This important position influences social policy and service delivery to bring tangible benefits to … Continued

Jane Daniels is the new Executive Director Organisational Effectiveness at Berry Street.

Jane Daniels is the new Executive Director Organisational Effectiveness at Berry Street. For the previous 6 years Jane was employed by VincentCare with accountability for building a Quality Framework, and a number of other initiatives including the Homelessness Recovery Service Model, which has brought together international best practice in trauma-informed, strengths-based service delivery. She held … Continued

Jenny McNaughton is the new Executive Director Services at Berry Street.

Jenny McNaughton is the new Executive Director Services at Berry Street. Jenny brings over 20 years’ experience in child and family services across Australia in various senior leadership roles. In her previous position as Director Metro for Berry Street she provided strategic leadership, and the ability to effectively shape the positive direction of the Northern … Continued

Chris Tanti is the new Chief Executive Officer at the National Disability Services.

Chris Tanti is the new Chief Executive Officer at the National Disability Services. Chris is an experienced CEO within both the private and public sectors who can demonstrate experience both nationally and globally. Chris’ most recent appointment was that of Chair and Chief Executive with SafeSpace, a start-up youth health organisation in California, USA. Chris … Continued

Paul Velten is the new Director Finance and Corporate Support at Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne

Paul Velten is the new Director Finance and Corporate Support at Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne. Mr Paul Velten is a qualified accountant/financial administrator with over 30 years of broad and industry specific experience in senior finance and executive roles. Most recently he fulfilled a dual role as Business Manager for the Diocese of Sale and … Continued

Yvonne Amos is the new Director of Foundation at Northern Health

Yvonne Amos is the new Director of Foundation at Northern Health. Yvonne has worked in the not-for-profit sector since 1998 for a number of health charities including St Vincent’s Hospital, Meningitis Foundation, Royal Blind Society and SIDS and Kids. Her most recent position was that of General Manager, Marketing, Communications and Income Development with Red … Continued

Donald McRae is the new Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nurse at Latrobe Regional Hospital

Donald McRae is the new Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nurse at Latrobe Regional Hospital. Don is a highly experienced health care executive, who is able to evidence 34 years of public health experience.  His career to date has enabled him to be aware of the challenges within the public health sector, while also looking toward applying … Continued

Nicole Saunders is the new Manager, Civil Registry at County Court Victoria

Nicole Saunders is the new Manager, Civil Registry at County Court Victoria. Nicole offers a measured and mature approach to court operations and management. Having trained as a Registrar, she has assumed a number of roles throughout her 20 plus year career and has worked across a number of different jurisdictions and locations. Majority of … Continued

Kerry Thompson is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Municipal Association of Victoria

Kerry Thompson is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Municipal Association of Victoria. Kerry is a highly experienced and accomplished CEO/senior executive who has operated within state and local government, as well as the not for profit sector. Kerry was previously the acting CE of VicRoads and Deputy Secretary, Investment and Business at Transport … Continued

Julia Mason is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC)

Julia Mason is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Julia is an experienced chairman and director on private company, government authorities, and not-for-profit boards and holds key roles in governance, building a new board, and is an experienced sub-committee chair. With over 20 years’ experience … 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

Emily Maguire is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human services (VIC)

Emily Maguire is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Emily has over 12 years’ experience in not-for-profit and government sectors and in consultancy. She is currently the CEO of Domestic Violence Resource Centre (DVRCV), a statewide agency that works to prevent and respond to family … Continued

Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human services (VIC)

Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Kate has led a range of research projects focusing on legal and service responses to family violence, law reform and the gendered operation of the law. She has published extensively in these areas and provided … Continued

Jennie Dehn is the new General Manager, International Project Development at Chisholm Institute

Jennie Dehn is the new General Manager, International Project Development at Chisholm Institute. She has over 20 years’ experience in international education; aid and development program management and corporate services. Jennie recently completed an offshore assignment as the Deputy Team Leader, Transport Sector Support Program, PNG managed by SMEC International for a period of twelve … 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

Dr Andi Diamond is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human services (VIC)

Dr Andi Diamond is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Andi is the Chief Executive Officer for the City of Monash and was previously Chief Executive Officer at Yarra City Council.  She commenced her career as a social worker; worked as part of Victoria’s first … Continued

Stephen (Steve) Walsh is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human services (VIC)

Stephen (Steve) Walsh is a new Board Member for Respect Victoria at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Steve commenced working at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers in 1981 as an article clerk and progressed to be their Director, Principal and Chairman of the Board. He is also a Member of the Investment Committee, Audit … Continued

Sue Robb is the new General Manager Pedagogy and Practice at Goodstart Early Learning

Sue Robb is the new General Manager Pedagogy and Practice at Goodstart Early Learning. Sue is a well-known and celebrated international thought leader in early childhood pedagogy. She undertook a seven-year tenure at Action for Children, where she lead the delivery of the Department of Education’s strategic partnership for early years and childcare, with responsibility … Continued

Phillip Tascone is the new Human Resource Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar

Phillip Tascone is the new Human Resource Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar. Phillip is an experienced Deputy Principal with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. As the previous Deputy Principal Leadership and Learning of Ave Maria College, Phillip worked closely with the Principal and the Executive Leadership Team, having the … Continued

Marion Cape is the new Director of Marketing and Communications at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar

Marion Cape is the new Director of Marketing and Communications at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar. Marion is able to demonstrate an extensive career in the schools’ sector, encompassing community engagement, admissions, marketing, alumni, communication, event management and PR. Marion was the Director of Admissions and Marketing with Tintern Grammar.  This role was a member of … Continued

Lynette McKeown is the new National Director Quality and Innovation/Senior Practitioner at Able Australia

Lynette McKeown is the new National Director Quality and Innovation/Senior Practitioner at Able Australia. Lynette is a qualified health professional with over 20 years’ senior leadership and management experience spanning primary care, community, and acute care. She offers international and interstate experience in healthcare, working with a variety of service and governance models, systems and … Continued

Daniel McGrath is the new Finance Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar

Daniel McGrath is the new Finance Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar. Daniel has had over 16 years’ professional experience working in both the finance and education sectors. For the last ten years he has been responsible for the administration of key financial functions within schools, including managing the day to day operations of the … Continued

Petalyn Walker is the new Marketing Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar

Petalyn Walker is the new Marketing Manager at Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar. Petalyn is an industrious and creative marketer who is at her best when managing and delivering projects to grow an organisation.  Before joining Strathcona, she held the position of Marketing and Communications Manager with St Catherine’s School, where she was responsible for the … Continued

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

Emily Wooden is the new Chief Operating Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Emily Wooden is the new Chief Operating Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. A career working for a wide range of industries including the superannuation, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, education and health sectors has provided Emily with great insights into operational and strategic challenges facing all types of organisations. Previously Emily completed a … Continued

Simon Costa is the new Business Operations Manager at Mentone Grammar

Simon Costa is the new Business Operations Manager at Mentone Grammar. In his previous role as Credit Executive/Associate Director at the National Australia Bank, Simon had the responsibility for initiating, developing and controlling independent school sector specific credit and risk management along with providing leadership in improving credit standards and portfolio management. During the last … 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

Sophie Morell is the new Chief Executive Officer for the Committee for Gippsland Inc.

Sophie Morell is the new Chief Executive Officer for the Committee for Gippsland Inc. and brings an extensive background across government, corporate, not for profit and private enterprise sectors. She most recently held the role of Senior Manager for People & Workplace Services with the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. Prior to … Continued

Elizabeth (Liz) Radcliffe is the Executive Director, People and Culture at the Country Fire Authority (CFA)

Elizabeth (Liz) Radcliffe is the Executive Director, People and Culture at the Country Fire Authority (CFA). Liz is an experienced public sector leader with a breadth of experience across areas including civil engineering, environment protection, regulation and emergency management. Liz commenced her career as an engineering and environmental consultant and spent a decade consulting in … Continued

Cinzia Marrocco is the new Head of Marketing and Communications at the Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Cinzia Marrocco is the new Head of Marketing and Communications at the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. Cinzia has 15 years’ experience as a communications professional specialising in strategy, stakeholder engagement and digital activity.  In over five years with the YMCA, she has made a significant contribution to the development of the organisation, specifically in the … Continued

Dan Nicholson is the Executive Director, Criminal Law services at Victoria Legal Aid

Dan Nicholson is the Executive Director, Criminal Law services at Victoria Legal Aid (VLA). Dan has been working with VLA since 2012 and has held Executive Director roles for the last three years as the Executive Director for Civil Justice, Access and Equity as well as being the Executive Director for the Western Suburbs prior … Continued

Jane French is the new Executive Director of Child Wise at Save the Children Australia.

Jane French is the new Executive Director of Child Wise at Save the Children Australia. In her most recent role Jane was the Director of Children, Youth and Families at MacKillop Family Services where she was responsible for operational delivery of programs responding to vulnerable children, youths and families. Prior to this Jane was the … Continued

John Bridgfoot is the new Director Mallee Area at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC)

John Bridgfoot is the new Director Mallee Area at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Most recently, John ran his own private investment firm and prior to this he spent over 20 years in health and human services roles in Victoria and then 15 years in commercial retail. In retail he began as … Continued

Angelia Dixon is the new Chief Executive Officer at Andrew Kerr Care

Angelia Dixon is the new Chief Executive Officer at Andrew Kerr Care. Angelia brings over 20 years’ experience in the not for profit and health sectors in senior executive positions, and more than ten years’ experience as a Board Director in the not for profit disability sector. Most recently, Angelia held an interim role at … Continued

Dr Angela Bone (Angie) is the new Deputy Chief Health Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC)

Dr Angela Bone (Angie) is the new Deputy Chief Health Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services (VIC). Angie is a senior health professional with a specialist registration in public health. A medical doctor by background, she has a broad range of experience at local, national and international level. This includes UK public … Continued

Kim Wheeler is the new Head of Turner House at Firbank Grammar School.

Kim Wheeler is the new Head of Turner House at Firbank Grammar School. Kim has 20 years’ experience in the education sector having taught across year levels from ELC through to Year 12. As the former Deputy Head of the Junior School and IB PYP Coordinator, she has extensive experience in creating strategy in line … Continued

Robyn Goodwill is the new Corporate Operations Officer at the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership

Robyn Goodwill is the new Corporate Operations Officer at the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership. Robyn has over 10 years’ senior management and leadership experience working in complex environments within the academic health research and NFP sectors.  Her most recent full-time role in this environment was as Senior Manager of the National Trauma … Continued

Ms Anna Masters is the new Principal at Sacre Coeur

Ms Anna Masters is the new Principal at Sacre Coeur.  Anna has gained experience during her career as an educational leader and consultant in Australia. As a result of this she has led the teaching of NSW and Victorian endorsed courses, the IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.  Prior to her appointment with Sacre Coeur … Continued

Lance Emerson is the new Chief Executive Officer Victorian Agency for Health Information at the Department of Health and Human Services

Dr Lance Emerson is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI) at the Department of Health and Human Services. Lance has a background in primary healthcare and quality improvement, has worked in senior Government positions, as a private consultant and as CEO of several national member-based health organisations.  Lance’s … Continued

Shawn Walker is the new Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Charles Sturt University

Shawn Walker is the new Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at Charles Sturt University. Shawn has over 12 years’ experience working within the Australian higher education sector across marketing, student recruitment, admissions, business development and customer experience. Prior to this he was the Director, Sales and Customer Experience for La Trobe University and was … Continued

Dr Michael Fotheringham is the new Executive Director at the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

Dr Michael Fotheringham is the new Executive Director at the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI). Michael is a research and policy development specialist with demonstrable experience in areas including public health, housing and the elderly, and supported accommodation for people with disabilities. Michael offers expertise in building research programs and policy agendas with … 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

Peter Green is the new Head of Operations and Service Development at On the Line Australia

Peter Green is the new Head of Operations and Service Development at On the Line Australia. Peter previously spent close to 14 years at Medibank and has extensive experience in service operations, contact centre management and IT transformation. Peter is a seasoned leader in customer service, operations support and general management in complex environments. As … Continued

Sue White is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Queen Elizabeth Centre

Sue White is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Queen Elizabeth Centre. Sue is an outcome focused health sector leader with over 12 years of experience in health executive leadership, particular change agendas, influencing and implementing strategies and efficient operations management. Sue was previously responsible for strategic and operational leadership of a variety of … Continued

Chris Knapp is the new Professor and Chair of Architecture at Western Sydney University

Chris Knapp is the new Professor and Chair of Architecture at Western Sydney University in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, where he will lead the formation of a new professional program in architecture. In his prior teaching engagement, Chris joined Bond University in 2011 at the inception of the school of architecture there. … Continued

Kate MacRae is the new Chief Executive Officer at Able Australia

Kate MacRae is the new Chief Executive Officer at Able Australia. Kate previously worked in a number of leadership roles within Monash Health since joining in 2007. Kate’s most recent roles at Monash Health previously included being appointed the Chief Allied Health Officer and the General Manager Clinical Services overseeing a combined workforce of over … Continued

Craig Fraser is the new Chief Executive Officer at South West Healthcare (SWH)

Craig Fraser is the new Chief Executive Officer at South West Healthcare (SWH). Craig has been employed with SWH since March 2004 and was most recently undertaking the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer for the organisation. Craig’s substantive role with SWH was that of Director of Primary and Community Services. Commencing in April 2008, … Continued

Cathie Ireland is the new Head of Junior Secondary School at the Methodist Ladies College

Cathie Ireland is the new Head of Junior Secondary School at the Methodist Ladies College. A highly qualified Educator with experience across a variety of Educational settings, systems and services, Cathie was previously the Head of Primary School – Turner House at Firbank Grammar. Within her Head of Primary School role, Cathie was responsible for … Continued

Brenda Holt is the new Principal at St Hilda’s College

Brenda Holt is the new Principal at St Hilda’s College. Brenda has been an educational professional for over 25 years across secondary and tertiary institutions with her previous position being the Deputy Director, Program Development and Innovation at Monash College since 2016. Brenda has achieved success in the development, implementation and delivery of global, foundation … Continued

Melanie Saba is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators

Melanie Saba is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA). With a successful career across both the health and education sectors, Melanie brings almost a decade of CEO experience, most recently with the Victorian Institute of Teaching. She has contributed to the development of policy at both national … Continued

Sue Wilkinson is the new Chief Executive Officer of the City of Darebin

Sue Wilkinson is the new Chief Executive Officer of the City of Darebin. Sue brings 27 years’ experience in the local and state government sector. Sue has extensive senior leadership experience across broad portfolios at organisations such as Colac Otway Shire, City of Monash and City of Port Phillip. Sue has a significant record of … Continued

Fiona Lynch is the new Chief Executive Officer at Bayley House

Fiona Lynch is the new Chief Executive Officer at Bayley House. Originally commencing her career as a community health nurse, Fiona has assumed executive roles in the management of health and community services, educational institutions and government departments. With a strong track record in in positioning an organisation by raising standards and driving performance, she … Continued

Catherine Morely-Nelson is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Wimmera Health Care Group

Catherine Morely-Nelson is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Wimmera Health Care Group. Most recently the Chief Executive Officer at Rural Northwest Health (RNH), Catherine brings a breadth of experience in the aged and community care sectors and a passion for making a positive difference to people’s lives. At RNH, she provided strategic and … Continued

Mary Harney is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

Mary Harney is the new Chief Executive Officer at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. In the last 15 years Mary has held executive positions in the commercial, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, public health and agricultural sectors. The majority of these roles were newly created positions and Mary was the inaugural appointment in highly regulated environments. This … Continued

Shane Crowe is the new Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery at Western Health

Shane Crowe is the new Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery at Western Health. Shane is an experienced health leader who has fulfilled a number of executive, senior clinical, project management and general management roles across his career. Shane was most recently acting as the Chief Nursing Officer at Austin Health where he was responsible for … Continued

Andrew Watt is the new Principal at Emanuel School

Andrew Watt is the new Principal at Emanuel School. Andrew has over 22 years of experience in senior roles in education, with 17 of those years in significant senior executive positions. Andrew was previously the Deputy Principal at Wenona School, an independent non-denominational day and boarding school for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12 based … Continued

Christian W Probst is the new Director High Tech Transdisciplinary Research Network at Unitec Institute of Technology commencing in early 2018

Christian W Probst is the new Director High Tech Transdisciplinary Research Network at Unitec Institute of Technology commencing in early 2018. Christian was appointed an Associate Professor in 2008, and comes from a position as the Head of Section for Cyber Security at the Department for Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Technical University … Continued

Top