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Dr Daisy Brooke has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Mental Health Professionals’ Network

Dr Daisy Brooke has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Mental Health Professionals’ Network. In this position Daisy will lead the Executive Team to drive the continuous improvement of professional development for a broad range of mental health practitioners. Daisy holds a PhD and Clinical Psychology Doctorate and has held … Continued

Rob LoPresti has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Australian Physiotherapy Association

Rob LoPresti has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the Australian Physiotherapy Association. In this position Rob will drive ongoing growth within a world-class membership-based organisation. Rob will report to the Board and support the design and implementation of the strategic plan to advance APA’s vision, belief and purpose, building on … Continued

Professor Tanya Buchanan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Dementia Australia

Professor Tanya Buchanan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Dementia Australia. In this position Tanya will be accountable to the Board for leadership, strategy, and operational execution of the strategy to progress its vision, mission, and values. Tanya will play a vital role enabling Dementia Australia to create an inclusive … Continued

Mr. Brendan Coulton has been appointed to the position of General Manager Community Services with Baptcare

Mr. Brendan Coulton has been appointed to the position of General Manager Community Services with Baptcare and commenced on 4 March 2024. In this position, Brendan will lead the operations and continuous improvement of the portfolio across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. He will build on evidence informed practice and grow the footprint and profile … Continued

Dr. Jacqueline Taylor has been appointed to the position of General Manager Quality, Practice & Performance with Baptcare

Dr. Jacqueline Taylor has been appointed to the position of General Manager Quality, Practice & Performance with Baptcare and commenced in February 2024. In this position, Jacqueline will embed a strong culture of excellence in service quality as well as clinical risk management and assurance throughout the business to ensure outstanding outcomes for Baptcare consumers … Continued

Ms. Andrea Fischer has been appointed to the position of Director Community Based Drug and Alcohol Response with cohealth

Ms. Andrea Fischer has been appointed to the position of Director Community Based Drug and Alcohol Response with cohealth and commenced on 25 March 2024. In this newly created senior leadership role, Andrea will lead multidisciplinary drug and alcohol responses through a time of immense transformation. She will oversee strategy, planning and implementation across the … Continued

Mr. Brett Deveny has been appointed to the position of Director Technology Operations with Mercy Health

Mr. Brett Deveny has been appointed to the position of Director Technology Operations with Mercy Health and commenced in February 2024. In this position, Brett will be responsible for the delivery of the information technology operations function across the three business lines of Mercy Health: health services, healthy ageing and support services. He will lead … Continued

Ms. Nichola Krey has been appointed to the position of Victorian State Director with Australian Red Cross

Ms. Nichola Krey has been appointed to the position of Victorian State Director with Australian Red Cross and commenced in January 2024. In this position, Nichola will be responsible for the optimal delivery and performance of impactful community programs across realms such as emergencies and migration. She will work towards positively positioning Australian Red Cross … Continued

Prof. Jane Burns has been appointed to the position of Chief Strategy and Wellbeing Officer with National Disability Insurance Agency

Prof. Jane Burns has been appointed to the position of Chief Strategy and Wellbeing Officer with National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and commenced on 12 March 2024. Jane is a C-Suite Executive with over 20 years of Executive and Non-Executive experience in not-for-profit, government, academic and industry with a focus on technology, health, mental health … Continued

Ms. Allison Doyle has been appointed to the position of Chief People and Wellbeing Officer with the National Disability Insurance Agency

Ms. Allison (Ally) Doyle has been appointed to the position of Chief People and Wellbeing Officer with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and commenced in February 2024. In this position she will embed a deep commitment to improve outcomes and create a strong culture of inclusion for people with disability. In this role, Ally … Continued

Mr. Eric Kochskamper has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Grampians Health

Mr. Eric Kochskamper has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Grampians Health and commenced in February 2024. In this position, Eric will be responsible for all financial aspects of Grampians Health’s business operations and provide strategic and operational leadership across the portfolio. He will lead and have oversight of finance, supply … Continued

Mr. Michael Mitchell has been appointed to the position of Executive General Manager, Epworth Geelong with Epworth HealthCare

Mr. Michael Mitchell has been appointed to the position of Executive General Manager, Epworth Geelong with Epworth HealthCare and commenced in February 2024. In this position, Michael will be responsible for the planning, development and operational management of people, clinical care and outcomes, resources and systems across the hospital, enabling delivery of high quality, safe … Continued

Professor Pauline Calleja is Dean, Healthcare Sciences at James Cook University

The multi-campus College of Healthcare Sciences is home to James Cook University’s nursing and allied health teaching and research programs.  As Dean, Professor Pauline Calleja is responsible for the strategic growth, sustainability and success of the College, through innovative strategic leadership, astute resource management, high quality learning, teaching and research delivery, and nurturing a culture … Continued

Michael Sanese is Director, HR Performance, Workforce Planning and Insights at the University of Sydney

Michael Sanese has been appointed to the Director, HR Performance, Workforce Planning and Insights position at the University of Sydney.  In this important role, he will lead the ongoing development and improvement of HR services and capabilities, enabling data-driven workforce planning across the University.  Michael will provide high level leadership and expertise to guide the … Continued

Professor Brendon Murphy is Professor of Law at Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University’s Faculty of Business, Law and Arts has been building a law discipline that is unique in Australia in its proximity to and engagement with the legal profession.  Fisher Leadership partnered with the University in recent recruitment within the discipline, resulting in the appointment of passionate and engaged academics, who are creating opportunities … Continued

Mr Shane Snibson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer at Ballarat Clarendon College

Mr Shane Snibson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer at Ballarat Clarendon College and commenced in March 2024. In this position Shane is responsible for the effective performance and management of the Ballarat Clarendon College’s business functions. Most recently the Executive Director, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Services at the Department of … Continued

Mr Geoffrey O’Neill has been appointed to the position of Executive Director at the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association (VCTA)

Mr Geoffrey O’Neill has been appointed to the position of Executive Director at the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association (VCTA) and will commence in April 2024. In this position Geoffrey will be responsible for the implementation of the organisations’ strategic plan as well as nurturing relationships with external and internal stakeholders, staff and the broader educational … Continued

Ms Crystal Hedes has been appointed to the position of Director of Learning and Innovation at Toowoomba Grammar School

Ms Crystal Hedes has been appointed to the position of Director of Learning and Innovation at Toowoomba Grammar School and will commence on 15th April 2024. In this position Crystal will lead the school’s academic programs and drive educational excellence from Prep to Year 12. Currently Director of Teaching and Innovation at The Glennie School, … Continued

Ms Rebecca Hodges has been appointed to the position of Director of People and Culture at Westbourne Grammar School

Ms Rebecca Hodges has been appointed to the position of Director of People and Culture at Westbourne Grammar School and commenced in January 2024. In this position Rebecca will manage recruitment, induction, onboarding, performance management, HR/IR issues and compliance, and oversee the management of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS). Rebecca is a seasoned and … Continued

Ms Jocelyn Palmer has been appointed to the position of Business Manager at The Women’s College

Ms Jocelyn Palmer has been appointed to the position of Business Manager at The Women’s College and commenced in January 2024. In this position Jocelyn is responsible for all aspects of upholding the College’s value proposition and delivering the Women’s College Advantage strategy, as well as the College’s daily business operations. Jocelyn is an experienced … Continued

Mr Angus Hawkes has been appointed to the position of Deputy Head of Senior School – Student Life at Ruyton Girls’ School

Mr Angus Hawkes has been appointed to the position of Deputy Head of Senior School – Student Life at Ruyton Girls’ School and will commence in Term 2, 2024. In this position Angus will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day experiences of a Ruyton Senior School student, in particular co-curricular activities, outdoor and experiential immersions, … Continued

Ms Eryn O’Mahony has been appointed to the position of Principal at Highview College

Ms Eryn O’Mahony has been appointed to the position of Principal at Highview College and commenced in January 2024. In this position and in partnership with the Board of Directors, Eryn will lead the school’s strategic vision, develop and promote a strong culture within the college community whilst enabling sustainable, innovative and positive outcomes in … Continued

Glenn Ryan AM is Chief Executive Officer of Aviation Australia

Glenn Ryan AM has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Aviation Australia.  This important position provides critical industry leadership at a time of significant growth, with opportunities for development, both in Australia and internationally.  In addition to ensuring the effective and efficient management of the organisation and working with the Board to … Continued

Ann Jorgensen has been appointed to the position of Victoria’s Public Transport Ombudsman

Ann Jorgensen has been appointed to the position of Victoria’s Public Transport Ombudsman

Ms Lorna Beegan has been appointed Principal at Strathcona Girls Grammar

Ms Lorna Beegan has been appointed Principal at Strathcona Girls Grammar and will commence in January 2024. In this role Lorna will continue to bring to life Strathcona’s vision to be a courageous and nurturing learning community developing intellectually curious, optimistic, life-ready young women who are empowered to shape their future in a rapidly changing … Continued

Mr Adrian Lennard has been appointed to the position of Business Director and Chief Financial Officer at Wesley College

Mr Adrian Lennard has been appointed to the position of Business Director and Chief Financial Officer at Wesley College and will commence in January 2024. In this position Adrian will be responsible for the planning, implementation, control and oversight of all financial and business affairs of the College and will be a key advisor and … Continued

Ms Emma Grave has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Scotch College Adelaide

Ms Emma Grave has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Scotch College Adelaide, commencing in January 2024. In this position Emma will provide quality leadership to Scotch College and its community. Most recently Emma held the position of Head of Torrens Park Campus at Scotch College Adelaide and is an accomplished educator … Continued

Ms Ellen Moffatt has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal/Head of Truganina Campus at Westbourne Grammar School

Ms Ellen Moffatt has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal/Head of Truganina Campus at Westbourne Grammar School and will commence in January 2024. As Deputy Principal and Head of Truganina Campus, Ellen will play a vital role in realising the vision for the Truganina Campus and the implementation of Westbourne’s Masterplan. Ellen is … Continued

Miss Amy Vocale has been appointed to the position of Director of Learning and Teaching at Peninsula Grammar

Miss Amy Vocale has been appointed to the position of Director of Learning and Teaching at Peninsula Grammar and will commence in January 2024. In this position Amy will lead and manage staff to deliver a consistent pedagogical, curricular, assessment and reporting approach from Prep – Year 12 for all subjects. Amy believes a holistic … Continued

Ms Simone Reilly has been appointed to the position of Director of Teaching and Learning at Caulfield Grammar School

Ms Simone Reilly has been appointed to the position of Director of Teaching and Learning at Caulfield Grammar School commencing in Term 2 2024. With over 20 years experience in education, Simone is currently the Head of Campus – Malvern at Caulfield Grammar and has a passion for education, creative and strategic thinking and extensive … Continued

Mr David Freier has been appointed to the position of Head of Kakadu Program at Caulfield Grammar School

Mr David Freier has been appointed to the position of Head of Kakadu Program at Caulfield Grammar School and will commence in January 2024. David will be the inaugural Head of Kakadu Program and will lead the establishment and growth of this world first in cultural and environmental education program. David is a multi-skilled educator … Continued

Ms Claire Allen has been appointed to the position of Head of Senior School at Fintona Girls’ School

Ms Claire Allen has been appointed to the position of Head of Senior School at Fintona Girls’ School and will commence the role in January 2024. In this position Claire will be responsible for the leadership and day to-day management of the staff, working together to maximise the learning opportunities, personal development, and welfare of … Continued

Mrs Lisa Sexton has been appointed to the position of Assistant Principal: Head of Junior School at Loreto College Marryatville

Mrs Lisa Sexton has been appointed to the position of Assistant Principal: Head of Junior School at Loreto College Marryatville and will commence in January 2024. In this position, in consultation with the Principal, Lisa will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Junior School. Lisa is a highly experienced, collaborative educational … Continued

Dr Jennifer Bailey Smith has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Korowa Girls’ School

Dr Jennifer Bailey Smith has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Korowa Girls’ School commencing in Term 2, 2024. In this position Jennifer will work closely with the Principal and be the operational and strategic voice for the Senior School. Jennifer is a passionate educator with over 30 years experience allowing her … Continued

Ms Amber Sowden has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal: Head of Ridgeway at Ivanhoe Grammar School

Ms Amber Sowden has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal: Head of Ridgeway at Ivanhoe Grammar School and will commence in January 2024. In this position Amber will work collaboratively with colleagues across the school and oversee the educational operations of the Ridgeway Campus. Most recently Acting Deputy Principal at Strathcona Girls Grammar, … Continued

Professor Bryony James is Provost at Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington

Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington has appointed Professor Bryony James to the position of Provost, to provide strategic leadership to the Deans and to all academic activities. Most recently Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the University of Waikato, Bryony has shaped and delivered Waikato’s research strategy, across a portfolio comprising research and enterprise; … Continued

Professor Merata Kawharu is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Māori at Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University

Professor Merata Kawharu MNZM has been appointed as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Māori at Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University.  This important role leads the implementation and advancement of the University’s Māori plan and engagement with mana whenua, working across the University to enable opportunities for the Plan to live and breathe in the workplace. A … Continued

Professor Maria Constantinou is Professor of Physiotherapy at Southern Cross University

Professor Maria Constantinou has been appointed as Professor of Physiotherapy at Southern Cross University to lead the design and delivery of a new academic course offering in the discipline.  The position will contribute to curriculum development, assessment, teaching, research and service, ensuring the ongoing strength of the discipline. With over 20 years as an academic, … Continued

Alan Ward is Director, Workforce Systems and Payroll at the University of Sydney

Alan Ward has been appointed as Director, Workforce Systems and Payroll at the University of Sydney.  This key leadership role champions exemplary people management practices and strategies, both internally with a team of managers and also with external vendors.  This entails promoting a positive and supportive work environment, while ensuring that the University’s workforce systems … Continued

Ms. Kate Millar has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Birdlife Australia

Ms. Kate Millar has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Birdlife Australia. In this position, Kate will lead 120 staff in a science-based organisation supported by more than 330,000 members, supporters, volunteers and donors. In collaboration with other conservation organisations and working with governments, academic institutions, corporations, land managers and local … Continued

Ms. Rasha Abbas has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

Ms. Rasha Abbas has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence. In this position, Rasha will lead strategy development and oversee and sponsor the enhancement of systems, policies and processes to further equip the organisation to extend its reach in community. Rasha demonstrates outstanding stakeholder engagement … Continued

Mr. Jean-Baptiste (JB) Naudet has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Australian Red Cross

Mr. Jean-Baptiste (JB) Naudet has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Australian Red Cross and commenced in September 2023. In this position, JB will play a crucial role in supporting the long-term vision, values and purpose of the organisation to enhance sustainable organisational success. JB is a senior finance professional who … Continued

Mr. Andre Lim has been appointed to the position of Employee Benefits Director with The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Mr. Andre Lim has been appointed to the position of Employee Benefits Director with The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) and commenced in August 2023. In this position, Andre will be responsible for the design, implementation and ongoing achievement of the RMH’s Employee Benefits Strategy. Andre is a highly experienced professional who brings more than 15 … Continued

Ms. Leanne Rowlands has been appointed to the position of General Manager / Director Clinical Services East Melbourne with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne

Ms. Leanne Rowlands has been appointed to the position of General Manager / Director Clinical Services East Melbourne with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne and commenced in August 2023. In this position, Leanne will lead a supportive and dedicated team to drive continued improvement in clinical outcomes, customer experience and financial performance. With over 15 … Continued

Ms. Wendy Zernike has been appointed to the position of Chief Nursing Officer with Healthscope

Ms. Wendy Zernike has been appointed to the position of Chief Nursing Officer with Healthscope and will commence in October 2023. In this position, Wendy will advance the vision for nursing experience and professional practice whilst providing strategic advice to the Healthscope Executive and Board. She will provide clinical leadership to all nursing staff, fostering … Continued

Ms. Linda Kensington has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with CRANAplus

Ms. Linda Kensington has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with CRANAplus. In this position, Linda will provide cultural, strategic and operational leadership across CRANAplus to ensure the achievement of the organisations strategic purpose. Linda is an accomplished senior executive with over 20 years of successful experience, providing fiscal, strategic and operations … Continued

Ms. Eileen Hannagan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Bendigo Health

Ms. Eileen Hannagan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Bendigo Health and commences on Monday 2 October 2023. In this position, Eileen will build on the legacy of the outgoing CEO, and take the organisation to the next level, guiding and building a growing executive team. Eileen is an accomplished … Continued

Tracey Slatter was appointed to the position of the respected Chief Executive Officer with the Transport Accident Commission (TAC)

Tracey Slatter was appointed to the position of the respected Chief Executive Officer with the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and commenced in July 2023. In this position, Tracey brings a wealth of experience and expertise, building on the legacy of the outgoing CEO, Tracey will be instrumental ensuring the TAC’s goals to support clients and … Continued

Mr. Dale Dickson has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the City of Stonnington

Mr. Dale Dickson has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the City of Stonnington and commenced in late July 2023. In this position, Dale will play a crucial role in leading the Stonnington City to deliver the One Stonnington Transformation Program and Future Stonnington Community Vision 2040 for the organisation. Mr … Continued

Ms. Alison Leighton has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the City of Melbourne

Ms. Alison Leighton has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with the City of Melbourne. Alison has served as the Acting CEO for the City of Melbourne since October 2022. In her time already as acting CEO, Alison has driven the implementation of the Council Plan and lifted the organisation’s focus on … Continued

Ms Jen Bourke has been appointed to the position of Principal at Ballarat Clarendon College

Ms Jen Bourke has been appointed to the position of Principal at Ballarat Clarendon College commencing in January 2024. Most recently Deputy Principal at Ballarat Clarendon College, Jen will build on the legacy of Mr David Shepherd who has held the position of Principal since 1997. Jen is a passionate educator with over 18 years … Continued

Ms Maree Trims has been appointed to the position of Principal at St Rita’s College

Ms Maree Trims has been appointed to the position of Principal at St Rita’s College commencing in January 2024. As Principal, Maree will demonstrate her understanding of emerging trends in girls’ education and build upon her established relationships with all stakeholders across the community. Maree is an accomplished educational leader who can guide the future … Continued

Mr Tim O’Sullivan has been appointed to the position of Principal at Bradshaw Primary School

Mr Tim O’Sullivan has been appointed to the position of Principal at Bradshaw Primary School and commenced in July 2023. In this position Tim will lead the development and implementation of the school’s vision and strategic direction of the school with a focus on continuous improvement, innovation, research and a shared respectful culture that challenges … Continued

Ms Marisa Boscato has been appointed to the position of Principal at Yuendumu School

Ms Marisa Boscato has been appointed to the position of Principal at Yuendumu School located 300km northwest of Alice Springs. In this position Marisa will lead the development of the school’s vision and strategic direction and drive a culture of achievement through constructive management practices. Marisa has an extensive background in education and diverse cross … Continued

Ms Louisa Scerri has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal / Head of Senior School at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School

Ms Louisa Scerri has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal / Head of Senior School at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School and commenced in July 2023. Louisa will support the delivery of strategic goals across the school and drive innovation and development in the Senior School. Louisa is highly regarded as a strategic and … Continued

Mr Gordon Oldham has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School

Mr Gordon Oldham has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School and will commence in January 2024. In this position Gordon will engage fully with the staff and community to lead the day to day running of the school. Gordon is a highly experienced, collaborative, educational leader who … Continued

Ms Lucy Menting has been appointed to the position of Director of Development and Community Relations at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School

Ms Lucy Menting has been appointed to the position of Director of Development and Community Relations at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School and commenced in August 2023. Lucy is responsible for the overall leadership and management of areas including enrolments, marketing, community relations, alumni relations and fundraising. Lucy is a seasoned executive with over 20 years … Continued

Karlie Payne has been appointed to the position of Director of Student Wellbeing at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School

Karlie Payne has been appointed to the position of Director of Student Wellbeing at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School commencing in 2024. A key focus of the position will be to develop a whole school strategic wellbeing framework, leading an effective and innovative approach to student wellbeing that is responsive to the needs of the School … Continued

Ms. Michelle McDade has been appointed to the position of General Manager of MePACS

Ms. Michelle McDade has been appointed to the position of General Manager of MePACS and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Michelle will drive organisational agility in a rapidly developing market ensuring that optimal systems, processes and structures are in place to sustain forecasted growth. Michelle is an experienced health service executive having held … Continued

Ms. Fleur Behrens has been appointed to the position of Director of Professional Standards and Behaviours with Ambulance Victoria

Ms. Fleur Behrens has been appointed to the position of Director of Professional Standards and Behaviours with Ambulance Victoria and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Fleur will provide leadership, expert advice, and direction to enable a safe and respectful workplace which embraces a victim centric workplace complaint model, actively supports the highest standards … Continued

Ms. Samira (Sam) Richards has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People & Culture with Ambulance Victoria

Ms. Samira (Sam) Richards has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People & Culture with Ambulance Victoria and commenced in April 2023. In this position, Sam will lead the strategic direction of the portfolio, supporting the organisation at a period of significant cultural transformation and reform. Sam brings over 25 years of experience … Continued

Mr. Scott Swanwick has been appointed to the position of Group Director Clinical Governance with Epworth HealthCare

Mr. Scott Swanwick has been appointed to the position of Group Director Clinical Governance with Epworth HealthCare and commenced on 28 June 2023. In this position, Scott will provide strategic and operational leadership, ensuring safe and high-quality patient care is consistently delivered, monitored and improved across all Epworth hospital divisions. Over the breadth of his … Continued

Ms. Nicole Argall has been appointed to the position of Group Director of Clinical Education and Dean Nursing Academy with Epworth HealthCare

Ms. Nicole Argall has been appointed to the position of Group Director of Clinical Education and Dean Nursing Academy with Epworth HealthCare and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Nicole will lead and inspire the education and learning functions to continually improve and build capability and performance, ensuring the delivery of quality, safety and … Continued

Mr. Kristopher (Kris) McMurdy has been appointed to the position of General Manager of Clinical Operations with St Vincent’s Health Australia

Mr. Kristopher (Kris) McMurdy has been appointed to the position of General Manager of Clinical Operations with St Vincent’s Health Australia and commenced on 19 June 2023. In this position, Kris will work closely with the other state General Manager’s to co-develop the St Vincent’s Virtual & Home (SVVH) Model of Care (MOC), a national … Continued

Mr. Jonathan Prescott has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

Mr. Jonathan Prescott has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and will commence in July 2023. In this position, Jonathan will provide operational expertise to ensure efficient utilisation of resources across the health service, and lead a team focussed on the delivery of excellence in patient care … Continued

Mr. Chris Reeve has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Uniting AgeWell

Mr. Chris Reeve has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Uniting AgeWell and commenced in May 2023. In this position Chris will drive contemporary practice across the organisation with a focus on governance; strategic project management and business intelligence and continue to build external partnerships to support the growth and complexity … Continued

Mr. Jason Laufer has been appointed to the position of Chief Funding Officer with Australian Red Cross

Mr. Jason Laufer has been appointed to the position of Chief Funding Officer with Australian Red Cross and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Jason will support the organisation to increase, diversify and create more sustainable revenue streams, and will lead and implement innovative targeted strategies, to build the profile and influence of, and … Continued

Ms. Suzanne Hall has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Baptcare

Ms. Suzanne Hall has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Baptcare and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Suzanne will lead the whole of enterprise strategic direction for ICT including cyber security, and will provide technical, tactical and transactional support across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. Recently recognised in the … Continued

Ms. Silvia Alberti has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with Baptcare

Ms. Silvia Alberti has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with Baptcare and commenced in May 2023. In this position, Silvia will oversee services across multiple states, supporting a focus of continuous improvement of a world class operational service experience and safety-first culture.  As a member of the executive leadership team, Silvia … Continued

Ms. Simone Heald has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with North Richmond Community Health

Ms. Simone Heald has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with North Richmond Community Health commencing in August 2023. In this position, Simone will be responsible for partnering with a range of stakeholders to drive exciting strategic directions, ensuring integrated operations and services and the delivery of outstanding client-centred care. Simone presents … Continued

Mr Ty Hoggins has been appointed to the position of Head of Buckley House at Ivanhoe Grammar.

Mr Ty Hoggins has been appointed to the position of Head of Buckley House at Ivanhoe Grammar School, commencing January 2024.Ty is an experienced educational leader who is highly passionate about developing engaging and high performing learning environments with the student at the centre. He has over ten years of school leadership experience and has … Continued

Mr Brad Gould has been appointed as Director of Business at Girton Grammar School.

Mr Brad Gould has been appointed as Director of Business at Girton Grammar School, commencing Term 3, 2023. Growing up and residing in the Bendigo region, Brad is familiar with Girton Grammar School and is a commercially focused finance leader, with 22 years’ experience in the banking, finance and consulting sectors. “The communication from Liam … Continued

Ms Liana Gooch has been appointed Associate Principal Learning, Teaching and Innovation at The Knox School

Ms Liana Gooch has been appointed Associate Principal Learning, Teaching and Innovation at The Knox School, Melbourne commencing in Term 3. Liana is a professional and innovative school leader with over 20 years’ experience in education spanning Europe, New Zealand and Australia. Liana is drawn to The Knox School’s values and feel’s it strongly aligns … Continued

Ms Sarah McKenzie has been appointed to the position of Deputy Head of Junior School at The Knox School.

Ms Sarah McKenzie has been appointed to the position of Deputy Head of Junior School at The Knox School and commenced in May 2023. Sarah is an innovative educator with a background of strong classroom practice. Sarah joined The Knox School at the beginning of 2023 in the position of Classroom Teacher and has a … Continued

Mr Richard Lisle has been appointed to the position of Principal and Chief Executive Officer at ELTHAM College.

Mr Richard Lisle has been appointed to the position of Principal and Chief Executive Officer at Eltham College commencing in 2024. Richard is a highly experienced, collaborative, senior educational leader who is dedicated to building strong communities and has a vision for the future of ELTHAM College. Richard brings 16 years of senior educational leadership … Continued

Professor Peter Rutledge is Head of School, School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney

The Fisher Leadership team was delighted to partner with the University of Sydney in the appointment of a new Head of School, School of Chemistry.  The School has an international reputation for excellence in research, and consistently ranks among the top chemistry departments nationally.  This important position therefore requires a highly respected and collaborative academic … Continued

Professor Tim Smith is Dean, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design at Lincoln University

Professor Tim Smith has been appointed to lead the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design at Lincoln University as Dean.  With responsibility for the Faculty and its strategy, the Dean is the steward of excellence in teaching, research and service, fostering a culture of collaboration internally and with a range of external stakeholders. A human … Continued

Professor Iain Hay is Academic Dean at the Australian Institute of Business

Our team was pleased to partner with the Australian Institute of Business in the appointment of its new Academic Dean.  This key executive role provides leadership and strategic direction to AIB’s integrated academic portfolio, ensuring academic excellence, contemporary sector-leading content delivery, and outstanding service and support to AIB students. Bringing over 30 years’ leadership experience … Continued

Professor Benjamin Wilson is Head of College (College for First Nations) at the University of Southern Queensland

Fisher Leadership was pleased to continue our relationship with the University of Southern Queensland in the search for a key First Nations leadership position.  UniSQ sought a collegiate leader to foster relationships with diverse stakeholder groups and ensure quality and performance, making a significant impact through innovative and transformative teaching and learning experiences as Head … Continued

Appointments in Law at Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University has made a strategic investment into the discipline of law, enhancing teaching and delivery in core areas.  The University engaged Fisher Leadership to assist in the exciting process to build a law discipline that is unique in Australia in its proximity to and engagement with the legal profession. A published insolvency, corporate … Continued

Ms. Rebecca Brodie has been appointed to Director of Business at St. Catherine’s School.

Ms. Rebecca Brodie has been appointed to Director of Business at St Catherine’s School, commencing January 2023. Rebecca is a highly experienced executive who after 14 years in professional services, transitioned to executive roles leading multidisciplinary teams within complex operating environments. Rebecca leads teams with strong financial acumen and robust decision making. Rebecca was previously … Continued

Mr. Scott Butler has been appointed to the role of Director of Business at Mentone Grammar.

Mr. Scott Butler has been appointed to the role of Director of Business at Mentone Grammar, commencing mid-July 2023. Scott is an experienced senior executive who is highly regarded for his ability to collaborate with teams and deliver results across diverse business areas. With an engaging and confident leadership approach, Scott brings a strong focus … Continued

Ms. Katrina Price has been appointed to the role of Risk and Compliance Manager at Camberwell Grammar School

Ms. Katrina Price has been appointed to the role of Risk and Compliance Manager at Camberwell Grammar School. She is experienced in the areas of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance, implementing OH&S procedures, policies, and workplace safety projects. In her current role at St Kevin’s College, she assists the Principal and Business Manager to ensure … Continued

Ms. Nicole Gardiner has been appointed to the position of Human Resources Manager at Camberwell Grammar School

Ms. Nicole Gardiner has been appointed to the position of Human Resources Manager at Camberwell Grammar School. Nicole is an experienced Human Resources generalist with experience gained across a variety of industries and a proven history in both operational and strategic human resources. Nicole has an excellent understanding of effectively operating in a variety of … Continued

Mr. Alexander O’Connor has been appointed to the position of Head of Mathematics at Sunshine Coast Grammar School

Mr. Alexander O’Connor has been appointed to the position of Head of Mathematics at Sunshine Coast Grammar School, commencing July 2023. Alexander is an experienced educational leader and mathematics teacher who has a strong focus on the whole child and the importance of their engagement to ensure the students can learn and achieve their best. … Continued

Mr Christian Stagliano has been appointed as Head of Sport, Health and Physical Education at ELTHAM College

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Ms Christine Dennis has been appointed to Business Manager at Fintona Girls’ School.

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Mr. James Box has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal at Rossbourne School

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Emeritus Professor Donna Cross has been appointed as Chief Behaviour Advisor NSW

Fisher Leadership was delighted to partner with the NSW Department of Education, Catholic Schools NSW and the Association of Independent Schools of NSW in the search for the first Chief Behaviour Advisor NSW.  This important position is part of a shared commitment and responsibility to ensure that all NSW schools are safe, inclusive and positive … Continued

Ms. Maureen Ryan has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at Loreto Ministries

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Ms. Heleni Bagiartakis has been appointed to the permanent position of State Manager Carer Gateway with Merri Health

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Mr. Clive Peter has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People & Culture with The Royal Children’s Hospital

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Dr. Kean Kuan has been appointed to the position of Chief Medical Officer / Deputy Director with the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

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Ms. Veronica Furnier-Tosco has been appointed to the position of Chief Redevelopment & Infrastructure Officer with Grampians Health

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Mr. Robert Rothnie has been appointed to the position of Chief Redevelopment Officer with The Royal Melbourne Hospital

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Mr. Adam Stanic has been appointed to the position of Director Workforce Operations with cohealth

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Ms. Elizabeth Holley has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People, Workplace Safety & Wellbeing with Peninsula Health

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Dr. Shainal Nathoo has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Outcome Health

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Ms. Jane Miller has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Ambulance Victoria

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Professor Craig Baillie is Head of School and Dean (Agriculture and Environmental Science) at the University of Southern Queensland

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Professor Janusz Jankowski is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) at the University of the South Pacific

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Professor Tristan Kennedy is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous) at Monash University

Fisher Leadership was delighted to partner with Monash University in the search for the next Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous).  This strategic leadership position works across portfolios and faculties, playing a significant role in driving the University’s achievement of its Impact 2030 goals to enhance the visibility and impact of the University’s Indigenous engagement, education, research and … Continued

Professor Christopher Lawrence is Associate Dean (Indigenous), Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University

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Professor Lisa Cary is Dean, Learning and Teaching Innovation at Charles Sturt University

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Walter Fraser is Chief Operating Officer at the University of the South Pacific

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Professor Matthew Mundy is Executive Dean, Health and Education at Torrens University

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Professor Prasad Yarlagadda OAM is Head of School and Dean (Engineering) at the University of Southern Queensland

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Professor Sherif Mohamed is Head of School and Dean (Surveying and Built Environment) at the University of Southern Queensland

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Trish Wilson is the University Librarian – Te Paetara at Victoria University of Wellington

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Damon Ferris is the new Executive Director Global at Southern Cross University

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Alexandra Sabharwal is Director, Student Administration at the University of Technology Sydney

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Ms. Alison Moffatt has been appointed as Audit and Risk Committee Member with the Australian Red Cross

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Mr. David Colliver has been appointed as Audit and Risk Committee Member with the Australian Red Cross

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Mr. Scott Ager has been appointed to the position of Facilities Manager with Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

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Ms. Inma Beaumont has been appointed as Audit and Risk Committee Member with the Australian Red Cross

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Mr. Shadi Hanna has been appointed to the position of General Manager, Aged & Primary Care with Merri Health

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Ms. Melanie Coupe has been appointed to the position of General Manager Strategy & Growth with healthAbility

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Ms. Dani Smith has been appointed to the position of General Manager Monash Children’s with Monash Health

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Ms. Stephanie Milione has been appointed to the position of Chief Strategy & Engagement Officer with Dental Health Services Victoria

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Ms. Monika Wheeler has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Healthy North Coast

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Dr. Jacqui Waterkeyn has been appointed to the position of Director, Office for Research with The Royal Melbourne Hospital

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Mrs Shani Andrews has been appointed to Vice Principal of John XXIII College

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Ms Kate Kelly has been appointed to Head of Middle School at Wesley College, St Kilda Rd campus

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Mr James Brown has been appointed to Head of Senior School at Wesley College, St Kilda Rd Campus

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Ms Wendy England has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer at Knox Grammar School

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Mr Steven Church has been appointed Executive Deputy Principal at Peninsula Grammar

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Ms Siobhan Barker has been appointed as the Director of Business and Services at Korowa Anglican Girls’ School

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Ms Alisa McAlpine has been appointed as the Director of Human Resources at Mentone Grammar

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Ms Julia Walker has been appointed to the Head of Student Services at Eltham College

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Ms Catherine Samuel has been appointed to Head of Junior School at Ruyton Girls’ School

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Mr Jay Weston has been appointed as Deputy Principal at Girton Grammar School

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Mr Daniel Mahon has been appointed as Principal of John XXIII College, Perth

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Dr Emma O’Rielly has been appointed as Principal at Girton Grammar School

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Mrs Michele Wakeham appointed Principal at Gippsland Grammar

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Ms Janine Sherrard has been appointed to the position of Director, Client Services with Safe Steps

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Ms Katherine McKernan has been appointed to the position of Executive Director with National Legal Aid

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Ms Jodi Henderson has been appointed to the position of Chief Practitioner, Community Operations and Practice Leadership with Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH)

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Mr Yuseph Deen has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with NSW Aboriginal Land Council

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Mr Rishi Dutta has been appointed to the position of EGM, Digital Data & Tech Solutions with ACT Government

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Ms. Jacqueline (Jacqui) Bilo has been appointed to the position of Chief Nursing Office of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

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Ms. Rebecca Paterson has been appointed to the position of General Manager Royal Dental Hospital with Dental Health Services Victoria

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Ms. Kathryn Riddell has been appointed to the position of Executive Director, Nursing and Allied Health with The Royal Children’s Hospital

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Dr. Ian Graham has been appointed to the position of Chief Medical Officer at Latrobe Regional Hospital

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Ms. Samantha Sharp has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Portland District Health

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Ms. Nicole Tweddle has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

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Ms Fiona Hammond has been appointed to the position of Business Manager with Gippsland Grammar.

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Mr Brad Phillips has been appointed to the position of Business Manager with Newhaven College.

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Ms Meg Adem has been appointed to the position of Deputy Principal/Head of Senior School with Mentone Girls’ Grammar

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Mr Adam Somes has been appointed to the position of Principal at Erasmus Primary School

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Ms Jenny Ethell has been appointed to the position of Associate with Fisher Leadership

Fisher Leadership welcomes Jenny Ethell, who has joined us as an associate. Jenny Ethell is a highly experienced educational leader having held executive roles for more than three decades within the independent education sector in NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Most recently she was Head of Oxley College, NSW. She is also an … Continued

Professor Jane Bryson is Amo Ōrauariki – Dean, Wellington School of Business and Government

Fisher Leadership was delighted to continue our partnership with Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington recently on three important positions.  Ranked as New Zealand’s leading university for research quality, the University’s vision is to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.  Its iho, or essence, is as … Continued

Professor Lee Godden is Amo Tātai Ture – Dean, Faculty of Law at Victoria University of Wellington – Te Herenga Waka

Fisher Leadership was delighted to continue our partnership with Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington recently on three important positions.  Ranked as New Zealand’s leading university for research quality, the University’s vision is to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.  Its iho, or essence, is as … Continued

Mark Daldorf is Toi Pūmanawa – Director, People and Capability at Victoria University of Wellington – Te Herenga Waka

Fisher Leadership was delighted to continue our partnership with Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington recently on three important positions.  Ranked as New Zealand’s leading university for research quality, the University’s vision is to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.  Its iho, or essence, is as … Continued

Damian Lodge is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Life at Lincoln University – Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki

The newly established position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Life position is a key leadership role, pivotal to the future growth of Lincoln University.  The DVC strategically leads an end-to-end, world-class student experience, developing and implementing initiatives to maximise learner success.  These include advancing learning and teaching, learner success, student engagement and experience, student health and … Continued

Professor Chad Hewitt is the new Provost at Lincoln University – Te Whare Wānaka O Aoraki

Lincoln University sought an outstanding candidate as their first Provost to provide institutional leadership for the delivery of the education and research strategy while maintaining and advancing the University’s academic position and reputation.  This role is critical to the development of a world class research and teaching precinct at the University and will help solve … Continued

Professor Sally Totman is Head of School, School of Social Work and Arts at Charles Sturt University

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Associate Professor John Rae is Head of School, School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences at Charles Sturt University

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Professor John-David Dewsbury is Head of School of Sciences at UNSW Canberra

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Professor Craig Stockings is Head of School, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW Canberra

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Mr. Glenn Hynes has been appointed to the position of Executive Manager People, Culture & Safety with Rural Northwest Health

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Ms. Rachel O’Keeffe has been appointed to the position of Co-Director – Women’s & Children’s Directorate with Barwon Health

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Ms. Vicki Mau has been appointed to the position of Director of Australian Programs with Australian Red Cross

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Dr. Murad Ibrahim has been appointed to the position of Medical Director Knox with Healthscope

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Mr. John Fogarty has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Royal Freemasons

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Dr. Kerrie Freeman has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Southern Adelaide Local Health Network

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Mr Scott Downward has been appointed to the Principal of Moama Anglican Grammar

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Mr Jeremy Otto has been appointed to the newly created role of Director of Teaching and Learning at Westbourne Grammar School

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Ms Petalyn Walker has been appointed as Director of Community Engagement at Westbourne Grammar School

Ms Petalyn Walker has been appointed as Director of Community Engagement at Westbourne Grammar School starting in July 2022. As a member of the School Executive, Ms Walker will be responsible for cultivating the engagement of the community through a focus of building relationships with all stakeholders, while effectively managing admissions, alumni, marketing, and philanthropy. … Continued

Tulin Bragg has been appointed to the Deputy Principal, Head of Teaching and Learning at Malek Fahd Islamic School

Tulin Bragg has been appointed to the Deputy Principal, Head of Teaching and Learning at Malek Fahd Islamic School, starting on June 6th. Tulin will be responsible for Teaching and Learning from Kindergarten to Year 12 and be a member of the Executive team. Tulin has a passion for the new vision and direction the … Continued

Fisher Leadership welcome Dr. Amanda Bell, who has joined us as an associate.

Fisher Leadership welcome Dr. Amanda Bell, who has joined us as an associate. Dr Bell is Governor and Chair of Queenwood School, and a director of The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilization and director of Art Exhibitions Australia Ltd. Dr. Bell was previously Principal of Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Principal of The Women’s College within … Continued

Mr. Trent Driver has been appointed as Principal and CEO at Scotch College Adelaide

Mr. Trent Driver has been appointed as Principal and CEO at Scotch College Adelaide, succeeding Dr John Newton, commencing as Principal elect in October 2022 and Principal in January 2023. As Principal, Mr Driver will be Principal and Chief Executive Officer, establishing the foundations for Scotch College Adelaide’s second century. Mr Driver was successful after … Continued

Mr. Damian Ferguson has been appointed as Director of Business and Finance at Melbourne Grammar School

Mr. Damian Ferguson has been appointed as Director of Business and Finance at Melbourne Grammar School and will commence in this position this July. As Director of Business and Finance, Mr Ferguson will provide high level strategic business planning, management, and reporting. He will have oversight of the business services functions including finance, property, catering, … Continued

Bronwyn Neeson has been appointed to Head of Community Engagement at Eltham College

Bronwyn Neeson has been appointed to Head of Community Engagement at Eltham College, commencing June 2022. Bronwyn will be responsible for leading the key strategic direction and operation of the School’s Marketing, Philanthropy, Admissions, and Communications, while capitalising on opportunities to innovate, enhance processes, drive efficiencies, and generate growth. Bronwyn is a highly experienced senior manager … Continued

Multiple appointments in the Faculty of Education at Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University offered the opportunity to join the leadership of its Faculty of Education at a time of transformational growth, seeking to appoint up to five senior academic positions.  The appointees to these roles will make high-level contributions to research, teaching, and internal and external engagement in support of the Faculty’s new strategy.  Of … Continued

Professor Michelle Gee is Chief Technology Officer, Innovation and Strategic Research at Defence Science and Technology Group

The Chief Technology Officer, Innovation and Strategic Research is responsible for leading DSTG’s contribution to the Defence Capability Innovation programs, including governance of the Next Generation Technologies program.  Providing a critical contribution to the development of government programs and policy through the provision of expert scientific advice, the role is also responsible for the leadership … Continued

Nico Adams is Professor, Optus Chair of Digital Innovation (IoT) at James Cook University

Fisher Leadership was pleased to partner with James Cook University on the search for the Optus Chair of Digital Innovation (Internet of Things).  This key position leads JCU’s research partnership with Optus in digital innovation, fostering linkages with industry and government through research and innovation that will build and reshape industries in northern Australia, capitalising … Continued

Professor Tony Dreise is Pro Vice-Chancellor (First Nations and Research) at the University of Southern Queensland

Fisher Leadership was delighted to partner with the University of Southern Queensland in the identification of an outstanding individual to strengthen the voice of First Nations people in the University’s teaching, research and enterprise.  The Pro Vice-Chancellor (First Nations and Research) plays an influential role in the development and delivery of mutually beneficial Indigenous engagement … Continued

Professor David Geelan is National Head of School, Education at the University of Notre Dame

Fisher Leadership was delighted to partner with the University of Notre Dame Australia in the search for an exceptional National Head of School, Education.  This important role provides leadership and drives the advancement of the School in line with the University’s mission, strategic direction, and identity as a Catholic higher education institution. Most recently Deputy … Continued

Professor Jennene Greenhill is Professor of Nursing and Chair of Discipline at Southern Cross University

A key member of the Faculty of Health’s executive leadership team, the Professor of Nursing and Chair of Discipline is responsible for providing leadership to the nursing discipline and the delivery of innovative, learner-centred education reflecting the highest professional standards and aims of SCU’s nursing curriculum. With a national and international profile in health professional … Continued

Shawn Walker is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) at the University of Southern Queensland

Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) oversees a diverse and growing engagement agenda at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ). The position demonstrates the value that USQ, as an open and engaged institution, can bring to its communities.  As a member of the University’s executive team, the PVC (Engagement) provides strategic vision … Continued

Ms Sylvia Tossoun has been appointed as ‘Business Manager and Company Secretary with Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak

Sylvia commenced her career as an external auditor, engaging in a career with international and Australian clients with Tier 1 audit firms. In 2011 Sylvia transitioned to internal finance roles in the not-for-profit and education sector. Prior to joining Loreto, Sylvia held the position of Chief Financial Officer/ Director of Corporate Services with Flinders Christian … Continued

Mr Rohan Jayatilake has been appointed as Head of Secondary, Garnsey Campus at Gippsland Grammar

For the past five years Rohan has been engaged with The British School in Kathmandu, Nepal with his latest position being that of Deputy Head / Head of Secondary. Earlier in his career Rohan held teaching roles in Health, Physical and Outdoor Education with St Mark’s Anglican Community School (Perth) and Christ Church Grammar School … Continued

Ms. Denise Patterson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with the Royal Children’s Hospital

Ms. Denise Patterson has been appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer with the Royal Children’s Hospital commencing 30 May 2022. In this position Denise will be responsible for managing the effective high-performing operations of the hospital along with the response to sector operational imperatives and programs. Denise presents with broad executive experience in … Continued

Mr. Mark Ursu has been appointed to the position of Director of Performance with Albury Wodonga Health

Mr. Mark Ursu has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Performance with Albury Wodonga Health commencing on 4 April 2022. In this role, Mark will lead the unit to support governance and maximise value for the Health Service to achieve service outcomes and will lead the development of frameworks and management … Continued

Director Occupational Health, Safety and Injury Management – The Royal Melbourne Hospital

In January 2022, The Royal Melbourne Hospital partnered with Fisher Leadership on the appointment of a Director Occupational Health, Safety & Injury Management. The successful appointee will commence in April 2022 and will lead the department and function across The Royal Melbourne Hospital and be responsible for the Injury Management Team (workers compensation and return … Continued

Project Manager Drug Development – Gertrude Biomedical

In December 2021 Fisher Leadership partnered with Gertrude Biomedical, on the appointment of a Project Manager-Drug Development. Gertrude Biomedical are a growing Melbourne based biotechnology company, established by scientific and medical experts in the field and have a focus on developing novel therapeutics to treat serious human vascular diseases. The successful appointee will commence in … Continued

Dr. Kathryn Morris has been appointed to the position of Senior IP Manager with Agriculture Victoria Services

Dr. Kathryn Morris has been appointed to the position of Senior IP Manager with Agriculture Victoria Services commencing on 8 March 2022. In this role Kathryn will play a pivotal role in the protection, management and strategic direction of intellectual property, within the AVS IP portfolio, including compliance, opposition and litigation matters and will support … Continued

Ms. Lidija Sliskovic has been appointed to the position of Committee Secretary with Australian Red Cross

Ms. Lidija Sliskovic has been appointed to the position of Committee Secretary with Australian Red Cross. Commencing in the role on 21 March 2022, Lidija joins a dynamic and growing governance team at Australian Red Cross, as a lead governance specialist. She will interface with Board members and senior Executives to support all aspects of … Continued

Mr. Ajay Radhakrishnan has been appointed to the position of Director Data and Innovation with Peninsula Health

Mr. Ajay Radhakrishnan has been appointed to the position of Director Data and Innovation with Peninsula Health commencing 26 April 2022. Ajay is an expert in technology architecture, engineering, systems integrations, DevOps and SRE with a focus on cloud transformations, cloud enablement (hybrid, multi-cloud) and complex IT operating models. For the last 16 years, Ajay … Continued

Mr. Daniel Topham has been appointed to the position of Director Information Technology Operations with Peninsula Health

Mr. Daniel Topham has been appointed to the position of Director Information Technology Operations with Peninsula Health commencing on 16 May 2022. In this position, Daniel will be responsible for providing technical expertise across all layers of ICT Operations and will build capability within the team and support the business through upskilling and education across … Continued

Mr. Nathan Bright has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People and Culture with Albury Wodonga Health

Mr. Nathan Bright has been appointed to the position of Executive Director People and Culture with Albury Wodonga Health and commenced on 21 March 2022. In this position Nathan will be responsible for leading the organisation on a journey of significant cultural transformation over the coming four years (Culture 2025) aligning culture with purpose, vision … Continued

Mr. Cameron Olsen has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Bendigo Health

Mr. Cameron Olsen has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer with Bendigo Health and commenced on 21 March 2022. Currently Acting Chief Financial Officer and Senior Business Director with Bendigo Health, Cameron will continue to manage and lead the Finance and Resources teams and will be responsible for all financial aspects of … Continued

Mr. David Calvo has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Northern Health

Mr. David Calvo has been appointed to the position of Chief Information Officer with Northern Health and commenced on 21 March 2022. In this position within the newly established Digital Health Division, David will be responsible for managing ICT processes and working with stakeholders and vendors. With over 10 years’ international experience and in managing … Continued

Mr. Dale Fraser has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer with Grampians Health

Mr. Dale Fraser has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Grampians Health, responsible for ensuring the delivery of safer, connected and people-centred health care, that is closer to home. With the amalgamation of multiple health services to create Grampians Health, Dale was the Interim Chief Executive Officer where he has supported the … Continued

Ms. Nicole Standfield has been appointed to the position of Regional Operations Manager with Calvary Health Care

Ms. Nicole Standfield has been appointed to the position of Regional Operations Manager with Calvary Health Care and commenced on 17 January 2022. Nicole is a strategic and innovate executive with experience in financial, client and community management and a demonstrated background working in the health and aged care sectors. Previously, Nicole held the positions … Continued

Mr. Gavin Young has been appointed to the position of Regional General Manager with Calvary Health Care

Mr. Gavin Young has been appointed to the position of Regional General Manager with Calvary Health Care and commenced on 28 February 2022. In this position Gavin will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality, resident- focused care across the Region and will lead the overall administration, management, employee engagement and financial performance to deliver … Continued

Ms. Sandy Bell has been appointed to the position of Executive Director Strategy, Planning & Performance with the Royal Children’s Hospital

Ms. Sandy Bell has been appointed to the position of Executive Director Strategy, Planning & Performance with the Royal Children’s Hospital and commenced on 14 February 2022. In this position Sandy will be focussed on organisational strategy development, implementation and performance monitoring and will provide leadership in developing and achieving the Strategic Plan, business unit … Continued

Mr. Sebastiano Romano was appointed to the position of Executive Director Mental Health with Latrobe Regional Hospital

Mr. Sebastiano Romano was appointed to the position of Executive Director Mental Health with Latrobe Regional Hospital and commenced in December 2021. In this position Sebastiano leads the delivery of high-quality and safe person-centred care to the Gippsland Region. Sebastiano presents with 23 years of experience in nursing and leadership roles and significant knowledge of … Continued

Mr. Paul Jurman has been appointed to the position of Director Digital Transformation with Uniting AgeWell

Mr. Paul Jurman has been appointed to the position of Director Digital Transformation with Uniting AgeWell and commenced on 24 January 2022. In this position, he is responsible for developing and implementing the organisation’s Digital Strategy and governance framework to achieve strategic and operational goals that maximise return on investment in technology. Paul is a … Continued

Mr. Michael Beres has been appointed to the position of Chief Operations Officer with Annecto

Mr. Michael Beres has been appointed to the position of Chief Operations Officer with Annecto and commenced in this position on 14 February 2022. In this position Michael will be overseeing the delivery of Annecto’s disability and home-based aged care services ensuring that they are high quality and person centered. Michael has extensive commercial and … Continued

Adjunct Professor. Stephen Cornelissen has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Adjunct Professor. Stephen Cornelissen has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood commencing 6 June 2022. In this position, Stephen will be responsible for ensuring ongoing transformation and sustainable growth for the organisation. Stephen presents with a background in the public, not for profit and private sectors across state … Continued

Ms. Fiona Dickson has been appointed to the newly created position of Director of Community Engagement at Wesley College

Fiona is a senior marketing, partnerships and communications professional whose scope of experience within education and not for profit sectors includes customer experience, digital and systems capability enablement, partner programs, new product development and market expansion. Since December 2019 Fiona has held the position of Head of Shared Services with On the Line Australia, a … Continued

Mr. Nick Bush has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at East Grampians Health Service

Nick is a well-regarded contemporary Chief Executive with extensive experience gained over the last 17 years which has provided him with a thorough understanding of health policies, community needs, workforce requirements and funding systems. Since mid-2018 until the middle of October 2021, Nick held the position of Chief Executive for Echuca Regional Health leading a … Continued

Mrs. Nadine Moran has been appointed as Head of Early Years at Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School

With an educational career spanning nearly 20 years, Nadine presents with experience gained at several independent schools, in addition to her contribution to the growth of Hume Anglican Grammar over the last seven years. Nadine currently holds the position of Head of Student Wellbeing (Prep-Year 2) where she is part of the Primary Leadership Team … Continued

Ms. Eleni Goulas has been appointed as Director of ELC and Junior School with ELTHAM College

Eleni is a highly experienced and professional educator and leader with a keen interest in student voice, staff development and wellbeing of the whole learning community. Eleni was invited to commence her PhD during 2021 and combined this with some CRT work to maintain her interest and connection to students and school environments. Before this Eleni … Continued

Mr. Scott Butler has been the successful candidate for the Director of Business role with Christ Church Grammar School

Scott is a senior executive who is regarded for his ability to collaborate with teams and deliver results across diverse business areas including finance, risk management, IT, marketing and communications, facility management, policy and building projects. Prior to his appointment with Christ Church Grammar, Scott has held the positions of COO and Executive General Manager … Continued

Ms. Leonie Abbott has been appointed as the inaugural Head of Student Wellbeing, St Kilda Rd campus at Wesley College

Leonie was, most recently, Assistant Director, co-founder and co-editor of Berry Street Education Model at Berry Street.  Previously, she was a Senior Advisor to Independent Schools Victoria as the Wellbeing/Improvement coach. Before her work at ISV, Leonie worked at MLC as, variously, the College Executive Manager Parents Association, the Deputy Head of Middle School, Year … Continued

Ms. Gemma Granozio has been appointed as the inaugural Head of Student Wellbeing, Elsternwick campus at Wesley College

Prior to joining Wesley College, Emma was teaching at the Australian International School, Singapore.  Before Singapore, Gemma worked for 10 years at Knox Grammar School, NSW, where she was Head of Middle Secondary Academy, an Instructional Coach and a Senior History teacher.  Her career began at Annesley College in South Australia. Gemma has a Masters of … Continued

Ms. Donna Davies has been appointed as the inaugural Head of Student Wellbeing, Glen Waverley campus at Wesley College

Prior to her appointment at Wesley College, Donna was the Wellbeing Coordinator at the Glendalough (P – 6) campus of St Kevin’s College. Before this position, she was Vice Principal of Janet Clarke Hall, a residential college at the University of Melbourne.  Prior to this, Donna taught for 11 years at MLC, where she was … Continued

Ms. Teagan Collins has been appointed as Deputy Principal with Westbourne Grammar School

Teagan is an experienced teacher with a demonstrated history of working within a variety of independent school environments over the last eight years. Teagan joined Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak in 2017 and most recently held the position of Director of Programs. Earlier at Loreto Toorak, Teagan held the positions of Head of Health Sciences and … Continued

Ms. Michelle (Zinny) Zintschenko has been appointed as Principal at Kamaruka Education Centre

Zinny is a highly experienced teacher and leader who brings over twenty five years’ educational experience within Secondary, Primary and Special schools. Zinny has worked with a broad range of students and abilities both in and out of the classroom. Prior to her appointment at Kamaruka, Zinny was engaged with Western Port Secondary College as … Continued

Mr. Mark Valena has been appointed as Board Director with Possability

Over a 40-year career, Mark has largely operated in the insurance sector holding the roles of CFO, Head of Strategy and Change, Head of Business Technology, Head of People & Culture, State Manager, Head of Relationships as well as CEO. Mark has conducted numerous joint ventures and acquisitions throughout his career and has a good … Continued

Ms. Taryn Rulton has been appointed as Board Director with Possability

Taryn is an experienced C-suite executive and non-executive director who specialises in maximising strategic value and returns through ensuring the business has the right information, systems and people capabilities for long-term decision making. Over a 25+ year career, Taryn has held CFO and other senior executive positions in both public and private realms, across health, … Continued

Ms. Julie Maya has been appointed to the role of Chief Operating Officer with Uniting AgeWell

With over 30 years’ experience in the Aged Care industry in both private and not for profit organisations, Julie is an experienced leader who delivers exceptional results for both the organisation and its customers. Prior to her recent appointment with Uniting AgeWell, Julie has held positions as National Executive Advisor Community Care with Calvary Health, … Continued

Ms. Jo-anne Chapman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of General Practice Registrars Australia

With over ten years’ executive experience in the health, community and education sectors, Jo-anne has a broad understanding of health policy, including rural health, health workforce, and programs having held CEO, Senior Executive/Advisory and Advocacy roles.  Her broad experience in health, education, policy, advocacy and corporate governance makes her well suited to navigate GPRA in … Continued

Mr. Dave Peffer has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at Canberra Health Services

Dave joined Canberra Health Services in August 2019 as Deputy Chief Executive and fulfilled the role of Interim CEO prior to his recent appointment.  Before this, Dave was the Deputy Director-General with Access Canberra where he worked to help shape Canberra and the future of government service delivery.  Before this as the Deputy Director-General, Policy … Continued

Dr. Zachariah Matthews has been appointed as Principal for Malek Fahd Islamic School

Zac has been an educator in leadership and Islamic Studies for more than twenty years. He works actively to support youth and contributes to numerous community initiatives. Zac joined MFIS in the position of Director of Faith and Australian Islamic Identity in July of this year.  Zac works with the Executive and collaborates with key … Continued

Ms. Katya Dunham has been appointed as Director of Advancement with Mentone Grammar

Katya has demonstrated experience gained over the last 20 years across marketing, communications and stakeholder engagement predominantly in the education and not-for-profit sectors. Before joining Mentone Grammar, Katya held the position of Senior Engagement & Marketing Services Manager with Monash Business School. A member of the Senior Management Team, Katya managed the strategic direction of … Continued

Ms. Anna-Louise Simpson has been the successful candidate for the position of Head of Wadhurst with Melbourne Grammar School

Anna-Louise is a highly experienced educationalist with a demonstrated history of providing effective leadership while supporting the holistic development of the students within her care. Since August 2016 Anna-Louise has held the position of Deputy Head with Marymount International School in London.  Before relocating to the UK, Anna-Louise was the Assistant to the Deputy Head … Continued

Mr. Daniel Thomas has been appointed as Principal for Melbourne Montessori School

Daniel presents as a passionate educator who has gained significant experience over the last thirty years. Daniel currently holds the position of Head of Primary at Billanook College, an independent co-educational ELC – Year 12 College. Prior to joining Billanook College in 2013, Daniel spent five years with St Joseph’s Primary School as the inaugural … Continued

Mr. Adrian Camm has been appointed as the next Principal for Westbourne Grammar School

Adrian is an educational leader focussed on exploring the intersection of culture, learning and design. Adrian currently holds the position of Associate Principal with Westbourne Grammar School.  Since commencing in the position Adrian has worked on a number of initiatives including establishing a Wellbeing@Westbourne Committee, created a data strategy and scoped a data analytics project, … Continued

Mr. Robert French has been appointed as the next Principal for Kilvington Grammar School

Rob presents with school leadership experience gained within multiple independent schools, encompassing pastoral care, teaching and learning, staff management and development, strategic planning, co-curricular activities and engagement with stakeholder groups including parents and alumni. Rob currently holds the position of Deputy Head/Head of Senior School with Camberwell Grammar School. Rob joined Camberwell in 2013 as … Continued

Ms. Sarah McInerney has been appointed as General Manager Quality, Outcomes & Research with Benetas Aged Care

Sarah demonstrates diverse career experience with more than 15 years in health and community services and has spent the last nearly five years working within aged care residential communities. Since January 2019 Sarah has been engaged with Australian Unity and currently holds the position of Executive Manager Service Improvement Residential Communities. Sarah is responsible for … Continued

Ms. Deborah Carrin has been appointed as General Manager Mental Health Family Violence & Community with DPV Health

Deb is a clinical mental health social worker with more than 16 years health service general management expertise across a range of clinical and community programs. An innovative and strategic leader, Deb is dedicated to improving the social determinants of mental health for the benefit of individuals and communities. Deb has been involved with North … Continued

Ms. Jane Canaway has been appointed as Chief Operations Officer with DPV Health

Commencing as a Registered Nurse in the late 1980s, Jane brings 30 years of experience working in executive and leadership roles that have involved strategic planning across a range of program areas including community mental health, homelessness, allied health services, children and family services and clinical services including GPs and public dental. Since early this … Continued

Ms. Marcia Gough is the new Chief People and Culture Officer at Austin Health

Marcia is an experienced senior HR Executive with significant human resources and leadership experience, gained across a number of sectors, including education, manufacturing, consulting, professional services, telecommunications and high technology, with a strong strategic and operational understanding of tertiary education. Marcia’s most recent appointment was that of Vice-President People, Planning & Culture with Swinburne University … Continued

Mr. Philip Chalkley has been appointed as Director, Procurement & Supply Management with Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Phil is a highly experienced procurement, supply chain, and project management professional who has gained experience over more than 25 years, working in Australia, United Kingdom, Europe and the United States.  Phil has worked within a multitude of sectors including the public sector, manufacturing, health, transport, FMCG, telecommunications and retail. Prior to his appointment with … Continued

Mr. David English has been the successful candidate for the Chief Information Officer position with Peninsula Health

David is a senior technology executive experienced in delivering business and digital transformations, leveraging skills in business engagement, risk management and organisational change. David has a strong history of working within public sector environments. Most recently David has held the position of Director Business Engagement with the Department of Transport (Vic). Before this, David completed … Continued

Mr. Donald McRae has been appointed as CEO with 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 new and innovative models of care. Prior to his appointment as the new … Continued

Kalena Smitham has been appointed as Executive Group Manager People & Culture with Canberra Health Services

Kalena brings a wealth of senior executive experience in leadership and commercial operations management gained within government, not for profit and the private sector. Kalena has a passion for the health and community services sector, as well as for achieving high employee engagement and high performance.  Kalena is highly experienced working with government agencies and … Continued

Kerry Snare was appointed as General Manager Launceston with Calvary Health Care Tasmania

Kerry presents with extensive senior executive experience in CEO, General Manager, COO and DON roles within acute healthcare and aged care services. Kerry brings skills in strategic planning, team building, change management, governance, stakeholder relationship management and customer engagement. Most recently, Kerry held the position of CEO and Director of Nursing with Maryvale Private Hospital, … Continued

Karen Linford has been appointed as Executive Director People, Development & Capability with Goulburn Valley Health

Karen is a well-rounded HR generalist with extensive experience leading high performing teams, managing organisational change and partnering with key stakeholders to develop and implement business strategy. Karen demonstrates a track record for delivering practical results at organisational, directorate and team levels across a broad range of functions, including performance management, engagement and culture, leadership … Continued

Jane Poxon has been appointed as Executive Director of Operations with the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Jane is an experienced healthcare leader who has gained over 20 years’ experience across a range of health sector organisations. Jane has spent the last five years with Northern Health, originally commencing as General Manager, Access and Performance before taking on her current role as Chief Operating Officer in September 2017. Prior to joining Northern … Continued

Agata Jarbin has been appointed as the new CEO for healthAbility

Agata is a senior executive who as a leader in organisational growth has a record of building high performing teams within private, public and NFP sectors. She was the CEO for the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service (ACCS) where she managed the strategic and operational performance while also working to deliver growth for the organisation. Prior … Continued

Suyin NG has been appointed as the Executive Director West Metro Health Partnership with The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Suyin presents with a background in the not-for-profit and private sectors, where she has held board, executive and management roles. She combines extensive experience in operational management, strategy and business development, commercial negotiations and the law, with strong management and leadership skills. Prior to her appointment with The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Suyin held the position … Continued

Professor Michael Roberts was appointed Safer Care Victoria’s new CEO

With more than 30 years’ experience as a senior executive leader, respiratory physician and senior professor, Michael will be a welcome addition to not only Safer Care Victoria, but to the broader Victorian health system, helping deliver better health outcomes for all Victorians. Michael is currently the Managing Director of UCLPartners Academic Health Science System … Continued

Helen Barrett has been appointed as the new Principal for Tombolo Academy

Helen is an experienced educator who presents with 20 years of experience gained in the United Kingdom and Australia. Helen’s background has been focussed on supporting some of society’s most vulnerable students with a diverse range of needs and abilities. Before joining Tombolo in June, Helen was engaged with The Cheshire School, a specialist primary … Continued

Donna Galloway has been appointed as Director of Admissions with Firbank Grammar

Donna is a highly experienced Registrar / Head of Admissions who demonstrates success over more than 20 years in the education sector.  Donna’s success to date has been built on a customer focussed approach combined with an ability to work with stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally. Before joining Firbank Grammar in June, … Continued

Kylie Baxter has been appointed as the next Head of Junior School, Kew Campus at Carey Baptist Grammar

With an educational career spanning over twenty years, Kylie has developed extensive experience in managing all aspects of school operations and has demonstrated an ability to initiate and implement improvements in teaching and learning. Since 2012 Kylie has held the position of Deputy Head of Junior School at Westbourne Grammar. Kylie’s role includes responsibility for … Continued

Michele Wakeham has been appointed as Deputy Principal Teaching & Learning with Gippsland Grammar

Michele is an experienced educator with a specific passion for teaching and learning who is able to evidence a strong career over the last twenty years. Since January 2019 Michele has held the position of Deputy Director of Teaching & Learning with Trinity Grammar School, Kew. As a member of the Senior School Management Team, … Continued

Mr Stephen McGinley has been appointed as the new Executive Principal at Beaconhills College

With over twenty-five years of experience in education, Mr Stephen McGinley (Steve) has worked in organisational leadership and strategic planning positions including the implementation of teaching and learning initiatives, ICT systems development and operational protocol development. Steve has been with Beaconhills College since 2009 and for the past three years has held the position of … Continued

Ms Annie Filmer was the successful candidate for the Facility Manager role with St Basil’s Homes for the Aged in Victoria

In this position Annie is responsible for providing leadership, supervision, mentoring and guidance to Clinical Care Coordinators and senior nursing staff to ensure the provision of care services are delivered in accordance with the Aged Care Act as well as other related health legislation systems.

Dr Rhonda Cumberland has been selected as the successful candidate for the Crisis Response Program Manager role at Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre

Equipped with a strong background in gender inequality, access and equity Rhonda has spent the majority of her career in family violence leadership roles including in crisis settings.

Mr David De Francesco has been appointed as Director of Security and Safety at The Royal Melbourne Hospital

In this position, David will lead and develop a modern-day strategic and operational function, ensuring a high-quality customer service that provides a consistently safe environment for staff, patients, visitors and other stakeholders.

Mr Sean Curtain is the successful candidate for the Executive Director People & Culture role with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Commencing in April 2021, Sean will lead the ongoing development of a responsive, innovative and strategic People & Culture service.

Kim Elith has been appointed as Director of Learning with Firbank Grammar School

Kim Elith will take up the position of Director of Learning with Firbank Grammar School to drive the delivery of learning outcomes, providing leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of quality teaching practices across the School.  She will commence in Term 2 2021. Kim is a highly experienced senior education executive, with a proven … Continued

Dorothy Tselios has been appointed as the Director of Human Resources with Melbourne Grammar School

Over the last 15 years Dorothy has gained considerable experience as an HR leader and change facilitator within the Independent School sector, underpinned by her prior experience working in a large multi-national organisation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Professor Toby Wilkinson is the new Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University

Fisher Leadership has been proud to partner with our UK-based colleagues at Minerva Search in the executive search for the next Vice Chancellor of Fiji National University, resulting in the appointment of respected academic Professor Toby Wilkinson. Acting Chancellor and Chair of the FNU Council Ms Tessa Price said Professor Wilkinson’s appointment fits well with … Continued

Professor Emily Hilder is Chief of Maritime Division

Fisher Leadership partnered with the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Department of Defence in the appointment of experienced and innovative executives to provide leadership and vision to shape the future of scientific research and client programs in their Aerospace and Maritime Divisions. Professor Emily Hilder has been appointed as Chief of Maritime Division, with … Continued

Dr Katerina Agostino is Chief of Aerospace Division

Fisher Leadership partnered with the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Department of Defence in the appointment of experienced and innovative executives to provide leadership and vision to shape the future of scientific research and client programs in their Aerospace and Maritime Divisions. Dr Katerina Agostino is the Chief of Aerospace Division, driving the Division’s … Continued

Professor Mick Grimley is Dean of Future Learning and Development at the University of Canterbury

Professor Mick Grimley recently returned to the University of Canterbury in June 2020 as the first Dean of Future Learning and Development to lead the continued development and implementation of a digital strategy for the University. An experienced researcher and educator with over 30 years of experience, Mick’s most recent position was Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research … 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

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

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

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

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

Martin Schlatter, innovative cyber security leader to drive The Salt Group operations

Martin Schlatter was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer at The Salt Group, an Australian IT security company providing products and services to support the security of its customers e-services delivery channels. Martin commenced in May 2020 and will work to increase the firm’s local and global presence supplying software, and associated professional … Continued

Jodie Watson to lead community engagement and governance excellence at Darebin

Jodie Watson was recently appointed to the position of General Manager Governance and Engagement at Darebin City Council, due to commence in October 2020. In this pivotal role, Jodie will deliver a transformational strategic plan and directly supports Council’s inspirational long-term goals. Jodie brings broad experience in both local government, not for profit and private … Continued

Christine Ferguson PSM to lead the Forest, Fire and Regions Group at DELWP

Christine Ferguson was appointed to the position of Deputy Secretary, Forest, Fire and Regions (FFR) in July 2020. Christine is responsible for provision of strategic and operational leadership of the Group. It develops forest, fire and emergency management policy and delivers programs and services across the State. Christine has made a significant contribution to the … Continued

Graeme Emonson PSM to lead DELWP’s Corporate Services function

Graeme Emonson was appointed Deputy Secretary, Corporate Services in July 2020 having acted in the role since March 2020. Graeme is responsible for the delivery of people and culture, finance, strategy, performance, legal and governance services, information services and digital and customer communications, including our customer contact centre. Graeme was previously the Executive Director Local … Continued

Angela Kelly to lead Victoria’s insurance operations

Angela Kelly is appointed to the position of Chief Insurance Officer, Victorian Management Insurance Authority (VMIA). Angela will lead a team of experts to develop innovative insurance responses to emerging risks, delivering high quality claims management and harnessing data and claims experience to inform better risk management and harm prevention for the Victorian public sector. … Continued

Dan Church is the new Head of Sport at Wesley College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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


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