Each director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of specific aspects of our health service, and manages department heads and staff within their own defined roles.
BProsOrth, Dip Applied Science, GAICD, AFCHSE
Craig has more than 30 years’ experience as an executive and senior manager in the Victorian public health sector, having worked in metropolitan teaching hospitals prior to moving into rural and regional health. He has occupied roles spanning acute health, aged care and primary and community services since embarking on a career as an allied health clinician. He is committed to continually improving the health of rural Victorians and reducing the health disparities that exist. He is dedicated to enhancing care, access, client and patient safety, and the patients’ overall experience by delivering care closer to home.
BComm (Accounting/Finance), ASA, GAICD
Andrew has worked in the Victorian public health sector for more than 35 years, holding positions at executive management level for more than two decades in roles combining chief finance officer duties with executive responsibility for corporate/support services and organisational operations and performance. He has extensive experience, understanding and commitment to the rural and regional health sector.
BHealth Science (Physiotherapy), Cert Healthcare Innovation & Entrepreneurship, AFACHSM
Jamie has more than 15 years’ experience in leading clinical and support service departments and divisions at Victorian rural and regional health services. He has responsibility for leading all the capital redevelopment projects across South West Healthcare, and for the operation of non-clinical support services, our Camperdown Hospital and Residential Aged Care Services. With extensive understanding of the public health care sector, he’s committed to delivering outstanding healthcare and patient experiences in rural settings.
MBBS FRACGP MHSH AFRACMA
Kate has more than 15 years of experience in senior medical management roles in metropolitan, rural and regional health service settings in Victoria and Queensland. She has a keen interest in integrated care, developing partnerships, clinical governance and systems improvement and is responsible for our medical, health information and pharmacy services.
BA (Hons), MA (Social Work), GAICD
Richard has more than 14 years’ experience in the health services sector across the UK and Australia, spending several years most recently working in executive positions within health services in the Northern Territory. He has a mental health clinical background and is committed to supporting the provision of high quality, consumer focused mental health services.
Kerryn has worked in the healthcare sector for more than 20 years. With a strong clinical background, she has more recently worked in various project and management roles and has a comprehensive understanding of the Primary and Community Services Division and is committed to continued development and provision of high quality services for our South West community.
MBA – Enterprise, Ad Dip Bus, Dip HR & Bus, Cert IV TAA, Professional Member AHRI
Sheron is a highly experienced HR professional who has worked in executive and senior management roles across the public and private health sector. Sheron is committed to building robust systems that enable people to achieve their full potential.
Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Diploma of Nursing (Critical Care), Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner), Certificate of Advanced Leadership
Sue is an experienced nursing professional with over twenty-five years of expertise in the Victorian public health sector, who stands as a dynamic and versatile leader in regional healthcare. As a registered nurse, she has adeptly navigated diverse clinical, management, and project roles, with a significant focus on emergency nursing, including her qualification and role as a nurse practitioner. This extensive background has not only honed her clinical skills but also deepened her understanding of the contemporary needs in regional health services.