AHHA staff

Kylie Woolcock

Chief Executive Officer

Kylie has worked in the health sector for over 20 years, starting her career as a pharmacist, before moving her focus into health workforce development, health policy and reform. She is passionate about reorienting the health system to achieve the outcomes that matter for people and their communities.

Kylie has extensive experience in the for-purpose sector, bringing the diverse views of stakeholders together with the evidence base to influence and effect change. She has worked with a range of health professions, service providers and governments; from a range of perspectives; and from a local region, national and international focus. She has postgraduate qualifications in health economics, artificial intelligence, training and management. She is a Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Health, Research – Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, and a member of the International Hospital Federation Governing Council. Contact


Adj Assoc Prof Rebecca Haddock

Executive Director, Knowledge Exchange

Rebecca Haddock is an internationally recognised academic researcher with over 15 years experience across the university, government and non-government health and science sectors as a scientist, scientific evaluator, project manager, strategic policy advisor and health policy intermediary. Rebecca is known for her leadership and strategic engagement skills which underpin her ability to translate health research and deliver independent advice on health systems issues to government and industry stakeholders. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Institute for Health Transformation, Faculty of Health, Deakin University; and a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology. Rebecca holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the Australian National University. Contact