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Jillian Skinner retired in 2017 after six years as NSW Health Minister. She was the first Minister for Medical Research in NSW and, having spent 14 years as Shadow Health Minister, was one of the most experienced health politicians in the country. She reformed the…

Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane South Primary Health Network Mike is an experienced CEO and senior health care executive officer with experience in working for not for profit, publicly listed and private companies both in Australia and in the United Kingdom. Over a 30 year career,…

Associate Dean of Rural Clinical Schools at The University of Notre Dame Michael Brydon OAM was appointed Associate Dean of Rural Clinical Schools at The University of Notre Dame Lithgow campus. He is one of Australia’s most eminent child health experts and will be based…

Michael Culhane has been an executive in ACT Health Directorate since May 2019. Leading health policy for the ACT government, including interjurisdictional negotiations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, data analytics, and broader health strategic policy in the jurisdiction. The directorate is responsible for health…

Group Chief Executive, Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) Dr Tina Janamian was appointed in 2023 to lead the AGPAL Group of companies. Dr Janamian is also an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland. Dr Janamian has over 15 years senior leadership experience…

Yasmin King is CEO of SkillsIQ, a Skills Service Organisation which develops national vocational standards on behalf of 19 ‘people-facing’ Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) which together represent the skills needs of around 50% of the Australian workforce, predominantly within the Health and Community Services sectors….

Susan McKee is the CEO of Dental Health Services Victoria. In that role she is the key driver in the implementation of their highly ambitious and world leading Value Based Health Care Program of work to enable DHSV to improve the oral health outcomes for…

Anthony Schembri is the CEO of the St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney. As CEO, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney, Anthony is accountable for the overall leadership and management of St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney which comprises St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service, St…

Kim is Executive Lead of Strategy at cohealth, one of Australia’s largest community health organisations. Kim has more than 20 years experience as an executive and consultant in national health policy and strategy. Previous executive roles include Consultant Advisor at the Federal Department of Health,…

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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…

With nearly 20 years’ diverse experience in the university, government and non-government health and science sectors, Rebecca is a results driven executive known for leadership, strategic engagement and translating research into actionable insights for government, university and industry stakeholders. As Executive Director of Knowledge Exchange…

Suzzie is the Director, Business Development at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). Appointed in June 2022, Suzzie brings with her a diverse background spanning business, marketing, health and service design. She has worked with the PHN with a specific focus on Primary Care,…

Gregory manages all financial and administration processes and procedures at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). This includes the development and maintenance of accounts, accounting protocols, cash flow forecasting, budgets, financial management and reporting systems, day-to-day financial and business operations, facilities management, risk management…

Emma is the Manager of the Australian Centre for Value-Based Health Care at the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association (AHHA), where she specialises in supporting the development and implementation of Value-Based Health Care across Australia to improve the outcomes that matter to people and communities….

Ellen is the Communications Manager at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), bringing a diverse communications background in environmental conservation and plant science to her role. Transitioning to the public health sector, she found her niche in dynamic and rewarding work. With a bachelor’s…

Emma Walsh is a Policy Officer at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). A recent graduate of the Australian National University (ANU), she brings a wealth of knowledge, passion and eagerness to learn. Working within the policy team, Emma primarily assists with the analysis,…

Kevin is a Research and Policy Officer at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). His educational background in political science and international relations, coupled with extensive professional experience across various government levels (local, state, and federal), provides him with a profound understanding of the…

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