Board

St Vincent’s Health Australia’s Board closely monitors the organisation’s performance against its strategic plan. The Board ensures St Vincent’s Health strengthens and grows its Mission to bring God’s love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus.

Back row, from L-R: Mr Paul McClintock AO, Ms Sandra McPhee AM, Mr Brendan Earle, Ms Anne McDonald, Dr Michael Coote, Sr Mary Wright IBVM, and Professor Suzanne Crowe AM. Front row, from L-R: Ms Anne Cross AM, Mr Paul Robertson AO, and Professor Maryanne Confoy RSC (Professor Confoy retired 31 December, 2018)
MR PAUL ROBERTSON AO

First appointed in October 2009
Appointed Chair in October 2012
Chair – St Vincent’s Health Australia Group of Companies
Chair – People and Culture Committee (until Nov 2018)

MS PATRICIA FAULKNER AO

First appointed in October 2010 Retired 31 December 2018
Deputy Chair – St Vincent’s Health Australia Group of Companies
Member – Clinical Governance and Safety Committee
Member – Mission, Ethics and Advocacy Committee
Chair - ad hoc Royal Commissions Committee

PROF MARYANNE CONFOY RSC

First appointed in February 2012
Retired 31 December 2018
Member – Mission, Ethics and Advocacy Committee
Member – People and Culture Committee

PROF SUZANNE CROWE AM

First appointed in January 2013 Chair – Clinical Governance and Safety Committee
Member – People and Culture Committee
Member – Research and Education Committee
Member – ad hoc Royal Commissions Committee

MR BRENDAN EARLE

First appointed in October 2010
Member – Finance and Investment Committee
Member – Clinical Governance and Safety Committee
Member – Audit and Risk Committee

MR PAUL MCCLINTOCK AO

First appointed in January 2013
Chair – Finance and Investment Committee
Member – Research and Education Committee

SR MARY WRIGHT IBVM

First appointed in October 2013
Member – Audit and Risk Committee
Chair – Mission, Ethics and Advocacy Committee
Member – People and Culture Committee

DR MICHAEL COOTE

First appointed in August 2016
Chair – Research and Education Committee
Member – Clinical Governance and Safety Committee

MS ANNE MCDONALD

First appointed in June 2017
Chair – Audit and Risk Committee
Member – Finance and Investment Committee

MS SANDRA MCPHEE AM

First appointed in October 2017
Chair – People and Culture Committee (from Nov 2018)

Ms Anne Cross AM

First appointed in January 2019
Member – ad hoc Royal Commissions Committee
Member – Mission, Ethics and Advocacy Committee
Member – Clinical Governance and Safety Committee

Subsequent Board appointees
Ms Jill Watts

First appointed in August 2019
Member – Finance and Investment Committee
Member – People and Culture Committee

Mr Paul O’Sullivan

First appointed in August 2019
Member – Finance and Investment Committee
Member – People and Culture Committee

Executive Management

The Executive Leadership Team provides management and leadership of SVHA’s Public Hospitals, Private Hospitals and Aged Care divisions. The Executive shape and implement the Board-approved strategy and execute the day-to-day operations of the organisation with the highest possible levels of safety, effectiveness, efficiency and concordance with the organisation’s Mission. The Executive team meet monthly to consider and approve operational decisions delegated to them on matters of strategy, risk and Mission.

MR TOBY HALL

Group Chief Executive Officer

MR ROB BEETSON

Group General Manager Legal, Governance and Risk

MR DAVID SWAN

CEO St Vincent’s Private Hospitals Division

MS LISA MCDONALD

Group Leader Mission

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PATRICIA O’ROURKE

CEO St Vincent’s Public Hospitals

MS RUTH MARTIN

Group Chief Financial Officer

MR DAVID BRYANT

Group General Manager, People and Culture

MR LINCOLN HOPPER

CEO St Vincent’s Care Services

MS MELANIE GOW

Group General Manager, Corporate Affairs

PROFESSOR ERWIN LOH

Group General Manager, Clinical Governance and Chief Medical Officer

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