The Board appoints and delegates the administrative function for Metro North Hospital and Health Service to the Chief Executive. The Chief Executive and leadership team are responsible for the operational implementation of the strategic direction and day-to-day management of Metro North Hospital and Health Service.
Office of the Chief Executive
Melissa has extensive experience in leadership and engagement with proven record of adding value through the public health sector. Mel has held Senior positions in both NSW Health and QLD Health for the past 12 years with her most recent role being the Executive Director, Healthcare Purchasing and System Performance within the Department of Health.
She has led the allocation of $14B of funding for purchasing of Health and Hospital Services ensuring delivery of health outcomes as specified in HHS Service Agreements, and has managed the complex consolidation of Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) into Queensland Health.
A/ Prof Clair Sullivan graduated with Honours in Medicine and a Research Doctorate in Medicine (UK). She is a fellow of both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian College of Health Informatics. She has been appointed Associate Professor of Clinical Informatics at the University of Queensland and is widely published in clinical informatics and serves on several national advisory boards for digital health.
Mark Butterworth is a Radiographer and Nuclear Medicine Scientist. He is an avowed technological determinist and has observed sustained, accelerated development of technology, drive not only in his profession but many of society’s social and cultural values. He uses significant strategic and operational experience from working in and with public, private, commercial and academic organisations to ensure he has an engaged workforce, delivering competent, compassionate and connected health outcomes that matter to care participants.
Office of the Chief Executive, Director: Ms Vivienne Hassed
Board Secretary: Ms Jane Albatal
Communication, Director: Mr Matthew Stevenson
Operations, Executive Director: Adjunct Professor Jackie Hanson
Operations, Deputy Executive Director: Dr Simon Bugden
Assets and Infrastructure, Executive Director: Ms Kate Copeland
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Executive Director: Dr David Rosengren
The Prince Charles Hospital, Executive Director: Ms Michele Gardner
Redcliffe Hospital, Executive Director: Ms Louise Oriti
Caboolture and Kilcoy Hospitals, Executive Director: Dr Lance Le Ray
Community and Oral Health, Executive Director: Ms Tami Photinos
Clinical Support Services, Acting Executive Director: Adjunct Professor Adam Scott
Mental Health, Executive Director: Professor Brett Emmerson AM
She is currently a member of the Senior Examining Panel and is the Chair of the Clinical Examinations Committee.
Heart and Lung, Executive Director: Professor Peter Hopkins
Medicine, Executive Director: Associate Professor Jeffrey Rowland
Surgery, Executive Director: Dr Jason Jenkins
Critical Care, Executive Director: Associate Professor Colin Myers
Women’s and Children, Executive Director: Professor Leonie Callaway
Cancer Care, Acting Executive Director: Associate Professor Glen Kennedy
Research, Acting Executive Director: Emeritus Professor Jennifer Strong
Outside of health, Liz is a passionate supporter of Rugby Union, previously holding the positions of Vice President and President of the Royal Australian Navy Rugby Union. She can often be found at a local rugby match. She has also retained her passion for Defence and Veterans health through Defence Force Reserve work and her role as Chair of Team Rubicon Australia.