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Executive team

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.

Chief Executive

Jackie HansonActing Health Service Chief Executive, Jackie Hanson

Jackie Hanson has extensive leadership experience in executive, strategic and senior operational roles spanning more than 11 years across public health systems in Queensland and South Australia.

Through strong leadership and influence, Jackie has led successful transformations within South Australia in her role as the CEO of Northern Adelaide Public Health Network. As Executive Director Operations and Chief Operating Officer at Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, she has also made significant achievements strengthening staff engagement and redesigning care. Jackie is a registered nurse, and holds bachelor in Nursing Science.

Office of the Chief Executive

Chief Finance and Corporate Officer: Melissa MacCabe

Chief Transformation Officer: Vacant

Chief Digital Health Officer: Dr Clair Sullivan

Clinical Governance, Safety, Quality and Risk, Executive Director: Associate Professor Noelle Cridland

Strategy and Planning, Executive Director: Colleen Jen

Office of the Chief Executive, Director: Ms Vivienne Hassed

Board Secretary: Ms Jane Albatal

Communication, Director: Mr Matthew Stevenson


Operations, Acting Executive Director: Ms Jodie Ashworth

Operations, Deputy Executive Director:

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: 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, Executive Director: Ms Gillian Nasato

Mental Health, Executive Director: Professor Brett Emmerson

Clinical services

Clinical Services, Executive Director: Dr Elizabeth Whiting

Heart and Lung, Executive Director: Professor Scott Bell

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: Leonie Callaway

Cancer Care, Acting Executive Director: Associate Professor Glen Kennedy

Research, Executive Director: Professor Scott Bell

Professional leads

Medical Services, Executive Director: Dr Elizabeth Rushbrook

Nursing and Midwifery, Executive Director: Adjunct Associate Professor Alanna Geary

Allied Health, Executive Director: Mr Mark Butterworth

Contact us

Metro North Chief Executive
Located: Level 14, Block 7
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Phone: (07) 3647 9501
Email:  MD16-MetroNorthHHS@health.qld.gov.au