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.
Office of the Chief Executive, Director: Ms Vivienne Hassed
Board Secretary: Ms Jane Albatal
Communication, Director: Mr Matthew Stevenson
With a comprehensive understanding of clinical operations and a solid foundation of patient-centred care, she brings with her a strong clinical background, experience in service development, quality improvement and risk management.
Jodie has been involved in service redesign, financial reform, capability building and change management and is a registered nurse and midwife having practiced throughout the country.
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: 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 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 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
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.