Responsible for operational management, the Executive plays a key role in ensuring the organisation is delivering excellence in health care under the Patient-Centred Care Strategy, in line with the organisation’s heritage, vision, mission and values. Our Executive Team comprises a group of professionals who bring experience and expertise to the leadership function of the organisation.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Gerard has a wealth of experience in senior executive roles within the private health care industry in Australia. A Chartered Accountant, Gerard has worked as a Chief Financial Officer, General Manager and CEO over the past 20 years across the various sectors within the industry (including public, private, for-profit and not-for-profit sectors).
DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES
Karen has extensive experience as a registered nurse of which the last 19 years has been in senior management in the hospital and healthcare industry. Her clinical experience includes strong knowledge and commitment to education, infection control, quality, risk management and developing a positive work relationship amongst her team fostered through the Mission and Values of the organisation.
DIRECTOR OF MISSION
Our Catholic identity and our heritage with the Sisters of Mercy is at the heart of who we are and how we care for our patients and each other. In her role as Director of Mission, Trudy leads a team responsible for the spiritual wellbeing of our staff and patients and continuing the Mission and Values instilled in us by the Sisters of Mercy. Trudy has strong connections and relationships within the Townsville Catholic community and held positions with many different organisations.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Brian holds an integral role in the financial stewardship of our organisation. A Chartered Accountant, Brian has extensive financial management experience in the health care sector. Brian’s experience includes strategic planning, engagement of advisors, development of financial modeling and actively monitoring and reporting progress of construction projects.
DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE AND CULTURE
Raelene has more than two decades in human resources management spanning a number of industries including higher education, utilities and rail transport. Raelene is a versatile senior human resources leader creating the link between people and strategy with extensive experience in driving people, process and system outcomes for organisational effectiveness and sustainability.