Executive

The Executive group provides leadership and direction across all aspects of the health service.

Executive Members

     

Tony DolanTony Dolan
Chief Executive

Tony Dolan has worked in various positions as a senior registered nurse within SCGH and Osborne Park Hospitals (OPH), with a clinical background in orthopaedic nursing. He also worked in New Zealand and the United Kingdom before coming to WA.

Tony has a Masters in Clinical Nursing and has an active interest in the promotion of clinical leadership and patient outcomes.

Tony has been acting in the CE position since February 2020 and is committed to improving staff wellness and staff engagement, as well as improving our performance against the KPI’s.

 

 

 

Jodi GrahamJodi Graham
Executive Director, Women and Newborn Health Service

Executive Director, Women and Newborn Health Service, Dr Jodi Graham is a locally trained specialist anaesthetist and has worked at SCGH as a consultant anaesthetist for the past 15 years.

During that time Jodi was also a consultant at KEMH and has been Medical Co-Director of the Surgical Division at SCGOPH group since 2013.

Jodi spent 2018 working at the Department of Health as the Medical Adviser to the Sustainable Health Review Project, which was a great opportunity for her to put a Masters of Health Policy, acquired at the University of Sydney to good use.

Jodi has a keen interest in engaging with staff, empowering our workforce and developing strong individual culture and identity amongst the Women and Newborn Health Service.

 

 

 

Stuart WindsorStuart Windsor
Executive Director, Procurement, Infrastructure and Contract Management

Stuart Windsor was appointed as NMHS Executive Director, Procurement, Infrastructure and Contract Management (PICM) in July 2019.

Prior to this, Stuart led PICM functions within a variety of private sector organisations in Australia, the UK and Europe.

Immediately prior to commencing with NMHS, he was the private sector lead for the mobilisation, transition and operation of a long-term complex contract with Department of Finance WA. Stuart also previously led the development, procurement and implementation of a range of non-clinical facilities management services at Fiona Stanley Hospital. Additionally, he led the operational delivery teams for a range of key services including facilities management and security during the transition phase of the hospital’s opening.

Stuart has been a Chartered Engineer for 30 years, and in 2017 was awarded Facilities Management Manager of the Year by the Facilities Management Association of Australia for his leadership of a complex change contract with WA Government.

Stuart enjoys leading organisational change and operational improvement and is passionate about providing good customer service, a safe workplace, a strong team-working culture, and driving positive and proactive collaboration between providers and partners.

 

 

 

Janet ZagariJanet Zagari
Executive Director, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group

Janet Zagari has been in the role of Executive Director, Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group (SCGOPHCG) since January 2019. Before starting in NMHS, Janet spent some 22 years working in SMHS at both Fremantle and Fiona Stanley Hospitals.

Most recently Janet was part of the commissioning of Fiona Stanley Hospital and the transition to the Fiona Stanley Fremantle Hospitals Group, in a number of executive roles.  The experience of commissioning a new organisation and partnering with clinicians in the design and delivery of specialty services has been a highlight of Janet’s career.

With a background in nursing, Janet completed her Graduate Certificate in Nephrology Nursing at SCGH in 2004 before returning to Fremantle Hospital as the CNM of the renal unit.  From 2009, Janet was part of the Hospital Executive in Nurse Director roles and completed an MBA in Health Service Management in 2011.

Janet is committed to leading an organisation that is both a place where staff want to work, and where they would encourage their family and friends to be treated.  Particular areas of focus include staff wellbeing and engagement, access for patients to quality care, fostering a culture of research and innovation, and ensuring culturally secure care which improves outcomes for our community.  Attention to ageing equipment and infrastructure will support our ability to provide the best care for our patients and provide staff with the appropriate tools to do their job.

 

 

Amanda McKnightAmanda McKnight
A/Area Executive Director, Nursing Services

Amanda McKnight has been at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital since 1994. Amanda was a highly skilled, credentialed endoscopy nurse for many years and held numerous state and national executive positions including a term as President of the Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia.

Amanda has undertaken clinical and managerial roles and is the Nurse Co Director of Speciality and Ambulatory Services at the Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group. Currently she is acting as the Executive Director of Nursing Services – a role which also incorporates an area wide nurse and midwifery leadership component.

Amanda is an advocate for patient safety and the wellbeing of staff and hopes to influence positive outcomes in those areas for the health service.

 

 

Karen KyriakouKaren Kyriakou
A/Executive Director, Mental Health, Public Health and Dental Services

Karen graduated as a Social Worker and has worked in mental health services across two states since 1997 working in Sydney Community Mental Health services first as a clinician and then as a Team Leader /Manager.

Karen moved to Perth in 2008 into the role of Service Coordinator at Inner City Community Mental Health and has since secured positions as Program Manager and Transitioning and Commissioning Program Manager for the SCGH Mental Health unit in 2015. Prior to the roll out of the new MHPHDS Mental Health structure Karen held the position of Acting Adult Director for the Adult Mental Health Program.  Karen has held  the permanent position of Community Adult Co Director since 2018 and has been Acting in the role of Executive Director of MHPHDS since March 2021.

Karen has worked closely with consumers and carers and families in various mental health settings and sponsored Consumer and Carer Participation in the 2018 Service Wide Accreditation that received “Gold Star” standing against National Safety Quality and Health Service Standard 2 Partnering with Consumers. Karen is committed to the wellbeing and culture of the mental health workforce and the delivery of quality mental health services that promote recovery and wellness for our community.

 

 

 

Jordan KellyJordan Kelly
Executive Director, Business and Performance

Jordan Kelly commenced with the North Metropolitan Health Service in June 2019 as A/Executive Director Business and Performance before being permanently appointed to the position in January 2020. For the past six years he held the position of Executive Director Business (Corporate) Services for the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) which oversees the Finance, Workforce, Information and Performance functions for the organisation. Prior to this, Jordan has undertaken a variety of roles with WACHS including Director Business Performance and Analysis, Director Corporate Services – Goldfields (based in Kalgoorlie) and Manager Organisational Performance. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Health Information Management) and commenced his health career in Geraldton as the Regional Health Information Manager – Midwest. Jordan is a member of the Health Information Management Association of Australia and is actively involved and interested in the latest developments in digital innovation and eHealth.

Jordan is a Board Member of the Palmerston Association which provides alcohol and other drug services for communities across WA. He chairs the Palmerston Board Governance and Risk committee and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jordan enjoys improving systems to support the delivery of services and has a strong background in governance and risk. He has been a surveyor / assessor with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards since 2012.

Jordan holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Administration and a Masters in Health Services Management. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

 

 

 

Theresa MarshallDr Theresa Marshall
Executive Director of Safety, Quality, Governance and Consumer Engagement

With more than 24 years of experience in the WA health system, Theresa Marshall has vast expertise and interest in the areas of organisational change; effective stakeholder engagement; policy development and strategic planning; and program/project design, implementation, management and monitoring.

Before accepting a secondment to the same position in August 2017, Theresa was the Assistant Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Division at the Department of Health before taking up the role as the Director of Safety, Quality and Performance at SCGH in 2014.

Prior to this Theresa completed her PhD in 2002 and has a Masters in Clinical Psychology, as well as a Masters in Business Management and Human Resource Development.

Theresa is focussed on leading the NMHS implementation of the Hugo Mascie Taylor Review of Safety and Quality in WA Health recommendations; developing an integrated clinical governance framework that is focussed on transparent public reporting; and promoting and implementing Patient Opinion in order to create long-term, sustainable changes that will improve our patients’ experiences throughout the NMHS hospital and service network.

 

 

 

Ajitha NairDr Ajitha Nair
Area Director Clinical Services

Ajitha joined the Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Health Care Group in October 2018 as the Deputy Director Medical Services and has been in the ADCS role since August 2019.

Ajitha is a passionate advocate for patient-focused care underpinned by good clinical governance, and has a strong focus on open communication and consultation.

Ajitha is developing effective partnerships between clinicians and management to achieve our organisational objective of excellent care for our patients and community.

 

 

  Tanya AdairTanya Adair
Executive Director Major Infrastructure Projects

Tanya is a well-respected executive director with considerable experience in the public health sector.

She was appointed as Executive Director Major Infrastructure Projects in July 2021 and is responsible for leading the development and management of major infrastructure projects with an NMHS and state-wide impact on the health system.

Tanya is looking forward to actively leading and managing organisational change, working with key stakeholders and partnering with government and non-government colleagues to lead the development of new infrastructure that will enable service delivery transformation within NMHS for the benefit of patients, carers and staff.

 

Nicole BennettNicole Bennett
Director Office of the Chief Executive

Nicole graduated as a clinical dietitian working interstate in rural and remote areas and then at PMH as a clinical dietitian. Nicole has a Masters in Public Health and worked in policy, planning, programs and research for key state-wide nutrition and injury prevention programs, a key achievement was the the state-wide Stay on your Feet WA.

Moving into understanding the business and corporate side of health care, Nicole worked at Workcover WA on their cultural reform and stakeholder engagement program and then moved into policy and program implementation at the Commonwealth’s Department of Health and Ageing - Office of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Division. Over the last 10 years Nicole has worked in system-wide health reform specifically finance and purchasing reforms as part of the WA Health Reform program as well as corporate services and business improvement for WACHS, SMHS and now in NMHS (since 2017).

Nicole is committed to people and culture through enabling programs of strategic and organisational planning, corporate governance and business improvements, and solid stakeholder engagement and communication.

     

Last Updated: 14/10/2021