Executive

Angela Nolan - Chief Executive Officer

Angela brings a wealth of experience to this role having acted in the position of Executive Director, Surgical and Specialist Services and leading a series of key initiatives driving improvement in patient access and length of stay. Prior to joining St Vincent’s, Angela spent many years in a number of leadership roles with ANZ, including Head of Credit Card Operations, reaching the position of Global Head of HR Consulting and HR Advisory.

Angela began her career as an accountant with Arthur Anderson which lends broader commercial experience to compliment her more recent health experience.

Ian Broadway - Chief Financial Officer

Ian Broadway is a highly experienced Finance Executive whose most recent role was Chief Financial Officer at Austin Health, a position held since 2005. Prior to this Ian held a variety of positions in the private sector, and was Chief Financial Officer at the Victorian Workcover Authority, and health services including the North Western Health Care Network. Ian’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce and post-graduate qualifications in accounting.

Associate Professor Wilma Beswick - Chief Medical Officer

MB BS FRACP
Assoc Prof Beswick is a graduate of St Vincent’s clinical school. She undertook her postgraduate physician training in general medicine at St Vincent’s before taking up a full-time position in the Department of Medicine. In 1989, Assoc Prof Beswick was appointed Clinical Dean of the Clinical School and at the same time took on the role of Director of Physician Training for the Royal Australian College of Physicians. She was appointed Head of General Medicine in 2004 and has held a number of appointments with the RACP. Assoc Prof Beswick became St Vincent’s Chief Medical Officer in August 2009.

Susan Miller - Executive Officer

BA LL B
Ms Susan Miller joined St Vincent’s as the Executive Officer and Company Secretary in February 2008. Ms Miller has held leadership roles in a range of government and not-for-profit organisations working in legal aid, disability, health and welfare services at organisations including Australian Red Cross, MS Victoria and Victoria Legal Aid. In her previous roles she has had responsibility for functions including legal services and compliance, organisational development and industrial and employee relations. She is currently completing studies towards a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.

Margaret Stewart  - Executive Director Mission

Margaret has a long history with Catholic organisations, in numerous senior positions and consulting roles. She began her career in Catholic education before completing a Bachelor of Theology at the Melbourne College of Divinity and a Master of Business Management at ACU. Margaret is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors and has multiple qualifications in Executive Coaching and Leadership.

In 14 years of consulting, Margaret specialised in the fields of governance structures, strategic thinking and organisational capacity building across dozens of Catholic and non catholic organisations (including UNESCO and State Library Vic). This experience has informed her view of the importance of connection to a shared mission – a value we, at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, hold very dear.

Chris Roussos - Executive Director People and Corporate Support

Chris Roussos is a highly experienced Human Resources professional who has held leadership positions in the Victorian health sector for 15 years. Since 2010 Chris has been the Executive Director, Human Resources & Communications with Eastern Health where he was was responsible for the complete HR strategy and operations as well as corporate communications.
Previously, Chris held the position of Director, Human Resources with the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital where he was accountable for HR services across recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, OHS and Workcover, employee assistance, and payroll. Prior to this Chris held various roles within Alfred Health including Human Resources Manager for the Caulfield Hospital and the Alfred Hospital

Andrew Crettenden - Executive Director Strategy and Planning

BBSc (Hons), Master in Public Administration  
Mr Crettenden joined St Vincent’s in February 2008 and was appointed to the role of Director of Planning and Government Relations in May 2010. He has 12 years’ experience in the Victorian Health Sector. Prior to joining St Vincent’s, he worked in the Victorian Department of Health in a range of senior planning and management roles. These included the development of the Metropolitan Health Strategy (2003), the development of three new ‘super clinics’, as well as the completion of strategic plans, clinical service plans and capital development business cases for a broad range of hospitals, mental health services and community health services.

Martin Smith - Executive Director Integrated Care Services

Martin joins us from Eastern Health where he has held a variety of senior management roles since beginning his career as an Occupational Therapist at LaTrobe Regional Hospital. He has been an Associate Director of Medicine and Sub-Acute, and of Surgery programs where he oversaw significant improvement in timely access for emergency patients, major reductions in patient waiting times and reduced surgical cancellations. He was the Chief of Clinical and Site Operations at Box Hill Hospital where he was responsible for the over-site of the new $447m hospital redevelopment and was the Program Director of Surgery at Eastern Health.

Stephen Vale - Executive Director Community Services

M Physio, M Bus (Leadership)
Mr Vale commenced in the position as Director, Medical Services Aged and Community Care in April 2009. Prior to this appointment, he was Executive Director, Ophthalmology Services at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. Mr Vale’s experience includes eight years as a physiotherapist followed by 13 years in leadership and management positions across the health, university and government sectors.

Cameron Goodyear - Executive Director Acute Services

Cameron joins us after 22 years with the Austin Hospital where he has had a wealth of experience in leadership roles including Executive Director of Clinical Operations and Imaging Services, Executive Director of Acute Operations, Director of Medical and Emergency Clinical Services Unit and having led the Service Improvement Program. He has a strong focus on clinical engagement and building leadership capability.

Cameron began his professional career as a nurse, his post graduate qualifications include an MBA and he is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rebecca Roberts - Executive Director Legal & Commercial Services

Rebecca is an experienced corporate lawyer with over 10 years’ experience in top tier legal firms in Australia and internationally. Her most recent appointments were at law firms Maddocks and K & L Gates where she worked with a number of clients from ASX listed companies, non-profits, statutory authorities and all levels of government. Rebecca has a passion for health, especially the delivery of quality health care to our poor and vulnerable

Clinton Cummins - Executive Director Performance Improvement

Clinton has executive responsibility for leading the development and implementation of our strategy and frameworks across St Vincent’s for best practice continuous improvement and quality management. He brings extensive experience in quality management and continuous improvement functions in a range of industries which included the Toyota group and most recently Victoria Police. Whilst at Victoria Police Clinton was instrumental in driving organisational performance within forensic science and front line policing as well as embedding lean thinking values and behaviours.