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Ramsay Health Care Leadership

Board Members

Michael S Siddle
Michael S Siddle
Chairman
Appointed 27/05/14 (Appointed as a Director 26/5/75)

Mr Michael Siddle was appointed as Chairman of the Company on 27 May 2014, having formerly been Deputy Chairman for 17 years and a founding director. He has built up significant knowledge of the business and the private hospital industry after starting with the Company in 1968. Mr Siddle has extensive experience in the management of private hospitals and has been integrally involved in Ramsay Health Care’s successful expansion through construction, mergers and acquisitions. He serves as a member of the Company’s People & Remuneration Committee and is Chair of the Nomination & Governance Committee.

Mr Siddle was a director of Prime Media Group Limited, one of Australia’s largest regional television and radio operators, from April 1985 to November 2015.

Mr Siddle is also a trustee of the Paul Ramsay Foundation.

Peter J Evans
Peter J Evans FCA
Deputy Chairman
Appointed 27/05/14 (Appointed as a Director 29/12/90)

Mr Peter Evans was appointed as Deputy Chairman of the Company on 27 May 2014, having formerly served as a Non-Executive Director since his appointment to the Board in 1990. Mr Evans began working with Ramsay Health Care in 1969. He is a Chartered Accountant who was in public practice for over 20 years with predecessor firms of KPMG. He has specialised in the financial management of hospitals and has had extensive experience in the health care field for 45 years. Mr Evans is Chairman of both the Company’s Audit and Global Risk Management Committees and a member of the People & Remuneration Committee.

Mr Evans is also a trustee of the Paul Ramsay Foundation and has been actively involved with several other charitable organisations over many years.

Craig McNally
Craig McNally
CEO & Managing Director
Appointed 03/07/17

Mr Craig McNally was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ramsay Health Care (Ramsay) on 3 July 2017, after serving seven years with Ramsay Health Care as Chief Operating Officer and 22 years prior to this in various roles including Head of Global Strategy and European Operations.

Mr McNally is one of Ramsay’s longest serving Executives having commenced with the Company in 1988. He was initially employed as a Hospital Executive in Ramsay’s Sydney-based mental health facilities, before taking over divisional responsibility for acute medical and surgical hospitals in the early nineties.

In 1995, he became Ramsay’s Head of Strategic Development, and for the last two decades has been responsible for the development and implementation of Ramsay’s growth strategy including brownfield expansions, international market assessments, mergers and acquisitions and new business strategies. As the Company’s chief negotiator and deal-maker he has been at the forefront of all the major acquisitions and deals completed by Ramsay Health Care. His unique ability to assess the opportunities and risks associated with new business ventures and to evaluate their ‘strategic fit’, as well as his sound judgement and insight, has ensured the Company’s successful growth both domestically and internationally.

In his role as head of Ramsay’s UK and European business, Mr McNally has been responsible for leading these teams through the challenging acquisition and merger phases and ensuring their successful integration with Ramsay Health Care and adoption of The Ramsay Way culture. His quiet but assured leadership style is well-respected throughout the organisation.

Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care in 1988, Mr McNally was an executive of a private hospital in Sydney following completion of a health administration degree at the University of New South Wales.

He is married with three children and an enthusiastic fan of football, baseball and rugby.

Bruce R Soden
Bruce R Soden B.Comm CA FAICD
Group Finance Director
Appointed 02/01/97

Mr Bruce Soden, a chartered accountant, is Group Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, a role he has held since early 1997. Mr Soden is responsible for all financial operations and corporate governance functions of the business including treasury, banking and finance, legal and company secretariat, investor relations and group accounting and taxation. Over his extensive time with the Group, Mr Soden has led the company’s capital management strategy through many critical milestones including the acquisition of the privatised Department of Veteran Affairs hospitals Hollywood (1994) and Greenslopes (1995), Ramsay’s listing on the ASX in 1997, the company-transforming acquisition of Affinity Health Care in 2005 and all debt and equity raisings.

Since listing and under Mr Soden’s financial leadership, Ramsay’s enterprise value has grown from under $400 million in 1997 to in excess of $18 billion currently.

Mr Soden is a Director of Ramsay Générale de Santé, a publicly listed hospital operator in France in which Ramsay Health Care (UK) Limited has a controlling interest, and he is also a Director of Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, the Company’s joint venture with Sime Darby.

Prior to being appointed Group Finance Director in 1997, Mr Soden was Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of Ramsay’s operating entities. Prior to that he spent four years based in New Orleans as Director and Senior Vice President of Ramsay Health Care Inc, a listed US health care company.

Before joining Ramsay in 1987, Mr Soden was a financial consultant for a major global accounting firm for 11 years.

Alison Deans
Alison Deans
Non-Executive Director
Appointed 15/11/18

Ms Alison Deans has more than 25 years’ experience in senior management and joined the Ramsay Health Care Board in November 2018.

Ms Deans founded and launched eBay in Australia in late 1999 and established clear market leadership and profitability within 18 months. From 2000 to 2003, as CEO and Executive Director of eCorp Limited, she led the portfolio of businesses from losses of $30 million per year to profitability. This included the turnaround of Ticketek and the effective privatisation of eCorp through a selective capital reduction.

Ms Deans was CEO of Hoyts Cinemas from 2003 to 2004, then Investment Executive of Consolidated Press Holdings, the private investment company of the Packer family. During this role, she maximised the value of two investments: the Hoyts Group and Jurlique.

In 2006, Ms Deans became a co-founder and Executive Director of netus Pty Limited, a technology investment company focused on building consumer web businesses in the Australian market in partnership with international category leaders.

Ms Deans holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Master of Arts from Trinity College at Cambridge University.

Ms Deans is a member of the People & Remuneration Committee.

In the past three years, Ms Deans has served as a director of the following listed companies:

  • Cochlear Limited (Appointed February 2015)
  • Westpac Banking Corporation (Appointed April 2014)
  • Insurance Australia Group Limited (Resigned October 2017)
Rod H McGeoch
Rod H McGeoch AO LLB MAICD
Non-Executive Director
Appointed 03/07/97

Mr Rod McGeoch is a past Chairman of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, a leading Australian law firm and has been a solicitor for 40 years. He was Chief Executive of Sydney's successful bid for the 2000 Olympic Games and served on the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games until November 1998. Mr McGeoch is also a past Chairman of Sky City Entertainment Group Limited.

Currently Mr McGeoch is Chairman of Vantage Private Equity Growth Limited and is also Deputy Chairman of the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust. Mr McGeoch also holds a number of honorary positions. In 1990 he was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia for services to Law and the Community and in 2013, also awarded an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to the Community through contributions to a range of organisations and to sport, particularly through leadership in securing the Sydney Olympic Games. Mr McGeoch is Co-Chairman of the Australian New Zealand Leadership Forum and is also a director of Destination NSW. In January 2013, Mr McGeoch was appointed Honorary Consul General of Luxembourg in Australia.

Mr McGeoch is Chairman of the People & Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nomination & Governance Committee.

During the last three years Mr McGeoch has also served as a director of the following listed company:

  • BGP Holdings Plc Malta and BGP Investment S.a.r.l Luxembourg (Appointed November 2009) (Currently Chairman)
Kerry C D Roxburgh
Kerry C D Roxburgh BCom MBA MeSAFAA
Non-Executive Director
Appointed 03/07/97

Mr Kerry Roxburgh is a Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia.

He is currently the Lead Independent non-executive Director of Ramsay Health Care Ltd, and a non-executive director of the Medical Indemnity Protection Society and of MIPS Insurance Ltd.

He is Chairman of Eclipx Group Limited and of Tyro Payments Ltd.

He is also a member of the Advisory Board of AON Risk Solutions in Australia.

In 2000 he completed a 3 year term as CEO of E*TRADE Australia (a business that he co-founded in 1997), becoming its non-executive Chairman until June 2007, when it was acquired by the ANZ Bank. Prior to this appointment he was an Executive Director of Hong Kong Bank of Australia Group (now HSBC Australia Ltd) where for 10 years from 1986, he held various positions including Head of Corporate Finance and Executive Chairman of the group’s stockbroker, James Capel Australia. Until 1986 Mr Roxburgh was in practice for more than 20 years as a Chartered Accountant.

Until 31 December 2015, he was Chairman of Tasman Cargo Airlines Pty Ltd and Deputy Chairman of Marshall Investments Pty. Ltd.

Mr Roxburgh is a member of the Audit, Global Risk Management and Nomination & Governance Committees.

In addition to Ramsay Health Care Limited, during the last three years Mr Roxburgh also served as a director of the following listed company:

  • Eclipx Group Limited (Appointed March 2015) (Currently Chairman)
Claudia Süssmuth Dyckerhoff
Claudia Süssmuth Dyckerhoff PhD
Non-Executive Director
Appointed 30/10/18

Dr Claudia Süssmuth Dyckerhoff PhD joined the Ramsay Health Care Board in October 2018, bringing expertise in market growth strategies, business development, and operational performance improvement in hospitals.

Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff has extensive global experience in hospitals and health care across Europe, Asia, and the USA. She joined McKinsey & Company in Switzerland in 1995 and was transferred to the USA focusing on supporting healthcare companies, including pharmaceutical/medical device companies, payor, provider and health systems in Europe and the USA.

In 2006, Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff transferred to China, was elected Senior Partner in 2010 and supported health care companies as well as governments across Asia. She also led McKinsey’s Asia-wide Health Systems and Services Sector. Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff also supports three start-ups, and in September 2017 she joined the Board of med tech start-up Cyrcadia.

Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff studied Business Administration at the University of St Gallen, Switzerland as well as at ESADE, Barcelona where she graduated with an MBA/CEMS Master. She also holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of St Gallen/University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff is a member of the Global Risk Management Committee.

In the past three years, Dr Süssmuth Dyckerhoff has served as a director of the following listed companies:

  • Hoffmann La Roche (Appointed March 2016)
  • Clariant AG (Appointed April 2016)
David Thodey AO
David Thodey AO
Non-Executive Director
Appointed 28/11/17

David Thodey AO is a global business leader who has had a strong executive career in the technology and telecommunications industries, with more than 30 years of experience creating brand and shareholder value. 

In addition to being a non-executive Director of Ramsay Health Care, Mr Thodey is currently Chairman of Australia’s national scientific research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Chairman of Jobs for NSW focused on job creation in NSW, as well as an Ambassador for business events in NSW. He is also the Chairman of the NSW Government’s Quantum Computing Fund Advisory Panel and a director of Tyro Payments Limited.

Mr Thodey is on the Advisory Boards of SquarePeg Capital and Unified Healthcare Group (UHG) and is on the Investment Committee of Evans and Partners Global Disruption Fund.

He also had a successful career as CEO of Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company, and prior to that he was CEO of IBM.

Mr Thodey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and English from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, attended the Kellogg School of Management postgraduate General Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA, and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Science and Technology from Deakin University in 2016 and an Honorary Doctorate of Business from University of Technology Sydney in 2018.  

Mr Thodey is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2017 for his service to business and the promotion of ethical leadership and workplace diversity.

Mr Thodey is a member of the Global Risk Management Committee and the Audit Committee.

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

John D C O'Grady
John D C O'Grady LLB FAICD
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary
Appointed 23/01/07

Mr John O’Grady has a background as a corporate and commercial lawyer and is admitted to practice in New South Wales. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). He has served as a non-executive director of a number of boards, including the Defence Housing Authority and the Major Events Board in South Australia. Prior to joining Ramsay in January 2007, he was in private practice with a strong corporate governance focus and experience in contract negotiation, finance and corporate law.

Mr O’Grady heads up the Global Legal team and has responsibility for coordinating Risk Management throughout the Group. He also provides input into all major acquisitions of the Ramsay Group globally and advises the Board and Executive on corporate governance.

Mr O’Grady also has Group responsibility for all company secretarial functions, including liaising with the ASX, ASIC and other regulatory bodies.


Management Team

Craig McNally
Craig McNally
Managing Director & CEO

Mr Craig McNally was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ramsay Health Care (Ramsay) on 3 July 2017, after serving seven years with Ramsay Health Care as Chief Operating Officer and 22 years prior to this in various roles including Head of Global Strategy and European Operations.

Mr McNally is one of Ramsay’s longest serving Executives having commenced with the Company in 1988. He was initially employed as a Hospital Executive in Ramsay’s Sydney-based mental health facilities, before taking over divisional responsibility for acute medical and surgical hospitals in the early nineties.

In 1995, he became Ramsay’s Head of Strategic Development, and for the last two decades has been responsible for the development and implementation of Ramsay’s growth strategy including brownfield expansions, international market assessments, mergers and acquisitions and new business strategies. As the Company’s chief negotiator and deal-maker he has been at the forefront of all the major acquisitions and deals completed by Ramsay Health Care. His unique ability to assess the opportunities and risks associated with new business ventures and to evaluate their ‘strategic fit’, as well as his sound judgement and insight, has ensured the Company’s successful growth both domestically and internationally.

In his role as head of Ramsay’s UK and European business, Mr McNally has been responsible for leading these teams through the challenging acquisition and merger phases and ensuring their successful integration with Ramsay Health Care and adoption of The Ramsay Way culture. His quiet but assured leadership style is well-respected throughout the organisation.

Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care in 1988, Mr McNally was an executive of a private hospital in Sydney following completion of a health administration degree at the University of New South Wales.

He is married with three children and an enthusiastic fan of football, baseball and rugby.

Bruce Soden
Bruce R Soden B.Comm CA FAICD
Group Finance Director

Mr Bruce Soden, a chartered accountant, is Group Finance Director of the Company, a role he has held since early 1997. Mr Soden is responsible for all financial operations and corporate governance functions of the business including treasury, banking and finance, legal and company secretariat, investor relations and group accounting and taxation. Over his 25 years with the Group, Mr Soden has led the company’s capital management strategy through many critical milestones including the acquisition of the privatised Department of Veteran Affairs hospitals Hollywood (1994) and Greenslopes (1995), Ramsay’s listing on the ASX in 1997, the company-transforming acquisition of Affinity Health Care in 2005 and all debt and equity raisings.

Since listing and under Mr Soden’s financial leadership, Ramsay’s enterprise value has grown from under $400 million in 1997 to in excess of $12 billion currently.

Mr Soden is also a member of the Board’s Risk Management Committee.

Mr Soden is a Director of Ramsay Générale de Santé, a publicly listed hospital operator in France in which Ramsay Health Care (UK) Limited has a controlling interest.

Prior to being appointed Group Finance Director in 1997, Mr Soden was Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer of Ramsay’s operating entities. Prior to that he spent four years based in New Orleans as Director and Senior Vice President of Ramsay Health Care Inc, a listed US health care company.

Before joining Ramsay in 1987, Mr Soden was a financial consultant for a major global accounting firm for 11 years.

Daniel Sims
Daniel Sims
Chief Executive Officer Ramsay Australia

Daniel Sims was appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ramsay Health Care's Australian operations on 1 January 2015. In Australia, Ramsay Health Care is the leading operator of private hospitals with 63 hospitals and 6 day surgeries. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr Sims was the Chief Operating Officer of Ramsay's Australian and Asian operations since 1 July 2008. In this role, he was ultimately responsible for the operating performance and strategic directions of Ramsay's hospital businesses in Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Mr Sims started with Ramsay Health Care in 2003 after emigrating from the United States. He commenced with the Company as Group Financial Controller-Hospital Operations before moving to operational management as the New South Wales (NSW) State Operations Manager on 1 July 2006.

Prior to coming to Australia in 2003, Mr Sims was a health care financial executive for a variety of companies between 1990 to 2003, including Ramsay Health Care, Inc., a publicly-traded company specialising in inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment across the United States.

Prior to 1990, Mr. Sims worked as an auditor with Ernst & Young for nine years, specialising in audit services to hospitals.

Mr Sims has been a Board member of The Australian Private Hospital Association (APHA) since 2007. He is currently the Vice-President of the APHA and Chairman of the APHA Policy and Advocacy Task Force. Mr Sims is also a Board member of Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care.

Pascal Roché

Pascal Roché
Chief Executive Officer Générale de Santé


Mr Pascal Roché has been Générale de Santé Chief Executive Officer, the leading French publicly listed hospital operator, since June 2011. After Ramsay Health Care took interest in the company in October 2014, Mr Roché was appointed in charge of the merger of Générale de Santé with Ramsay Santé France and Chief Executive Officer of the future combined entity from June 2015.

Since 2011, he organized the 100+ Générale de Santé facilities in France in regional clusters for an improved healthcare coordination and better service to patients.

Mr Roché started his career in the consulting business from 1985 to 1991 and then held various senior executive positions in the insurance sector at Axa France from 1991 to 2002. From 2002 to 2010, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Bank France where he was also global head of three business lines between 2007 and 2011, covering 17 countries. In 2010-2011, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Spain.

Mr Roché graduated from HEC business school, and holds a Master in private law and a postgraduate in Economics and Organization strategy. He is also a qualified actuary.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Chief Executive Officer, Ramsay UK

Dr Andrew Jones was appointed as CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK on 1 January 2018.  In the UK, Ramsay is a leading operator of private hospitals, and partner to the National Health Service, with 36 hospitals, day case centres and neurological rehabilitation units.

Prior to his appointment with Ramsay, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer at Nuffield Health, where he was responsible for the delivery of high quality services and standards across the UK.

He joined Nuffield in 2007 as their first Medical Director before becoming Managing Director of Wellbeing in 2012. At Nuffield Health Wellbeing he led the successful growth of Nuffield Health’s broad health and wellbeing service strategy, which included gymnasiums, corporate fitness and wellbeing centres, as well as stand-alone medical centres, providing health assessments, nutritional therapy, occupational health, diagnostics and physiotherapy.  He has led a number of corporate mergers, acquisitions and capital developments.

Andrew studied medicine at the University of Leeds and has an MBA from the University of Cambridge. He completed his surgical training in Leeds and, prior to his appointment at Nuffield, worked as a general practitioner in Lincolnshire.  Andrew has been a Board member of Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust since 2014.

Greg Brown
Greg Brown
Chief Executive Officer, Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, Asia

Greg Brown was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care, Asia on 1 November 2017.

In this role, Mr Brown has oversight of the operations of Ramsay Sime Darby’s seven hospitals (three hospitals in Malaysia, three hospitals in Indonesia and one management contract in the Maldives) as well as the Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare College in Malaysia. He reports to the Ramsay Sime Darby Board.

Prior to his appointment Mr Brown was the Operations Executive Manager of Ramsay Health Care’s Sydney Metropolitan Hospitals, overseeing the operation of seven high acuity hospitals and four mental health facilities, a role he served in between 2015 and 2017.

Between 2004 and 2015, Mr Brown was the CEO of North Shore Private Hospital and conjointly served as CEO of Castlecrag and Hunters Hill Private Hospitals from 2006 and 2013 respectively.
He has extensive experience in health care management, having worked in the industry for over four decades.

Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care, Mr Brown was a General Manager for Alpha Healthcare, responsible for the radiology, pathology and general practice division. He has also worked in a variety of public and private hospitals throughout New South Wales and Victoria.

Mr. Brown is a Director with the Kolling Foundation, the Sydney Neuro Oncology Group, the Lincoln Centre and the Northern Cancer Institute. He is also the Chair of the Breath by Breath Foundation.

Olivier Chretien
Olivier Chretien
Group Chief Strategy Officer

Mr Olivier Chretien commenced with Ramsay Health Care on 28 May 2018 in the role of Group Chief Strategy Officer.

In this role, Olivier is responsible for strategic planning, business development, M&A and innovation, which includes mapping out and executing on mid to long term growth options for the Group. He is also in charge of the Australian Pharmacy business, whose future growth is largely acquisition-led.

Before joining Ramsay Health Care, Olivier spent twelve years with Wesfarmers, where he executed multiple organic and inorganic growth opportunities as well as divestments and business restructuring programmes. Over the past two years he was Managing Director, Business Development and Corporate Planning for the Group and a member of the divisional boards (Coles, Bunnings, Officeworks, Department stores and Industrials). Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of the Industrial and Safety division, leading a portfolio of industrial distribution businesses across Australia, New Zealand, China, Indonesia and the UK.

Olivier started his career in logistics and project management with engineering contractor Jacobs Serete in France, before becoming a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in France and Australia for nine years, where he focused on healthcare as well as the airline and hotel industries.

He holds a MSc in engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris, a MBA from Insead, and has also graduated from Harvard Business School (AMP) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also a French Foreign Trade advisor.

Carmel Monaghan
Carmel Monaghan
Group Chief of Staff

Ms Carmel Monaghan is Ramsay Health Care's Chief of Staff, following her appointment to this position in January 2015. In this role she is responsible for planning and directing the administrative, operational and strategic activities of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer. She is also responsible for the Company's global marketing strategy; brand management; public affairs; communications; and corporate social responsibility agenda.

Ms Monaghan joined Ramsay Health Care in 1998 and has directed the marketing strategy and communications of the Company through a time of several major mergers and acquisitions both within Australia and overseas, which has seen the Company grow from 12 facilities to over 200 and become one of the top five hospital operators in the world.

During this time she has served in a variety of roles including most recently as Ramsay's Global Head of Marketing and Public Affairs since 2002, responsible for the coordination of the Company's marketing activities across the world and ensuring they aligned with improvement in business performance.

Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care, Ms Monaghan was the Manager Public Relations and Media for the Queensland Branch of the Australian Medical Association (AMAQ) for four years between 1994 and 1998.

Ms Monaghan holds a Bachelor of Business (Communications) from Queensland University of Technology and completed a Master of Business Administration in 2002.

She was a Board member of the Veterans' Research Foundation between 1998 and 2005 and is currently a Director and Company Secretary of the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, a role she has held since the Foundation’s inception in 2005.

In April 2016, Ms Monaghan was appointed as a Director of Générale de Santé, a publicly listed hospital operator in France in which Ramsay Health Care (UK) Limited has an interest.

John Horvath
Professor John Horvath AO
Group Chief Medical Officer

Professor John Horvath AO is the Group Chief Medical Officer for Ramsay Health Care.

Professor Horvath served as Australia’s Chief Medical Officer between 2003 and 2009 and has served as Chair of the Health Committee on the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). He has been a Board member of the Garvan Institute, Health Workforce Australia and Crown Resorts Ltd, and served as Principal Medical Consultant to the Department of Health and Ageing from 2009 till 2015.

Professor Horvath has extensive international experience in evidence-based practice and clinical governance as it applies to hospital settings.

Before joining the Department of Health, Professor Horvath’s career included 30 years in clinical practice at the Royal Prince Alfred where he established a number of clinical services in addition to serving as Director of the Renal and Transplant Services. He has been active in teaching and research; policy development and implementation of national strategies on behalf of governments.

He has represented Australia’s interest with the World Health Organisation and was Deputy Chair of WHO’s international cancer research institute based in Lyon, France. He was awarded an Officer in the Order of Australia in 2001.

Colleen Harris
Colleen Harris
Group Chief People Officer

Mrs Colleen Harris commenced with Ramsay Health Care on 8 January 2018 in the role of Group Chief People Officer.

In this role, Colleen is responsible for the talent strategy for the Group including mapping of where key expertise will be needed in the future, talent development and succession planning for the most senior leaders across our organisation.

Colleen is a successful Human Resources (HR) executive with more than 20 years’ experience across a variety of industries where she was responsible for designing and implementing talent, diversity, performance and reward programmes linked to both individual and business performance outcomes. She has served in several senior executive HR positions reporting to the Group CEOs of National Australia Bank, Federation Centres and MyState Limited. She has also held senior HR positions at Crown Ltd and Yellow Pages.

She holds a Bachelor of Education (Science) from the University of Melbourne, is a Member of the AICD and a Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute.