Responsiveness along with sound and transparent decisions are key principles in Alfred Health’s governance process.
Alfred Health’s Board is accountable to the Minister for Health. Its role is to exercise good governance in achieving the objectives as outlined in Alfred Health’s Strategic Plan 2016-20 and the Annual Statement of Priorities.
The Board comprises nine independent non-executive directors who are appointed for a period of up to three years and can be re-appointed to serve up to nine years.
Mr Gorton is a senior partner at Russell Kennedy Lawyers and has more than 25 years’ experience advising the health and medical sector on all aspects of commercial law.
Dr Victoria Atkinson is a cardiac surgeon and former Chief Medical Officer at St Vincent’s Health Australia. In 2018 she became the national Chief Medical Officer of Healthscope Ltd.
Ms Campbell brings extensive executive commercial and public sector experience to Alfred Health Board, that has been earned in a wide range of organisations in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Ms Eagle has qualifications in Arts, Social Work, the Law, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Gardner is a lawyer whose consultancy has included law reform, advance care planning and public administration.
Dr Goodfellow is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in public and private practice with a fellowship in infant mental health from the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Ms Howells is a Chartered Accountant who is passionate about excellence in customer service and corporate governance.
Ms McNaught has over 20 years’ experience working in the public health system.
Ms Suss is a social worker by profession who has served as the Director of Social Work and Community Development Services at Jewish Care.