Introducing our Divisional Management Committee
Dr Shane Kelly - Chief Executive Officer
Dr Shane Kelly was appointed Chief Executive Officer in January
2005. Shane has significant health management experience in Western
Australia, having held a range of senior public health industry
positions. He was previously Chief Executive, South Metropolitan
Area Health Service. Prior to this, Shane was Chief Executive
of Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and King Edward Memorial
Hospital for Women. He has also had responsibility for medical
administration in previous roles, including that of Executive
Director Medical Services at Fremantle Hospital & Health
Service. Shane has a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of
Surgery, a Master of Business Administration and Master of Public
Health, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of
Medical Administrators and the Australian Institute of Company
Suzanne Sherry - Director of Mission
Suzanne began her professional career in
Melbourne in education as a teacher. Following further Post
Graduate Education, she remained in education, focusing on the
welfare and special education needs of both children and families.
Suzanne took on various leadership roles early in her career before
moving into senior leadership, firstly as a Deputy Principal and
then as a School Principal. She has always had a passion for
supporting the marginalised within society.
After eight years as a Principal in Geelong
(Victoria) and further post graduate studies in Innovation and
Service Management, Suzanne left education after 26 years and took
an executive role as Director of Mission with St John of God
Pathology Victoria. In her current role at St John of God Subiaco
Hospital, Suzanne is responsible for strategic and organisational
development, heritage and story, leadership formation and people
Dr Tony Robins - Director, Medical Services
Tony graduated from the University of Western
Australia, completing his MBBS in 1990. He obtained Fellowship of
the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1996 and
completed a Master of Business Administration from the UWA Business
School in 2007. He is an Associate Fellow of the Royal Australasian
College of Medical Administrators having been admitted to
membership in 2002 and is a member of the College Faculty
supervising Medical Administration Registrars.
Tony’s career has included service
with the Australian Defence Force,including postings as
a Flight Surgeon in the Royal Australian Navy and an
active service deployment with the UN to Somalia. Prior to
commencing at Subiaco, Tony’s experience in medical
administration included Fremantle and Royal Hobart Hospitals,
and most recently five years as Director of Medical Services at St
John of God Murdoch Hospital.
Stephen Cooper - Director, Corporate and Financial
Stephen commenced in his current role as
Director of Corporate and Financial Services at St John of God
Subiaco Hospital in 2007. Prior to this appointment, Stephen spent
nine years with Coventry Group Ltd where he held two roles as Chief
Financial Officer and Group Accountant. Earlier in his career,
Stephen worked in Chartered Accounting for nine years with Deloitte
and BDO, progressing from Graduate Auditor to Manager of Corporate
Finance and Consulting. He graduated from the University of WA with
a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1988 and qualified as a Chartered
Accountant in 1992.
Chris Hanna - Director, Nursing and Midwifery
Adjunct Associate Professor Chris Hanna was appointed Director
of Nursing and Midwifery at the Hospital in 2006. Chris has
significant health management experience in WA and NSW, having held
a range of senior leadership positions within private and not for
profit hospitals. She was previously Deputy Director of Nursing at
St John of God Murdoch Hospital and prior to this Director of
Nursing at the Mount Hospital in Perth.
Chris is a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife and has a
Master of Business Administration and Post Graduate Certificate in
Leadership and Catholic Culture. Chris is a member of the Royal
College of Nursing Australia, a WA finalist in the 2009 Telstra
Business Women’s Award and is currently enrolled in the Leadership
WA program, which focuses on enhancing leadership excellence and
community service within WA.
Vanessa Unwin- Director, Quality and Risk
Vanessa joined St John of God Subiaco Hospital
as the Director Quality and Risk in 2012. She is a Registered Nurse
and holds a Masters in International Health Management. With over
20 years experience in healthcare, Vanessa has previously held the
roles of Director Quality and Risk Management, Deputy Director of
Nursing – Surgical Services and Clinical Risk Manager at St John of
God Murdoch Hospital. Prior to this Vanessa resided in Queensland
where she worked at St Vincent’s Hospital Toowwomba, as a Nurse
Unit Manager (Orthopaedics).
Angela Gee - Director, Peri-Operative Services
Prior to arriving in Perth in 1990, Angela
worked at St Mary’s Hospital in London. She started her employment
in Australia as the Manager of Perioperative Services at the Mount
Hospital and then moved to St John of God Murdoch Hospital as the
Manager of Perioperative Services where she succesfully
commissioned the Operating Theatres when they first opened in 1994.
Anglea joined St John of God Subiaco Hospital in 2006 as the
Manager of Perioperative Services.
In 2009, Angela was appointed Director of
Peri-Operative Services. She currently leads a highly experienced
and committed team towards the goals of excellence, ever increasing
quality and innovation.
Brenda Bradley - Director, Obstetrics,
Gynaecology and Newborn Services
Brenda joined the Hospital in 2010, bringing a wealth of
experience and knowledge from both the public and private health
sectors. She holds post graduate qualifications in midwifery,
paediatrics, maternal and child health, as well as health service
management. Brenda’s career includes many senior management roles
across Western Australia, including Director of Nursing at
Kununurra/Wyndham Hospitals as well as Bed Manager and District
Manager of Leeuwin in the South West.
As Director Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Newborn Services, Brenda
manages the obstectric areas ensuring the safe arrival of
approximately 3,600 babies every year as well as the areas of
maternity, gynaecology and neonatology.
Shellee Chapman - Director, Workforce Development
Shellee holds a Bachelor of Business in Human
Resources and Industrial Relations. She has an array of expertise
in Human Resources and Industrial Relations having led these
portfolios at Amana Living as General Manager Human Resources.
Prior to this, she was Manager Employee Relations &
Administration at St Barbara Mines and Employee Relations
Consultant at Australian Mines & Metals Association.
Shellee was appointed Director Workforce
Development at St John of God Subiaco Hospital in 2010. This
position drives workforce development and capability, cultural
improvement, workplace safety, sustainability and recruitment and
retention, whilst also focusing on staff satisfaction and
motivation in the workplace.
Laura Colvin - Director, Inpatient Services
Laura graduated with a Diploma in Health Administration and then
pursued Nursing and Midwifery training in Scotland and Finland.
Prior to coming to Australia, Laura worked as a midwife in Canada
and New Zealand. Since 1988, Laura has held several management
positions including working for the Department of Health and for
Joondalup Health Campus where she was the Director of Nursing.
Laura has been with the Hospital in her current role as Director
of Inpatient Services since 2005, over seeing the services provided
to the many patients who are admitted to the Hospital each
Nathalie Brooks - Director, Planning and
Nathalie has been with the Hospital since 2002, working
alongside the CEO focusing on operational and strategic planning,
business development and governance. In early 2011, Marketing and
Public Relations, Community Relations and Doctor Liaison were
included in Nathalie’s portfolio. Nathalie’s career history also
includes two years as a Strategic Management Consultant and five
years in International Relations for the State Government, focusing
specifically on international and trade relations with Indonesia,
Japan and Europe. She also spent two years running a small
management consulting business. Her qualifications include a
Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Management.