- Management team
Alex Demidov - Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Regional Victoria
Alex was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in July 2017. Alex brings extensive experience in private health care service provision, including working for Healthscope, Ramsay Health Care and Evolution Healthcare as CEO as well as not for profit healthcare organisations, Sydney Adventist Hospital and St Vincent’s Private. Commencing his early career studying law at Harvard University and working as a lawyer in New York prior to moving into nursing, working as a Director of Nursing and Director of Perioperative Services, before taking on a range of management roles. Alex holds a Master of Business Administration (UNE), Graduate Certificate of Perioperative Nursing (UTS), Bachelor of Nursing (USyd), Juris Doctor cum laude: Harvard University.
Nigel Jarvis - Director of Finance and Corporate Services
Nigel Jarvis was appointed the Director of Finance and Corporate Services in January 2017. He was recruited from Ballan District Health & Care where Nigel held the position of Director of Business & Finance. Nigel also comes with public health experience at Ballarat Health Services and manufacturing experience with Mars Confectionery. He holds a degree in Commerce and is a Certified Practicing Accountant.
Maria Noonan -Director of Nursing
Maria Noonan was appointed Director of Nursing in November 2012. Maria has been the Deputy Director of Nursing/Clinical Operations Manager since 2009 and prior to that has performed in various management roles within the organisation. Maria has completed her Graduate Diploma in Management and her Masters in Business Management at the University of Ballarat.
Maureen Waddington - Director of Mission
Maureen Waddington was appointed Director of Mission in November 2002. Maureen came to Ballarat after a career in administration in Melbourne. Prior to her appointment as Director of Mission, Maureen was Hotel Services Manager for St John of God Ballarat Hospital. Maureen has a Diploma in Management, a Masters of Business Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Theology and continues to study for her Masters of Divinity. Maureen is also a Board member of Centacare Ballarat and the Caroline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics Melbourne.
Dr Vince Russell - Director of Medical Services
Dr Vince Russell was appointed as Director of Medical Services in April 2015. He has worked as a senior medical officer in the Emergency Department of St John of God Ballarat Hospital for the past 12 years, where he is currently the Director. Prior to this he worked in community and emergency medicine in Australia and Canada. He currently holds a Senior Lecturer position with the University of Notre Dame, and is on the faculty of Emergency Life Support, an organisation devoted to teaching Emergency Medicine in rural areas around Australia.