You can download our organisational chart [PDF 161.94 kB] to learn about the structure of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Chief Executive

Dr Peter Gillies is the Chief Executive responsible for:

  • clinical governance, education and research
  • operations
  • finances
  • information and infrastructure
  • people and culture
  • legal, commercial and governance.

Executive Director Medical Services

Dr Marlene Pearce is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • professional leadership — Medical
  • safety, quality and innovation
  • clinical education and interprofessional learning
  • research
  • clinical lead digital health.

Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery

Ms Suzanne Metcalf is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • professional leadership — Nursing and Midwifery.

Executive Director Allied Health

Dr Gemma Turato is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • professional leadership — Allied Health
  • Allied Health education.

Chief Finance Officer

Karen Dean is the Acting Executive Director responsible for:

  • financial management
  • financial operations
  • procurement and contracts
  • Public, Private Partnership (PPP) contract management
  • enterprise project management office.

Chief Operating Officer

Joanne Shaw is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • clinical services
  • facility management
  • Patient Access Coordination Hub (PACH)
  • emergency and business continuity
  • operational support services
  • COVID-19 response team.

Senior Director Digital health and Technology

Jake Penrose is the Senior Director responsible for:

  • ICT and digital health
  • ICT strategy and architecture
  • cyber security
  • clinical information services.

Senior Director Capital Assets and Infrastructure

Andrew Leggate is the Senior Director responsible for:

  • assets and infastructure
  • major capital projects
  • health service planning.

Executive Director Legal and Governance

Julian Tommei is the Executive Director responsible for:

  • Office of the Health Service Chief Executive
  • corporate governance
  • communications and media
  • legal services
  • internal audit
  • ethics and integrity.

Senior Director Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Sharon Barry is the Senior Director responsible for:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services
  • cultural capability.

Executive Director People and Culture

Silven Simmons is the Acting Executive Director responsible for:

  • workforce planning, capability and engagement
  • workplace safety and wellbeing
  • workforce operations
  • recruitment.

Last updated: May 2022