Lesley Dwyer was appointed as Chief Executive on 18 May 2015.
Lesley is a highly experienced executive manager with more than 30 years’ experience across the public health system.
Prior to taking up the role as Chief Executive, Lesley held senior executive roles in government and health services within the Australian Health System.
Lesley has worked in a number of roles at times of reform and challenge in large multi-site tertiary and quaternary organisations, including Victoria, South Australia.
Lesley’s most recent role in Australia was Chief Executive of West Moreton Hospital and Health Service in Queensland. It is here where Lesley led the turnaround of a failing health service to that
of a high performing integrated health system. Through these roles, Lesley has gained a complete understanding and experience of public sector accountabilities, effective governance and performance frameworks, which have ensured the effectiveness and quality of services delivered.
Lesley has extensive experience and knowledge gained within primary, community and tertiary healthcare settings, working collaboratively across agencies and jurisdictions. She has led multifaceted change and improvement programs aimed at raising organisational performance, and integrating service delivery across entire healthcare systems.
Lesley’s clinical background is in nursing. She has tertiary qualifications in health management, as well as being a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.