Our leadership team
Brisbane South PHN’s Leadership Team has a wealth of lived experience in addressing local health needs that matter most to the community.
Chief Executive Officer
Mike is an experienced CEO and senior health care executive officer with experience in working for not for profit, publicly listed and private companies both in Australia and in the United Kingdom. Over a 30 year career, Mike has overseen the delivery of aged care services (both community based and residential), community mental health services, children and family support services, homelessness outreach initiatives, carer support programs and community health education schemes. He has held senior roles with FKP (Aveo), Prime, Eureka and Gateway Lifestyle, in addition to aged care organisations PresCare and TriCare. Mike has an Honours Degree in Business and is currently studying a Master in Public Health at the University of Queensland.
General Manager Commissioned Programs
Lucille is an experienced senior health and human services executive with a special focus on community health and primary healthcare. Lucille was formerly the Community Business Optimisation Lead at Uniting Care Queensland and a Health and Human Services Management Consultant at Ernst & Young. Lucille previously held senior positions in Diabetes Queensland. Lucille has a Bachelor of Applied Science, Speech Pathology from Latrobe University, a Masters of Public Health from Monash University and a Graduate Certificate in Business – Philanthropy and Non Profit Studies from QUT.
General Manager Stakeholder Engagement and Communications
Alice is a senior stakeholder engagement and communications executive with more than 20 years’ experience across the not-for-profit, government, corporate and education sectors at regional, national and international levels, including the United Nations. Alice has lived and worked in New Zealand, Australia, Viet Nam, Singapore, Thailand, Fiji, Pakistan and the USA, most recently as the University of Waikato’s Director, Communications and External Relations, and leading UNICEF’s communications for the Pacific region prior to that. Alice holds a Bachelor of Communication Studies from the University of Waikato and a Master of Arts in Communication from RMIT University.
General Manager Corporate Service
Julie has more than 20 years experience in managing corporate services related functions; governance and service delivery in the community services and financial services sectors. Prior to joining Brisbane South PHN, Julie was Senior Manager for Organisation Services and Company Secretary at the Queensland Council of Social Service. Julie is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
General Manager Primary Health
Sharon has worked as a senior level consultant to primary health networks, she was the General Manager for Primary Health Care and Service Integration at the former West Moreton-Oxley Medicare Local. Prior to this Sharon was a management consultant and Manager/Director of the Statewide Health Service Planning Unit for Queensland Health. Sharon has a Masters in Health Services Management from Griffith University and a Masters of Population Health from the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University. She is also a fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management.