Vic breakfast forum: How to become a CEO – pathways & perspectives from current CEOs, 28 Apr 2017

VIC breakfast forum, 28 April 2017
Speaker: Sue Shilbury, Austin Health & Andrew Way, Alfred Health. Facilitator: Graeme Houghton.

Join us for a presentation from 2 CEOs of major Victorian Public Health Services as they discuss their pathway to CEO, Andrew Way from Alfred Health and Sue Shilbury from  Austin Health.  Andrew has been in Victoria some time while Sue is new to Victoria .  Both were experienced CEOs when they took up their roles in Victoria.  

Following each presentation there will be a facilitated discussion with questions for the audience.  This will be facilitated by Graeme Houghton a Fellow of the College with experience as a CEO in various Victorian public health services.


Fri 28 April 2017

7 – 9am

NAB Village - The Hall, Level 3, 700 Burke Street, Melbourne

0700 Registration
0725 Breakfast
0800 Speakers
0900 Finish

Registration fees
Member $70
Non-member $90
Table of 6 $420

The presentation covers the following domains and skills from our competency framework.

Leadership skills and behaviours

Profession and professional development

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About our speakers
Sue Shilbury
Sue joined Austin Health as CEO in early 2017, following a three-decade career in the New South Wales public health sector. Sue's roles have included General Manager of North Shore Ryde Health Service, in which she oversaw the delivery of New South Wales Health's largest capital works program, the $1.3 billion redevelopment of Royal North Shore Hospital. Sue has also held roles as General Manager of the Central Hospital Network (South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Health District); Director of the Division of Critical Care and Surgery at St George Hospital; and Director of Clinical Services at the Royal Hospital for Women. 

Professor Andrew Way RN BSc (Hons) MBA FAICD

Andrew Way has been the CEO of Alfred Health since 2009. Andrew has concentrated on improving access, ensuring high quality safe services with low mortality, within a strong financial framework and research supportive environment. Alfred Health is now seen as a leader in these areas. Andrew led the development of Victoria’s first Academic Health Science Centre - Monash Partners, now an accredited NHMRC Advanced Health and Research Translation Centre. Andrew was appointed as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University in 2015. Andrew is also a Director of other health related organisations and is a member of several government and other advisory groups. Prior to his relocation to Melbourne in 2009, Andrew had an extensive career in the NHS in the UK, latterly as CEO of the Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust.

About our facilitator
Graeme Houghton
Graeme holds BSc and Master of Health Administration degrees and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has held appointments as Chief Executive Officer of Fairfield Hospital, Austin Hospital, Repatriation General Hospital (Daw Park) and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.  He also has experience in the private hospital sector and as Hospital Standards and Accreditation Adviser to the National Department of Health in Papua New Guinea.  From 2008 to 2011, Graeme was a member of the Board of Directors of Western Health and from 2012 to 2015 he was Chair of the three Tasmanian Health Organisations.  He is an accreditation surveyor for the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Public Health at La Trobe University and a member of the Boards of Management of Mayfield Education and Guide Dogs Victoria and a member of the Committee of Management of Psychs on Bikes Inc.

02 8753 5130
4/28/2017 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
NAB Village The Hall Level 3 700 Bourke Street Docklands, VIC 3008 AUSTRALIA
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