Nigel Fidgeon MHA, BN, GAICD, FRCNA, AFCHSEChief Executive Officer
Nigel has extensive executive management experience in leading and managing change across the public and private health sector at both the strategic and operational levels. This has included strategic design and planning of services, organisational development, redesigning and implementing new models of care and building organisational capacity through collaboration and partnerships with a variety of organisations. As the Chief Executive Officer for the former Nurses Board of Victoria Nigel was also actively involved in the national regulatory reform process for the Health Professions to create a national regulatory system that was implemented on 1 July 2010.
Nigel holds a Master of Health Administration, a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) along with educational experience gained at the Wharton School of Business at the University Of Philadelphia, USA. Nigel is a Graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia, a Wharton Fellow and an Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Management.
Antoinette Mertins DrPH, PDipHRM, BBSc,AFCHSE
General Manager, Clinical and Carer ServicesAntoinette has extensive leadership and senior management experience working in the public sector across a diverse range of organisational forms at operational and strategic levels. This has included extensive experience working collaboratively across community care, health and primary care sectors. She has experience in health research, management of integrated community based health care, strategic and service planning, policy development and implementation, management of diverse multidisciplinary teams and services, and redesign of services to provide innovative models of community based health care. Antoinette is committed to population health approaches to improve health and wellbeing outcomes.
Antoinette has a Doctor of Public Health degree, a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Research Methodology and a Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences (Psychology). She is an Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Management.
Tassia Michaleas, BEC, BSW, MBA
General Manager, Mental Health & Community Innovation
Tassia has extensive experience in the not-for profit and community sector and commenced her career in community health in 1996 where she has remained. Tassia has experience working across leaderships and operational areas and takes a pro-active approach in developing and delivering innovative services and programs to identified and emerging community needs. Tassia has strong skills in advocacy, streamlining of systems and processes, effective engagement of stakeholders and developing partnerships.
Tassia is committed to and has an in-depth understanding of the values and philosophy of community health including issues related access, diversity and the social model of health.
Tassia has a Bachelor of Economics, a Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Business Administration.
John Orr B.Bus(Accounting), CPA
General Manager, Corporate Services
John has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Post Graduate qualification in Information Technology. He has been a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) for over 25 years and has predominately worked in the not for profit sector in diverse areas including education, welfare, home care and the arts.
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