Mr Liam Kelly QC (Chairman)
Barrister in private practice.
Mr Liam Kelly graduated from the University of Queensland in 1988 with honours in English literature and in law. He was awarded the university medal for law. He was awarded the Rhodes Scholarship for Queensland in 1989 and attended Magdalen College at Oxford University from where he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Civil Law. He commenced private practice as a barrister in Brisbane in 1992 and continues to practise at the bar as a Queen’s Counsel. His field of work is commercial litigation.
Mr Tom Ryan
Former Director and Chairman of Australian Pharmaceutical Healthcare Systems (APHS).
Mr Tom Ryan was a founding partner of the APHS Group. The APHS group provides pharmacy services within private hospitals, as well as providing oncology services to a variety of public and private hospitals and also providing an extensive service to aged care facilities for both prescription supply and clinical consultancies, and community pharmacy services. Mr Ryan owned and operated the pharmacy service at Greenslopes Private Hospital from 1995 until 2010.
Ms Carmel Monaghan (Company Secretary)
Group Chief of Staff Global, Ramsay Health Care.
Ms Carmel Monaghan is Ramsay Health Care’s Chief of Staff, following her appointment to this position in January 2015. In this role she is responsible for planning and directing the administrative, operational and strategic activities of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer. She is also responsible for the Company’s global marketing strategy; brand management; public affairs; communications; and corporate social responsibility agenda. Ms Monaghan joined Ramsay Health Care in 1998 and has directed the marketing strategy and communications of the Company through a time of several major mergers and acquisitions both within Australia and overseas, which has seen the Company grow from 12 facilities to over 200 and become one of the top five hospital operators in the world.
During this time she has served in a variety of roles including most recently as Ramsay’s Global Head of Marketing and Public Affairs since 2002, responsible for the coordination of the Company’s marketing activities across the world and ensuring they aligned with improvement in business performance. Prior to joining Ramsay Health Care, Ms Monaghan was the Manager Public Relations and Media for the Queensland Branch of the Australian Medical Association (AMAQ) for four years between 1994 and 1998.
Ms Monaghan holds a Bachelor of Business (Communications) from Queensland University of Technology and completed a Master of Business Administration in 2002. In April 2016, Ms Monaghan was appointed as a Director of Générale de Santé, a publicly listed hospital operator in France in which Ramsay Health Care (UK) Limited has an interest. She was a Board member of the Veterans’ Research Foundation between 1998 and 2005 and is currently a Director and Company Secretary of the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, a role she has held since the Foundation’s inception in 2005.
Ms Chris Went
CEO of Greenslopes Private Hospital and Director of the GMRF Board
Chris Went was appointed to the position of CEO at Greenslopes Private Hospital on 11 December 2017. Ms Went was previously CEO at St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital (also a member of the Ramsay Group).
Having completed her nursing training in 1992, Chris has post graduate qualifications in the clinical specialties of cardiology and emergency as well as business administration.
Chris has represented the private sector on the Queensland Clinical Senate for the past six years, was a member of the Department of Health Patient Safety Board for three years and has represented the Australian Private Hospitals Association on the Queensland Clinical Education and Training Council.
Dr Michael Harrison
CEO/ Managing Partner, Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology.
Dr Michael Harrison is the Chief Executive Officer/Managing Partner of Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology and is a Consultant Pathologist at the main Taringa Laboratory. Dr Harrison graduated from the University of Queensland in 1977 with an MBBS (1st Class Honours) and in 1984 was awarded FRCPA (General Pathology).
Dr Harrison is the President of Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and Chairman of the Quality Use of Pathology Committee. He has presented at many national and international meetings on the topics of Quality, Laboratory Management and e Health.
Professor Gerald Holtmann
Professor Gerald Holtmann is a Clinical Academic with substantial leadership experience in the clinical and academic setting. He is Director of the Department Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, and serves on the Board of Directors of the West Moreton Hospital and Health Service and is the Associate Dean Clinical at the University of Queensland. He was born in Essen, Germany. He completed his clinical training in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital of Essen and by the age of 38, he was appointed Professor of Medicine there as well.
He also completed a Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. In 2004, he was appointed Director of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Adelaide. From 2007 to 2010, he served a term as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Medical Director of the University Hospital Essen. Professor Holtmann is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
His research is focused in the field of Neurogastroenterology and has continuously attracted peer reviewed funding from national and international funding bodies such as the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), and the German Research Foundation. He has published more than 350 articles and book chapters in leading journals including the NEJM, Lancet and Gastroenterology. Besides his clinical and academic activities, he completed a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of South Australia.
Professor Ross Young
Executive Dean, Faculty of Health QUT
Professor Ross Young was appointed Executive Dean, Faculty of Health QUT in January 2013 following seven years as Executive Director, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), QUT.
Professor Young is a Clinical Psychologist and his research interests lie in the integration of psychological and biological risk factors in mental illness. His research includes work in substance misuse, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, mood disorders and more broadly in behavioural medicine. This includes work in pharmacogenomics and the development of personalised medicine via the use of gene chips. Professor Young has over 250 published book chapters and papers in genetic, medical, psychiatric and psychological journals.
Mr Karl Morris
Executive Chairman, Ord Minnett and Chairman, QSuper
Mr Karl Morris is Executive Chairman of Ord Minnett Limited with a career spanning over 30 years in financial services and wealth management. He is a Commerce graduate of Griffith University and holds diplomas from the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association of Australia, Institute of Company Directors and FINSIA.
Mr Morris is Chairman and a Master member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association of Australia, Chairman of QSuper, Directory of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ), Director of Gallipoli Medical Research, Board member of JP Morgan Australia Advisory Council, Board Member of the Financial Sector Advisory Council, Board Member of Archdiocese of Brisbane Catholic Foundation, Chair of Mary MacKillop Brisbane Catholic School Access Fund, Chair of Griffith University Foundation Board, Governor of the University of Notre Dame Australia and Patron of Bravehearts, a child protection charity.
Mr Morris is also a member of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Ltd (ASFA), Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST), Brisbane Lord Mayor Business Round Table, Investment Committees of the Catholic Archdioceses of Brisbane and Sydney, Royal National Agricultural Association (Life), Brisbane, Royal Queensland Aero Club, Tattersall’s Club, Brisbane. The Australian Club, Sydney, Young Presidents Organisation and Patron of Bravehearts, a child protection charity.