• Director and Company Secretary for the GMRF Board

    Carmel Monaghan

Ms Carmel Monaghan is currently a Director and Company Secretary for the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, a role she has held since the Foundation’s inception in 2005.

Ms Monaghan is also 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.