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Executive Team

The Health Service Chief Executive (HSCE) is responsible for overall management, performance and activity outcomes for Metro South Health. The HSCE reports directly to the Hospital and Health Board.

Dr Peter Bristow

Dr Peter Bristow

Position: 
Chief Executive
Start date: 
January 2020

Dr Peter Bristow is a values-based leader who believes strongly in the mission of Metro South Health to deliver quality health care to our patients, their families and our community.

Nicola Dymond

Mrs Nicola Dymond

Position: 
Chief Operating Officer
Start date: 
June 2020

Nicola Dymond is a senior health executive with extensive international experience, having trained as a Registered Nurse, Midwife and Health Visitor in the United Kingdom, where she held numerous professional and operational executive roles, including as the Chief Executive Officer of a Primary Care Trust.

Robert Mackway-Jones

Mr Robert Mackway-Jones

Position: 
Chief Finance Officer
Start date: 
June 2013

Robert has 25 years of health sector experience and more than 15 years of senior leadership experience within the New Zealand environment. He joined Metro South Health as Chief Finance Officer (CFO) in June 2013. Robert’s New Zealand health experience included various financial roles and sector leadership roles.

Mrs Adrianne Belchamber

Position: 
A/Executive Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Start date: 
March 2021

Adrianne is the Acting Executive Director of the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

Adrianne is a Registered Comprehensive Nurse with 25 years’ experience in the health sector. Adrianne is an experienced operational manager having held a number of senior roles in New Zealand prior to a move to Australia in 2012.     

Noelle Cridland

Ms Noelle Cridland

Position: 
Executive Director, Logan and Beaudesert Health Service
Start date: 
November 2019

Noelle Cridland has extensive experience in strategic health care leadership, corporate and clinical governance, clinical services delivery and service redesign and reform. Her previous roles include Metro North Executive Director Safety and Quality,  Executive Director Metro North Medical Imaging and Executive Director of Development and Commissioning for Children’s Health Queensland.

Ms Susan Freiberg

Position: 
Executive Director, Bayside Health Services

Dr Bill Kingswell

Position: 
A/Executive Director, QEII Jubilee Hospital
Start date: 
October 2020

Dr Bill Kingswell has worked in Queensland Health for more than 30 years. He joined Metro South Hospital and Health Service as the Director of Medical Services at QEII Jubilee Hospital in December 2018 and has been acting Executive Director of QEII Jubilee Hospital since October 2020.

Mr Kieran Kinsella

Position: 
Executive Director, Addiction and Mental Health Services
Start date: 
May 2019

Kieran Kinsella has held senior health management positions in both UK and Australian health services. Kieran qualified as a mental health nurse following his training at St Bartholomew’s hospital in London and also has a Masters qualification. 

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Ms Kay Toshach

Position: 
Executive Director, Strategy and Planning
Start date: 
June 2012

Kay has a background in physiotherapy and worked as a senior clinician within Queensland Health and the United Kingdom’s National Health Service before pursuing an interest in workforce, organisational development and change management.

Mr Dave Waters

Position: 
Executive Director, Human Resources
Start date: 
October 2017

Dave is a senior human resources executive, having worked in a number of Queensland Government agencies, most recently as Chief Human Resources Officer at the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Prior to this, he was Chief Human Resources Officer at the Department of Health.

Cameron Ballantine

Mr Cameron Ballantine

Position: 
Chief Information Officer
Start date: 
October 2017

Cameron Ballantine is a Registered Nurse with post graduate qualifications in Intensive Care. Cameron has practical experience in clinical leadership positions across the public sector, has worked in health delivery roles in Queensland, and also has a Masters qualification in Health Science.

Chris Thorburn

Ms Chris Thorburn

Position: 
Executive Director, Governance
Start date: 
October 2019

Chris Thorburn’s career in senior and executive health management spans more than 25 years. During this period, she has managed large, diverse, acute and community health services, mental health services and health facilities. 

Dr Susan O'Dwyer

Position: 
Executive Director, Medical Services
Start date: 
June 2012

Dr Susan O'Dwyer has worked in medical administration roles at various facilities across Queensland since 2001. Her experience includes a seven-year term (2005-2012) in the Department of Health, Queensland, with responsibilities for medical workforce, education and training.

Ms Leanne Stone

Position: 
A/Executive Director of Nursing, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Start date: 
April 2021

Leanne Stone is acting in the Director of Nursing role for Nursing Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Leanne is undertaking a Doctor of Health Science with focus on advanced practice nursing roles. Leanne’s clinical work is increasingly focussed on digital health workflow research and translation of evidence into policy and practice.

Ms Anne Coccetti

Position: 
Executive Director, Allied Health
Start date: 
May 2019

Anne Coccetti is the Acting Executive Director of Allied Health for Metro South Health. In February 2018 Anne was appointed as Director of Allied Health for Logan and Beaudesert Hospitals. Prior to that appointment, Anne was the Director of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Logan Hospital since 2010. 

Last updated 27 August 2021