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Executive team

Princess Alexandra Hospital is led by a local Executive team that reports to the Metro South Hospital and Health Board through the Health Service Chief Executive.

Dr Brian Bell, Executive Director Medical Services PAH

Dr Brian Bell

Position: 
Acting Executive Director
Start date: 
January 2020

Dr Bell has been relieving as Executive Director at the Princess Alexandra Hospital since January 2020. He was substantively appointed to the position of Executive Director Medical Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital in April 2018. His previous appointment was the Executive Director of Medical Services at the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service from 1993 until 2013.

Ms Veronica Casey AM

Position: 
Executive Director, Nursing Services
Start date: 
March 2015

Veronica has held nursing executive leadership positions in Queensland Health since 1998. She worked in nursing director roles at The Prince Charles Hospital, the Royal Brisbane Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital prior to her appointment as Executive Director, Nursing Services at Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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Kathy Grudzinskas

Position: 
Executive Director, Clinical Support Services
Start date: 
April 2015

Kathy has been continuously employed as a physiotherapist in hospital and community settings in South Australia and Queensland since 1981. She joined the Princess Alexandra Hospital as Director of Physiotherapy Services in 1995 and was appointed as Executive Director of Clinical Support Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, in December 2015.

Mr Alister Whitta

Position: 
Finance Director, PAH/QEII Health Network
Start date: 
March 2013

Alister was appointed Finance Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital and QEII Jubilee Hospital Health Network in 2013. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.

Adam Lavis

Adam Lavis

Position: 
Director, Human Resources, PAH/QEII Health Network
Start date: 
June 2019

Adam is the Director of Human Resources for the PAH/QEII Health Network, responsible for strategic and operational HR initiatives enhancing organisational performance.

Praneel Kumar

Mr Praneel Kumar

Position: 
Senior Director, Corporate Services
Start date: 
July 2019

Mr Praneel Kumar brings a wealth of government and non-government experience into this broad and challenging portfolio. He is a strategic thinker with a strong focus on collaborative style of leadership, change management and reforming business processes.

Last updated 5 May 2020