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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 Michael Cleary

Dr Michael Cleary PSM

Position: 
Executive Director, PA Hospital
Start date: 
July 2017

Dr Michael Cleary commenced working with Queensland Health 34 years ago and was appointed as Executive Director, Princess Alexandra Hospital in October 2017.

Dr Brian Bell, Executive Director Medical Services PAH

Dr Brian Bell

Position: 
Executive Director, Medical Services
Start date: 
January 2020

Dr Bell was appointed to the position of Executive Director of 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. For the last 3 years he has had Executive leadership positions at Logan and Redland Hospitals.

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.

Ms Rachel Phillips

Position: 
Executive Director, Clinical Support Services
Start date: 
August 2020

Rachel Phillips has been working in Queensland Health since 2001. Rachel has worked as clinician, professional leader and executive director in acute and ambulatory care settings, primary care, and most recently in mental health.

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 23 September 2020