The members of the Westmead Executive team support the General Manager to lead, direct, coordinate and control the operations and performance of Westmead Hospital.
Their role as strategic leaders is to formulate and execute business strategies to produce desired results critical to the organisation.
General Manager, Westmead & Auburn hospitals
Brett has assumed the role of senior operational manager accountable for the management and performance of Westmead and Auburn hospitals.
He is co-leading a major multimillion dollar capital works program to rebuild Westmead Hospital working closely with staff, precinct partners and the community to ensure the redevelopment transforms the delivery of healthcare in western Sydney.
Brett has more than 30 years experience in health service delivery, strategic and operational leadership across clinical and corporate services, and capital development and implementation.
He is committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential and deliver the best possible health care for the community.
Clinical Director, Division of Surgery & Anaesthetics
Associate Professor Gary Morgan
MBBS, BDS, FRACDS, FACS, FRACS
Professor Morgan is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney with degrees in medicine and dentistry. He currently practices in the speciality of Head & Neck Surgery.
Prof Morgan first came to Westmead as a trainee in 1993 and has been on the senior staff since 1996. He has training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, General Surgery and Head & Neck Surgery. His training was undertaken predominantly in Sydney, but he has spent time in Melbourne, New York and the United Kingdom.
Prof Morgan's clinical practice includes thyroid/parathyroid, salivary, advanced and metastatic skin cancer, mucosal cancer of the head & neck surgery and surgery of the teeth and jaws.
Professor Morgan spent a number of years as the Supervisor of Advanced Training for the Department of General Surgery. He was on the Medical Advisory Committee and the Clinical Review Committee at Westmead Private Hospital where he is still a visiting practitioner.
Prior to taking up the role of Clinical Director in 2013, Professor Morgan was Head of Department, General Surgery. Today he continues as Head of Department, Surgical Oncology/Head & Neck Surgery. He retains a Visiting Medical Officer appointment at Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals.
Operations Director, Division of Surgery & Anaesthetics
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons), Graduate Certificate Acute Care Nursing, MBA (Health Management)
Jenelle Matic is the Operations Director for the Division of Surgery and Anaesthetics at Westmead Hospital. Jenelle is responsible for the efficient management and leadership of operations across one of the largest surgical services in NSW.
Prior to working at Westmead, Jenelle was Medical Operations Manager for Liverpool Hospital and was responsible for a budget of $75m and 800 staff. Her role included the management and administration of medical services for the hospital; and as a member of the Hospital Executive, contributing to the overall activities of the hospital’s operational and strategic directions.
In 2016, in conjunction with the Agency for Clinical Innovation, she led a major review and redesign of surgical activity at Liverpool Hospital that resulted in significant improvement in utilization. This review required close collaboration and consultation and engagement of surgeons, medical, nursing and administrative staff which resulted in their ongoing commitment to the changes.
Prior to her role at Liverpool, Jenelle was Patient Safety Manager during the transition from the Area Health Service to South Western Sydney LHD; and before this worked as a Registered Nurse in Emergency, Intensive Care and Coronary Care.
Clinical Director, Division of Critical Care & Medicine
Dr Peter Landau
Dr Landau is the Clinical Director for the Division of Critical Care and Medicine and is a Senior Staff Specialist at Westmead Hospital.
Peter first came to Westmead in 1983 as a Clinical Fellow with a passion for geriatric and stroke medicine. He went on to lead these specialities as Department Head between 2005 and 2016. He remains an active clinician and patient advocate.
In addition to his clinical commitments, Dr Landau is responsible for providing strategic clinical leadership to the Division of Critical Care and Medicine to deliver safe and sustainable clinical services through the implementation of contemporary multi-disciplinary models of care at Westmead Hospital.
Dr Landau is a senior clinical advisor for Western Sydney Local Health District. He participates as a member on the Westmead Clinical Board, the Clinical Excellence Commission Clinical Council, Agency for Clinical Innovation Aged Health Network and the Ministry of Health Senior Medical Advisory Committee.
Acting Operations Director, Division of Critical Care & Medicine
Peter is the Operations Director for the Division of Critical Care and Medicine at Westmead Hospital. Peter is responsible for the efficient management and leadership of operations across one of the largest clinical services in NSW which includes emergency services, cardiology, respiratory and sleep medicine, geriatric medicine and rehabilitation as well as intensive care and the Organ and Tissue Donation Service.
A physiotherapist with over 20 years experience working in public hospitals in Australia and the UK, Peter had a lead role in the multi-award winning Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals Expansion Project (Stage 1). He was named the NSW Health Collaborative Leader of the Year for 2016.
Prior to commencing at Westmead, Peter worked as the Director of Operational Design at Blacktown & Mount Druitt Hospitals.
Clinical Director, Division of Medicine & Cancer Services
Professor Jeremy Chapman AC
MB BChir, MD, FRACP, FRCP
Professor Chapman is a renal physician with a special interest in transplantation. Jeremy is the Clinical Director for the Division of Medicine and Cancer Services Westmead Hospital, Director of Western Renal Services, Chair of the WSLHD Research Committee, Chairman of the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry and the Australian Cord Blood Bank Network. Jeremy is Deputy Chair of the Board of Western Sydney Local Health District.
Professor Chapman is a Past-President of The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand, Advisory Member of The World Health Organisation Expert Advisory Panel on Human Cell Tissue and Organ Transplantation, Secretary General and Past President of the World Marrow Donor Association and founding Co-Chair of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group. In 2010, Professor Chapman received the 2010 Asturias Foundation Award for International Cooperation on behalf of The Transplantation Society and in the same year was also awarded the David Hume Award from the US National Kidney Foundation. In addition, Professor Chapman was awarded Companion of the Order of Australia in 2015. Professor Chapman is currently also the Editor-in-Chief for Transplantation and Transplantation Direct 2015-2020.
Professor Chapman’s clinical work is in Renal Medicine, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Islet Transplantation and Diabetic Renal Disease.
Operations Director, Division of Medicine & Cancer Services
MHSM, MBus(OpMgt), AssocDip(DR)
Debbie is Operations Director for the Division of Medical and Cancer Services at Westmead Hospital. Debbie is responsible for the efficient management and leadership of operations across one of the largest clinical services in NSW which includes the Ambulatory Medical Services group, the Breast Cancer Institute, Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Drug Health, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Services, Infectious Diseases portfolio and Renal and Transplant Medicine.
Debbie has been a staff member of the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) since 1985, starting her career as a Medical Radiation Scientist at Blacktown Hospital. After almost 20 years in a clinical role, Debbie moved into senior management in 2005 as the Imaging Services Manager Westmead Hospital, moving to Facility Operations Manager within the WSLHD Executive Director of Operations Office in 2012 prior to being appointed to her current role.
Debbie has extensive knowledge of the clinical environment and business strategy which has seen her implement effective change within the Clinical Services of Westmead Hospital and District Facilities.
Debbie holds Masters degrees in Health Services Management and Business (Operations Management). She is active on a variety of Ministry, LHD and facility based programs.
Clinical Director, Division of Women’s & Newborn Health
Dr Therese McGee
Dr Therese McGee has worked in women’s health for over 30 years in both the public and private sectors and has a broad background in general obstetrics and gynaecology, health administration and health education. Her current role involves overall responsibility for the day to day running of Westmead Hospital’s Women’s and Newborn Health services with a particular focus on ensuring the delivery of safe, high quality care within an environment that is compassionate and empowering for women and their families.
In addition to patient-care and administrative roles, Dr McGee is responsible for the co-ordination of medical student education within her service. She is also closely involved in ensuring future generations of women and babies have access to adequate numbers of well-trained midwives and gynaecology nurses, obstetrician/gynaecologists and medical and nursing newborn baby specialists.
Operations Director, Division of Women’s & Newborn Health
MIHM, RN, RM
Donna is the Operations Director for the Division of Women’s and Newborn Health at Westmead Hospital. Donna is a Midwife and has a Master of International Health Management.
Donna’s commitment to quality health care for women, babies and their families developed in the 1980’s and since that time she has gained valuable experience in a number of NSW hospitals and models of care.
Donna is particularly committed to a health care model that supports, encourages and guides patients though their experience and recognises the vital role played by family members and carers.
Director of Oral Health, Western Sydney Local Health District
Dr Josephine Kenny
BDS, MHA, MPH
Dr Kenny is the Director of Oral Health services for the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD). She is responsible for and manages all aspects of the Oral Health service in WSLHD, including clinical services, education programs, human resources and financial management as well as internal and external stakeholder engagement.
Prior to her Director role with the WSLHD, Dr Kenny was Acting Chief Dental Officer of NSW and assisted the Chief Health Officer and the Centre for Oral Health Strategy in a clinical advisory role.
Dr Kenny graduated as a dentist from the University of Sydney and has extensive managerial and leadership experience within NSW Health and the education sector and is highly regarded in the field of dentistry in NSW. Dr Kenny holds a Master of Health Administration and a Master of Public Health (Harvard).
Dr Kenny is a member of the State Oral Health Executive Committee, the Ministry of Health’s Oral Health Advisory Group and has an appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney.
Deputy Director of Oral Health, Western Sydney Local Health District
Dr Gabriel Hajjar
Dr Hajjar is the Deputy Director of Oral Health at Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD). Dr Hajjar is responsible for supporting the Director of Oral Health in the efficient management and leadership of clinical Oral Health services, covering general and specialist dental services for the largest oral health facility and dental teaching hospital in Australia.
Prior to Dr Hajjar’s current role as Deputy Director of Oral Health, he has held numerous senior dental positions at Blacktown, Mountt Druitt and Nepean Hospitals as well as working in private practice.
Dr Hajjar has been and continues to be a key contributor to the redevelopment and growth of Dental Units across the health sector in Western Sydney.
Dr Hajjar has degrees in Dentistry and Economics and is a current committee member of the NSW Health State Oral Health Executive (SOHE).
Chief Medical Advisor
Associate Professor Roslyn Crampton
Associate Professor Crampton is the Chief Medical Advisor and Co-Clinical Director of the Division of Clinical Support at Westmead Hospital and Director of Education, Western Sydney Local Health District.
Associate Professor Crampton has been a Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine at Westmead for 20 years, having commenced training at Westmead as an intern in 1979. She has had experience in the fields Forensic Medicine and has continued her involvement in Medical Education. Associate Professor Crampton is a previous Chair of the NSW Prevocational Training Council and HETI. Her research has focussed on the clinical training and supervision of postgraduate medical practitioners in the workplace and in the provision of safe patient care.
Director of Nursing and Midwifery
BN, RN, GradCert (Onc Nurs), MHlthServMt
Kate is the Director of Nursing and Midwifery and Co-Clinical Director of the Division of Clinical Support at Westmead Hospital.
Kate’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Oncological Nursing and a Master of Health Services Management complimented with experience at an executive level at Westmead Hospital.
Kate’s experience includes roles as the Deputy Director of Nursing and Midwifery and various Senior Nurse Manager positions at Westmead Hospital. Clinically, Kate spent her formative years in Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Royal North Shore Hospital and Westmead Hospital.
Kate has particular interests in the improvement of health care, including nursing key indicators such as pressure injury prevention, and the provision of comprehensive care to complex patients. She is very proud to be called a nurse and aspires that care provided by the nurses and midwives at Westmead Hospital is of the highest quality and delivered with compassion and respect.
Director Corporate Services, Westmead Hospital & Acting Director Allied Health, Westmead and Auburn hospitals
AFCHSM, MHA, GCHS, BPT, JP
Mathivanan is the Director of Corporate Services for Westmead Hospital and acting Director of Allied Health for Westmead and Auburn hospitals.
He is responsible for the provision of leadership and management to the operations of services such as security, parking, cleaning, orderlies, supply, volunteer services, retail management as well as assists in facilitating allied health perspectives and engagement on such matters as service planning, clinical governance and quality and safety programs for Westmead and Auburn hospitals.
Mathivanan has been successful in commissioning over 1000 new parking spaces for staff and visitors during 2016 and 2017 as part of the Westmead Redevelopment Project and has recently lead the implementation of modernisation of orderly services across the facility.
Mathivanan has over 15 years’ of experience in NSW health that includes senior management and executive positions at facility, Local Health District and State levels, in the areas of medical administration, hospital accreditation and clinical service operation.
He has held the positions of Manager, Medical Training and Administration Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Head of the System Support and Operations Division at NSW IMET (currently known as HETI) and Director of BreastScreen NSW, South Eastern Sydney Illawarra.
Mathivanan has Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences and Masters in Health Administration qualifications.
Operations Director, General Manager’s Unit, Westmead and Auburn Hospitals
Luke is the Operations Director for Westmead and Auburn Hospitals. He is responsible for the efficient management and leadership of operations for two of the largest healthcare facilities in Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD).
Luke has worked for WSLHD since 2011, and over this time has developed a passion for patient safety and quality, and hospital operations. Luke has successfully managed and coordinated hospital accreditation reviews for Blacktown, Mount Druitt, Auburn and Westmead Hospitals.
Luke manages the General Manager’s Unit and the Quality and Accreditation team at Westmead and Auburn Hospitals.
Luke represents Westmead and Auburn operations on state significant and industrial matters. He has also been the operations lead representing the General Manager for the management of significant business changes such as the Westmead Hospital telephony systems upgrade.
Luke is highly involved with the planning and delivery of the Westmead Hospital Redevelopment Project, a multi-million dollar major capital works program to expand Westmead Hospital. He works closely with staff, precinct partners and the community to ensure that the redevelopment transforms the delivery of healthcare in Western Sydney.
Luke holds a Master of Health Service Management and a Bachelor of Health Sciences.