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Interview with Professor Christine Bennett AO

By 1 July 2016November 20th, 2020Video | Knowledge Page
Christine Bennett

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Professor Christine Bennett AO is a specialised paediatrician and has over 30 years of health industry experience in clinical care, strategic planning, business operations and senior management in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is currently Professor and Dean, School of Medicine at The University of Notre Dame Australia and Chair of Research Australia.

Some of Professor Bennett’s career highlights include:

  • Chief Medical Officer, Bupa Australia
  • Chief Executive Officer, Research Australia
  • Partner in Health and Life Sciences, KPMG Australia
  • Managing Director, Total Health Enterprise
  • CEO, Westmead Hospital
  • General Manager, Royal Hospital for Women
  • Head of Planning, NSW Health

Christine is also an experienced company director and has help many non-executive director roles across private, public, government and charitable organisations; including Research Australia, RetireAustralia, Lorica Health, HeartWare, Regis, Schizophrenia Research Institute, the Digital Health CRC and The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network.

We sat down with Christine to discuss her top tips for aspiring leaders and advice for building a world class medical facility.


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