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Who’s Moving January 2019 tracks who has moved careers across the Healthcare, Academic and Human Services sectors, globally.

It has been a great start to the year, with many people on the move:

Ms Sarah Rainbird is moving to the Centre for Eye Research Australia as the new Head of Philanthropy and Fundraising, leaving her position at Save the Children Australia as National Donor Relations Manager.

Professor John Pollaers will begin as Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology in February this year. He is currently Chairman of the Australian Advanced Manufacturing Council and Chairman of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee as well as Chair of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce for the Federal Government.

Ms Sandra Clubb is joining St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney as Director of Human Resources, having left her role as National Director People & Organisational Development at Calvary Health Care.

In addition to his role as Director of Medical Services St Joseph’s Hospital, Dr John Shepherd has been appointed Deputy Director of Medical Services for St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney.

Ms Leani Viljeon is leaving Calvary Health Care as National Human Resources Lead, moving to South West Healthcare as Executive Director, People and Culture.

Professor Simon Bronitt will be leaving the University of Queensland in July 2019 where he has been Professor of Law, Deputy Head and Deputy Dean (Research) of the TC Beirne School of Law. Professor Bronitt will be joining the University of Sydney as Head of School and Dean of the Law School.

Who’s Moving January 2019

Ms Lisa Lynch has moved back to Melbourne as the new Chief Operating Officer at The Royal Women’s Hospital, leaving her position as COO at the Women’s and Children’s Local Health Network in Adelaide. Mr Damien Gibney, who has been acting in the COO role at The Royal Women’s Hospital has been appointed as Executive Director Safety, Redesign and System Improvements.

Professor Michael Barnes has left his position as Dean, School of Banking and Finance at Jindal Global University, moving to the SRM Institute of Science and Technology as Director, Faculty of Management and Law.

Mr Glenn Sweeney has been appointed CEO of Eve Health; some of his previous positions include CEO of Qscan Radiology Clinics and Group General Manager Operations at Stellar Asia Pacific.

Ms Jane Crowe is beginning her new role as Managing Director Australia and New Zealand of Roche Diabetes Care, leaving Community Options Australia where she was Executive Director.

Previously the Deputy Vice Chancellor at Lancaster University, Professor Andrew Atherton, has moved to the University of Dundee as Principal and Vice-Chancellor.

Ms Sharon Rewitt has begun as the Chief Executive Officer of Warners Bay Private Hospital, leaving her role as Regional Commercial Manager within Ramsay Health Care.


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