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Our Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer

Acting CEO Tony WalkerProfessor Tony Walker, ASM

Responsible to the Board of Directors for the overall management and performance of AV.

Chief Operations Officer

Elizabeth MurphyElizabeth Murphy APM

Responsible to the CEO to ensure a collaborative approach to the delivery of integrated, effective and efficient statewide operational services in line with organisational performance targets. This includes the management of response to the community and logistical services.

Executive Director Clinical Operations

Mick StephensonAssoc Prof Michael (Mick) Stephenson, ASM

Responsible for the provision of quality statewide emergency ambulance operations with our Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Mobile Intensive Care (MICA) paramedics, Ambulance Community Officer (ACO) and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT). Emergency Operations is also responsible for the planning and delivery of specialist statewide services for Air Ambulance Victoria.

Executive Director Operational Communications

Anthony CarlyonAnthony Carlyon

Responsible for coordinating and optimising statewide emergency and non-emergency ambulance response and the provision of patient care through telehealth services including Nurse on Call and Ambulance Victoria Referral Service.

Executive Director Operational Strategy and Integration

Mark Rodgers
Mark Rogers ASM

Responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction on operational strategy, service innovation and continuous improvement to create a collaborative and integrated approach to delivery. In addition leads the social and environmental strategic direction and action plan and delivery for AV.

Executive Director Corporate Services

Garry ButtonGarry Button

Responsible for AV’s financial strategy, financial and management accounting services, including compliance with accounting standards and taxation, billing and debt collection, commercial and procurement services, property services, legal and FOI, community fundraising, privacy, and the Membership Subscription Scheme.  Corporate Services is also responsible for asset management, enterprise risk management and audit.

Chief Information Officer

Gavin GuslingGavin Gusling

Responsible for Information and Communication Technology strategy, leading the evolution of a unified and integrated ICT portfolio to create value through technology and deliver Best Care for every person every time.

Executive Director People and Culture

Rebecca HodgesRebecca Hodges

Responsible for workforce strategy, organisational development and culture programs, generalist Human Resources advice, employee relations, payroll services and health, safety and wellbeing.

Medical Director

Dr David Anderson
Dr David Anderson

David is Medical Director of AV, a role that involves providing expert medical advice and developing the clinical practice guidelines that our paramedics practice to. David is also an intensive care physician at Alfred Health and a retrieval physician with AV. His clinical interests are prehospital and retrieval medicine, trauma, ECMO and bioethics.

Executive Director Quality and Patient Experience

Nicola ReindeersNicola Reinders

Responsible for providing leadership and direction for clinical governance and patient safety and quality systems; and supporting a culture of continuous improvement to ensure Ambulance Victoria delivers safe, high quality patient care and experience, every time.

Nicola is also the Executive Lead for the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission review into workplace equality at AV.

Executive Director Communication and Engagement

Nichola Holgate

Nichola Holgate

Responsible for all aspects of AV’s communication activity including employee engagement, stakeholder engagement, government relations, media relations, community engagement and partnerships, public awareness and education programs and digital channel management.