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Our Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer

Acting CEO Tony WalkerAssociate Professor Tony Walker, ASM

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

Chief Operating Officer

Mark RodgersMark Rogers, ASM

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, logistical and education services.

Executive Director Corporate Services

Rob BarrRob Barr

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, and the Membership Subscription Scheme. Finance and Corporate Services is also responsible for Service Quality and Improvement, Enterprise Risk Management and Audit.

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.

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.

Medical Director

Dr Stephen BernardProfessor Stephen Bernard ASM

Responsible for providing expert medical advice, clinical research, and development of clinical practice guidelines.

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.

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 Transformation and Strategy

Jill Fitzroy

Jill FitzRoy

Responsible for the strategic design and delivery of digital and service transformation and organisational resilience that is informed by deep customer, community and performance insights.

Executive Director Strategic Communication and Engagement

Tracey Curro

Tracey Curro

Responsible for leadership of strategic internal and external communication; engaging our people, community and stakeholders with Ambulance Victoria’s contemporary role in Victoria’s public health system.