Appendix 4 Senior executives and unit heads

Photo of AIHW senior executives and unit heads.

AIHW Senior Executives and Unit Heads.


Barry Sandison BBusMgt, FANZSG 

Strategic Program Manager

Amber Jefferson BSc 

Business and Governance Group

Senior Executive

Andrew Kettle MA (Hons), CA 

Executive Unit

Anne Reader BA (Hons), Dip Industrial Studies, MSc 

Finance and Commercial Services Unit

Andrew Tharle BComm, CPA 

Governance Unit

Gary Kent LLB, BCom, Grad Dip Public Law, GAICD 

People and Facilities Unit

Deb Burns BBus, Grad Cert Public Sector Management 

Data Strategies and Information Technology Group

Senior Executive

Geoff Neideck BBusStudies, Grad Cert Management 

Data Linkage Unit

Phil Anderson BA, BSc (Hons), PhD 

Information and Communications Technology Operations Unit

Ian Macintosh 

Statistical and Analytical Support Unit

Nick von Sanden BEc, BSc (Hons), PhD 

Technology and Transformation Unit

Charlie Drummond BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Computer Sciences 

Community Services and Communication Group

Senior Executive

Mark Cooper-Stanbury BSc (acting) 

Australia's health 2016 Unit

Karen Hobson (acting) 

Child Welfare and Prisoner Health Unit

David Braddock BSc (Hons) 

Disability and Ageing Unit

Melinda Petrie BAppSc (acting) 

Digital and Media Communications Unit

Belinda Hellyer BA, MA 

Publishing Unit

Tulip Penney BA, BPsych (Hons), MBA 

Health Group

Senior Executive

Louise York BEc, BSc, Grad Dip Population Health (acting) 

Australian Burden of Disease Unit

Michelle Gourley BA (Hons) (acting) 

Cancer and Screening Unit

Justin Harvey BSc 

Cardiovascular, Diabetes and Kidney Unit

Sushma Mathur BMath 

Population Health and Primary Care Unit

Ann Hunt BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Nutr Diet 

Health Performance and Accountability Framework (PAF) Group

Senior Executive

Michael Frost BEc (Hons), Grad Dip Public Administration 

PAF Communications Unit

Adam Cresswell 

PAF Reporting I Unit

Kerrin Bleicher BSc, Grad Dip Physiotherapy, Grad Dip Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, PhD 

PAF Reporting II Unit

Katherine Faulks BMedSc (Hons), Grad Dip Clinical Epidemiology 

PAF Reporting III Unit


Research and Analysis Unit

Bill Watson (acting) 

Hospitals, Resourcing and Classifications Group

Senior Executive

Jenny Hargreaves BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Population Health 

Expenditure and Workforce Unit

Adrian Webster BA (Hons), BSc, PhD 

Health Performance Indicators Unit

Clara Jellie BA, Grad Dip Beh Stud Healthcare, MPopHealth 

Hospitals Analysis Unit

Sally Mills BSc, MPublicHealth (acting) 

Hospitals Data Unit

George Bodilsen BA, Grad Dip Population Health, Adv Dip Project Management 

Hospitals Information Unit

Elizabeth Clout BEc 

Metadata and Classifications Unit

Jennifer Mayhew-Larsen BEc, BA, MBA 

Housing and Specialised Services Group

Senior Executive

Tim Beard BSc, BComm (acting) 

Housing and Homelessness Collection Operations Unit

Penny Siu BA 

Housing and Homelessness Collection Processing Unit

Michael Robertson (acting) 

Housing and Homelessness Collection Reporting and Development Unit

Anna Ritson (acting) 

Mental Health and Palliative Care Unit

Gary Hanson BPsych, MA 

Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs Unit

Moira Hewitt BHealthSc, MA, MAppEpid, MAppSc 

Indigenous and Children's Group

Senior Executive

Fadwa Al-Yaman PSM BSc, MA, PhD 

Indigenous Analyses and Reporting Unit

Kim Dobbie BSc (Hons), Grad Cert Public Admin, Grad Cert Applied Statistics 

Indigenous Modelling and Spatial Analysis Unit

Tracy Dixon BMath, BSc (Hons), MAppStats 

Indigenous Primary Care Reporting Unit

Indrani Pieris-Caldwell BA, Grad Dip Demography, PhD 

Maternal Health, Children, Youth and Families Unit

Conan Liu BA (Hons), MAppMedSci 

Unit Head on long-term paid leave

Lynelle Moon BMath, Grad Dip Statistics, Grad Dip Population Health, PhD 

Collaborating centres

Australian Centre for Airways Disease Monitoring


Dental Statistics and Research Unit

Liana Luzzi BSc (Hons), PhD 

National Injury Surveillance Unit

James Harrison MBBS, MPH, FAFPHM 

National Perinatal Epidemiology and Statistics Unit

Georgina Chambers MBA, PhD