Council

Our Council is made up of CEOs and senior leaders from our ten partner organisations – a mix of public and private health care providers and teaching and research institutions across Melbourne.

This is the leadership group to set the strategy and oversee the development of Monash Partners, working together to become greater than the sum of our parts.


Professor Christina Mitchell trained as a physician scientist and is now the Academic Vice-President and Dean at Monash University. Christina is also the Monash Partners Council Chair.

Dr Angus Henderson


With a long track record in strategic management and advancing research and development programs, Dr Angus Henderson is a Specialist Advisor, Enterprise Strategy and Development at Monash Health. 


Ms Simone Alexander has been acting in the Chief Operating Officer role since December 2017 and is responsible for the management and performance of Alfred Health’s clinical operations.


Professor Leanne Boyd, who has a clinical background in critical care, became Executive Director of Nursing and Cabrini Institute in 2014.


Dr Alison Dwyer is the Executive Director of Research and Chief Medical Officer at Eastern Health.


Professor Elizabeth Hartland is the new Director and CEO of Hudson and a national and international leader in the field of microbiology and immunology.


Professor Margaret Hellard is Deputy Director (Programs) at the Burnet Institute and also Adjunct Professor, Monash University.


Associate Professor Luis Prado joined Epworth HealthCare in 2016 as the Group Director Medical Services.  


Professor Thomas Marwick, a research clinician, is director and CEO of the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.


Dr Tim Williams, Executive Director, Medical Services is responsible for clinical governance and medical care across Peninsula Health.