Our Group Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Board and accountable to them for the organisation's day to day management across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific Region.

The Group Chief Executive Officer convenes and chairs a Group Executive Committee comprising senior executives who provide assistance and advice on operational matters. The Committee meets quarterly.


Dr Shane Kelly

Group Chief Executive Officer – appointed June 2018

  • Over 30 years’ experience in healthcare including more than 16 years as chief executive officer at hospitals and health care organisations in Western Australia and Queensland
  • Previous roles include Mater Misericordiae Group Chief Executive Officer, WA North Metropolitan Health Service Chief Executive and St John of God Subiaco Hospital Chief Executive Officer (2005 to 2013)
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Queensland and Australian Catholic University

Dr Steve Bolsin – BSc, MBBS, FRCA, FANZCA, MHSM, DLitt (Hon)

St John of God Health Care Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance Steve Bolsin

Group Director Medical Services and Clinical Governance – appointed May 2019

  • More than 30 years’ experience in healthcare with a focus on clinical governance and quality leadership
  • Previously worked as Director of Medical Services at St John of God Geelong Hospital and provided quality and safety consulting to Dubai Health Authority and Colchester District Hospital in the UK
  • Over 30 years’ working as an anaesthetist in public and private hospitals in Geelong, Bristol and London
  • Awarded Lambie-Dew Medal from the University of Sydney for contributions to medicine, the Frederic Hewett Medal from the Royal College of Anaesthetists for contributions to patient safety and the Jackson-Rees Medal from the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland for contributions to the safety of paediatric patients

Professor Shirley Bowen - BMed, MM, FACSHM, FRACP

St John of God Subiaco Hospital CEO Shirley Bowen

St John of God Subiaco Hospital Chief Executive Officer

  • CEO of St John of God Subiaco Hospital having been appointed in June 2017. Prior to joining the hospital she was Dean, School of Medicine, Fremantle at the University of Notre Dame
  • More than 20 years' experience in executive management of Hospitals and Public Health, including roles as Chief Medical Officer of the ACT and being Director of Communicable Diseases for Western Australia. She has also maintained her practice as an Infectious Diseases Physician (FRACP). She also holds a Fellowship in Sexual Health Medicine and a Master of Medicine
  • Passionate about delivering patient centric care and is committed to visible and authentic leadership

Mr Grahame Coles - MBA, DipMgt

St John of God Health Care Group Director Digital and Technology Grahame Coles

Group Director Digital and Technology appointed February 2019

  • Over 30 years’ experience in digital and technology across multiple sectors including health, community services, agriculture, food, manufacturing and retail, in both public and private sectors
  • Previously worked as the Chief Information Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services – Tasmania
  • Previous Chair of the Victorian Government CIO Leadership Group Council, and former member of the Victorian Information Technology advisory Committee and New Zealand Kiwifruit Industry Supply and Procurement Committee

Mr Alex Demidov - JD (cum laude), BNurs, MBA, PhD (Law), GradCert Periop Nurs

St John of God Ballarat Hospital CEO Alex Demidov

St John of God Ballarat Hospital Chief Executive Officer

  • Extensive experience in private healthcare working for Healthscope, Ramsay Health Care and Evolution Healthcare as CEO as well as not for profit healthcare organisations, Sydney Adventist Hospital and St Vincent’s Private
  • Previous background as a lawyer working in New York after studying a Bachelor of Law at Harvard University before moving into nursing and management roles

 Mr Steve Goldsworthy - Bcom, CA 

St John of God Health Care Executive Steve Goldsworthy

Group Chief Finance Officer - appointed December 2017

  • 16 years’ experience in finance working in Australian and US Listed multi-national companies, working in Australia and Canada
  • Previously held senior finance roles at Austal Ltd, Cliffs Natural Resources and Schlumberger
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

 Mr Michael Hogan - Bcom, CA, MAICD

St John of God Midland Public Hospital CEO Michael Hogan

St John of God Midland Public Hospital Chief Executive Officer

  • More than 25 years’ experience in healthcare management having previously worked as Deputy CEO of the hospital and CEO St John of God Bendigo Hospital
  • CEO of our former St John of God Pathology, where he led its integration with Australian Clinical Labs
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, past board member of Geelong Community Care Chemists and is also a chartered accountant

Ms Rita Maguire – GAICD

Group Director Workforce – appointed November 2012

  • More than 20 years’ experience in human resources management in the private and public sectors of the health care industry including Ramsay Health Care and independent consultancy
  • Significant achievements as a senior executive including Australian Employer of the Year Award 2009 and Community and Health Services Industry Award 2009

Ms Dani Meinema

St John of God Health Care Group Director of Nursing and Patient Experience Dani Meinema

Group Director of Nursing and Patient Experience – appointed January 2019

  • Over 15 years of senior management and nursing experience
  • Senior leadership and management roles include Director of Nursing at St John of God, CEO / Director of Clinical Services, Clinical Services Coordinator and Clinical Nurse Manager at Ramsay Health Care
  • Masters qualified health professional with specialist skills in Perioperative nursing, including management and education

Ms Marcelle Mogg – Dip App Sc (Nursing), B Soc Sc (Pastoral Studies), MBA, MAICD

Ms Marcelle Mogg

Group Director Mission Integration – appointed November 2016

  • 25 years' experience in the professional leadership and management of large-scale health and social service organisations in the Catholic not-for-profit sector
  • Formerly CEO Catholic Social Services Australia and has held senior Mission and management positions with St Vincent’s Health Australia 
  • Completed a Masters of Business Administration in 2014 at the University of Melbourne following degrees in social sciences and nursing
  • Commenced Masters in Spiritual Direction, Melbourne College of Divinity

Mr Colman O'Driscoll – BNurs, Mnurs

St John of God Burwood and Richmond CEO Colman O'Driscoll

St John of God Burwood and Richmond Hospitals Chief Executive Officer

  • Over 20 years’ experience across the health system, including senior leadership roles within the government, not-for-profit and private sectors
  • Previously worked as the Chief of Staff in the NSW Government responsible for driving significant reforms within the NSW Mental Health system, including the establishment of the NSW Mental Health Commission
  • Non-Executive Director of Running for Premature Babies Foundation

Mr John Pease – LLM (with distinction) 

Group Director Corporate Governance – appointed October 2014

  • Substantial experience leading teams of governance professionals in the areas of risk management, compliance, internal audit, legal services and company secretariat, across a number of highly regulated sectors including banking and finance, higher education and electricity networks
  • Previous roles include eight years as Western Power’s General Counsel and Company Secretary, in addition to a similar role at Murdoch University and BankWest, private legal practice, the courts’ adminstration and government
  • Completed a Master of Laws (with distinction) in 1998 from the University of Western Australia

Mr Bryan Pyne – Bbus, FCA 

Chief Operating Officer Hospitals – appointed August 2018

  • 23 years’ experience in finance including more than 15 years with St John of God Health Care, including as Group Director of Finance since 2007
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Recipient of the 2010 40 under 40 Award (WA)
  • Member of The University of Notre Dame Finance Audit and Risk Committee

Mr Stephen Roberts - Bbus, BHA, MBA

St John of God Geelong Hospital CEO Stephen Roberts

St John of God Geelong Hospital Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Executive Officer at St John of God Geelong Hospital since 1991 and prior to that St John of God Goulburn
  • Currently the Chairman of disability and employment services provider genU and is a Board member of the St John of God Foundation

Mr Kevin Taylor – BSc, GAICD, Grad Cert CLC

Group Director Community Services – appointed February 2017

  • Management experience within the health care industry spanning more than 25 years
  • Previously Group Director Corporate Services and Chief Executive Officer St John of God Pathology
  • Externally recognised for his role in establishing nursing, pathology and rural health programs in Timor-Leste
  • Board member of Mosaic Community Care

Mr Rob Wise– BA

St John of God Health Care Group Director Strategy Rob Wise

Group Director Strategy – appointed July 2019

  • Healthcare management experience in private, not-for-profit and public organisations in the United Kingdom and Australia spanning more than 30 years
  • Previous chief executive officer positions held at Spire Healthcare Ltd UK, Radiology SA and Calvary Wakefield and Rehabilitation hospitals and Chief Operations Officer at Affinity Health
  • CPA designation with Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants