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 Management Committee comprising senior executives who provide assistance and advice on operational matters. The Committee meets 11 times a year.


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.

 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

Dr Alexius Julian - MBBS Dr Alexius Julian

Acting Group Director Digital and Technology- appointed September 2018

  • Appointed as the inaugural Chief Medical Information Officer in April 2016
  • Experience in the development and implementation of clinical and non-clinical ICT systems in public and private hospital environments
  • Maintains connection to clinicians via his continuing role as a locum surgical assistant
  • Previous roles include Medical Leadership Advisor for the WA Institute for Health Leadership, Clinical Lead for ICT Commissioning at Fiona Stanley Hospital and Doctor at public and private hospitals in WA

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 Marcelle MoggMs 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 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 Kevin Taylor – BSc, GAICD, Grad Cert CLC

Executive 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