Governance and stewardship

St John of God Health Care is a wholly owned and controlled entity of St John of God Australia Ltd, a civil and canon law entity established in 2004 to sponsor the ministry previously sponsored by the Sisters of St John of God.

St John of God Health Care Chairman of the Trustees, Eva Skira, at the leadership and formation conference

The Sisters are members of St John of God Australia Ltd together with the majority of the dioceses in which we operate, as well as the Hospitaller Order of St John of God. This collaboration ensures a structure of sound and continuing governance and stewardship.

The non-executive Trustees of St John of God Health Care appoint members of the St John of God Health Care Board. The Board provides direction and guidance to the Group Chief Executive Officer and through him the Group Management Committee, which oversees performance in our five key result areas:

  1. Culture
  2. Excellence in care
  3. Excellence in governance and management of resources
  4. Formation and leadership
  5. Social justice

St John of God Hauora Trust

St John of God Hauora Trust is a controlled entity of St John of God Health Care Inc., established in 2008 as an independent New Zealand Charity.

The non-executive Trustees of St John of God Health Care appoint members of the St John of God Hauora Trust Board. The Board is accountable to the St John of God Health Care Inc. Group Chief Executive Officer for the day to day governance and management of the New Zealand Services.