Management team

St John of God Bendigo Hospital provides an extensive range of private health care services to the Bendigo community and its surrounding areas. 

Maria Noonan - Acting Chief Executive Officer

Maria Noonan is currently the Director of Nursing at St John of God Ballarat Hospital, and has been in that role since November 2012. She has completed her Graduate Diploma in Management and her Masters in Business Management at the University of Ballarat.

Her knowledge and experience in the role of Director of Nursing has played a key role in ensuring the hospital’s focus on quality, safety and compassionate patient care is uncompromised.

Maria brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role and has worked on various key projects within St John of God Health Care. Maria has also previously stepped in as the Acting CEO at St John of God Bunbury Hospital. 

Andriy Kurtsev -  Director of Nursing and Patient Experience 

Andriy joined Bendigo as Director of Nursing in April 2020. Andriy was in his substantive role of Deputy Director of Nursing Medical/Acute Services at SJOG Murdoch Hospital for 3 years, having previously worked at SJOG Geelong in various nursing leadership roles for 6 years. In addition to his nursing qualifications, Andriy holds Master’s Degree in Business Economics and Graduate Certificate in Catholic Leadership. Andriy is an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Health Service Management.  


John Brohm - Director of Mission Integration


John has only very recently joined St John of God Bendigo Hospital. John’s background spans over 30 years in Catholic Education, mostly in the Sandhurst Diocese. John has held a number of key leadership roles including Principal and Executive Officer roles. John has a strong interest and experience in Catholic identity and will be an important resource in supporting the integration of our Mission across all aspects of our health care ministry.


Mark Medina - Director of Finance

Mark is a seasoned finance executive who has recently joined St John of God Bendigo Hospital. Prior to joining St John of God, Mark held a number of key leadership roles in different multinational companies gaining an extensive experience across all aspects of finance function. A motivating leader skilled in creating high performance teams. Highly regarded for delivering strong financial and business performance management results based on extensive leadership, business partnering skills and promoting continuous process improvements and good governance.
Mark completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy and graduated Magna Cum Laude prior to becoming a Certified Public Accountant and one of Philippine CPA board examination topnotchers.


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