Management team

Introducing our management team led by Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Williams.

Jeffrey Williams – Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey Williams was appointed Chief Executive Officer at St John of God Bunbury Hospital in April 2019.

Jeffrey has extensive experience in nursing and quality management at St John of God Health Care as well as in the public health service.

Prior to joining Bunbury, he was the Wheatbelt Regional Director of Nursing and Midwifery at the WA Country Health Service.

His previous experience with St John of God Health Care includes roles as the Director of Nursing and Clinical Governance at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals and Director of Quality and Risk at St John of God Subiaco Hospital.

Jeffrey is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle Campus and was the Chairperson of Mercy College Board from 2016 - 2018.

Kym Cockin – Director of Nursing and Midwifery

Kym Cockin was appointed to the role of Director of Nursing and Midwifery at St John of God Bunbury Hospital in July 2013.

Kym has a been Registered Nurse for 24 years with a strong background in clinical and non-clinical leadership positions.

Kym has experience in the quality and safety and in clinical service redesign. She also has project management experience across corporate, commercial, health sector and government organisations.

Keith Allenby – Director Medical Services

Keith Allenby was appointed to the role of Director Medical Services in October 2019.  He is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and was medical Co-Director for Gynaecology, Perioperative Services and Imaging at King Edward Memorial Hospital before relocating to Bunbury as DMS.


Keith and his wife Julie both come from the UK originally and have lived and worked in New Zealand for 16 years before relocating to Australia.  Keith believes in working closely as part of the mulitidisciplinary team and is enjoying the challenge of getting to know the ins and outs of the full range of clinical specialties.

Mark Hanley – Manager Finance and Support Services

Mark Hanley was appointed Finance Manager at St John of God Hospital Bunbury in July 2003. Mark is a Chartered Practicing Accountant.

Prior to joining the hospital, Mark worked in the media and education sector.

Jack Harding – Manager Corporate and Support Services

Jack Harding was appointed to this role in January 2018.

Prior to returning to Bunbury, Jack lived and worked in the UK from 2015-2018 where he worked for the NHS in various strategic and operational roles.

Jack's previous experience with St John of God Bunbury Hospital includes playing an integral role in the construction and commissiong of the Cancer, Coronary Care and Renal Dialysis services expansion in 2012.

Rebecca Ward – Director Mission Integration

Rebecca Ward came to St John of God Bunbury Hospital as Director Mission Integration in May 2019.

Rebecca worked for a number of years as the Manager of Adult Education at Diocesan Office in the Catholic Diocese in Bunbury. Rebecca has past experiences in leadership and teaching roles with Catholic Education WA and brings to the DMI role over 25 years of experience working in Catholic organisations.