Management team

Introducing our management team led by our Chief Executive Officer Paul Dyer.

Paul Dyer - Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing

Paul Dyer has more than 25 years' acute hospital experience, including senior nursing executive roles at St John of God Bendigo Hospital and St John of God Burwood Hospital.

Paul is leading St John of God Midland Private Hospital after five years as Chief Executive Officer at St John of God Geraldton Hospital and holds qualifications of Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Certificate in Management and Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture.

Dr Sayanta Jana - Director of Medical Services 

Sayanta brings a wealth of senior level management experience to the role, having worked in key executive positions within the WA public health sector. Previously, he worked as the Director Clinical Services  at Women and  Newborn Health Service (which includes Kind Edward Memorial Hospital). Prior to this role he was the Deputy Executive Director Medical Services for the Child and Adolescent Health Service (which includes Princess Margaret Hospital for Children) and Women and Newborn Health Service. Sayanta has also acted in the role of Director of Medical Services at our Murdoch hospital and has worked as a Senior Medical Advisor of Safety, Quality and Governance at the North Metropolitan Health Service.

Gareth Jones – Director of Finance and Contract Performance

Gareth has more than 30 years’ experience in financial, governance and commercial leadership. He is qualified as a chartered accountant and has completed a Masters Business Administration from the University of Warwick Business School. He is a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and Association of Accounting Technicians. Previously Gareth has worked at Poseidon Nickel, Vodafone UK and British Gas.

Royce Vermeulen – Director of Corporate Services

Royce has more than 20 years’ experience working in a variety of roles in the health sector, including senior health service and facility project roles. Formerly a physiotherapist, Royce has completed a Masters in Business Administration from The University of Western Australia. Previously Royce worked for Serco Asia Pacific (Fiona Stanley Hospital), Aurora Projects and the South Metropolitan Area Health Service.

Tara Peters - Director of Mission Integration

Tara focuses on shaping the organisational culture to ensure the innate dignity of each person is valued and upheld. She works to ensure the Values of St John of God Health Care are brought to life by the way in which all caregivers treat one another, our patients and their loved ones. She also engages widely with an extensive range of individuals and groups to ensure community needs are understood. Tara also co-ordinates the volunteer services in the hospital. Her career spans over 20 years’ experience across private sector, public sector, health care and not-for-profit services.