Management team

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

St John of God Midland Hospital management team

Paul Dyer - Chief Executive Officer

Currently the CEO at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals, Paul has more than 20 years' experience in leadership roles in a variety of hospital settings, including CEO roles at St John of God Geraldton HospitalSt John of God Mt Lawley Hospital and St John of God Midland Private Hospital. Previously, he held senior nursing executive roles at St John of God Bendigo Hospital and St John of God Burwood Hospital and a number of board positions.  A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Paul has a Bachelor of Nursing and has completed a Graduate Certificate in Management and Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture. 

Royce Vermeulen - Chief Operating Officer

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.

Dr Helen Harris - Director of Medical Services 

Helen is a specialist medical administrator with a background of 17 years in general practice. Previously she has worked in Queensland, Tasmania and Northern Territory in the public hospital sector, private general practice, correctional health, youth detention, universities, community health centres and a quarantine facility.

Janet Jones - Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Clinical Governance

Janet has extensive experience in senior level nursing and is passionate about safety and quality. Previously, Janet was a Nurse Director at Fiona Stanley Hospital, overseeing a range of inpatient and outpatient medical services.  Prior to the role, Janet was the Program Manager Transition and Decommissioning at Swan Kalamunda Health Services and worked closely with our then Midland Project Team to successfully transition Swan District Hospital services, staff and patients to our hospital. Janet holds a Masters of Nursing from Edith Cowan University and a postgraduate diploma in infection control. 

Colin Young - Director of Finance and Business Services

Colin has 20 years’ experience working in private health care. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant, has completed a Masters of Accounting from Curtin University and is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management. Colin has worked at St John of God Health Care for more than a decade and has held senior management positions at St John of God Murdoch and Subiaco hospitals as well as Group Services.

Michele Allum - Director of Mission Integration

Michele 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. Michele's career spans more than 25 years’ experience across private sector, public sector, health care and not-for-profit services.

Melanie Mola - Director of Workforce and Culture

Melanie has extensive experience in HR leadership roles in a variety of settings including tertiary, aged care, community services, construction, and oil and gas.  She has led initiatives relating to transformational change projects, enterprise bargaining negotiations, implementing high-quality HR services and fostering partnerships with leaders. Melanie is an accredited mediator, has a Masters in Leadership and a Graduate Diploma in Labour Relations and Employment Law.  She is passionate in fostering a purpose driven, values-based culture to enable caregivers to thrive at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals.

Erin Wilson - Director of Allied Health and Outpatient Services

Erin has more than 17 years’ experience in senior leadership positions in clinical, management, policy and project roles across public hospital and private health settings. Previously, Erin has held numerous program director, associate program director and clinical operations management roles for Mercy Health and Eastern Health in Victoria, where she was responsible for a large suite of multi- disciplinary and multi-site services spanning acute, sub-acute, ambulatory and primary health services.  Erin was also a non-executive director for a rural hospital in Victoria.  Formerly a physiotherapist, Erin has also completed a degree in Medical Science and Masters in Public Health - Health Services Management from the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University and is graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.