Management team

Introducing our management team led by our Chief Executive Officer Michael Hogan.

Michael Hogan - Chief Executive Officer

Michael has oversight of the day-to-day hospital operations as the Chief Executive Officer. He has significant experience in healthcare management having previously worked as Deputy CEO of the hospital, CEO of the former St John of God Pathology, where he led its integration with Clinical Labs, and St John of God Bendigo Hospital. Michael is also a chartered accountant.

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.

Janet Jones - Director of Nursing 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. 

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.