Management team

St John of God Subiaco Hospital management team

Tina Chinery - Chief Executive OfficerAt John of God Subiaco Hospital CEO Tina Chinery

Tina Chinery joined St John of God Subiaco Hospital in 2022. Tina is a health executive leader with significant and broad experience in the hospital and health care sector across all service areas.

Formal qualifications include Australian New Zealand School of Government Executive Masters of Public Administration and the completion of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.

Tina also has extensive experience in health strategic service planning, capital project management, implementation of new technology, research and education.

Having started her career as a nurse, Tina is strongly committed to delivering high quality person-centred care and is pleased to work within an organisation that is focused on the Values of hospitality, compassion, respect, justice and excellence.

Dr David McCoubrie – Director of Medical Services

Dr David McCoubrie was appointed as the Director Medical Services on 30 May 2022. David has been with the Royal Perth Hospital since 2004 as a Consultant Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist. He became the Head of Service Clinical Toxicology in January 2009 before becoming Director of Emergency Medicine in September 2014.

David provides excellent clinical skills ensuring our hospital has the highest quality clinical care, outstanding patient experience and strong stewardship.

Vanessa Tran - Director of Nursing

Vanessa Tran was appointed Director of Nursing in May 2023 after acting in the role since March 2023.

Vanessa has over 25 years of nursing experience, and extensive leadership and senior management experience in the public and private health care sectors.

Prior to joining our hospital, Vanessa was Director Clinical Operations at St John of God Health Care. She also formerly held the position of Director of Nursing at St John of God Geelong Hospital.

Matt Corlett - Director of Finance

Matt was appointed to the position of Director of Finance at St John of God Subiaco Hospital in August 2022, and is responsible for all aspects of financial governance at the hospital. He joined St John of God Subiaco Hospital from St John of God Geelong Hospital, where he was Director of Finance for four years.

With a background in public and private health care, Matt has had extensive experience in a range of senior public and private health care finance roles in both Australia and the UK, including Alfred Health, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne and Spire Healthcare.

He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts and is a graduate of the University of Manchester with a first-class Honours in Mathematics and Physics.

Steve Cohen-Jones - Director of Business and Service Development

Steve Cohen-Jones was appointed to the newly created position of Director Business and Service Development in November 2017 and has responsibility for leading the hospital’s growth and marketing activities.

Steve has extensive leadership experience in business development and marketing, predominantly within the health sector, and has developed new brands, products, services and businesses to meet the evolving health care needs of the community. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce, with double major in Marketing and Management and he is a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors.

Steve is passionate about the advancement of better health care experiences for both patients and providers.

Jennifer Healey - Director of Mission Integration

Jennifer Healey was appointed in October 2017 and is responsible for supporting the Chief Executive Officer and executive team in providing leadership that seeks to strengthen and facilitate the Mission of St John of God Health Care.

Jennifer has a breadth of experience in leadership with prior roles including Principal of Loreto Nedlands and Director of the Office of University Relations at The University of Notre Dame Australia. Her professional qualifications include a Master of Religious Education, Bachelor of Education and Diploma of Teaching. 

Jason Soper - Director of Procurement (St John of God Subiaco and Bunbury Hospitals)

Jason Soper was appointed to the newly created position of Hospital Procurement Director in July 2021 and has responsibility for leading the hospitals procurement function.

Throughout his 20-year career in the health sector Jason has held several management and senior sales roles. Most recently Jason has worked for Medtronic in a number of regional and national management roles across their neurovascular and neurosurgery business units.

Jason is passionate about good health care and is excited to be joining St John of God Health Care and particularly At John of God Subiaco and Bunbury Hospitals in this new role. He is looking forward to putting his wealth of experience in the medical device industry to good use as he continues to collaborate with both caregivers and hospital leaders to deliver not only the best patient outcomes but also build successful partnerships with our key vendors.

Daniel Price – Director of Redevelopment

Daniel Price was appointed as Director of Redevelopment in October 2022 to lead the staged redevelopment of St John of God Subiaco Hospital, the largest transformation in the organisation’s history.
Equipped with an architectural degree, post-graduate business and project management qualifications, Daniel has a passion for built-form excellence and has delivered numerous complex and strategic redevelopment projects throughout Australia and abroad.
Most recently at Murdoch University, Daniel led the delivery of Western Australia’s largest 6 Star Green Star mass-engineered timber structure; Building 360 – Boola Katitjin.

Ellen Almond - Deputy Director Nursing, Medical and Maternity Services

Ellen Almond was appointed Deputy Director of Women’s, Children’s, Newborn and Medical Nursing in September 2019 and brings a breath of clinical experience. Ellen has worked at St John of God Subiaco Hospital for 20 years and began as a graduate nurse on Wards 43, 52 and 61. Ellen also worked as a nurse in Chelsea and Westminster, and in a HIV Clinic in London.

On her return to Australia, Ellen re-joined St John of God Subiaco Hospital as a registered nurse and over time became a clinical nurse and then a nurse unit manager. Ellen holds a graduate Diploma in Health Promotion, a postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing and a postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Jessica Pougnault - Deputy Director of Procedural Services 

Jessica Pougnault was appointed as the Deputy Director of Nursing Procedural Services in May 2023. Jessica has extensive leadership experience across adult and paediatric perioperative services as well as quality and risk management.

Most recently, she held the position of Nurse Director at Sir Charles Gairdner Osborne Park Healthcare Group. Prior to that she was A/Director Office of the Chief Executive at North Metropolitan Health Service and Director Safety, Quality and Performance at the Women and Newborn Health Service. Jessica was also previously employed as Clinical Nurse Manager – Perioperative Services at the Women and Newborn Health Service.

As part of her commitment to continued learning, Jessica is currently studying for a Masters in Healthcare Leadership. She has also completed a Masters of Clinical Nursing (perioperative services) and multiple postgraduate leadership and management diplomas. In addition, she is current Board Chair of the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN).