Senior Leadership Team

Our senior leadership team brings a commitment to quality clinical outcomes, exceptional patient care and strong support for our doctors.

Greg has been involved with Healthscope since 2018. He was a key member of the acquisition team and was seconded into the business as the COO during the first 6 months of Brookfield’s ownership. Greg subsequently joined the Healthscope Board and became the Chair of the People and Remuneration Committee.

Prior to his appointment as CEO of Healthscope, Greg Horan was a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Private Equity Group. In this role, he was responsible for the oversight of portfolio companies including Scientific Games, a global lottery services business, and Greenergy North America, a retail and wholesale fuel business.

Greg has a Masters In Science and Bachelor of Engineering.

Len Chersky | Chairman

Len Chersky is a Managing Partner in Brookfield’s Private Equity Group, responsible for investment origination, analysis and execution in the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Chersky has over 15 years of commercial and investment experience. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2013, he was Executive Director in Lend Lease Corporation and previously held a number of senior positions in investment banking and financial services as well as executive roles in major listed organisations in Australia.

Mr. Chersky holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Law, both from University of New South Wales.

Nicole Waldron joined Healthscope in November 2021 as Chief Operating Officer, following 10 years at Epworth, most recently as Chief Operating Officer. In this role Nicole was accountable for hospital services, business development, hospitality, and infrastructure. While at Epworth Nicole led a $250 million brownfield expansion program, oversaw the development and implementation of Epworth Medical Imaging and was responsible for the group Strategy portfolio.

Nicole began her career as a nurse at Royal Melbourne Hospital, and has previously worked at Healthscope in a variety of roles including hospital General Manager roles, as well as State Manager for Victoria and Tasmania.

Dr Victoria Atkinson | Chief Medical Officer

Victoria joined Healthscope in October 2018.

Building on a career as a cardiothoracic surgeon, Victoria has now combined her clinical knowledge with an executive career. With over 25 years’ experience across both the private and public sectors of healthcare, Victoria brings both the macroscopic and microscopic views of health to the Chief Medical Officer role.

Victoria’s role spans clinical strategy, clinical governance and risk management, as well as medical affairs, and the medico-legal portfolio. Victoria also serves on a number of government and industry bodies, including the Private Hospital Sector Committee of the Australian Commission on Quality and Safety in Health care.

Prior to commencing at Healthscope, Victoria was the national Chief Medical Officer and Group General Manager of Clinical Governance for St Vincent’s Health Australia and previously, was the Director Medical Governance at Melbourne health, combining this with an active clinical role.

Ellen Lambridis |

Chief Financial Officer

Ellen has 20 years of experience in finance, commercial and operating roles in the energy, investment banking and natural resources sectors.

Ellen moved to Sydney in 2005 after spending six years in London working for mining giant Anglo American.

In Sydney, Ellen worked for Alinta Energy for over ten years holding numerous positions including Group Treasurer and Executive Director Energy Wholesale and Trading.

Her last role at Alinta was as Chief Financial Officer. Over the years, Ellen has also gained experience in project management, strategic planning and risk management through central and leading roles in large and complex M&A transactions.

Dhruv is an experienced leader with over 25 years’ experience in strategy and commercial roles and an outstanding track record of delivering business growth.

He was Chief Aviation Officer and Chief Strategy Officer at Sydney Airport where he led the airport’s aviation team and growth strategy including airline agreements, acquisitions, digital transformation, and its operational response during Covid. Prior to this Dhruv was Group Director, Strategy and Corporate Development at Fairfax Media.

He previously worked at Macquarie Capital as an investment banker and as a consultant with Boston Consulting Group. He trained as an engineer and holds an MBA from Stanford University.

Richard Holbeach | General Counsel

Richard joined Healthscope in October 2019.

He started off his career with 12 years in power and utilities, including six years attempting to build power plants in South East Asia.

In what he describes as a perfectly logical pivot, he moved into health to lead the legal side of the Medibank IPO in 2013, and led the consumer legal team there for almost six years before joining Healthscope.

He has a degree in law and physics from the University of Melbourne.

Katherine MacHutchison | Chief People Officer

Katherinebrings 30 years of leadership experience to the Chief People Officerposition. Katherine joined Healthscope in November 2019 and has executiveaccountability for the Human Resources, Safety and Communicationsfunctions.

Katherinehas led HR functions and large cultural transformation in leadership roles inretail and financial services and has a long connection with and passion forhealthcare. Priorto joining Healthscope, Katherine was the Executive Director of People andCulture at Eastern Health where her key focus was change leadership, safety and developing anexceptional employee and leader experience. Prior to that, she led theOrganisational Development function at Epworth Healthcare where she wasaccountable for the leadership and talent pipeline, succession management andensuring a high performing organisational culture.

Katherinehas a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Melbourne and post graduatequalifications in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from RMIT.

Brett Winn serves as Healthscope’s Chief Information Officer. Brett has 25 years’ experience delivering innovative, customer obsessed technology solutions across a range of industries throughout Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Healthscope in 2020, Brett was Chief Information Officer at Blackmores where he lead a significant IT & Digital transformation agenda across the Blackmores group of companies. Brett was also Chief Information Officer at Medibank where he created leading tele and population health initiatives to improve access to services and reduce stress on the Australian health system. Additionally Brett has held executive IT positions at CitiPower, PageGroup, Saatchi & Saatchi and McCann Worldgroup.

As Healthscope’s Chief Information Officer, Brett is responsible for technology and digital solutions aimed and improving the experience of our VMO’s and patient’s while also seeking to drive innovation and operational outcomes across the organisation. He has a MBA from the University of Technology Sydney and is passionate about championing company culture to achieve worldclass outcomes. Brett was named CEO Magazine's Chief Information Officer of the Year in 2018.

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