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Our Executive Team


Mark Petty

Mark Petty - MHA, Grad Dip of Applied Science, Bach Applied Sc Adv Nsg

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Board for executive leadership and management of operational, policy, and strategic goals agreed with the Board and in accordance with the funding, planning and regulatory framework of the Victorian Government Department of Health.

 Jenni Bliss

Ms Jenni Bliss - Dip, General Nursing, Grad Dip Advanced Clinical Practice Paediatrics

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nurse Officer

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is responsible for overseeing all clinical operations for the organisation including surgical and inpatient services, the Emergency Department, and ambulatory service delivery. As Chief Nursing Officer, the role also has professional responsibility and leadership for all nursing staff, the clinical competence framework and nurse education.

Robert Briggs

Mr Robert Briggs - MBBS, FRACS, FACS 

Clinical Director ENT Services

The Clinical Director ENT Services is responsible for ENT clinical and medical leadership. The role advises on models of care in ENT to support clinical excellence.

Caroline Clarke

Dr Caroline Clarke - MD, FRACP, FRACMA, MRCP

Executive Director Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer

The Executive Director Medical Services and Chief Medical Officer is responsible for professional leadership of the medical workforce. The role also has executive responsibility for the medical workforce, medical training and education and the research strategy of the hospital, as well as responsibility for the leadership of quality and improvement initiatives, including those related to the redevelopment and the introduction of the Electronic Medical Record. The role also provides oversight of the Data Integrity Framework and management of clinical datasets.

Danny Mennuni

Mr Danny Mennuni - B.Bus, CPA

Executive Director Corporate Services, Chief Financial Officer

The Executive Director Corporate Services is responsible for the management of corporate services, financial reporting, analysis, controls, budgeting and treasury.

Ian Leong

Mr Ian Leong - Bach Bldg (QS) (Hons), Grad Dip Comp Sc, MBA

Executive Director Redevelopment, Planning and Infrastructure

The Executive Director Redevelopment, Planning and Infrastructure has overarching responsibility for capital redevelopment of the Eye and Ear and future strategy regarding health service delivery and service planning. The role oversees the five-year redevelopment program, including the model of care and physical works associated with the redevelopment.

Mark McCombe

Dr Mark McCombe - MBBS, FRANZCO

Clinical Director Ophthalmology Services

The Clinical Director Ophthalmology Services is responsible for ophthalmology clinical and medical leadership. The role advises on models of care in ophthalmology that are sustainable and lead to excellence.