Mr Michael Auciello – Board Chair

Michael Auciello is the Chief pharmacist and managing Senior Partner of Chemist King Hectorville and several other pharmacies in South Australia.  He has 20 years of experience in the health care industry and AACP accredited since 1996. His areas of expertise are Pharmacy, Healthcare, finance & business.  He is a Senior Business partner of the ChemCentral Pharmacy group which owns and operates a group of pharmacies in metropolitan and rural South Australia.  In 2017, Michael was appointed a Board Member of Brain Injury SA (BISA), an organisation geared in the aid of people with acquired brain injury.

Michael was born and raised in the eastern suburbs and is an active member of the eastern Adelaide community. His group of companies are major sponsors and supporters of local sporting and community-based establishments. He contributes to a weekly community radio pharmacy program that aims to help its listeners better understand their medications.  Michael was appointed the Board Chair of the Board of Directors in 2020 has been a member of the North Eastern Community Hospital Board since 2004.

The Hon. Jack Snelling – Deputy Board Chair

For 20 years Jack Snelling represented Ingle Farm, Pooraka, Para Hills and surrounding suburbs in the State parliament.  Jack served as Speaker from 2006-2010 and Minister from 2010 – 2017, including 5 years as Minister for Health.  In that time, he developed a deep understanding of the complexities of running a hospital and in health reform. After stepping down from politics, Jack founded a consulting firm providing advice to health technology companies and not-for-profits.  He was recently appointed by Baptist Care in South Australia to manage a Health and Well-being Project for the next 2 years.  Jack is married with 6 children.

Mr Steven Simionato

Steven Simionato is a Partner of Deloitte in Adelaide and has over 20 years’ experience working with privately owned businesses and not-for-profit organisations. He specialises in the areas of business advisory, financial analysis, business strategy, budgeting, forecasting and compliance.  Steven is a graduate of the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Arts (Accounting) Degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.  He was Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors from 2015 to 2019, Chairman of the Finance Committee from 2014 to 2019,  and has been a member of the North Eastern Community Hospital Board since 2009.

Dr Cathy Reid

Dr Cathy Reid is a dermatologist and principal of a medical practice at St Peters and has over 30 years experience in the public and private health sectors.
She is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and Australasian College of Dermatologists.
Cathy is a Deputy Director on the Professional Services Review and is on the Medical Insurance Group of Australia Advisory Panel.
She is an accredited assessor for Return to Work SA and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Professor Guy Maddern

Professor Guy Maddern is the RP Jepson Professor of Surgery at the University of Adelaide, Director of Research at the Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Director, Surgical Research and Evaluation (incorporating ASERNIP-S [Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures–Surgery]) of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He was trained at the University of Adelaide and became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 1989. His clinical interests include the development of techniques to manage metastatic hepatic disease and hepatic approaches to optimise resection options. He has over 600 publications in scientific journals, has contributed to over a dozen surgical texts and attracted $65 million of research funding.

The evaluation of new technologies and in particular surgical technologies is another area of focus and interest.  Under his supervision, ASERNIP-S has been responsible for assessing these technologies before exposing the Australian population to them and has provided this service to the Australian and International community for over 20 years, and is recognised, nationally and internationally, as the premier surgical innovation assessment group.

He is currently Chair of the HTAi (Health Technology Assessment international) Asia Policy Forum, a past President of HTAi and a past Chair of INAHTA (International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment).

Mr Robert Melino

Robert is a Senior Manager in the Adelaide Assurance practice of Ernst & Young, Australia. With over 11 years of auditing experience, Robert has had exposure to a wide range of industries and organisations ranging from small businesses to large corporates. He specialises in the areas of external auditing, financial reporting, and compliance. Robert is a graduate of the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) Degree, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Robert is also a Board member of Community Living Options, a not for profit disability service provider.

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