Our Team

Commitment to Quality

Each of our consultants brings a range of specific expertise to their role, with varied backgrounds in areas such as health, government, business, finance, research, economics and policy. Our team is committed to providing high quality client service and effective management advice for complex projects of any size.

 

Our quality assurance commitment ensures that our Principal Directors have hands-on involvement in all of our projects.

Joe Scuteri
Joe Scuteri
Managing Partner

Biography

Joe Scuteri founded HealthConsult with Lisa Fodero in 2006.  Joe is one of Australia’s leading and most experienced health sector consultants having completed in excess of 600 projects for health and community service organisations.

 

Joe has extensive experience in information and data management field at national, State/Territory Health Authority and health service levels.  At the State Health Authority level, he developed and managed all the corporate data collections, many of which included patient level data, for the (then) South Australian Health Commission for the major part of the 1980’s.  As a consultant, Joe has been instrumental in the development and use of data collections around the implementation of national activity based funding. He has completed a number of projects relating to the further development of the National Hospital Cost Data Collection in the areas of data development, data quality, data usage and reporting, and data governance.

 

Joe has also led and designed many review and evaluation projects across the health and community services sector ranging from projects that model the financial impact of reforms, though to projects that develop strategic plans for health services to projects that evaluate health services programs.  Joe has been instrumental in the development and roll-out of activity based costing and funding methods in Australian health services. He has applied activity based funding and costing principles to just about every category of health services (including admitted patients, outpatients, mental health, alcohol and drugs, diagnostic services; post-acute and other community based care; dental care, palliative care, community pharmacy, aeromedical, disability support services).  Joe’s costing expertise is internationally recognised, having acted as expert adviser to the development of the patient level costing standards in the UK.

 

Through all this work, Joe has earned a reputation for achieving high quality results in complicated projects through a combination of highly developed technical skills, project management and leadership ability.  He is a widely experienced Project Director having successfully completed numerous multi-million dollar, multi-site assignments.

 

Prior to establishing HealthConsult, Joe established and led the national health industry professional services practices at KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

 

Joe has a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Applied Mathematics (Honours) and a Master of Business Administration. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Services Executives. Joe has published a number of articles in the fields of information management and health services costing and funding, and has presented papers to national and international industry conferences.

Lisa Fodero
Lisa Fodero
Partner

Biography

Lisa Fodero founded HealthConsult with Joe Scuteri in 2006. She is known for her conceptual, analytical and interpretive skills, as well as expertise in the preparation of scientific and management reports.

 

Lisa has extensive program evaluation and review experience.  She has managed and designed many evaluations for a range of clients (public and not for profit) including the Department of Health, National Asthma Council, McGrath Foundation, NSW Health, Department of Health and Human Services.  Lisa’s work has supported many organisations through the production of robust and comprehensive evaluation designs, executions and associated reports, which has enabled them to provide evidence of program effectiveness.  Many of the evaluation projects have also involved designing performance monitoring framework and stating the performance indicators which are updated as part of the final evaluation report so organisations can continue to collect data and monitor progress.  They have also generated practical and implementable recommendations to improve the programs going forward.

 

Lisa also has extensive experience in designing and managing large national costing, benchmarking and funding design projects in the private, public and not-for profit sector.   This work started in 2004 when Lisa was a member of the team that reviewed the Victorian Ambulatory Classification System (VACS) data collection processes as well as the consistency and accuracy of the resultant data. She was Project Manager for HealthConsult’s work on the development of a patient level minimum data set for outpatient care in NSW and the follow-on Data Dictionary and Business Rules development work. Lisa also Project Managed the national mental health costing study for the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, a multi-million dollar assignment completed by a Consortium. The project involved significant data development, collection and analysis work, including dealing with arrange of issues relating to data governance and privacy.

 

Lisa has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Melbourne. She has published a number of papers in peer reviewed scientific journals, and is a regular contributor to the casemix community through her presentations at the Patient Classification Systems International Conferences. Lisa is also a member of ARCS Australia and the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES).

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Amy Monk
Director

Biography

Amy Monk is the Director of Program Review and Evaluation and is based in our Sydney office.  She has over 15 years’ experience in the health sector in research, government and clinical environments. Amy has highly-developed skills in conducting and overseeing research and investigative work that identifies, analyses and summarises information into reports and discussion papers for a range of audiences.

 

With a PhD on evaluating the safety of Australian maternity services, Amy’s specialty is in evaluating the appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and performance of programs and health services.

 

Before joining HealthConsult, Amy was an executive-level member of the National Standards Program at the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care, and managed projects that contributed to the development, implementation and evaluation of the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards and the Australian Health Service Safety and Quality Accreditation Scheme.

 

Amy has a Bachelor of Nursing (Hons and University Medal) from the University of Sydney and is  Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife. She also has a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Midwifery from the University of Technology Sydney.

Dean Mackay
Dean McKay
Director

Biography

Dean is a Director based in our Melbourne office. He has over fifteen years’ experience providing advice on policy, strategy, performance improvement and evaluation projects – both from within government and as a trusted adviser to clients across the health, human services and education sectors. Dean is recognised by a wide range of organisations across the health and human services sector for his ability to deliver pragmatic outcomes that achieve positive change at the system, service and local levels.

 

Dean leads HealthConsult’s Melbourne practice and its Policy, Strategy and Planning service line. His role leverages his strong understanding of government, gained from over five years in Victoria’s Department of Treasury and Finance, and his broad knowledge of the health and human services sectors derived from almost ten years consulting within specialist advisory firms in Sydney and Melbourne.

 

Dean has been a Non-Executive Director of Bendigo Community Health Services since 2016 and BCHS’s Deputy Chair since 2019. He is passionate about ensuring people in all locations; and from all walks of life, are able to access high-quality, affordable health and social support services.

 

Dean holds a Graduate Certificate of Science (Applied Statistics) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics).

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Dan O'Halloran
Director

Biography

Dan is the Director of our Financial Analysis and Benchmarking service line and is based in our Sydney Office. He has over a decade’s experience in the Australian health system, attained from working clinically in both the primary and acute care sectors across multiple jurisdictions. Over recent years, Dan has held positions with both the Australian and Queensland Governments. He was a Director with the then National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) and was subsequently a Senior Executive for Queensland Health, where he was the Senior Director for System Performance and Senior Director for COVID-19 Analytics during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dan has extensive experience in leading performance improvement initiatives, leading stakeholder engagements, applying systems thinking, leading healthcare organisations and functions, strategic planning and performing complex financial and economic analysis. He was involved in several releases for the NHPA and Australia’s First Atlas on Healthcare Variation in 2015. He has led numerous initiatives that saw the democratisation of performance insights for Queensland Health and led the development of several analytics solutions to assist Queensland in preparing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. He is an experienced strategic adviser with experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders, working through complexity to deliver meaningful outcomes.

 

Dan has a Master of Science (MSc) in Health Economics, Policy and Management from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE), and a Bachelor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania (UTAS). He has been a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) for over a decade, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and is a Registered Pharmacist.

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Colleen Brooks
Director

Biography

Colleen Brooks is the Director Digital Health and is based in our Sydney office. She has extensive senior executive experience in leading digital health initiatives and consulting to public and private sector organisations. Before joining HealthConsult, she completed a major consultancy as G20 Digital Health policy advisor to 2020 G20 Presidency and Digital Health Advisor to Deputy Minister of eHealth, Saudi Arabia. This work built on the expertise she gained from consulting to Australian private and public sector organisations (hospital, general practice, and allied health) around digital health initiatives.

 

Colleen also has an in-depth understanding of the opportunities and challenges of quality data and interoperability from many aspects. She previously worked as the Director of Standards in Singapore where she strove for clinically driven data and interoperability standards. Colleen also, as part of NEHTA, managed the initial development of clinical terminologies in Australia and as part of the governance boards of international standards development organisations (ISO, SNOMED International and HL7). She has also held senior roles within software vendors including Clinical Product Manager for TrakHealth.

 

Colleen has a Bachelor of Pharmacy, University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate of Health Economics, Monash University. She is a member of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia.

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Andrew Saunders
Digital Health Practice Lead

Biography

Andrew is the Digital Health Practice Lead (Acting) for HealthConsult. Prior to taking on the Practice Lead (Acting) in September 2020, he had been expert adviser in digital health to HealthConsult for nearly two years.

 

Andrew has an Executive background in leading complex organisation and digital change in health services and Government. He was the Health CIO and Director of Digital Health for Victorian Public Health Services, and is now a Board Director for Eastern Public Health Services (Melbourne), Dental Health Services Victoria and Victorian Legal Aid, and Chair of the HIMSS Asia Pac Governance Council.

 

He is an advocate for person centred health care and wellbeing, and developed the Digitising Health Strategy for Victoria to enable the Government’s Health & Wellbeing 2040 Strategy. His specific expertise includes digital transformation, evidence-based benefits realisation, digital maturity, strategy & planning, business case development, enterprise risk identification & management, program governance and financial management.

Cathy Hoadley
Cathy Hoadley
Senior Manager

Biography

Cathy is a Senior Manager in our Sydney Office. Specialising in health care data sets and data sources, Cathy has highly developed skills in the use and interpretation of data. She is experienced in management accounting and financial data management in both the public and private health sectors.

 

Cathy has worked extensively in activity based costing using a protocol centred approach. She has expertise in logistics management, quantitative data collection, stakeholder interviews, data analysis and report preparation.

 

In her previous role as Manager of Finance & Performance for St Vincent’s and Mater Health Sydney hospitals, Cathy was responsible for the provision of all management accounting services, the development of budget strategies, revenue maximisation and strategic planning.

 

Cathy is a qualified accountant with a CPA. She has completed the ACHSE management training program and the Leadership Strategies for Evolving Healthcare Executives short course at Harvard University.

Katrina Gray
Katrina Gray
Manager

Biography

Katrina is a Manager in our Melbourne Office. She has extensive experience in project management, evaluation and policy analysis. Katrina has held varied roles in the health, pharmaceutical and community services sectors.

 

After starting her career in the health sector in haemodialysis and clinical drug trial operations, Katrina most recently held the position of Senior Project Officer in Acute Health for the Department of Health and Human Services in Victoria. In a service redesign role at Bendigo Health, Katrina drove reform and implemented processes to better align with strategic and government directives. Katrina has experience in data integrity and auditing, funding model development and state budget processes across acute programs in Victorian public hospitals.

 

Katrina has a Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research from the University of Melbourne. She has also completed ICH-GCP training, and has certification in Green Belt Lean Six Sigma and Root Cause Analysis.

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Vincy Li
Manager

Biography

Vincy is a Manager in our Sydney office.  She has over 10 years’ experience in the health sector in research, government, public health and clinical care. Vincy is experienced in designing, managing and conducting evaluations as well as in stakeholder and community engagement, and the development and delivery of health programs and projects.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Vincy worked as a Manager of Evaluation and Strategic Programs at the NSW Ministry of Health where she designed, managed and conducted many evaluations of state-wide initiatives often in collaboration with a vast range of stakeholders.  She also managed a number of state-wide initiatives and programs focused on promoting health and wellbeing in adults.  Vincy began her professional career as an accredited practising dietitian in a number of different settings including research, clinical, community health and private practice.

 

Vincy has a Master of Philosophy in health promotion research, Master of Public Health, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Hons) and Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science from the University of Sydney.  She has published a number of papers in peer reviewed scientific journals, and presented at many national and international conferences.

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Caroline Petrovski
Manager

Biography

Caroline is a Manager in our Sydney Office. She is an experienced finance professional skilled in partnering with key business stakeholders to deliver financial support and commercial advice.Caroline has over 20 years’ experience across a variety of industries, and for the past eight years has focussed her work in the health, aged care and not-for-profit sectors where she held senior roles.

 

Caroline is an engaging and open communicator who can easily build rapport and trust with internal and external stakeholders. She has advanced skills in data collection, analysis and modelling. Caroline is experienced in the provision of financial performance metrics, forecasting and budgeting, cost control and reduction strategies, analysis and managing process improvements that enhance service delivery.

 

Caroline has a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting. She is also a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

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Shari Stathis
Manager

Biography

Shari Stathis is the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Manager and is based in our Sydney office.  Shari is best recognised for systematic literature reviews. She has experience in market access initiatives and health economics.  Key areas include PBAC, MSAC and PHARMAC submissions for reimbursement.

 

Before joining HealthConsult, Shari worked as a Health Economist at AstraZeneca.  Prior to that Shari has previously held consulting positions with United Health Care (Optum), The George Institute for Global Health, National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Cancer Council NSW and Public Health Association of Australia.

 

Shari’s career started with a targeted graduate position from her undergraduate degree before moving into in the pharmaceutical industry with Hoechst, Marion and Roussel then Pfizer.

 

Shari has publications in epidemiology and evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines.

 

Shari holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from University of Sydney, Medicines Australia Code of Conduct from Monash and International Pricing and Reimbursement (HTA) from Sheffield University.

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Suzanne Morony
Manager

Biography

Suzanne is a Manager in the Program Review and Evaluation team and is based in our Sydney office. She has more than 20 years’ experience in research and evaluation gained in Australia, The Netherlands, and Singapore, across a range of research, government, and commercial organisations in the health, education, and justice sectors, including interdisciplinary collaborations.

 

Suzanne has a strong understanding of the Australian health system and has consulted with organisations across the health sector including State and Federal government health and aged care departments and agencies, Primary Health Networks, not for profit organisations, hospitals and health service providers, pharmaceutical companies, and ehealth providers. In addition to program evaluation this work has included health literacy reviews and toolkit development, needs analysis, information design, health service planning, and website planning and development. She has also managed translation and cultural adaptation processes to ensure translated materials are appropriate for their intended audience.

 

Suzanne has expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methodology and has led multi-year, multi-stakeholder, and mixed-methods evaluations including randomised controlled trials and quasi-experimental trials, using insights from in depth stakeholder consultation to illuminate and add depth to quantitative results. She has a special interest in health literacy and has published in the academic literature and acted as peer reviewer for Australian and international journals.

 

Suzanne holds a Doctorate of Philosophy with Master of Organisational Psychology from Macquarie University Sydney and is a member of the Australian Evaluation Society.

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Stephanie Santos
Manager

Biography

Stephanie is a Manager in the Policy, Strategy and Planning Branch and is based in our Sydney office. She has over 10 years’ experience in the health sector across government and non-government organisations. Stephanie is experienced in managing, developing and implementing the policy development lifecycle and has a strong interest in health policy.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Stephanie worked at eHealth NSW where she led ICT Policy and Guideline development activities, provided policy advice to key stakeholders, and prepared Ministerial Briefings for a range of NSW Government Senior Executives. Stephanie has also worked at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO), the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as well as in Pharmacy and with a private Speech Pathology client.

 

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Major in Speech and Hearing) from the University of Sydney.

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Erick Hansnata
Senior Health Economist

Biography

Erick, a Senior Health Economist in the Policy, Strategy and Planning (PSP) team, is based in our Melbourne office. He has more than 10 years’ experience as an economist in academia, government, and the private sector. Erick has extensive skills in designing economic models to analyse health interventions and the healthcare system.

 

The outcomes of Erick’s work have been used to inform decision makers across government, academia, and industry. His work on estimating the economic cost of dementia in Australia has resulted in the Commonwealth Government’s commitment of $200 million in research for dementia.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Erick was a Senior Economic Modeller at the ACT Government and a Senior Consultant/Economist in KPMG Economics. He was involved in reviewing the national programs for HammondCare’s Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Services (DBMAS) and Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRT).

 

Erick’s previous engagements include a review of the burden of disease for neurological, mental health, alcohol and substance use disorders in Australia for The Mindgardens Neuroscience Network; a review of the National Efficient Price (NEP) for the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA); an economic analysis to measure Victorian hospital productivity using Victorian Cost Data Collection and Weighted Inlier Equivalent Separation for the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); the economics of return on investment of palliative care services in Australia for Palliative Care Australia (PCA); and the evaluation of transition for employment program for Australian Defence Force (ADF).

 

Since joining HealthConsult, Erick has worked in economic evaluation for one of trial programs funded under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA).

 

Erick has a Doctorate of Philosophy in Economics from the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling (NATSEM) at the University of Canberra and Master in International and Development Economics from Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University (ANU).

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Nerissa Soh
Senior Research Analyst

Biography

Nerissa is a Senior Research Analyst in the Health Technology Assessment (HTA) team in our Sydney Office. Nerissa has extensive experience in conducting systematic reviews in health sciences and in interpreting biostatistics.

 

Nerissa previously worked as a Manager of the Evidence Review Team at Cancer Australia, as a Research Officer to a Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and as a clinical dietitian.  She is also an Accredited Practising Dietitian.  She has published many articles in peer reviewed journals and has extensive experience in writing and preparing manuscripts for publication.  She is also an Associate Editor for the peer reviewed journal Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

Nerissa has a Master of Public Health, PhD in Psychological Medicine and a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney. She is a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.

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Nick Alexander
Senior Consultant

Biography

Nick is a Senior Consultant in our Sydney Office. He has extensive experience in the creation of financial models and dashboards, variance analysis, and both financial and management accounting.

 

Nick is experienced in the creation of company budgets and forecasts, and in the development of automated reports using SQL, including the implementation of systems to monitor sales commission structures and to generate monthly company reporting.

 

Nick has worked in a variety of industries including telecommunications, construction, IT as well as medical supplies over the last 12 years.   Working with both internal and external stakeholders, he has provided analytical support across the full spectrum of financial and business information services.  This work has allowed Nick to develop as a well-rounded professional with a great understanding of organisational requirements for information to drive performance management and improvement.

 

Nick has a Bachelor of Accounting and post graduate qualifications in Commerce. He is currently studying his CPA.

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Katrin Schulz
Senior Consultant

Biography

Katrin is a Senior Consultant in our Sydney office.  Katrin’s experience is in conducting clinical evaluations in the pharmaceutical sector.

 

Katrin also has extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology, musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory and other disorders, as well as exercise physiology.

 

Before joining HealthConsult, Katrin worked as Associate Health Economics Analyst at SYNEVi. Her project work has included PBAC submissions.

 

Katrin holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Economics and Health Management from the Bergische Universität (University of Wuppertal), Germany, and a degree in Physiotherapy. Katrin is also a member of ISPOR.

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Sally Cruse
Senior Consultant

Biography

Sally is a Senior Consultant in our Policy, Strategy and Planning team based in Sydney.  Sally has over 8 years’ experience working in the health sector with Australian and International (UK) Federal and State government agencies, NGOs, and professional services.  Sally brings extensive experience in policy analysis, development and strategic planning to HealthConsult.

 

She has extensive experience completing qualitative and quantitative data research and review and using outputs to help develop sustainable and innovative insights and recommendations for complex problems. Sally specialises in the vulnerable populations policy space specifically where health, social care and justice cross over.  Her work has focused on mental health, prisons, substance use, housing and children among numerous other health areas.

 

Sally completed a Bachelor of Laws with a Bachelor of Arts focusing on Anthropology as her undergraduate degree. After being admitted as a Solicitor in the NSW Supreme Court, Sally undertook an internship with the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland that firmly engrained in her a desire to work in policy.  On completion of the internship, Sally completed a Masters in Health Policy.

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Zeyad Mahmoud
Senior Consultant

Biography

Dr Zeyad Mahmoud is a Senior Consultant in the Program Review and Evaluation team at HealthConsult. He has 6 years of experience in research and evaluation using both qualitative and quantitative approaches within the health sector.

 

Passionate about improving healthcare delivery and organisation, Zeyad is a specialist in operational strategy, performance improvement, sustainability and resilience, technology adoption and human resource management.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Zeyad worked at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation where he collaborated closely with eminent health and research institutions on complex innovation projects. He has been a strategic advisor for government agencies and private organisations including the NSW Ministry of Health, the Agency for Clinical Innovation, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, Macquarie University Hospital, The Northern and Western Sydney Local Health Districts and Health Infrastructure.

 

Zeyad holds a PhD in Management and a PhD in Health Innovation and has honorary appointments with multiple international universities including at Macquarie University (Australia), the University of Nantes (France) and the University of New Caledonia (France).

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Kimberly Buck
Consultant

Biography

Kimberly is a Consultant in the Program Review and Evaluation team and is based in our Sydney office. She is an experienced research professional who is passionate about harnessing research evidence to improve stakeholder outcomes and inform strategy, policy and practice. Kim has experience in designing, managing and conducting research projects and evaluations in the public health, local government and academic sectors. She is skilled in research design and methodology, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, project management and stakeholder engagement.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Kimberly worked as a Research Projects Officer at the City of Whittlesea in Victoria where she managed many large community surveys and engagement projects, using insights from the research to inform Council decision-making and support the development of strategy and policy. She also managed a large national multi-site study based at Austin Health that involved 100 general practices, hospitals and aged care facilities located around Australia. Kim began her career as a professional visual artist and continues to draw on her visual communication skills to develop innovative ways of presenting and visualising data.

 

Kimberly holds a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from the University of Melbourne, as well as a Diploma in Project Management and Bachelor in Visual Arts. She has a special interest in aged care and has published a number of papers in Australian and international peer reviewed scientific journals.

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WaiKit Low
Consultant

Biography

WaiKit is a Consultant at HealthConsult with 3 years of prior experience within financial services. His experience has been mainly in business improvement ranging from process optimisation to employee engagement. In addition, he has a wealth of experience in volunteer management consulting within not-for-profit organisations and has a passion for process improvement and growth strategies.

 

Before joining HealthConsult, Wai Kit worked in insurance operations while providing pro-bono consultancy services to not for profit organizations. During this time, he has worked on growth strategy projects within the higher education and allied health space. He has also worked in business improvement projects at MLC which includes process improvement and employee engagement projects.

 

Wai Kit holds a Bachelor of Accounting & Finance from Victoria University and an MBA from RMIT University.

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Eva Ho
Consultant

Biography

Eva is a Consultant in our Melbourne Office. She has extensive experience in the creation of financial models and dashboards, variance analysis and both financial and management accounting across sales & marketing, finance and supply chain sectors. She is multilingual in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

 

Eva is experienced in the development of pricing model, product analysis and creation of company budgets and forecasts.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Eva has worked as a Senior Business Analyst in a variety of industries including consulting, FMCG, pharmaceutical as well as manufacturing over the last 10 years. Working with both internal and external stakeholders, she has provided analytical support across the business to ensure financial information is conveyed in an easily understood format.

 

Eva has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

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Derek Hui
Consultant

Biography

Derek is a Consultant in our Melbourne Office. He has extensive experience in the management accounting and financial analysis, especially in budgeting, business case analysis, business performance analysis, project evaluations and KPI reviews.

 

Derek is experienced in the creation of financial models and dashboards, company budgets and forecasts, variance analysis, and report automation for monthly divisional management report by advance Excel skills.

 

Derek is a dedicated CPA, and he has worked in a variety of industries including audit, consulting services, IT & telecommunications and public sector over the last 12 years. Derek has extensive experience in providing all rounded analytical support with actionable business advice, including on strategic costing improvement, new IT finance system implementation and finance system migration (ERP). Derek is a well-rounded professional with a great understanding of organisational requirements for information to drive performance management and improvement.

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Jeenal Patel
Consultant

Biography

Jeenal is a Consultant in the Policy, Strategy and Planning (PSP) team and is based in the Melbourne Office. Jeenal’s experience is in medication management, stakeholder engagement and clinical performance development.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Jeenal was a hospital pharmacist at Eastern Health. She pioneered the successful implementation of an Emergency Department Pharmacist at Eastern Health and is passionate about organisational change in the health and aged care.

 

Jeenal has a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons), is a Registered Pharmacist and is currently completing her Master of Business Administration.

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Christine Tonous
Office Manager & Executive Asst

Biography

Christine is the Office Manager at HealthConsult and the Executive Assistant to Dr Lisa Fodero and Joe Scuteri.  Christine is based in our Sydney office. She has over 20 years’ administration experience having worked in various industries including market research, education, medical devices and consumer goods.

 

Prior to joining HealthConsult, Christine worked as an Administration Manager for a US-based global brand, providing support to the Australasian Senior Leadership Team as well as managing the administration of the company’s marketing, accounts, HR and IT business functions.

 

Christine holds tertiary qualifications in Business (Executive Administration) and Marketing, and more recently has graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management from Swinburne University.

 

Christine is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Office Professionals’  and has previously held roles on the Executive Committee of Management including President, Sydney Chapter (2014-2016) and Education Officer, NSW Division (2007-2008).

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Chau Lam
Bookkeeper

Biography

Chau is the Bookkeeper at HealthConsult and is based in the Sydney office. She is responsible for the provision of all management accounting.

 

With over 18 years’ experience in accounting, Chau holds extensive knowledge of Australian Tax Obligations and Regulations.

 

Over the last 10 years’ Chau has worked as a Finance Manager and has developed strong skills in financial reporting, tax, and business management.

 

Chau is a registered BAS agent and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) and Finance Brokers Association of Australia (FBAA).