Mr Tony Jones, Board Chair

Mr Jones has more than 30 years’ experience as an adviser and executive in health related businesses. He has been the managing director of Penant Capital since 2008. Penant Capital advises for profit and not for profit companies on strategy, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships/joint ventures, financing and stakeholder relations. He was previously a member of the Group Executive at Medibank Private Limited as Group Manager Strategy and Communications (2004 to 2008) and co-head of Consumer, Healthcare and Leisure investment banking at Deutsche Bank AG in Australia and New Zealand including roles on related global teams (1994-2004). Prior to this he worked as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and Arthur Andersen providing audit, tax and business advisory services.

Mr Stuart Donaldson, Chief Financial Officer, Monash Health

Stuart Donaldson has been the Chief Financial Officer for Monash Health since January 2017. Prior to this, Stuart was the Chief Financial Officer for RMIT University for seven years; and then previously held a number of senior finance roles within the FMCG Industry, notably Chief Financial Officer for Cadbury Schweppes Australia and New Zealand. These roles have enabled Stuart to develop excellent financial acumen, combined with strategic thinking and commercial know how, to partner businesses to deliver on both the long term and short-term agenda. His experience across many facets of business include, acquisitions, divestments, negotiation of funding facilities, system implementations, implementation of reporting and purchasing systems, shared business services (on shore and off shore), strategic tax initiatives, organisational change management, implementing Integrated Business Management processes, driving improvement in key performance indicators and embedding financial business partnering. Stuart is a Fellow of the Certified Practising Accountants of Australia.

Dr Wayne Ramsey, AM CSC

Dr Ramsey has had more than 35 years’ experience in medical management. He had a long and distinguished career in the Australian Defence Force that culminated with his final appointment as Director General Defence Health Service. Other more recent senior appointments have included Director Clinical Governance ACT Health and Adjunct Associate Professor at the ANU Medical School. In 2013 he retired after more than six years as Executive Director Medical Services and Quality with Monash Health, Victoria’s largest and most complex health service.

Dr Ramsey’s professional interests lie in the field of clinical and research governance. He holds an MB BS, BMed Sc, MHA, Grad Cert Higher Ed and FRACMA.

Mrs Jane Bell BEc, LLB, LLM (Lond), FAICD

Mrs Jane Bell is a banking and finance lawyer and non-executive director with more than 30 years’ experience in leading law firms, financial services, corporate treasury operations and governance gained living in Melbourne, London, Toronto, San Francisco and Brisbane. Jane has been a non-executive director since 2002 serving on 11 Boards including eight health sector and medical research Boards. Jane currently serves as Director of Monash Health, Deputy Chair of Biomedical Research Victoria, Chair of the Community Advisory Group of the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance and as Director of UCA Funds Management Limited. Jane is a former Board member of Melbourne Health (Royal Melbourne Hospital), WorkSafe Victoria, Monash Institute of Medical Research-Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Queensland Institute of Medical Research Trust, Victorian Women’s Housing Association, Australian Red Cross (Qld) and Deputy Chair of Westernport Water Corporation.

Jane holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Melbourne, Master of Laws from Kings College, London, Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Andrew Stripp, Chief Executive, Monash Health

Andrew has extensive experience in executive roles in a variety of hospitals and health care settings; and within the State Government’s Department of Health and Human Services as the Director for the State’s mental health system, as Regional Director for Health, Housing and Community Services and as Director of Strategy.

Immediately prior to joining Monash Health, he was the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer at Alfred Health.

Board Contact:

JMPH Board Secretary

Phone: 9594 2978

Email: jmphexecoffice@monashhealth.org