Adjunct Professor Jackie Hanson

Adjunct Professor Jackie Hanson

Chief Executive, Metro North Health

Jackie has extensive executive, strategic and tactical leadership experience spanning more than 15 years across public health systems in Queensland and South Australia.

As Australia’s largest Hospital and Health Service Chief Executive, Jackie provides authentic and inspirational leadership to a workforce of over 24,000 staff to deliver high quality public health services to over 1 million people.

Throughout her career, from the bedside to Chief Executive, Jackie’s commitment has remained focussed on increasing access and equity. Particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, ensuring high quality safe services and improving patient outcomes and experience through the health care system, research, innovation and partnerships both nationally and internationally across a wide range of sectors.

Jackie has led systemwide transformation and improvements based on strategically assessing the environment and providing foresight to maximise impact across the care continuum.

Jackie is a respected leader with a collaborative style and people focused approach which strongly aligns with the Metro North values of Respect, Integrity, Compassion, High Performance and Teamwork.

Jackie is a registered nurse, and holds a Bachelor in Nursing Science.

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