Executive Team

Our Executive Team offers a combination of experience, energy and enthusiasm. Together, they are responsible for the operational decisions and strategic direction of the service.

Professor Andrew Stripp

Chief Executive

Andrew Stripp 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.

Chief Medical Officer, Anjali Dhulia

Associate Professor Anjali Dhulia

Chief Medical Officer
Executive Director, Medical Services

Dr Anjali Dhulia started her medical career in the Indian Army where she served for eight years. She completed her post-graduate training in paediatrics and practised in paediatric intensive care before migrating to Australia. She worked as a Fellow in Neonatology at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, the Royal Women’s and Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and also with the Neonatal Emergency Transport Service (NETS). She switched to a career in medical administration in 2008 and completed a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and has worked in various medical management roles. Her professional interests and expertise include medical workforce management, healthcare safety, quality and patient experience and engagement and wellbeing of medical employees. She has completed a Master of Public Health and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology. She has led the development and implementation of Monash Care (Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Monash Doctors) and is co-lead in implementing the Women in Medicine Program at Monash Health.

Ms Rachelle Anstey

Chief Financial Officer
Executive Director, Financial Services

Rachelle Anstey joined Monash Health in 2021 as Chief Financial Officer, with responsibility for Procurement, Logistics, Internal Audit, and Financial Services. Rachelle has a strong record of achievement and a wealth of experience across a broad range of industries and organisations, including public health. An expert in continuous improvement, Rachelle focuses on improving reporting and decision making for all levels of the organisation. Before joining Monash Health, Rachelle was Executive Director of Finance at Peninsula Health, providing critical insights and commercial guidance to support the organisation’s strategic direction. Rachelle has also worked in senior finance roles for Alfred Health, Melbourne Water and RACV, leading large teams to deliver successful financial, payroll and revenue services alongside procurement and supply programs.

Ms Lisa Evans

Executive Director, Office of the Chief Executive

Lisa Evans joined Monash Health in 2022 as Executive Director, Office of the Chief Executive, covering an extensive portfolio including Procurement and Engineering, Asset Management, Capital and Infrastructure, Legal, Monash Health Foundation, Strategy and Service Planning and the Transformation Office. With a background in law, Lisa is an accomplished executive leader with demonstrated capability in enhancing the performance of cross-functional teams, leading people, and implementing change across a wide range of business disciplines. Before joining Monash Health, Lisa was Chief Corporate Officer at COVID-19 Quarantine Victoria, establishing corporate functions for CQV, leading commercial negotiations, and establishing a risk and governance framework. Prior to CQV, Lisa spent 11 years with Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Ltd (Melbourne Airport) leading their corporate functions across a range of areas including legal, human resources, safety, environment, sustainability and corporate affairs.

Executive Director Public Affairs and Communications, Louise Kanis

Ms Louise Kanis

Executive Director, Communication and Engagement

Louise Kanis joined Monash Health in February 2018. In a career spanning more than 20 years, Louise has headed corporate affairs for a major Melbourne transport consortium, established the communications and marketing function for a multinational financial services firm, driven the communications for a university undergoing major change and built her own agency servicing marquee external clients across a diverse range of industries. Louise has served on Australian executive management groups, an international marketing and communications executive team, a crisis management executive, as a director of a charitable foundation and as the co-owner and director of her own company.

Chief Operating Officer, Martin Keogh

Mr Martin Keogh

Chief Operating Officer

Martin Keogh joined Monash Health as Chief Operating Officer after many years of clinical and management experience in a variety of roles within acute healthcare settings. This has enabled him to develop a broad level of knowledge, skill and understanding of the contemporary drivers for health service performance and the need for continual organisational improvement. Before joining Monash Health Martin was acting Chief Operating Officer of Alfred Health. Having originally trained as a registered nurse, Martin practised in the areas of emergency and cardiology before finally specialising in intensive care nursing. Subsequently, he embarked on a management career. Martin has a proven track record in identifying and implementing improvements to enhance patient safety, access and, enhancing the overall experience of patients. He has a strong interest in patient safety and quality of care initiatives, incorporating evidence-based practice.

Adjunct Professor Katrina Nankervis

Professor Katrina Nankervis

Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer
Executive Director, Residential Care & Support Services

With over 20 years’ within Victoria’s public health system, Katrina Nankervis brings to Monash Health extensive experience in strategic workforce planning, professional and clinical practice and education. She is a Registered Nurse, holds a Master’s of Nursing Science and has a keen interest in healthcare policy, initially developed as an undergraduate student of politics and economics at the University of Melbourne. Katrina has worked within the public, private, government and higher education sectors. She is a passionate advocate for the exemplary delivery of fundamental care and is particularly focused on enhancing outcomes and experience for employees and consumers.

Executive Director Digital Health, Emilo Pozo

Mr Emilio Pozo

Executive Director, Digital Health

Emilio joined Monash Health in October 2016 with extensive experience in complex digital transformations. He delivers innovative, efficient, and safer models of care by integrating information and transforming data into usable knowledge. These insights have the potential to deliver true Population Health initiatives and usher in an era of research, as well as cost-effective therapies and treatments that can be managed in the community. Emilio ensures that solutions comply with and facilitate the state and national agenda for eHealth. He has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, and he has excelled in consulting, management and executive roles spanning various industries.

Executive Director Quality, Safety and Patient Experience, Carlos Scheinkestel

Professor Carlos Scheinkestel

Executive Director, Quality & Safety

Carlos Scheinkestel’s remit is to drive and support the organisation in the delivery of reliably safe, high-quality care that consistently meets or exceeds best practice standards and expectations. His track record includes leading a large and complex department to achieve international recognition as a centre of excellence in patient outcomes, research and education and winning four Victorian Public Healthcare Awards, the AHRI Wayne Cascio Award for organisational change and development, an Australian Business Award for Service Excellence, an Australian Mobile and App Design Award, The Best of the Best International Nutrition Competition four times and an ELSO Centre of Excellence twice. He has served on government committees, has a number of publications, received an NHMRC research grant, and given many invited presentations, both nationally and internationally. He is an adjunct clinical professor with Monash University and has completed studies focusing on leadership in disruptive times, obtaining a Specialist Certificate in Executive Leadership at the Melbourne Business School.