- Management team
Lisa Norman - Chief Executive Officer
Lisa Norman is the St John of God Health Care South East Melbourne Hospitals Chief Executive Officer, with responsibility for St John of God Berwick Hospital, St John of God Frankston Hospital, and St John of God Pinelodge Clinic.
Lisa has worked for St John of God Health Care since July 2006. Her initial role was as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing at St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital and in 2010 she was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Director of Nursing at St John of God Berwick Hospital.
In 2020, Lisa was appointed to the regional position with oversight across the South East Melbourne hospitals including St John of God Langmore Centre, St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital and St John of God Pinelodge Clinic and St John of God Berwick Hospital,
Lisa has extensive experience in healthcare roles, with a strong track record driving hospital growth in services and activity.
Prior to joining St John of God Health Care, Lisa was Director of Clinical Services at Beleura Private Hospital in Mornington with Ramsay Healthcare and at The Valley Private Hospital in Mulgrave.
Lisa graduated in 1990 as a registered nurse and quickly developed an interest in emergency and trauma nursing. After completing her critical care qualifications, specialising in emergency care, she worked in several emergency departments and was unit manager at Knox Private Emergency Department.
Dr Bruce Shirazi - Director of Medical Services
Bruce joined St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital in 2006 and was appointed Director of Medical Services in March 2014. Previously he helped establish the rehabilitation services at St John of God Ballarat Hospital and provided consultative services to private rehabilitation providers in Melbourne hospitals.
His areas of interest include chronic pain issues requiring complex analgesia regimen, general reconditioning, rehabilitation for the elderly, and orthopaedic and musculoskeletal multidisciplinary care. As Director of Medical Services, Bruce is actively involved in the administration and governance of clinical care. He is leading our service expansion of pain management and chronic disease programs.
Karen Ward - Director of Clinical Services (Rehabilitation)
Sara Crees - Director Corporate Services
Rhonda O'Connor - Director Mission Integration
Rhonda O’Connor joined St John of God Berwick Hospital following a long history of working in youth ministry, pastoral care, education, parish and diocesan ministry.
Rhonda is passionate about ministry and mission. She has been involved in social outreach in Timor Leste, youth mental health, refugee and asylum seekers, adult education and mission development.
She enjoys the joys and challenges of supporting and mentoring staff as St John of God Berwick Hospital continues to grow. She is passionate about ensuring all caregivers are supported in living out St John of God Health Care values and delivering exceptional compassionate care in our community.
In 2020 Rhonda took on the responsibility of mission integration across the South East Melbourne hospitals including St John of God Langmore Centre, St John of God Frankston Rehabilitation Hospital and St John of God Pinelodge Clinic.
Danny Antonopoulos – Director of Finance
Danny is an experienced finance leader and CPA with extensive knowledge across commercial private hospital operations.
In his most recent appointment, he was responsible for leading and managing the finance functions of two hospitals, including extensive involvement in strategic and operational direction. Prior to this role, Danny served in various senior Finance Director roles in medium to large sized hospitals for over 16 years.
Danny has a breadth of experience working closely with executive peers and frontline managers to help enable hospital and clinical service objectives.