Executive Team

Together Creating a Happier Healthier Northern Mallee

Terry Welch

Chief Executive Officer

Terry brings ten years of experience leading Victorian regional healthcare services to his role and is a widely-recognised public health leader.

Elise Elder

Executive Director Compliance & Patient Experience

Elise is the MBPH Executive Director Compliance & Patient Experience 

Louise Litten

Chief Medical Officer

Louise has more than 25 years’ experience in medicine, coming from a clinical background in General Practice. Louise has relocated to Mildura from Katherine, Northern Territory, where she was the Director of Medical Services at Katherine Hospital.

David Kirby

Executive Director Mental Health

David Kirby brings substantial experience to Mildura Base Public Hospital, having worked as a registered nurse for more than two decades, beginning his career at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, before moving into management roles.

Matthew Jukes

Executive Director Finance, Infrastructure & Partnerships

Graduating from Victoria University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), before completing his CPA qualifications in 2011. Matthew has built a successful career in finance, having held a number of senior roles.

Janelle McGregor

Executive Director People, Culture & Strategy

Janelle McGregor has more than 15 years’ experience working as a Human Resources professional across a broad range of roles and industries. She has worked for a number of large national and publicly listed organisations. 

Katrina Allen

Executive Director Clinical Operations & CNMO

Katrina has been working in the healthcare industry for almost 33 years. She has extensive experience across a diverse range of healthcare settings, both at MBPH and with other providers in the region.  

Heath Kendall

Executive Director Engagement & Support Services

Heath is responsible for overseeing corporate and community affairs, the MBPH Foundation, volunteer services and events.