We are accountable to the Central Adelaide Local Health Network Governing Board.

Our board has oversight of our strategy, risk management, governance and performance, and works with our Chief Executive Officer to provide strategic direction for our network. The board is accountable to the Minister for Health and Wellbeing.

As multi-skilled professionals our board brings together diverse perspectives that span strategic leadership, finance, health services, management, governance, Aboriginal Health and more. The board supports our aim of delivering world-class care and world-class research to improve the health outcomes and wellbeing of our community.

Raymond Spencer


Chair Raymond Spencer returned to Australia in 2009, following more than 35 years of living and working in the USA, India and Europe.

Raymond is currently Chair of a number of boards, including the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), the Global Centre for Modern Ageing and the South Australian Venture Capital Fund. He is a Founding Partner of RSVP Ventures and holds the position of Chair or Director in several of its portfolio companies. Raymond completed his term as Chair of the South Australian Economic Development Board in June 2018.

He brings more than 40 years of leadership experience in international business, management planning, technology, finance, organisational culture, and mergers and acquisitions. Raymond is currently the Chair for the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) Performance Recovery Taskforce.

Professor Justin Beilby


Professor Justin Beilby is a practising general practitioner, board member and leader in primary care/ general practice reform in Australia and has had an extensive senior management career at the University of Adelaide.

In 2015 Justin was appointed Vice-Chancellor of Torrens University. Prior to this, Justin was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences for 10 years at the University of Adelaide, overseeing all academic, education and research programs.

Justin has demonstrated experience and skills in research, both clinical and policy related, workforce planning, financial and people management, philanthropic funding, leading major capital programs, leading change programs and governance. He has broad international experience, establishing educational and research partnerships in the US, Middle East, China, South East Asia and Japan. Justin brings significant skills to improving the standard and quality of health care and tertiary education and research to the Board.

Ingrid Haythorpe


Ingrid Haythorpe is a Manager Partner of Peg Consulting, which has led significant projects for the Victorian, ACT, NT and South Australian governments. This has included reviews of whistle blower legislation, lands title legislative, regulatory reviews, justice system projects, women in leadership policy, and governance reforms.

In 2020-21, Ingrid supported Victorian and South Australian senior executive health teams in their response to COVID-19. Ingrid’s past roles in the South Australian Government include Chief Executive  of the Attorney-General’s Department and senior executive positions in SA Health, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet and the Department of Human Services.

Professor Christine Kilpatrick


Christine has a 20 year career as a senior executive including 15 years as a chief executive, most recently Chief Executive Royal Melbourne Hospital.  Prior to these appointments she was a neurologist, specialising in epilepsy, working in both public and private practice.

Christine is a board director of Healthdirect Australia, the Florey Institute and Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. She was previously a director of HealthShare Victoria and Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Alliance and Chair of the Doherty Institute. Christine is an Enterprise Professor Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.

She was awarded a Centenary Medal in 2001, in 2014 was included in the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, in 2017 was a recipient of the Distinguished Fellow’s Award, Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and in 2019 appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia.

Professor Judith Dwyer

Deputy Chair

Professor Judith Dwyer holds Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Business Administration and Doctor of Philosophy qualifications. Judith has significant knowledge of the governance and management of health care delivery, health services research, health policy, and the health care needs of communities. Judith brings these significant skills, knowledge and experience to the Board.

Judith has had a distinguished career in health management, including Chief Executive roles of Southern Health Care Network (Melbourne) and Flinders Medical Centre, and Deputy Chief Executive of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Between 2006-2018, Judith was Professor of Health Care Management in the Flinders University College of Medicine and Public Health, where she has a continuing adjunct role. Judith was awarded the Sidney Sax medal by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), honouring her lifelong commitment to delivering high quality health services in Australia, particularly in the area of Indigenous health.

Peter Hanlon


Peter Hanlon is a filmmaker and business and government adviser. A  successful business and people leader, Peter has a strong track record of business growth, re-engineering, and culture and change management. He is a partner in LIGHT ADL, the founder of Living Not Beige Films and a partner in film company Mess Productions, and the owner of Notus Advisory, a business consulting firm.

Peter is currently a Strategic Adviser to the South Australian Government. Peter is a former Chair of the BankSA Advisory Board and South Australian Film Corporation and member of the SA Museum Board. Peter is currently the co-Chair of the Mercury CX. Peter was previously the Chief Executive, Westpac Australian Financial Services. Prior to his banking career, Peter served in the RAAF.

Dr Janine Mohamed


Dr Janine Mohamed is a proud Narrunga Kaurna woman from South Australia. Over the past 20 years, Janine has worked in nursing, management, project management, research, workforce and health policy in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector. Many of these years have been spent in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector at state, national and international levels. This includes the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA), the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) and the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives (CATSINaM), where she was the CEO from 2013 – 2018.

Janine has been based on Wurundjeri Country, in Melbourne, since 2019 as the CEO of the Lowitja Institute – Australia’s National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research. She was awarded an Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity Fellowship in 2019 and a Doctorate of Nursing honoris causa by Edith Cowan University in January 2020.

In 2021, Janine was awarded a Distinguished Fellowship by The George Institute for Global Health Australia. She is a regular spokesperson on key topics in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, such as cultural safety, the social and cultural determinants of health, workforce and Indigenous data sovereignty.

Kevin Cantley


Kevin Cantley worked for the South Australian Department of Treasury and Finance for 29 years as a senior executive and in 2018 was awarded a Public Service Medal for outstanding public service to financial management and infrastructure development in South Australia.

Kevin retired in 2019 as General Manager of the South Australian Government Financing Authority (SAFA), which is the South Australian Government’s central financing authority, captive insurer and fleet manager with assets totalling of over $40 billion. During this period, he assumed the dual responsibility of Executive Director of the Public Finance Branch from 2016 to 2018.

Mr Cantley has significant governance and board experience and is currently a member of the Board of the Lifetime Support Authority.  He was previously a member of Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network Governing Board, an external member of the Central Adelaide Local Health Network Finance and Investment Committee, chair of the South Australian Government Captive Insurance Corporation (SAICORP), chair of Playford Capital Pty Ltd, member of the South Australian Superannuation Board and director of Generation Lessor Corporation, Transmission Lessor Corporation and Distribution Lessor Corporation.

Kevin is a qualified accountant and is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Central Adelaide LHN acknowledges the Kaurna people as the traditional owners of the lands on which its sites are located. We respect their spiritual relationship with their country and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to living Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people today.



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