Simone has more than 20 years’ experience in the healthcare sector.
She was appointed as Alfred Health’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) in August 2018 after acting in the position since November 2017. In 2022 Simone was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in addition to substantive role as COO. Simone is responsible for the management and performance of Alfred Health’s clinical operations.
Prior to her Executive appointments, Simone spent eight years as a Clinical Service Director at Alfred Health, most recently as the Clinical Service Director for Emergency and Acute Medicine. In this role, she provided leadership and operational management of many areas including Alfred and Sandringham Hospital’s Emergency Departments, ICU, hyperbaric, cardiology, general medicine, neurology, hospital-in-the-home, and five inpatient wards. She was responsible for meeting national emergency access targets and service development. Simone has also taken part in advising on trauma centre development in other countries, including Saudi Arabia.
Simone has Masters Degrees in Health Management and Clinical Nursing.