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Key Personnel

Robert Cusack

Robert Cusack

Robert has a long and successful career as a health administrator in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors and is the CEO, at St Vincent’s Private Hospital Sydney. As the Executive Sponsor for the St Vincent’s Private Community Hospital, Griffith project, Robert will provide a key leadership role. Robert is a member of the Australian Private Hospitals Associations National Council and has been a surveyor with the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards since 1997.

Graham Clarke

Graham has been appointed the CEO/Director of Nursing at St Vincent's Private Community Hospital Griffith and commenced in his role in early February 2016. Graham has an extensive health and senior health management background in both the private and public sector and across rural and metropolitan hospitals​ and has overseen the commissioning and management of several private hospitals including the first Queensland Private Public Hospital collocation at Caboolture a 44 bed medical surgical hospital. Graham has held CEO roles at Waverley Private Hospital, Masada Private Hospital and Warringal Private Hospital in Victoria and more recently Graham established his own health consulting business providing management services to an expanding medical centre group and working with a broad range of health companies and private practitioners.

Gabrielle Wood

Gabrielle Wood

Gabrielle is a Registered Nurse with extensive perioperative and clinical experience. Gabrielle is a Yenda resident, born and raised in the area and has previously spent more than ten years training and working in the perioperative unit at St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Darlinghurst.

Gabrielle moved back to Griffith seven years ago where she has worked at Griffith Base Hospital as a Perioperative Nurse. There she worked in the role of Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator for Murrumbidgee Local Health District, supporting the professional development of Perioperative Nurses in Griffith, Narrandera and Leeton Hospitals.

In June 2013, Gabrielle was appointed to the role of Project Manager for St Vincent’s Private Community Hospital, Griffith. In November 2013, Gabrielle was appointed a Conjoint Lecturer, University of New South Wales. In 2016, Gabrielle was appointed the role of Perioperative Services Manager. She brings extensive knowledge and understanding of local community needs as well as experience in operational planning and service delivery in the private hospital setting. Furthermore, she has a sound understanding of the core values of SVHA.

Gabrielle can be contacted on gwood@svha.org.au or on 0439 414 822.