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Executive Structure Chart

Our Executive Team

Chief Executive Officer

Acting CEO Tony WalkerAssociate Professor Tony Walker, ASM
Responsible to the Board of Directors for the overall management and performance of AV, with direct oversight of AV’s legal and media functions. Tony’s extensive career in ambulance includes a range of senior clinical governance, education and operational roles in rural and metropolitan areas.

Chief Operating Officer

Mark RodgersMark Rogers, ASM
Responsible for ensuring a collaborative approach to the delivery of integrated, effective and efficient statewide operational services in line with organisational performance targets and Ambulance Victoria’s strategy. This includes leadership and direction in the development and implementation of clinical quality and education services, emergency management, and clinical governance frameworks to ensure AV is positioned to meet its present and future ambulance service delivery needs in the community.

Executive Director Corporate Services

Rob BarrRob Barr
Responsible for AV’s financial strategy, risk and financial compliance, financial and management accounting services, including compliance with accounting standards and taxation, billing and debt collection, and the Membership Subscription Scheme. Also responsible for information and communications technologies, reporting and analytics, service quality and improvement, records management and commercial services including tendering, procurement and property services.

Executive Director, People and Culture

Rebecca HodgesRebecca Hodges
Responsible for generalist HR advice, organisational development and culture programs, workforce strategy and capability, employee relations, OHS, return-to-work support, counselling and peer support services, and AV’s payroll function.

Executive Director Emergency Operations

Mick StephensonMichael (Mick) Stephenson, ASM
Responsible for the provision of quality statewide emergency ambulance operations, including the planning and delivery of specialist statewide services such as Air Ambulance, using Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Mobile Intensive Care (MICA) paramedics, Flight paramedics, Ambulance Community Officers (ACOs) and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs).

Medical Director

Stephen Bernard

Executive Director Quality and Patient Experience

Nicola Reindeers

Executive Director Transformation & Strategy

Craig Howard

Executive Director Communications and Stakeholder Engagement

Kate Bradstreet