Chief Executive Officer
In February 2014, Eileen was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. Eileen has 30 years’ experience in healthcare, in nursing, management and in the last 15 years as a senior executive. Eileen has studied commerce, health administration and holds a Master’s in Business.
Eileen has been CEO of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse for the last five years, realising the commissioning of the hospital and the growth of services and research to where it is today. Eileen is passionate about delivering the Lifehouse vision through patient-centred, compassionate, holistic care.
In all her previous roles, Eileen worked closely with clinical teams, allied health partners, hospital business units, research departments and federal and state governments to ensure positive healthcare outcomes and improve patient experience.
Eileen previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer for St Vincent’s and Mercy Private Hospital in Victoria, before being appointed to manage one of Australia’s largest private hospitals, Epworth Richmond as the Executive Director. During her tenure at Epworth Richmond, she managed day-to-day operations during an ongoing $700M major redevelopment and has commissioned several new areas.
Originally from Melbourne, Eileen moved to Sydney from Melbourne with her husband. She enjoys spending time with her son and daughter who live in Melbourne and the UK.