Organisational Structure


Kate Gillan, Chief Executive Officer.

Kate was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2014.

Kate brings more than 15 years of Executive and Senior management experience to the Hospital with strengths in leadership, project management and business development. Since June 2012 Kate has held the role of Director of Clinical Services at LCH and undertook the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Kate has completed a Graduate Diploma in Business Leadership, Graduate Diploma in Advanced Nsg (Management) and is a Registered Nurse.

Andrea Russell, Clinical Services Manager.

Andrea has over 20 years’ experience as a Nurse Manager in various roles in Australia and the UK. She has a strong interest in safety and quality in health services and consumer partnerships. Andrea is a Registered Nurse and has completed a Master’s degree in Health Service Management.

Janet Smartt, Support Services Manager.

Janet has over 30 years experience in all areas of management, support services, catering, cleaning and maintenance. Janet is also the OH&S Coordinator and Fire Safety Officer for the Hospital. Her qualifications include a Cert 1V in OH&S, Victorian Cleaning Standards Auditor, Cert 1V in Assessment & Training and  a Cert 111 in Commercial Cookery. Janet holds a current Apply First Aid certificate.