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Leadership Team 2017-08-18T11:44:16+00:00

<b>John Gibbs</b> <i>B.Bus, M.Bus.(Int. Mkg.), AFAIM, GAICD</i>
John Gibbs B.Bus, M.Bus.(Int. Mkg.), AFAIM, GAICDChief Executive Officer / Managing Director
Managing Director appointed in 2008. John commenced employment as General Manager in 2004. He has a background of experience in the establishment and management of private health facilities and the development of private medical markets. He has established new private hospitals for Australian and international investors in the Asia-Pacific region and has participated in redevelopments in Australia. John has undergraduate and postgraduate Business and Marketing Degrees.

<b>Allanna Ryan</b> <i>B Comm, CPA</i>
Allanna Ryan B Comm, CPAChief Financial Officer
Allanna has a strong financial background spanning 17 years across a range of global private and public organisations. With a background heavily focused in the resources sector, Allanna provides strong focus and extensive experience in the management of key financial functions, reporting and compliance, coupled with the ability to undertake financial analysis to provide strategic direction for the organisation.  Allanna is a member of the CPA Australia professional accounting body.

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<b>Paul Robertson</b> <i>B.Comm</i>
Paul Robertson B.CommChief Operating Officer
Paul’s career has focused around senior operational management roles in private healthcare facilities. He has managed a number of private hospitals of varying sizes providing a wide range of medical services. In particular Paul has specialised in managing transition and operation of newly acquired facilities. With a background in finance Paul has also overseen group wide corporate functions as well as significant involvement in multi disciplinary project teams.

<b>Alison Hughes </b> <i>BDS (Syd)</i>
Alison Hughes BDS (Syd)Founder / Practice Development & Support Manager
Co-founder of Pacific Smiles Group, Alison’s background is in dental assisting and clinical dentistry. After attaining the Certificate in Dental Assisting, Alison went on to graduate from the University of Sydney as a Dental Practitioner in 1992. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, Alison brings both practical and theoretical knowledge to her role as PD & SM where she provides professional input and support to independent practitioners who base their practices in PS Dental Centres. Alison is a member of the Australian Dental Association.

<b>Emma McKenny </b>
Emma McKenny Executive Manager, People and Culture
With over 20 years’ experience, Emma is a commercially astute business leader with extensive HR knowledge. An outcome focussed professional, Emma has a seasoned record of achievement, demonstrating tangible successes through capability, leadership and drive. Emma is a trusted and respected HR leader, strategist and change agent – adept at aligning HR strategies, programs and structures to deliver business results. With experience gained across HR operations in small, medium and large companies, Emma is confident operating in both publicly listed and privately owned business environments – traversing roles from frontline management through to national and executive level and board directorships.

<b>Andrew Streat</b> <i>M.Bus. (Marketing)</i>
Andrew Streat M.Bus. (Marketing)Executive Manager, Business Development
With over 20 years’ experience in business development, marketing and applying a strong expertise in strategic planning, Andrew will play a crucial role in the long-term growth of Pacific Smiles Group. In previous roles, Andrew has been responsible in leading business development and marketing strategies in a variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals and the Not-for Profit sector. Andrew is highly motivated and very passionate about being part of the Pacific Smiles team.

<b>David Williams</b> <i>BCompSc, JP, MACS (Snr), CP, MCSD</i>
David Williams BCompSc, JP, MACS (Snr), CP, MCSDChief Information Officer
David has over 20 years’ professional IT experience, from Systems Analyst to Chief Information Officer. David’s vast experience provides a combination of practical hands-on ability and strategic business thinking designed to deliver successful projects and ongoing IT department performance. David brings a passion for excellence, a commitment to solution-finding, and empowering teams. With a proven commitment to IT community, David has lectured, authored over 1,000 technical articles, established two community-based user groups, and mentored international students for the Australian Computer Society.