Acting Executive Director, People and Culture
MBA, MOHS, DipOHS, MADM, ME, HDE
Shane was appointed to the role of Acting Executive Director People and Culture in October 2022. He has worked at the RCH for 12 years, most recently as the Director of Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing. He has led a portfolio encompassing staff safety, injury management, wellbeing, respiratory protection and mental health.
Shane has more than 15 years of experience in developing and implementing health and safety solutions. He has a proven track record of success and has led an award-winning injury management program that was recognised by WorkSafe.
Prior to this, Shane worked in Education. His experiences in this field have provided a solid foundation for ensuring that appropriate frameworks are developed and implemented and that leaders are coached in the necessary skills to work towards a 'zero harm' culture. Shane has qualifications in Education, Architecture, Occupational Health and Safety, and Human Resources and has worked as a safety expert across multiple industries, including telecommunications and energy.
Shane lives by the motto “I never lose; I win or I learn” (Nelson Mandela) and encourages his team to continuously improve on HR and safety issues raised within the hospital.
Shane holds a Master of Business, Master of Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Master of Architecture (Design Management), Master in Education and a Higher Diploma in Education.