Veronica has a unique background in operational leadership, with roles in public health, publishing, the pharmaceutical industry and the Australian Army.
Data Driven, People Centric.
An experienced senior director, Veronica has a unique background in operational leadership, strategy and planning. She has held leadership roles within public health, publishing, the pharmaceutical industry and the Australian Army.
Commencing her career as a pharmacist Veronica moved into business development within the pharmaceutical industry developing her commercial acumen and negotiation skills. Those skills were further honed by a move to human resource consulting where the power of network and influence became apparent. Expansive roles in publishing and strategic consulting followed.
The diversity of Veronica’s experience has resulted in an extensive skill set that has proven exceptionally valuable upon finding her true passion – equitable access to healthcare.
She has spent the past ten years in public health services of Queensland and Victoria. She’s gained a wide understanding of health issues across the varied cultures, in rural and metropolitan areas.
Veronica leads and mentors a diverse range of stakeholders in strategic planning to align health service delivery with changing patterns of need, to make effective use of current and future resources, to improve health and to safeguard equity of access. She believes the future lies in the use of data analytics and technology in conjunction with human collaboration and empathy to close the gap in health outcomes for disadvantaged communities.
Describing herself as a translator, Veronica brings together people of different perspectives and experiences across many disciplines, building trust, understanding and common ground to achieve improved health outcomes for the community.