Southern Cross Care WA, one of Western Australia’s leading aged care providers, has appointed Clare Grieveson to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
With more than 25 years of experience in senior leadership roles in the health and aged care sectors in both Australia and the United Kingdom, Ms Grieveson commenced her new role in November 2021.
In announcing the new appointment, Chair of Southern Cross Care WA, Bradley Prentice said Ms Grieveson will lead the executive team to deliver the organisation’s vision, mission and values through a new and exciting stage in the organisation’s history.
“We are very happy to have such a high calibre executive join us as CEO at Southern Cross Care WA,” Mr Prentice said.
“Her extensive experience in advisory roles on government policy issues and changes that are currently affecting the aged care and health sectors will be invaluable.”
Ms Grieveson has worked in senior management roles at Monash Health and the Victorian Department of Health. Most recently, Clare held the role of Executive Director Quality, Safety and Innovation at Mercy Health Australia.
She has a clinical background in speech pathology and holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Speech Sciences from University College London.
She also holds a master’s degree in Health Services Management from Monash University and has a Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture from the Australian Catholic University.
Clare said she was honoured to be joining Southern Cross Care WA at such a crucial time of change and opportunity in the aged, social housing and community disability sectors.