The work of Adelaide PHN is achieved with the support of a dedicated staff team and Board.
The Adelaide PHN Board is a skills-based Board comprised of three Member elected Directors and up to six Board appointed Directors, each Director serves a three-year term via a staggered, rotational system.
Mr Tom Symonds
Chair - Board Appointed Chair/Second Member Elected Board Director
Previous Associate Director, Strategic Research Support at Flinders University. Worked in health services management in the UK and SA for 20 years. Extensive experience and knowledge of the complexities and challenges of delivering today’s healthcare. Strong interest in innovative service development such as maximising the beneﬁ ts of digital health. Passionate about strong public involvement in the planning and delivery of health services, as an integral part of good clinical governance to ensure the highest quality care possible. Other roles include responsibilities for supporting the delivery of high quality health and medical teaching and research programs within the tertiary sector. With a passion and keen interest in health workforce development, he was a previous establishing member of the Adelaide PHN Central Community Advisory Council and serves as a Community Member of the South Australian Board of the Medical Board of Australia, the South Australian Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and the Australian Medical Council.
Mr Rick Albertini
Finance Chair – Managing Partner at Brentnalls SA Chartered Accountants & Advisors
Extensive and sound Financial Accounting, Strategic and Business Management Experience. Previous Board Member of Northern Adelaide Medicare Local (NAML) and has strong links and associations with the Health Sector on many levels. Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Member of the Institute of Company Directors; extensive Board experience.
Mr Wayne Oldfield
Aboriginal Community Health Advocate (First Member Elected Board Director)
Extensive Board experience within SA Health sector. Has been employed by Community Support Incorporated SA, The Country Homes Advocacy Programme and Intellectual Disability Services Council. A member of the Health Consumer’s Alliance of SA, The Aboriginal Health Council of SA Inc, Country Health SA Local Health Network Board Health Advisory Council Inc (Ministerial appointment) and a member of the SA Minister’s Disability Advisory Council. The Aboriginal Consumer Representative to the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum and a member of the Consumer Reference Group involved in creating a ‘Peak’ Mental Health Consumer Organisation. Wayne is also a Board Director on the SA Country PHN Board.
Dr Vikas Jasoria
General Practitioner in Adelaide
Extensive professional medical practice experience as a GP in the Adelaide region for over 10 years. BSc. in Management and extensive Board and strategic governance experience. Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Previously worked at Headspace and in Aboriginal Health Care. Previous Board Director of the Northern Health Network, Northern Adelaide Medicare Local and former member of The Northern Region GP Council. Currently working as General Practitioner and Director at Arkaba Medical Centre and Craigmore Family Practice.
Ms Fiona Raschella
Qualified Solicitor (Third Member Elected Board Director)
Qualified Solicitor with 13 years' experience in the private legal sector in the health, employment and insurance law arenas Most recently, worked as a self-employed Solicitor and part time as TalentCode HR Senior Employment Relations Advisor. Previous corporate governance experience and financial account management through Basketball SA Finance Sub Committee. Member of the Law Society of Australia and previous member of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (TQEH) Consumer and Community Reference Group (dissolved in 2020). Consumer rep on the CALHN Human Research and Ethics Committee (HREC) and a number of CALHN Priority Care Committees and TQEH Redevelopment Groups. Previous APHN Disability Health Priority Group (HPG) member, establishing member of the Central Adelaide Community Advisory Council (CACAC) and CACAC Membership Advisory Council (MAC) representative.
Dr Lane Hinchcliffe
General Practitioner in Glenelg
Graduated from medicine at the University of Adelaide, becoming a paediatric registrar and developing a strong interest in adolescent health. His career change to a GP led to work in both city and regional communities, including Elcho Island, a remote community in the Northern Territory. Opened his own family medical practice, ‘The Health Hub,’ in 2014 offering accessible health care with a holistic focus. Has established outreach clinics at the Aboriginal Family Clinic in Noarlunga and a local retirement village. Also runs offsite clinics at local schools along with a support group for teenagers.
Dr Harry Kypreos
General Practitioner in West Beach
Director and main practitioner at West Beach Medical Centre – the second GP clinic started on his own. Graduated from University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Pharmacy with first class honours. Went on to complete a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery in 2007 at Flinders University making the Dean’s Merit List. Trained at Flinders University, Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) and Royal Darwin Hospital, entering into General Practice training. Has held various locum positions, a number of unique roles such as a Medibank GP After Hours phone doctor and previous executive on the board of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) SA/NT. Previous volunteer for the Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) Association.
Mr Scott Williams
Chief Executive Officer, Police Health Group
CEO at Police Health Group, operating both the Police Health and Emergency Services Health private health funds. Actively involved in representing the business in industry forums, public events and interactions with critical strategic partners. Previous role as CEO of over 4 years at the North Eastern Community Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital acute care and aged care organisation. Has worked for 30 years in health in both community and hospital settings in Australia and the United Kingdom holding a variety of senior executive roles including at the tertiary provider of health services for children, young people and women in South Australia. Successfully led and delivered several large scale capital and service redesign projects through cultural reform.
Ms Sarah Murray
Adelaide PHN Interim CEO/Secretary