Lee Garwood, Chief Executive Officer
Lee joined the Maryvale team in November 2020 as our Chief Executive Officer. Lee joins us with 15 years of clinical and leadership experience in both the public and private healthcare sector across a wide range of surgical, medical, rehabilitation and mental health specialties.
Lee has a strong commitment in developing organisations by enhancing patient experience, improving quality and safety systems, implementation of new services and community engagement. With a focus on delivering a quality service and improving patient safety, Lee has significant experience in hospital accreditation processes against the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards under ISO and ACHS frameworks.
Lee is heavily involved in the training and development of clinical and non-clinical staff and is an Adjunct Senior Research Practitioner at Federation University Australia and Conjoint Senior Lecturer appointment at the University of Newcastle. Lee also participates as an industry advisor to a number of Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and mentor to students attending health-related degrees.
Outside of the workplace, Lee enjoys giving back to the community by getting involved with Rotary and participating a number of local and international projects.