Health Services Specialist

Michael Moodie is among Australia’s most highly qualified and experienced health services professionals. With over 30 years in senior executive management with state departments of health, community health services and major hospitals including tertiary teaching hospitals, Michael Moodie is a champion of change and as such has directly implemented significant reform programs.

While Michael Moodie’s stellar academic record is indisputable, it is perhaps his early vocation as a social worker where he developed a steadfast and life-long personal mantra for the protection of those who are sick and unable to defend themselves that underpins what are exemplary strategic leadership skills and uncompromised principles.

Michael Moodie’s rise has been methodical and hard-earned. His career is the culmination of extraordinary performance through the natural succession of health services management events. Among them responsibility for hospital rebuilding projects with a $1.5b budget for Queensland Health through to the role of Chief Executive Officer for King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children.

Michael Moodie has also co-authored a paper on the need for international collaboration on mental retardation, an outcome of a study tour to the USA and Canada which examined delivery models for people with intellectual disabilities. An effective team leader, Michael prefers the description of ‘coach’ rather than, ‘boss’ as he mentors and empowers staff.

Michael Moodie is a determined and courageous corporate leader, unerringly dedicated to commercial accountability and administrative transparency he is committed to the ideal of access and equity within the public health system and brings a rare depth and breadth of experiences to the health services sector.