Executive Team

David Naughton

Chief Executive Officer


The Chief Executive Officer is accountable to the Board for the efficient and effective management of Kilmore District Health. Primary responsibilities include executive leadership, development and management of operational policy and strategic priorities agreed with the Board and in accordance with the funding, planning and regulatory framework of the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services.

Dr Martin Duffy

Director Medical Services / Chief Medical Officer


The Director Medical Services is responsible for professional leadership of the medical workforce. This role is accountable for the maintenance of professional standards of medical staff ensuring best practice guidelines and patient centred care philosophies are followed. Clinical governance, risk management, service development and continuity of care form the cornerstone of this role.

Jennifer Gilham

Director Clinical and Aged Care Services
​Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

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The Director Clinical and Aged Care Services is responsible for overseeing the inpatient and non-admitted clinical services, after-hours’ coordination, clinical support, allied health and aged care services. As Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, the role also has professional responsibility and leadership for all nursing staff, the clinical competence framework and nurse education.

Kirrily Gilchrist

Director Development and Improvement


The Director Development and Improvement is accountable for the effective leadership and management of quality improvement, risk management and performance monitoring frameworks. This position is responsible for ensuring an effective, coordinated, organisation-wide approach to the provision of quality improvement, incident and risk management, patient safety, health information and knowledge management and service performance and planning.

Colin Clark

Director Finance and Support Services
​Chief Financial and Procurement Officer

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The Director Finance and Support Services is the Chief Financial and Procurement Officer and is responsible for providing financial management leadership and oversight of the organisational financial position. The position is also responsible for leading and managing the development of effective and efficient financial and corporate support services, including health support services, contracts and procurement, financial services and information technology services.