Senior Leadership Team

Our team includes experts from a range of backgrounds including medicine, pharmacy, science, health promotion, public health, evaluation, research, public affairs, education, publishing, information technology, administration and finance.

 

Steve Morris

Chief Executive Officer

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Steve has worked in numerous clinical and leadership roles in the health sector, spanning pharmacy practice, community and hospitals, primary care, industry and NGOs. Before joining NPS MedicineWise, Steve was accountable for the delivery of statewide pharmacy services to the public sector in South Australia, holding dual roles as Executive Director SA Pharmacy, and Chief Pharmacist for SA Health. Originally from the UK, Steve was deputy chief executive of the National Prescribing Centre. 

He is passionate about quality use of medicines and the implementation of evidence-based practice, including the use of data and electronic health systems to support best health outcomes for people. Steve holds an MBA and MSc in Health Services Research and Technology Assessment.

 

Gloria Antonio

Deputy CEO, Strategy, Programs & Delivery

Gloria leads our Strategy, Programs and Delivery unit, responsible for the overall performance and operational management of the organisation, and ensuring a robust performance framework is in place that supports the delivery of high quality, customer-centric products and services. This unit ensures the efficient design, development of interventions and delivery of programs to health professionals and consumers, managing our educational visiting service and building positive relationships with our customers.

The unit also is responsible for the provision of dynamic, reliable insights using primary care dataset MedicineInsight. It also evaluates our programs using a rigorous evaluation framework and methods enabling the measurement of health outcomes and cost effectiveness. As Deputy CEO, and on behalf of the CEO, Gloria works closely with senior leaders to progress key aspects of operational performance to ensure milestones and performance indicators are achieved and has delegated authority to act on behalf of the CEO as appropriate.

Gloria is a registered nurse and holds a Masters in Health Administration.

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Robyn Lindner

Partnerships and Stakeholder Relationship Manager

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Robyn leads our Partnerships and Stakeholder Relations unit and is responsible for developing and driving stakeholder engagement strategies that encourage genuine collaboration in order to make a meaningful collective contribution to QUM nationally. 

Robyn is also responsible for our Consumer Engagement Strategy that ensures that consumers are at the centre of everything we do, and Choosing Wisely Australia - a national, collaborative initiative that encourages important conversations about healthcare. 

Robyn has a PhD in Biochemistry and over 15 years experience working in senior management roles in the health and biotechnology sectors.

 

Dilly Coomaraswamy

Chief Financial Officer

Dilly leads our Finance, People and Environment teams and is responsible for ensuring our people are taken care of, that we have functional and safe spaces to work from and that our financial results are reported accurately. We want our systems, policies, processes and reporting to provide our staff with the best possible information to ensure their success as they deliver for our organisation. Dilly is passionate about the integrity and efficiency of her team and how we use our resources across the organisation.

Dilly has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand since 2002 and a fellow of the Institute since 2012. Prior to joining NPS MedicineWise, she enjoyed a broad range of commercial experience during her 24+ year career in finance.

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