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Executive team

Responsible for operational management, the Mater Private Hospital Townsville Executive Team ensures the organisation is delivering excellence in health care under the Patient-Centred Care Strategy, in line with the organisation’s heritage, vision, mission and values.  Our Executive Team comprises professionals who bring experience and expertise to the leadership function of the organisation.

Stephanie Barwick

GENERAL MANAGER

Having commenced her career as a registered nurse and midwife at the Mater Private Hospital Townsville, Stephanie is an accomplished executive with a long history working across the country, from regional hospitals to major facilities like the Royal Prince Alfred in Sydney and internationally at the Centre for Medical Simulation in Boston, Massachusetts.

Stephanie is well known for her leadership in multiple roles at Mater, including Director of Clinical Education and Executive Director, Mater Education. She is passionate about developing staff and recognises the need for education to improve collective competence and healthcare delivery.

Stephanie’s experience and personal values align not only with Mater’s strategic direction but with our values of providing clinical excellence and compassionate care to the community we serve.

Leo Canapi

PERIOPERATIVE SERVICES MANAGER

Mark Cathcart

FINANCE & OPERATIONS MANAGER

Talissha Wagner

PATIENT CARE MANAGER

Joseph McCarthy

MISSION INTEGRATION MANAGER

Gabrielle Dockray

ALLIED HEALTH MANAGER

Marissa Dodds

QUALITY AND SAFETY MANAGER

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