Gateway Health has appointed Mr Trent Dean as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following an extensive search and recruitment process.

Mr Dean will officially start as CEO on Monday, 25 March 2024. He brings a wealth of health care expertise and a passion for driving positive change.

Throughout his career, including roles at the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Mater Health Services, and more recently as CEO at Mercy Connect, Mr Dean has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and a deep commitment to improving community health care outcomes. He has a broad background in health and ageing, community services, public housing, child safety, corporate governance, risk management, quality improvement, and assurance in both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors.

“We are thrilled to have Mr Dean joining Gateway Health. He has extensive expertise and experience in the health care and not-for-profit sectors, and will be an asset to the organisation,” said Ruth Davenport, Board Chair with the Gateway Health Board of Directors. “The Board of Directors are looking forward to working with Trent to achieve Gateway Health’s vision of People Living Well.”