Executive Leadership Team
Our leadership team drives HPV's strategic planning and direction.
Acting Chief Executive
MBA, BComm, CPA
Trudy joined HPV in December 2017 as Acting Chief Executive.
Prior to commencing with HPV, Trudy was Director of Revenue in the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, responsible for Tax and Gambling Policy, Revenue Forecasting and Intergovernmental Relations.
Trudy has significant expertise and experience as a senior government executive, with over 20 years in the Victorian and Commonwealth governments. Trudy has established multiple teams, led strategic policy development across commercial, budget and social policy areas and driven a number of financial management reforms.
Trudy holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Melbourne, a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and is a Certified Practising Accountant. Trudy was on the Land Tax Hardship Relief Board from 2012 to 2017 and received the Dean’s Women & Management scholarship from Melbourne Business School in 2013.
BSc, BEng, MBA, GAICD
Elaine was appointed Chief Executive of HPV in August 2016. Prior to joining HPV Elaine was a senior executive at Mondelez International where she led a multidisciplinary team to develop and implement an integrated Asia-Pacific regional sourcing strategy.
Elaine brings more than 16 years of senior leadership experience in international supply chain and strategic sourcing management across the Asia-Pacific.
Elaine's senior roles in fast-moving consumer good companies Mondelez International and Kraft Foods have delivered significant product growth and world-class sourcing strategies to yield improved customer service, substantial cost reductions, and increased stakeholder collaboration.
Elaine holds a Masters of Business Administration, degrees in Manufacturting Engineering (Hons) and Science, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has Lean Six Sigma Black Belt accreditation.
Director Finance, Risk and Governance (CFO)
B.Bus (Acc), FCPA, Grad Dip (Marketing), Grad Cert (Health System), AFCHSM, ACFE, GAICD
John commenced at HPV as Director Finance, Strategy and Governance in March 2015. Having been in the health sector nearly 20 years, John has held senior finance leadership roles within public, private and aged care services.
John’s most recent role prior to joining HPV was as the Director Finance Services at Northern Health.
With extensive experience in business planning, systems technology design and implementation, John is also a Board member of the Healthcare Management Association supporting professional development within the health sector.
Director People and Culture
DipAppSc, Cert Training&Assessment, Cert OHPrac, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Angela joined HPV in March 2014 following an extensive career in human resources and industrial relations management. Angela's recruitment and consulting experience includes senior roles across the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, including as Human Resources Manager at Ford Australia's Melbourne head office.
Across her career, Angela has a consistent record of success in working closely with management and other stakeholders to develop and implement effective human resource solutions. Angela's collaborative approach, strong business acumen and focus on strategic HR planning, often in complex and challenging environments, has been key to organisations achieving their business objectives.
Angela has qualifications in Applied Science, and has completed a range of management programs and Six Sigma Green Belt accreditation.
Director Customer Engagement
MBA, BA, CIPS
Alfred Matthews joined HPV in September 2016. In June 2017 Alfred was appointed HPV Head of Indirect Products and Services, implementing strategies to improve collaboration and deliver financial and service quality outcomes which resulted in HPV being nominated as a national finalist by Procurement and Supply Australasia in October 2017.
Prior to joining HPV, Alfred spent more than 10 years at Monash Health managing non-clinical support services teams including food, cleaning, waste, the Customer Contact Centre, retail and security, and leading tenders for service contract categories. Alfred was a member of many inter-professional teams within Monash Health and led initiatives including bringing the food services team in-house from an outsourced model. Alfred was part of the project team and managed Monash Health's new central production kitchen, implemented innovative steam and microfibre cleaning across the service and introduced a cook-freeze meal model to improve patient satisfaction and deliver efficiencies.
Director Procurement and Value Delivery
Joe joined HPV in October 2017 and brings more than 35 years of procurement experience across diverse industries in both the public and private sectors, together with a deep understanding of Victoria's health industry gained over two decades.
Joe's experience over the past 18 years includes senior positions at Melbourne Health and more recently at Austin Health, where as Director Supply and Contracts he was responsible for the hospital's total procurement budget.
Originally hailing from Dunfermline in Scotland, Joe is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply (MCIPS) and holds a Diploma of Business in International Trade.
Director Data and Systems
B.Com, LLB, Grad Dip (Applied Finance), MBA, AAICD
Rob is a senior IT manager with over 15 years of consulting experience with Accenture, responsible for business development, solution architecture and delivery.
Most recently IT program manager at Telstra, Rob oversaw the delivery of more than 10 IT projects simultaneously. Rob holds bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law, a graduate diploma of Applied Finance, a graduate diploma of Applied Finance and an executive MBA, and is also an affiliate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.