A/Prof Leslie Reti – Chair

Dr Leslie Reti is a Director on the Board of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, he is the Chair of the Quality Committee and a member of the Finance Committee.

He is Clinical Director of Clinical Governance at the Royal Women’s Hospital.

Dr Reti was co-founder of the Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA House) at the Women’s. He was an executive member of the Victorian Council on Safety and Quality in Health and has been Chair of the QA Committee at The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). He received the 2013 RANZCOG Distinguished Service Medal.

Dr Reti was also named the recipient of the 2013 Victorian Public Healthcare Lifetime Achievement Award.

Siegi Schmidmaier – Director

Siegi leads the development and implementation of strategic and innovative projects across clinical and service improvement at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Siegi has over 15 years of experience working in health policy, health service strategy and health consulting. Prior to joining the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Siegi was the Senior Health Adviser to the Victorian Minister for Health where she was responsible for overseeing the acute hospital health and capital budgets, identifying and managing risks for the government and developing key policy positions.

As a business development manager in an international health consulting firm, Siegi was responsible for building their business in Australia and supporting business development activities in the United Kingdom, Middle East, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Siegi has developed strong credentials in strategic positioning, policy development, complex project delivery and stakeholder management.

Siegi has a Master of Science (Public Health), a Bachelor of Nursing, and Graduate Diploma of Project Management. Siegi has strong foundations in health policy and governance having started her career in the Commonwealth Government including the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.