Staff Executive Committee

Stephen Walker - Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Walker is the Chief Executive Officer of St Andrew’s Hospital in Adelaide a position which he has held for 22 years. Stephen has held a number of senior health management positions in both the public and private sector in Australia and New Zealand. He is currently:

  • Board member of the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards (ACHS) and ACHS International
  • Chair ACHS Finance, Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chair ACHS International Middle East Board
  • Member Australian Commission of Safety & Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) Private Sector Committee
  • Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Board member Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA)
  • Member of Federal Council (APHA)

Stephen holds the following qualifications:

  • Graduate Diploma in Accountancy
  • Bachelor of Business (Health Management)
  • Associate Diploma in Engineering


Ms Jacquie Wiley - Director Nursing and Clinical Services

Jacquie has experience in public, regional and private healthcare and has worked at St Andrew's for 20 years in a variety of leadership roles. Jacquie has responsibility for over 450 nursing and allied health staff and has been a clinical lead for the development of the Chemotherapy Suite and the Eastern Clinical Development as well as a pivotal member of the Theatre Masterplan group.  Jacquie has a passion for quality and safety, clinical governance and strategic planning. Jacquie holds formal qualifications in Intensive Care Nursing, Mediation, has an MBA, as well as being a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Garry Crispin - Director of Finance

Garry Crispin joined St Andrew's Hospital as the Director of Finance in July 2012 with experience from both public and private health, having worked for eight years at SA Health and three years as the Director of Finance at Calvary Wakefield Hospital. Garry’s keen interest and expertise in costing systems were developed in the manufacturing sector with international market leading corporations (Sola Optical and Tenneco Automotive) over a period of twenty years. After graduating in Accountancy from the University of SA, Garry studied with the Australian Institute of Management to support performance at an Executive level. In 2020 he completed the Master of Health Administration post-graduate qualification though Flinders University. Garry has continued his association with the University as a lecturer in the MHA program, teaching Hospital Financial Resource Management.


Caroline Handley - Director - Human Resources

Caroline Handley commenced as the Director - Human Resources in August 2023.  With tertiary qualifications in human resources and business, she is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Caroline brings significant experience to St Andrew’s, having held senior human resources roles across a wide range of industries including manufacturing, mining, media and most recently private health. Caroline is a Justice of the Peace and has a strong interest in employee engagement and well-being.