Our Executive team

Our executive provide leadership to help achieve our strategic goals

Our executive

The Murray PHN Executive team has a strong working knowledge of the health sector and is committed to building connections across the Murray PHN region.

Executive team

Matt Jones

Chief Executive Officer

Matt Jones is the inaugural CEO of Murray PHN. Previously, he was the CEO of Loddon Mallee Murray Medicare Local, the Murray-Plains Division of General Practice and Central Victoria GP Network.

Matt has worked in quality management in the Victorian acute health system, as a senior public health policy officer with the Victorian Department of Human Services and in Aboriginal health in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia.

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Elizabeth Clear

Chief Corporate Officer

Elizabeth Clear has more than 30 years’ experience in organisational development, change management, finance, quality and risk management and governance, with leadership roles in the public, private and not for profit sectors.

Elizabeth is a CPA with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.

Aileen Berry

Executive Director Communications

An experienced journalist and communicator, Aileen Berry has worked in health, media and telecommunications for three decades. Her executive career in national media featured senior editorial, communications, marketing and corporate roles. In the health and community sector, Aileen has held a range of board positions, including the Royal Women’s Hospital, Bendigo Health and Open Family.

Aileen was an inaugural member of the National Intercountry Adoption Advisory Group, a mentor in Leadership Victoria’s CALD program and provides pro bono communications support to environmental and community organisations.

Dr Bruce Bolam

Chief Strategy and Performance

Dr Bruce Bolam has more than 20 years’ experience as a public health specialist and executive in government, healthcare, universities and non-government organisations in Australia and the UK.

With a PhD complemented by degrees in biology, psychology and education, Bruce is a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and the Public Health Association of Australia.

Jacque Phillips

Chief Operations Officer

Jacque Phillips OAM has extensive experience as CEO of rural health services and management in local government. Before joining Murray PHN, Jacque was CEO of NCN Health (Numurkah, Cobram and Nathalia Health Services), where she was the inaugural CEO after overseeing the amalgamation of three public health services. 

Jacque has held multiple board positions including Hume Rural Health Alliance, Murray to Mountains Intern Training Program and Hume Victorian Rural Generalist Program.

In 2015, Jacque was awarded an Order of Australia medal for services to community health in Numurkah.

Last Update: May 21st, 2024