Shane Solomon has managed both Australian and global healthcare for more than 30 years. In 2013, he became the inaugural Head of Health for Telstra.
Shane’s experience includes:
He also serves as chair of the Independent Hospital Pricing Authority.
Chief Operating Officer
Nicole Scurrah is Chief Operating Officer and brings to Telstra Health her experience in politics, government and business with a strong track record in strategy, policy and communications.
Nicole was an advisor to government for more than 6 years, including 3 years as Chief of Staff to then Queensland Premier Anna Bligh, and previously Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Economic advisor. During this period there were two state-wide natural disasters of 2010 and 2011, and her role included managing the response and long term planning for rebuilding the state. At this time, she was also involved in the delivery of the nation’s largest infrastructure-building program averaging $17 billion per annum.
Prior to this, Nicole was Senior Policy Strategist and analyst to Ms Bligh in the Treasury and Infrastructure portfolios and has also held roles as planning and economic advisor at BCC, and in the private and commercial sector.
Head of Provider Applications
Michael has over 30 years of management expertise gained across a range of service industries, including petroleum, retail, banking, insurance, information technology and health. Michael was appointed as the Community and Aged Care Lead for Telstra Health. Michael is also a Non-Executive Director of The Oakleigh Centre.
Prior to joining Telstra, Michael was Chief Executive of Australian Homecare Services. During his 10-year tenure, with the support of 3,500 committed staff, Michael transformed the company from a Victorian disability services organisation into a national, leading provider of support services to ageing Australians and people with a disability. In this role, Michael worked with State and Commonwealth Governments, Insurers and other funding agencies.
Head of International & Business Development
Before Telstra Health Wayne was Director, Network Applications & Services Sales (NAS Sales), Telstra Enterprise & Government (TE&G). In this NAS Sales role he was responsible for leading our sales force in selling value added applications and services to our customers.
In his ten years with Telstra, Wayne has led our Enterprise and Government team in Western Australia, ran our Business Process Outsourcing division as a subsidiary of KAZ Group, and sold complex industry based solutions in our eBusiness subsidiary to Health, Automotive, Insurance, Financial Services, and Government sectors.
Before joining Telstra in 2002, Wayne was a partner in a start-up venture that worked with early stage ventures to bring them to their first liquidity event. Wayne was also a Manager at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting where he led Transformation projects across Australia, Asia and Europe.
Rowan joined Telstra in November 2015 as the first Finance Director of Telstra Health. Rowan commenced his career at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance before moving to Goldman Sachs in 2004 as a sell-side equity analyst focused on the Australian retail sector. Rowan left Goldman Sachs in 2007 to join services company Spotless, working in a variety of executive roles until September 2015, including CEO International, GM Finance, GM Strategy and GM Public Affairs, working under both public company and private equity ownership structures.