Dr Elizabeth Deveny is currently the CEO of SEMPHN. Her emphasis on mutual respect and accountability of each and every staff member was a key factor in the nationally-recognised success of Bayside Medicare Local. Amongst her other current appointments she chairs the Southern Metropolitan Partnership which brings community, industry and local government together to provide the Victorian government advice about regional priorities.
Dr Deveny is an experienced and well-respected senior executive with a strong commitment to providing sustainable health outcomes for all Australians, and a demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive, productive partnerships with key stakeholders and the broader community. She holds a Masters degree in vocational health education and a PhD in Medicine (clinical decision making), both from Melbourne University.