Our Team

Ms Ros Jackson

Chair HESA Board

Roslyn Jackson is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia. She has worked in public practice providing taxation advice, as a corporate accountant in the Australian Government, as a CFO for a large NFP and COO for an Australian Government Company and has held numerous director positions.

Roslyn has also owned and operated a training and consulting company, based in Canberra, for over 25 years. She has developed and facilitated training packages for many businesses; both for profit and not-for-profit, and for the government sector; Australian, state and local government.

Roslyn has facilitated, written and reviewed courses on behalf of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 1995, in the areas of finance, governance and risk. She has taught the professional year of study for Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CA ANZ) and has been an assessor for their examinations. Roslyn has also been an assessor for the Institute of Public Administration Australia annual reports awards presented to Australian Government Departments.

Roslyn is an experienced non-executive director, having held numerous positions predominantly in the NFP health sector. She has held the chair of several boards and also chaired audit, finance and risk sub-committees. Roslyn is currently Chair of Health Education Services Australia, Deputy Chair of Capital Health Network Ltd and a Director of Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council. She is also Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for the National Blood Authority.

Mr Ian Frank AM

Director, HESA

Ian Frank is an experienced chief executive with expertise in strategic analysis, operational planning, implementation and management in health education and regulatory environments nationally and internationally. Formerly Chief Executive Officer Australian Medical Council (1991-2017) Ian has 30 years’ experience in the design and delivery of high stakes screening examinations for International Medical Graduates seeking registration in Australia. He has been involved in the development and implementation of major innovations in medical assessment, including computer-adaptive examinations, the application of advanced technology to high fidelity clinical assessment and the development of performance assessment tools, including work-place based assessment.

In relation to educational standards, Ian led the team at the AMC to produce the first accreditation program for basic (university) medical education in Australia and New Zealand and the development accreditation processes for specialist education and a national accreditation system for intern training in Australia. Innovations in medical education have included the establishment of 11 new medical courses in Australia, the development of multiple pathways leading to registration, including graduate entry and MD programs and the provision of Australian medical courses in the USA, Malaysia and India.

Mary-Grace Bingham

Professional Officer

Mary-Grace is a Registered Nurse and Midwife, having worked as a clinician and manager within the acute, community and aged care sectors, mainly based within the rural and remote areas of Australia.

This has provided opportunities to work with, and provide, services to Aboriginals within their own communities and homes on the West Coast of South Australia and in Alice Springs, in the Northern Territory.

As a regional quality manager and later, as a director of nursing and midwifery and executive officer, working within the rural sector, the accreditation of community, acute and aged care services were strongly supported through leadership, planning and resourcing.

More recently, these roles have been expanded to include working within regulation as a Professional Nursing and Midwifery Officer for the Australian Health Professional Regulation Agency (Aphra) and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) in Adelaide and then Canberra.

To compliment these roles, post graduate studies have included Master programs in Quality Improvement, Primary Health and Maternity Care and Public Administration.

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