Mercy Health Board Member

Martin Day, Mercy Health Board Member


Before joining the Mercy Health Board, Martin was Chief Executive Officer of the Private Hospitals Division of St Vincent's Health Australia, which included eight leading private hospitals in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Toowoomba. Martin has held senior executive roles in the health service industry for 23 years, in both Australian and international acute healthcare markets including South East Asia and the Pacific. He also has 14 years of corporate governance experience in the not-for-profit sector, including healthcare and, more recently, industry superannuation.


Martin's qualifications include:

  • Associate Diploma of Valuations and Real Estate Management, RMIT

  • Master of Business Administration, Deakin University, Victoria (MBA)

  • Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)

  • Adjunct Professor of ACU (Australian Catholic University)

  • Graduate of Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (GAIST Adv).


Industry experience includes:

•          risk management

•          clinical governance

•          workforce development

•          financial management

•          operational management

•          stakeholder engagement

•          public/private partnerships (PPP)

•          social accountability.


Martin is also a director of:

•          Prime Super, an industry superannuation fund

•          Green Acres Golf Club Limited (current President)

•          Cabrini Health Limited.


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