Professor Jason Payne

Chief Executive

Professor Jason Payne is Chief Executive of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and a health professional with more than 28 years of clinical, management and leadership experience. Jason has been a champion for staff wellbeing throughout his career, with a strong belief that people perform at their best when they feel supported at work.

Jason has a wealth of operational experience and has overseen the expansion of multiple health services. He began his career as a nurse in 1994 at Austin Health where he worked for over a decade. In 2010, Jason became the Divisional Director, Cancer and Neurosciences at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness & Research Centre. He has since then served in a series of executive roles including Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive of Mercy Health Services.

Qualifications of Jason Payne

RN, BN, MEnterp(Exec)


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