Today we welcome Dr Shelley Dolan to Peter Mac and to Australia.

Dr Dolan has commenced in the role as Peter Mac’s new Chief Executive.

She has more than 30 years’ experience in acute health care, specialising in critical care and cancer nursing, in the UK. 

She also brings rich leadership experience in cancer research, education and care, and large-scale hospital management. 

Most recently, Dr Dolan was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. 

She also served as Chief Nurse for nine years at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Dolan is a registered nurse with a Masters Degree in cancer nursing and a PhD in the early diagnosis of sepsis in cancer patients.

In the UK, she led the successful design and clinical roll out of electronic patient records like those now being introduced in Australia.

Her appointment was the result of an international recruitment process.

Dr Dolan follows Dale Fisher who was Peter Mac’s Chief Executive from 2013 to 2018.