Chief Executive of North Coast Primary Health Network
Vahid Saberi has had a long career in strategic development, planning and population health. Prior to his current role as the Chief Executive of North Coast Primary Health Network, Vahid was the General Manager of Richmond Clarence Health Service Group, where he was responsible for the management of 10 hospitals including Lismore Base, Ballina, Grafton, Casino and Maclean Hospitals and a range of community and allied health services. Prior to this, Vahid, was in charge of Area Health clinical operations on the North Coast, overseeing the management of 22 hospitals, community and allied health services and a range ancillary and satellite services.
As the Executive Director of Population Health, Planning and Performance, in addition to health promotion, public health, planning, Aboriginal health, telemedicine and community engagement, Vahid managed capital works which involved major infrastructure development projects (hospitals, community health centres and other facilities). Additionally, Vahid is extensively involved in education and research and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the School of Health & Human Science, Southern Cross University and a Senior Research Fellow, Sydney University. Vahid’s post graduate qualifications are Doctorate in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Public Health.