Martin Laverty Chief Executive Officer
Martin Laverty is the CEO of Catholic Health Australia.
He is the Board Chair of the NSW Heart Foundation, and a member of the National Heart Foundation Board. He is a member of the DisabilityCare Australia Board overseeing the establishment of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and is also a member of the NSW Public Service Commission Board.
Martin has previously held roles at the NSW Parliament, the NSW Muscular Dystrophy Association and The Smith Family. As Government Director at Burson-Marsteller, he worked in Jakarta for the Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri and in the United Arab Emirates for the Executive Affairs Authority of the Government of Abu Dhabi. He also served for a short time as the Interim State Director of the NSW Liberal Party. He is a former Board director of the NSW Muscular Dystrophy Association, and former Board Chair of the disability service providers Challenge Southern Highlands and Sunshine.
Martin holds a Master of Comparative Constitutional Laws, and is a doctoral candidate completing a PhD on the contribution of non-executive directors to organisational outcomes. He has contributed to two books: What If? and Determining the Future: A Fair Go & Health for All, both published by Connor Court. Martin is married with three children.