Martin Laverty Chief Executive Officer
Martin Laverty is the CEO of Catholic Health Australia. He chairs the Social Determinants of Health Alliance, is a member of the National Disability Insurance Scheme board, a member of the NSW Public Service Commission board and a member of the Federal Government's Aged Care Sector Committee. He is the Board Chair of the NSW Heart Foundation and a member of the Heart Foundation National Board. He is also a member of the National Health Performance Authority Advisory Committee for Private Hospitals and the Australian Catholic University Faculty of Health Sciences Advisory 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 is a lawyer by training, and is near to completing a PhD in governance of not-for-profit health services. 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 young children.