Wally Bourdelov – Chief Executive Officer

Wally Bourdelov has over 40 years in the health industry in both Australia and overseas. He has a diverse background experience including clinical (ICU and Emergency specialisations), education and management within public, private, defence, aged care and private equity.

Wally has completed community and volunteering service within St John Ambulance and emergency services. Wally originally hails from Adelaide in South Australia but relocated in the mid 90’s with most of his time spent in South East Queensland. Wally has qualifications in nursing (Critical Care and Emergency), both undergraduate and post graduate, education, management and business/marketing. Outside work, Wally greatly enjoys travel, a minor microlight flying hobby and tinkering in property investments

Jamie Wann – Director of Nursing

Jamie Wann has been Director of Nursing of St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital since August 2019. His career includes clinical, leadership and management roles within the public and private sectors throughout the Darling Downs region over the past 10 years. Jamie is a registered nurse- possessing a Bachelor of Nursing, Masters in Nursing and Masters in Mental Health Nursing.  Jamie has a strong passion and commitment for patient safety and quality,  the delivery of exceptional patient care and positive organisational culture. 

Tracie Beveridge – Director of Finance

Tracie Beveridge joined St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital as Director of Finance in August 2021. Tracie has held senior management and leadership roles in both not-for-profit and ASX listed for-profit organisations across a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, infrastructure and technology. Originally from Tasmania, Tracie has furthered her experience in Melbourne, London and more recently Toowoomba, Brisbane and regional New South Wales.

As an experienced Senior Executive in both the private and public health sectors, Tracie has grown a strong passion for working in the healthcare industry. In particular, the difference which can be made to an individual’s care and wellbeing through the delivery of strong financial custodianship and sound decision making. Tracie has a proven track record of building teams that deliver business transformation and financial sustainability.

Tracie is a Fellow CPA and also a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting.

Hugh Suffell – Business Development Manager

Hugh Suffell joined St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital as Business Development Manager in July 2021. Hugh brings his background in news reporting and social media management to St Andrew’s and will lead the organisation’s communications strategy. Hugh also has a background in retail management and has led and developed teams to achieve.

Hugh holds a Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Economics and Political Science.

Catherine Kirkwood – Human Resource Manager

Catherine Kirkwood joined the St Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital leadership team in July 2021 as Human Resources Project Manager. Catherine brings more than 25 years of management experience, predominantly in the legal sector, to the St Andrew’s team and has a strong focus on strategic team development and culture initiatives.