Health Infrastructure is responsible for delivery of NSW Government’s health capital works, under the auspices of a Board appointed by the Secretary. The Board Members each offer specialised expertise in areas of health and infrastructure delivery:
Lucio Di Bartolomeo
Lucio Di Bartolomeo was appointed Chair of Health Infrastructure on 30 September 2016 and is also Chair of Australia Post and Australian Naval Infrastructure, and Deputy Chair of Moorebank Intermodal Company, and a Non-Executive Director of Australian Super.
Since taking up full time duties in Non-Executive Director roles in mid 2006, he has held a number of positions in public, private and government businesses. Boards Lucio has served on have spanned various industries including engineering, transport, energy and finance.
Lucio has had extensive experience in senior management roles, including over 12 years as CEO of large private and public sector companies.
Lucio is a qualified Civil Engineer and has a Master’s degree in Engineering Science.
Chief Executive, South Western Sydney Local Health District
Amanda Larkin leads more than 15,000 staff at the South Western Sydney Local Health District as the Chief Executive. As part of her role, Amanda provides strategic leadership and sound governance to achieve safe, equitable and quality health care for the growing and diverse population of south western Sydney, stretching from Bowral to Bankstown.
Amanda was appointed as Chief Executive in 2011 after working as the General Manager of Camden and Campbelltown Hospitals and the Queen Victoria Memorial Home.
Holding a Bachelor of Social Work and Associate Diploma in Environmental Service, Amanda has more than 30 years of experience in health service management.
In 2020, Amanda was recognised with an Honorary Doctorate from the University of NSW for her outstanding contribution to health care in south western Sydney.
She serves as a Board Member of the Ingham Institute of Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Primary Health Network and Health Infrastructure and is the Chair of the Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research and Enterprise (SPHERE).
Dianne has extensive experience in the NSW Public Sector, urban planning and major Government projects.
Dianne is currently a Director of Health Infrastructure NSW, a Member of the NSW Independent Planning Commission, member of the Sydney University Senate Building and Estates Committee and Water NSW Project Advisory Board. Dianne chairs a number of significant project committees for the NSW Government and Sydney University, and is a Gateway reviewer for Infrastructure NSW.
Previously, Dianne held senior roles in the NSW Government including with the Olympic Coordination Authority, Sydney Ports Corporation and Department of Premier and Cabinet as Assistant Director General overseeing major project procurement and delivery.
Elizabeth Crouch AM
Elizabeth is an experience company director across both public and private sectors. She is the Emeritus Deputy Chancellor of Macquarie University as well as a Non-executive Director of ReadyTech Holdings, Angus Knight Group and the recently-privatised waste management company Bingo Industries.
Elizabeth is also Chair of the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and the Customer Owned Banking Association, as well as sitting on the boards of Hearing Australia, Ochre Health and the NSW Institute of Sport. She held previous Non-executive Director roles with the Chandler Macleod Group, McGrath, RailCorp and Macquarie University Hospital. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters in Cyber Security, and she is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Elizabeth was awarded an Order of Australia for services to the higher education and rail transport sectors.
John Roach PSM
John has had over 41 years of experience working within the NSW Public Service.
Throughout his career John's interest has been in improving financial management at an operational and executive level and developing commercially focused approaches to the delivery of corporate services and public infrastructure and has held senior financial positions across NSW Government in transport and as part of the Sydney 2000 preparations of venues by Olympic Coordination Authority.
John retired in 2018 after serving 20 years within the NSW Health system with his final position being that of the Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Secretary, Financial Services and Asset Management.
In retirement, John holds a number of Board governance roles on Health-related boards in the State Government and NGO sector.
Dr Nigel Lyons
Deputy Secretary, Health System Strategy and Planning, NSW Ministry of Health
Dr Nigel Lyons has over 30 years’ experience in the NSW Health system as a clinician, manager and executive.
As Deputy Secretary, Health System Strategy and Planning, Ministry of Health (NSW), he is responsible for strategic health policy development, inter-jurisdictional negotiations and funding strategies, system-wide planning of health services including mental health and setting the direction for child and family health policy.