CEO, Sydney Local Health District
Dr Teresa Anderson is the Chief Executive of the Sydney Local Health District, providing services to more than 600,000 people in Sydney and beyond.
Dr Teresa Anderson has worked in the NSW public health system for more than 30 years and has extensive experience as a clinician, manager and health service leader. She has held positions as the Director, Clinical Operations, Sydney South West Area Health Service, General Manager, Liverpool Hospital and Director of Community and Allied Health Services for the Liverpool Health Service.
She serves on the boards of the Ingham Institute, Centenary Institute, Heart Research Institute, ANZAC Research Institute and Healthshare, and is also the Chair of the Sydney Research Council.
Dr Anderson is focused on supporting collaboration and building partnerships to provide excellent health care. She is widely acknowledged for supporting and mentoring her staff in fostering new ideas to drive efficiencies and best practice.