Our people

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Passionate, skilled and innovative

Passionate, skilled and innovative people make up the NTGPE family.

We offer training and support services to GP registrars, GP supervisors and training posts. To do this our people are skilled in medical education, management, administration, finance, counselling and well being, marketing and communications, events management, human resource management  and information technology.

There are about 45 full time staff and a 15 casual medical educators and assessors.

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Stephen is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd.
Darwin, NT

Stephen is the Chief Executive and Company Secretary of NTGPE Ltd. For the last 19 years Stephen worked at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, most recently for seven years as a senior executive with responsibility for finance, budget, campus services, planning and facilities. Stephen has over 26 years’ experience in higher education, both in government (Canberra) and in universities in a variety of roles. In addition, while in Brisbane Stephen was a Director of a university innovation company as well as a Director on the boards of a private school, an aged care service and a hospital.

Stephen is very interested in education and health and, in particular, improving health outcomes for Aboriginal people. This will be the second time Stephen has worked in the NT; previously working as a labourer in Gove in the early 1980s before commencing university studies. Stephen has tertiary qualifications in science and economics and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • Executive management
  • NTGPE strategic plan
  • Risk management
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander strategic health plan
  • Reconciliation action plan
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Executive Manager Education and Support
Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement.
Darwin

Christine has a strong background in quality assurance, administration, adult education and continuous improvement. She has been involved in the strategic direction of NTGPE since 2008 and currently sits at an executive level within the organisation. Christine’s role oversees the operational management of the GP registrar, GP supervisor and practice accreditation and pastoral care programs.

  • Operational management of programs (GP registrars, GP supervisor, practice accreditation and pastoral care)
  • Quality assurance
  • Continuous improvement
  • Bi-College accreditation

Qualifications

Associate Diploma Education (Adult/Vocational) and Cert IV Workplace Training

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Executive Assistant to CEO
Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO.
Darwin

Belle maintains high level administrative and business development support to the CEO. She is also responsible for business and secretariat support to the NTGPE’s Board and its directors. She has been with NTGPE since 2009 progressing into the role she has today. Belle has a particular interest in the progress of closing the gap in health status between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

  • Executive administration support
  • NTGPE Board secretariat
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Director of Training
Dr Carson is the Director of Training and is involved specifically in the training components of medical education at NTGPE.
Darwin, NT

Bronwyn has a long history working in health care in the NT.  Bronwyn is involved specifically in the training components of medical education. She is passionate about the provision of excellent health services to people in rural and remote Australia and training people to deliver these services.

  • Education leadership
  • Training post compliance
  • Training policy compliance
  • ME recruitment
  • Training activity performance reviews
  • Practice OSCE oversight
  • Completion of training
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • Training advisor meetings
  • GP tracks support

Qualifications:

FRACGP, BMBS, MPH, GCCE, BMus, BA

Hours:

Part time 0.6 FTE - Mon , Thu, Fri am

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Director of Education
Dr Zbaidi is the Director of Education and is involved in the strategy, process and management of the NTGPE training programs.
Darwin

Lina is a practising GP, supervisor and medical educator who has been in the NT for over ten years. She is heavily involved in the strategy, process and management of the NTGPE training program such as workshops, external clinical visits, performance and progress reviews, small group learning, remediation and exam preparation.

  • Workshops
  • ECT visits
  • Remediation
  • Exam preparation for both colleges
  • ME management
  • Performance reviews
  • Management CE team
  • SGL
  • MSF reflections
  • Progress review

Qualifications:

MBBS, FRACGP, GCCE

Hours:

Part time 0.6 FTE Wed, Thu and Fri am