Adam Horsburgh

Adam Horsburgh

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Alternate Director for Professor Christine Kilpatrick


Adam Horsburgh is Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of Melbourne Health. Adam has extensive experience in operational health service management within Australia and the UK National Health Service (NHS).

Prior to taking up his current role, Adam was the Director of Performance and System Design at the Department of Health and Human Services. In this role, Adam was responsible for the monitoring and management of performance across Victoria's 85 health services, including Ambulance Victoria. 

Before Adam commenced with the department, he spent eight years at Monash Health, managing the operations of the Monash Medical Centre Clayton, Moorabbin Hospital, ambulatory and community-based services and a number of the medical programs across Monash Health. In addition, Adam held the Executive Portfolio of Strategy and Planning and was the Executive Director for Jessie McPherson Private Hospital.  

A graduate of the UK's NHS Management Training Scheme, Adam also held a variety of operational management roles in the NHS and worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector Consulting practice in the UK. During this time he undertook financial and operational improvement projects across NHS Trusts and Social Services departments.