Chief Medical Officer

Dr Robert Herkes

Robert Herkes

Dr Herkes is the Chief Medical Officer at the Commission, providing expert clinical advice to the wide range of programs managed by the organisation.

Dr Herkes is a highly respected senior clinician and leader in intensive care medicine, with extensive operating and leadership experience in the development, evolution and provision of critical care services at state and national levels.

He has a significant role in identifying areas for synergies, partnerships and new opportunities across the Australian health sector in collaboration with all health sector stakeholders, and providing leadership and education around the latest evidence on safety and quality in health care.