Mr Sharp is the Chief Executive at Goulburn Valley (GV) Health, a position he has held since 2018. During his time with GV Health, Mr Sharp has focused on improving access to health and wellbeing services in the Goulburn Valley Region and enhancing the culture of GV Health. In addition, he has forged strong professional relationships within the community and worked with governments at local, State and Federal level to secure funding for additional health services.
Prior to commencing at GV Health, Mr Sharp held the position of Executive Director of Clinical Operations at Eastern Health in Melbourne, as well as various other management and executive positions in rural, regional and metropolitan health services.
He understands the opportunities and challenges that come with working in a regional health service, having worked at Rochester and Elmore District Health Service, initially as the Director Clinical Services before becoming the Chief Executive Officer; a position he held for three years. He has also held an executive position at Echuca Regional Health.
Having spent most of his life in regional Victoria, Mr Sharp is passionate about public health and takes pride in being able to improve the safety, quality and access to health and wellbeing services, particularly in the regions. Mr Sharp has also recently chaired committees within the Hume Region to assist with planning during the recent COVID-19 pandemic.