Dr Karen Luxford

BSc(HonsI) PhD GAICD FIML FCHSM CHE Dr Karen Luxford is the Group CEO, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) & ACHS International.  Dr Luxford has extensive experience in governance, strategic […]

BSc(HonsI) PhD GAICD FIML FCHSM CHE

Dr Karen Luxford is the Group CEO, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) & ACHS International.  Dr Luxford has extensive experience in governance, strategic planning, safety and quality, healthcare standards, engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and leading organizational change. Dr Luxford is a senior executive in health with over 25 years’ experience in a range of leadership roles in the public, not for profit and private sectors including CEO, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons,  A/g CEO and Executive Director, Clinical Excellence Commission NSW and GM of the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre in Australia.

Dr Luxford is a Board member & President-Elect of ASQua, the former Board Chair of Endometriosis Australia (NFP charity), Board member of Camp Quality (NFP charity), Council member of Standards Australia, member of the ISQua Accreditation Council, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Certified Health Executive (CHE) and Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and the Australian Institute of Managers & Leaders (IML).  Karen is an alumni Harkness Fellow in Healthcare Policy & Practice, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA and is passionate about health care.

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