ECH CEO Dr David Panter has agreed to become the chief executive of Minda, South Australia’s largest non-government disability service provider.
Dr Panter, who will begin his new role on 24 January, has more than 40 years’ experience in health, community and social welfare services in Australia and the UK. He has operated at CEO level for more than 26 years. In the UK he worked in the National Health Service across hospital, community and primary care services. In 2004 he was recruited to the South Australian public health system to lead reforms including the development of the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.
He is currently Chair of the SA Council of Social Service and a Board Director of the Australian Council of Social Service. He has a PhD (Developmental Psychology), and BSc (Hons) IIi (Experimental Psychology), said Minda in a statement.