Since July 2018, Kate Quirke has been the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alcidion Group, a company dedicated to providing smart technology to the health sector. Kate leads the business globally with current focus on Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom with a goal of developing mutually beneficial relationships with customers, partners and investors.
Kate has 25+ years of digital health sector experience and has been involved in large procurements and implementations of healthcare information technology across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and South-East Asia. Her background includes leading management roles at large healthcare software firms where she has driven strategic product direction. She strongly believes that the astute application of information technology will support the transformation of healthcare delivery worldwide.
Kate was recently appointed as a Non-Executive Director of ANDHealth and previously served on the Board of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation for 16 years. During 2021, Kate was recognised as one of Telstra Health’s inaugural Brilliant Women in Digital Health and named Biotech Daily’s CEO of the Year. In 2020, Kate won the Executive Leader award in the inaugural B&T Women Leading Tech Awards. She received her Bachelor of Applied Science Health Information Management degree from Latrobe University.