Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen AM
CEO
Australian Red Cross Lifeblood

Stephen CornelissenStephen Cornelissen AM is an experienced health care executive who has worked in a range of roles in hospitals, aged care, community organisations and central bureaucracy in both metropolitan and rural settings in Australia and New Zealand. Stephen is currently CEO of Australian Red Cross Lifeblood. Stephen is passionate about embedding an organisation’s mission and values into its fabric and advancing a shared culture of passion, learning, accountability, and continual improvement.

As a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Stephen has held several Non-Executive Company Director roles and is currently a Director at Bank First.

Champions of Change STEM and Health

Stephen Cornelissen AM is a Member of the Champions of Change STEM and Health Group which was established in 2016. The Group reflects the diversity of STEM and Health organisations representing our national scientific research and data institutions, universities, technology, and engineering enterprises, aged care, hospital and primary health care providers, medical device and pharmaceuticals producers as well as government and peak professional organisations.

The Champions of Change STEM and Health Group exists to achieve inclusive gender equality acting at organisation, sector and national levels disrupting the status quoin these traditionally gendered sectors to drive significant and sustainable change.

Updates from the STEM and Health Group