Executive Director Transformation
South Metropolitan Health Service
Jemma is Executive Director for Transformation at South Metropolitan Health Service.
With a background in local government as the Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Canning. she was responsible for developing the
City’s innovation strategy, building the innovation capability of over 800 employees, and embedding a culture of innovation which
includes embracing technology and digital enablement.
Before joining Local Government in 2015, Jemma built a successful 15 year career in human resources, business operations and continuous
improvement across a number of industries including retail, manufacturing, construction, and mining. She is a qualified Training
Facilitator, Certified Human Resources Practitioner with the Australian Human Resources Institute, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in
Business from Edith Cowan University, where she was awarded the Business and Law School Dean’s Award for achieving outstanding results
within the top 5% of undergraduate students.
Jemma has a passion for driving change that adds value within an organisational context, which she demonstrates through her openness to
share her knowledge and experience, and in the application of intrapreneur leadership that embraces creativity and collaboration