Lynne Cowan

@ Deputy Chief Executive Commissioning & Performance

Lynne Cowan is the Deputy Chief Executive, Commissioning and Performance in the Department for Health and Wellbeing and has over 20 years’ experience in the South Australian health sector, including Executive roles within the Department and health services.

Lynne has extensive experience in health management, leadership and system reform, and has led the successful delivery of complex systems planning and design, both in the Department and in a hospital setting, including clinical policy development and clinical engagement strategies to enable effective change.  As Deputy Chief Executive, Lynne leads a range of areas with a key interface with the Local Health Networks including the areas of commissioning, purchasing, health services programs and funding, safety, quality and clinical risk management, and a new area of development in implementation science.