About Julia Davison AM: BSc (Hons); MPA; MAICD

Julia most recently held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Goodstart, a role that she held since February 2011.

Prior to this, Julia had extensive senior management experience in the human services sector in Australia and the UK.

Between 1999 and 2004 she was CEO at Flinders Medical Centre, a large teaching hospital in Adelaide.

From 2004 to 2010 Julia was CEO of WorkCover SA, a statutory authority which manages the South Australian Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Scheme, extending protection to 430,000 employees in SA.

Julia is on the Board of DJARRAGUN COLLEGE and has held a number of non-executive roles including Chair of Catherine House, a not-for-profit working to solve women’s homelessness, Director of Territory Insurance Office, NT and Director of Business SA. She received a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2024 Australia Day Honours List.

As a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School, Julia has a strong interest in Public Policy.