General Manager Innovation – Cancer Care
Ben has a strong belief in patient-centred care, which drives his role as General Manager Innovation for the Cancer Care division. Having graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of South Australia, Ben has spent his career in oncology. Prior to joining Icon Cancer Care, he held a range of site, regional and national pharmacy management roles.
Commencing as Icon Cancer Care’s General Manager Pharmacy and moving to COO, Ben acquired a deep understanding of cancer care operations, with strong skills in systems, processes and change management. This knowledge supports Ben in driving the development and implementation of new and innovative systems, process change and clinical advancements to enhance the quality of care we provide our patients.
Ben is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA).
General Manager – Icon Plan
As one of the leading dosimetry experts in Australasia, Mark is passionate about the impact exceptional radiation planning has on a patient’s health outcomes. Having led dosimetry services in Australia, Canada and North America, Mark has a broad technical skill set. This enables him to create, adapt and improve radiation therapy processes and techniques in line with technological change. As the General Manager of Icon Plan, Mark is committed to plan quality, efficiency and radiation therapist training. His experience in both ARIA™ Oncology Information System and Eclipse™ Treatment Planning Systems ensures he is at the forefront of his industry.
Mark was previously the Queensland State Manager for Radiation Oncology Centres (ROC) and is an Associate Professor at Bond University Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine. He has acted on behalf of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), using his expert knowledge to assist the implementation of radiation therapy services in developing countries.
General Manager – Icon Pathways
As General Manager of Icon Pathways, Samantha is a leader and advocate of innovation in healthcare. Samantha has been an exceptional asset to Icon Group in her previous roles as Chief Risk and Clinical Governance Manager, Chief Nurse and National Safety Manager at Icon Cancer Care. These roles saw her successfully implement a robust safety management system and clinical policies to help minimise risks, continually improve the quality of care delivered and established an environment where the quality of patient care and safety of both patients and staff were paramount.
Working for many years in the healthcare environment in both the private and public sectors as a registered nurse, clinical manager and WHS manager she brings a strong clinical, risk and quality background to her work and this focus on clinical quality and care will be the cornerstone of Icon Pathway’s success.