Glengarry Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Meet the Executive Team

Leonie Gardiner

Leonie Gardiner – Chief Executive Officer

I was appointed Director of Clinical Services and Chief Executive Officer at Glengarry Private Hospital in November 2015. My role changed in 2019 when I was appointed to Chief Executive Officer across both Glengarry Private Hospital and Attadale Rehabilitation Hospital. I have 40 years' experience in the health industry, working previously in public and private hospitals in both metropolitan and country regions. The Attadale and Glengarry staff and leaders epitomise the Ramsay Way philosophy "People Caring for People" and I am privileged to be part of the team and the wider Ramsay Health Care community.


Karen Cunneliffe

Karen Cunliffe – Director of Clinical Services

After joining Ramsay Health Care in 2015 I was appointed Director of Clinical Services for Attadale Rehabilitation and Glengarry Private Hospitals in April 2019. I have more than 25 years' experience in the health industry, working previously in public and private hospitals in Australia, the UK and the UAE. In addition to my nursing qualification I hold a Master of International Health Management. I feel fortunate to work amongst a team or nursing staff, allied health professionals and support staff who are committed to the Ramsay Health Care philosophy of “People Caring for People”.


Bernadette Carreira

Bernadette Carreira – Director of Finance & Support Services

I joined the teams at Glengarry Private Hospital and Attadale Rehabilitation Centre in November 2019. I have in excess of 28 years’ experience in leading finance and operations teams across industries ranging from construction, manufacturing and health. I have completed tertiary studies in accounting, auditing and business management and enjoy the ever-changing landscape of the private health industry. I am privileged to lead the support services team across the two hospitals in striving to support the clinical teams in providing exceptional care and service for all our patients.


Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar – Support Services Manager

I joined the Glengarry Private Hospital team as Support Services Manager in June 2016 and have enjoyed leading the support services team for past 4 years. I have held various positions in the hospitality industry, working previously for large-scale luxury hotels & resorts, overseeing multiple food and beverage outlets and housekeeping departments with over 18 years of experience. I hold a degree in hotel and hospitality management and front-line management. I’m proud to be working with the Glengarry staff and leadership team where care is not just a value statement, but a critical component in meeting the expectations of our patients and our staff. I am fortunate to be part of the team and wider Ramsay Health Care Community.