Taskforce members

John Ramsay, Taskforce Chair 

Mr John Ramsay

Taskforce Chair, Mr Ramsay, has significant experience in health and human service delivery in Tasmania. He is the Director and Principal of John Ramsay and Associates Pty Ltd which provides consulting services in health and human services and a former Secretary for the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services.

He has legal qualifications and is the Chairperson of the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority of Tasmania and Member of the Tasmanian Planning Commission and Board of the Menzies Research Institute Tasmania.

Jo Thorley, Taskforce Member 

Ms Jo Thorley

Ms Jo Thorley, Taskforce Member, brings significant experience in hospital redevelopment, project management, and health services and asset planning, supported by dual qualifications in nursing and architecture. 

She has provided project direction to the $1.2 billion Royal North Shore Hospital and Community Health Services Redevelopment, St Leonards NSW.  She is currently providing Project Direction to WA Country Health Services $1.5 billion program of capital works and is a Director at Aurora Projects.

Dan Norton, Taskforce Member 

Dr Dan Norton

Dr Dan Norton AO, Taskforce Member, has worked in major infrastructure industries, central government and international commodity marketing. His extensive experience includes financial management reform, health research, health services, ICT, public sector management and commercial negotiations.

Dan was Chairman, Menzies Research Institute Tasmania during its redevelopment. He is currently Chairman of TasPorts, Chairman of TasNetworks, Deputy Chairman of TasWater and a Director of WinEnergy Pty Ltd and consulting company Trinitas Pty Ltd. He is also an associate of dandolopartners.

His former positions include Secretary, Department of Premier and Cabinet and Deputy Secretary, Department of Treasury and Finance in Tasmania.