Deborah PiconeAdjunct Professor Picone is the CEO of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. She is a highly respected Chief Executive and leader in public administration, with extensive operating and leadership responsibility in the provision of healthcare services extending from clinical, academic, hospital, Area Health Service, Deputy Director General and Director General positions.

Through a quality-led governance approach and applying the value systems of learning organisations, Adjunct Professor Picone has been privileged to make the lives of people better by consistently delivering high performing organisations that have improved the health of people, patient safety and access to health care within a balanced budget.