About Us

AHSG consultants all possess significant executive and line management experience. We understand how health service organisations function and the pressures on health service managers. Our experience and appreciation of the culture and environment of the health industry allow us to provide real solutions to meet these challenges.

Who We Are

AHSG has the right team, with the required skill and experience mix to meet specific client needs for differing types of projects.

Our Mission

Real experience enables us to provide practical solutions.

What We Do

We work with you on short or long term assignments and provide tailored solutions to meet your needs.

Our Experience

AHSG comprises a team of highly experienced consultants who have:

  • A wealth of experience in the health industry across the public and private health sectors
  • Significant executive and line management experience
  • Firsthand knowledge of the culture and environment of health
  • Expertise to successfully implement initiatives
  • Commercial experience
  • Experience in delivering to the bottom line.

This experience and proven track record of achievement allows AHSG to meet the Client needs exactly. AHSG has the right team, with the required skill and experience mix to meet your specific needs.

Meet the Directors

Ian MacDonald

Ian MacDonald

Ian has held numerous Chief Executive and senior management positions in both the public and private sectors. With over 30 years experience working in the healthcare industry in both  operational and consulting roles, Ian understands the pressures and responsibilities of high quality service delivery in complex and demanding environments. His highly developed analytical and project management skills allows him to work with organisations to deliver sustainable solutions and organisational improvements.

Ian’s qualifications include a Masters of Management and Bachelor of Health Administration. He holds a number of professional memberships including a fellow of both the Australian Institute of Management and the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

Owen Thomas

Owen Thomas

Owen has over 30 years experience in the healthcare industry in both public and privates sectors. He has held a broad range of executive and managerial roles including Chief Executive Officer, General Manager and Area Director positions. Owen’s strong strategic, operational and interpersonal skills allow him to identify the core issues and develop strategic and tactical solutions that support organisations to achieve their desired results.

Owen’s qualifications include a Master of Health Administration, Bachelor of Commerce and specialist qualifications including Management Development Programs and Strategic HR Management. 

Principle & Senior Consultants

AHSG has a senior team of consultants with an extensive background in clinical and operational roles. The consulting team is matched to the needs of each project.

AHSG has access to practicing clinicians, policy makers, financial advisors, quality and risk management practitioners and Chief Executives who work with us on selected projects.