Jennifer (Jenny) Richter AM

Jennifer (Jenny) Richter AM

Jenny Richter was appointed as a Director to the SAHMRI Board in February, 2018.

Ms Richter has more than 30 years’ experience in the health sector, commencing her career as a registered nurse before gaining significant leadership experience as an administrator and executive in the public and private hospital sectors, community nursing, with public private partnership projects and within the SA public health system.

Ms Richter’s previous roles include five years as Deputy Chief Executive for SA Health and more recently as CEO of Central Adelaide Local Health Network where her achievements included the development of the Clinical Trials Centre at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital.

Before joining SA Health, Ms Richter was Executive Director with the Plenary Group advising on health service planning and infrastructure projects. This included working with Plenary Group on the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre. She also has significant experience in areas of hospital and health service and facility planning and health service performance both in Australia and the UK.

Ms Richter is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian College of Heath Service Management and a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing Australia. She has a Master of Business Administration, a Graduate Diploma in Health Administration and a Bachelor of Arts.