As Chief Operating Officer, Russell leads all aspects of Slade Pharmacy’s hospital pharmacy and retail operations. He is also Director of the Pharmacy Practice Unit (PPU) – Icon Group’s internal governance and quality team for pharmacy services.
Russell brings a wealth of experience and deep understanding of the pharmacy industry to his role. He has worked in senior pharmacy management across both public and private sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom, and is a former Board Director of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) and current Chair of the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) Leadership and Management Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy and postgraduate clinical pharmacy and management (MBA) qualifications from Curtin University and the Nottingham University Business School.
Russell is keen to develop and deliver extended roles for pharmacy staff at Slade Pharmacy. This includes supporting his teams through change processes aimed at improving the patient experience.