Meet our team

The GPSA team is made up of medical professionals and professionals with a background in health who are passionate about the work supervisors do to train the next generation of family doctors.



The Board is an honorary board

Dr Steve Holmes


Steve is a senior rural GP/obstetrician with a passion for teaching registrars and medical students...

Dr Gerard Connors

Deputy chair

Gerard has been a GP supervisor for 20 years. He is a part owner of a general practice in Sandringham...

Dr Alan Leeb


Alan has been a GP supervisor for more than 25 years and has a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate...

Dr Nicole Higgins


Nicole is a GP supervisor from Mackay in North Queensland and believes supervisors are the cornerstone of GP education....

Dr Bruce Willett

Former Chair

Dr Bruce Willett has 20 years of experience as a GP supervisor, initially under the guidance of the Royal Australian College...

Dr Ken Hazelton


Ken graduated from Sydney University in 1978. He completed his internship at St Vincent’s in Darlinghurst...

The Hon Geoff Wilson

FARM chair

Geoff is a former Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister, Queensland, in three portfolios – Health, Education and Training...

Dr Richard Matthews AM


Dr Matthews is the former Deputy Director-General of the Strategic Development Division at NSW Health....


Glen Wallace


Glen is CEO of GP Supervisors Australia. He brings more than 15 years stakeholder engagement, strategic communications...

Shellie Vincent

Marketing & Communications Manager

Shellie has a post graduate degree in Marketing from Monash University and is a Certified Practicing Marketer...

Joan Burns

Manager, Policy & Research

Joan joined the GPSA team in 2016 bringing with her a track record of success in medical education, general practice research...