Geoff Deakin is Group General Manager Public Affairs, St Vincent’s Health Australia (SVHA), Australia’s largest not-for-profit hospital, health and aged care provider. Geoff is a member of the organisation’s Executive Leadership Team.
Geoff is also a member of the Service Impact Board Committee of Mission Australia, one of Australia’s largest community service organisations. Prior to joining SVHA, Geoff had a long career at KPMG in Australia and the US where he managed a team working with philanthropic and corporate organisations on their strategic investments in health, education and social development programmes around the globe, including in Africa, India and Asia. Geoff was the former director of the Sydney Medical School Foundation, and has also undertaken a range of consulting assignments including strategy, advocacy, compliance and international development for major not-for-profit, health and social services organisations.
Prior to KPMG, Geoff held a number of senior roles in the Australian government, including with the Minister for Health and the Attorney General.