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Who we are

We have a dedicated team of staff who work together to provide ANMAC’s accreditation, skilled migration and operational services. ANMAC’s staff are committed to values of excellence, inclusion, accountability, integrity and lifelong learning. 

Our Executive Team

Greg Cantwell Deputy CEOGreg Cantwell - Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Greg is an experienced senior leader in the health and education not-for-profit sector having worked as a CEO and Executive Director across a range of health-related organisations. Greg has also worked in community health, public hospitals and Justice Health across medical, nursing, and allied health. Much of his career has been committed to improving patient outcomes through quality improvement programs and providing health professionals access to high-quality training.


David Richardson Director Support ServicesDavid Richardson - Director Support Services 

David is a results-driven senior executive with a proven ability to deliver sustainable transformational change through positive influencing, the close collaboration of internal and external stakeholders, and the effective leveraging of technology as a critical business enabler. He has a strong record of success in developing and implementing digital and business strategies, operating models, and solutions in complex global business environments.

Before joining ANMAC, David's career encompassed diverse industry sectors, including local and national governments, financial services, media, healthcare, and professional services, whilst both based and working in the UK, Australia, the USA, and Europe.


Alan Merrit Director Accreditation ServicesAlan Merritt – Director Accreditation Services

Alan has worked in higher education as a nurse academic, been a member of the ACT Board of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (both before and after the implementation of the national law, chairing both the notification and accreditation committees), and worked in health professional accreditation in both nursing and midwifery and medicine. His recent experience as a nurse leader in a large health service has served to strengthen his connections to the realities of clinical practice in a discipline that I value greatly.


Kathryn Baird CorporateKath Baird - Director of Assessment Services
RN, BScN, DipMngt, MBA (Exec), MACN

Kath joined ANMAC in 2014 and has worked as both a Senior Assessor and Manager of Skilled Migration Services. She was appointed to the role of Director of Assessment Services in 2022. Kath has been a registered nurse for more than 20 years and brings clinical, management and education experience to this role. Kath’s experience enables her to provide strong leadership and advocacy in the assessment of internationally qualified nurses and midwives for the purposes of skilled migration. She is committed to the design and implementation of quality systems and processes to maximise efficiency but also to ensure the nursing and midwifery workforce in Australia is as good as it can be.


Review date: 
Friday, 17 February 2023

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