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Mr. Mark Brandon, OAM.

Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer

Mark is an internationally recognised thought leader and expert on strategy,

Languages : English


Mark is an internationally recognised thought leader and expert on strategy, health and aged care quality and accreditation, government relations and organisation transformation. Mark held the CEO position at the Australian government's Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency from 2002 to 2013. He was previously National Operations Manager for Australia’s largest private health insurer Medibank Private and a senior executive in the government’s Medicare and Pharmaceutical Benefits schemes. From 2009-2013 he was vice chair of the International Society in Healthcare(ISQua) international accreditation council.Mark was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in June 2015, in recognition of his contribution to health and aged standards. Mark is a member of a number of industry and quality reference/research groups as well as being an Adjunct Professor in School of Business from The University of Notre Dame Australia.As Chief Policy and Regulatory Officer, Mark’s pivotal role is positioning Estia with stakeholders, ensuring regulatory compliance and reviewing core business policies.



Area of Expertise

Business Strategy

Care Continuum


Human Rights

Leadership Development




Public Policy and Advocacy

Quality and Education in Aged Care


VETEA Ltd : Non Executive Director

Aged Care Industry Association : Board Member

School of Business, University of Notre Dame, Sydney : Adjunct Professor

School of Business, University of Notre Dame, Sydney : Member, Advisory Board

Quality in Social Care for Older Persons interest group (ISQua) : Chair

ISQua Panel of Experts : Member

Australian Institute of Management : Fellow

Australian College of Health Service Management : Associate Fellow

Australian Institute of Company Directors : Member

International Society for Quality in Healthcare : Member


Health and Wellness

Elder Care


University of Technology Sydney : Employment Relations, Distinction

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