Prof Pervan was appointed to the role of IHACPA Chief Executive Officer by the Pricing Authority, following an extensive and competitive selection process.
Prof Pervan is currently Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (formerly the Department of Communities Tasmania).
Previously, Prof Pervan was Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania, designing and implementing major health sector and organisational reforms.
IHACPA Chair David Tune AO PSM congratulates Prof Pervan on his appointment and welcomes him as Chief Executive Officer of IHACPA.
‘Michael brings a wealth of senior executive experience in legislative, policy and operational strategy implementation across the human services sector, which will be a valuable asset to IHACPA,’ Mr Tune said.
Prof Pervan has represented Western Australia and Tasmania at the Australian Health Ministers Advisory Council and at Council of Australian Governments working groups on system reform, health workforce and mental health over a number of years.
Most recently, this has included leading financial governance initiatives, and implementing reform programs across health, human services, child protection, out of home care, youth justice and ambulance services as part of his role at the Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services.
Mr Tune also said: