Colleen McGann has had extensive board experience and more than 50 years of experience in the health industry. From 2000–2013, Ms McGann was Managing Director of St Lukes Health Fund, where she started as a Junior Office Clerk in 1962. For 18 years Ms McGann was also actively involved with the management of St Lukes Private Hospital, holding the position of Managing Director from 2000–2004.
Ms McGann was the first woman elected Vice President of the industry body, Private Healthcare Australia. She has also held other leadership roles in the health industry including as the Chair of the Australian Regional Health Group.
As an active member of the business community, Ms McGann is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Management. In recognition of her success in business, Ms McGann received the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award (Tasmania) in 2002.