Dr Bennie Ng

2020 - present

General Practitioner

Australian Medical Association WA

Dr Bennie Ng is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Medical Association (WA). Dr Ng commenced his career as a General Practitioner in WA before becoming immersed in health policy and management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery and a Masters of Business Administration. Dr Ng has extensive experience in providing advice to the Australian Government as an adviser to the Minister of Health and then as Head of Social Policy within the Office of the Prime Minister. During such positions, he held responsibilities across health and medical research, hospitals, aged care, disabilities/NDIS and indigenous affairs. Dr Ng has held senior positions in strategy, services planning and general management across public and private hospital sectors including the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Healthscope Limited as well as the Hong Kong public hospital authority. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators and is a Council member of the National Library of Australia.