Shelley Dolan

Dr Shelley Dolan

RGN BA MSc PhD Board Director
Alliance position: Chief Executive, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre View alliance profile

Dr Shelley Dolan is Chief Executive of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia's only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer treatment, research and education and home to Australia's largest cancer research program.

Dr Dolan has rich leadership experience in cancer research, education and care, and large-scale hospital management. She has a passion for specialised cancer services having spent most of her career at the Royal Marden NHS Foundation Trust.

Prior to joining Peter Mac, Dr Dolan was Deputy CEO and Chief Nurse of the King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She has a Masters Degree in cancer nursing, a PhD in the early diagnosis of sepsis in cancer patients and has also led the successful design and clinical roll out of new electronic patient records.

Dr Dolan has 15 years; experience of Executive and Non-Executive Director roles in the National Health Service (NHS). Nine years as Chief Nurse and two as Deputy Chief Executive at The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a further two years as Chief Nurse / Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.