Craig Bennett took up his appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of Diabetes Victoria in March 2013.
Prior to this, Craig had been the Chief Executive Officer of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne from May 2004.
From October 1998 until April 2004, Craig was the Chief Executive of the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth. He was also the Area Chief Executive of the North Metropolitan Health Service in Perth from June 2002 until April 2004.
Craig is a health economist by training and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management. He has held senior management positions in both the private and public health care sectors in Australia and overseas. He has also worked for an international consulting firm and as an academic economist. His research interests include cost-effectiveness studies and the evidence-base for clinical practice.
Craig has served as a Director on a number of Boards, including Health Purchasing Victoria, the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Ltd, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation Ltd and the Council of the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria.