The National Health Co-op (NHC) is a community-owned, professionally run, not for profit and non-distributing, co-operative organisation. Its operations are supported by a dedicated team of professionals based in the NHC’s Corporate Office. The NHC’s Corporate Office is located in Macquarie, ACT.


The Executive

Alison Wright, CEO

Alison is  a leader in strategic thinking with international experience in delivering expert counsel and management in complex, challenging and culturally diverse environments. She joined the NHC in December 2019 as interim CEO.

Prior to the NHC, Alison was the Assistant Director of the National Gallery of Australia, shaping and delivering major strategic initiatives for the nation’s largest visual arts institution for five years.  Alison also sits on the board of the Domestic Violence Crisis Service in the ACT.

An experienced leader, business executive and entrepreneur, Alison has held leadership roles in various sectors and organisations in Australia and Asia including the ABC, Visteon Corporation, Australian Grand Prix and Red Bridge Communications with a strong record of shaping strategy, commercial management, partnerships and stakeholder relations.





Dr Joe Oguns, Medical Director

Joe commenced his work at the National Health Co-op as a registered general practitioner in 2012 following extensive work experience and training in Queensland, South Africa, Botswana and Nigeria. Prior to joining the National Health Co-op, Joe practiced at Hervey Bay Hospital Queensland

Joe obtained his primary medical degree from the University of Ilorin in Nigeria. He obtained a Master of Medicine in Family Medicine from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Joe is also a fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and holds an Australian Medical Council Certificate.

Joe brings essential clinical knowledge and experience to the NHC’s executive that enables decision making to support the delivery of the best possible level of care.










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