Fran Thorn

National Lead Partner for the Public Sector & Healthcare Industry team, Deloitte Australia

Fran is the National Lead Partner for the Public Sector & Healthcare Industry team for Deloitte Australia. She has over 30 years’ experience working in and with Governments in Australia and the Asia/Pacific region. In the past 10 years she has had significant experience in State Government health, human services and whole of government policy and planning. She is a recognised leader in the design and delivery of large scale service systems in Government with extensive contemporary experience of health, human service and education policy, planning, funding, cost recovery and performance issues.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Fran was with the Victorian Government, having been a Secretary for Department of Health and Human Services for 5 years. She was also Secretary of the Department of Innovation, Industry and Regional Development and Deputy Secretary in the Department of Premier and Cabinet. And before that, Fran was a Director with KPMG for six years working in Australia and in the Asia region on education policy, planning and system design matters, preceded by over 15 years in government, the majority of which was in the education and training portfolios.