Hollywood Private Hospital
Part of Ramsay Health Care

Meet the Executive Team

Peter Mott

Chief Executive Officer

Peter Mott

I joined the Hollywood team as Chief Executive Officer in March 2013. Prior to Hollywood, I held various positions in management and health policy over 35 years in the private and public sectors of the health industry in WA. I am very proud to be leading an amazing team at this very special place that is Hollywood Private Hospital.

David Simmelmann

Director of Financial and Corporate Services

David Simmelmann

I joined the Hollywood team in July 2012 when I was appointed as Director of Financial and Corporate Services. Prior to working at Hollywood, I have worked with a number of large hospital operators, both public and private, in various managerial and executive roles. I was introduced to Ramsay Health Care through my experience of working with The Avenue Hospital in Melbourne. I feel very privileged to be a part of such an amazing team who encompass Ramsay’s pursuit of clinical excellence, commitment to patient care, strong internal culture and excellent leadership.

Karen Gullick

Director of Clinical Services

Karen Gullick

I was appointed as Director of Clinical Services at Hollywood Private Hospital in June 2013. I have more than thirty years' experience in the health industry, working previously in public and private hospitals and in the education sector. I hold an Adjunct position as an Associate Professor from Curtin University, and am a member of the Nursing and Midwifery Board in WA. My qualifications include a Master of Science (Nursing) degree, and I am a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. I am privileged to work with a team of nursing, allied health and support staff who are so committed to providing exceptional care and service for all our patients.

Daniel Heredia

Director of Medical Services

Dr Daniel Heredia

Prior to being appointed to my current role I worked at Hollywood Private Hospital for a number of years as a medical registrar and subsequent to that, as the Deputy Director of Medical Services. I have also completed further studies in business administration and public health, and gained senior management experience working for a federal Government agency. Hollywood's culture and values set it apart from other organisations and I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such amazing people every day.

Annie Palmer







Julianne Allan

Marketing Director HPH / State Marketing Manager, Ramsay Health Care WA

Annie Palmer

Prior to joining the wonderful Hollywood team in January 2012, my career began in the secondary education sector and then transitioned to marketing consulting and senior marketing roles in the agricultural and entertainment & hospitality industries. Through its truly values-driven culture, Hollywood Private Hospital provides tremendous opportunities to develop innovative marketing strategies to meet the needs of a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and I feel very fortunate to be part of such an amazing organisation.


Regional Human Resources Manager WA/SA

Julianne Allan 

I was fortunate to join the Hollywood team in June 2016 as Regional Human Resources (HR) Manager. I have extensive experience in the HR field, having worked as a consultant, university lecturer, and as State HR Manager for Coca-Cola Amatil. My qualifications include a Master of Psychology degree from UWA, majoring in organisational psychology. I am a passionate supporter of the community, and volunteer as Board Chair for our local independent public school. I feel extremely fortunate to have joined such an esteemed team and to be working as part of a true icon in the Australian private healthcare system.