Fiona Merkel

Director, Health, Ageing & Human Services

KPMG Australia

Fiona is a Director at KPMG with more than 25 years of combined clinical and consulting experience.

She leads stakeholder engagement and operational improvement implementation projects and reviews in health, ageing and human services and has a national and international footprint of experience. Additionally, as a change and transformational leader, with demonstrated experience and credentials on large-scale projects Fiona leads change management and transformation project teams.

Fiona has a long standing professional connection with healthcare service delivery, she has a deep understanding of the business imperatives of clinicians and healthcare executives. She seeks to support clients within the sector as they are experiencing budget constraints on service delivery; have upward pressure on demand for service with increasing expectations from the public and are seeking to leverage technology and research to deliver best practice care.

  • Aged and Long Term Care Providers
  • Change management
  • Clinical governance
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare transformation
  • Human and Social Services
  • Management Consulting
  • Strategy
  • Transformation
  • Bachelor of Nursing, University of New England

  • Pediatric and Midwifery Certificates

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Registered with AHPRA

  • Member of the Australian College of Nursing