RFDS welcomes RAC WA CEO Rob Slocombe to its board

Date published

08 Apr 2019

The Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia is proud to announce RAC WA Chief Executive Officer Robert Slocombe as the newest addition to its board.

Mr Slocombe joins leading medical experts Director of Burns Service WA Fiona Wood AM and McCusker Director of Lions Outback Vision Dr Angus Turner as the newest appointments to the RFDS board in 2019. 

Mr Slocombe served as Chief Operating Officer with RACWA since September 2014 before commencing his role as Chief Executive Officer in October last year.

Holding both a Master of Business and Master of Science and Technology (Aviation) degrees, his portfolio includes extensive experience in financial services including roles at Westpac, St George, Challenger Financial Service and AMP Bank.

He has successfully overseen a range of major projects in the areas of business growth, technology, employee engagement and innovation in the motoring business.

Also serving as Chair of the RFDS’ Audit and Risk Committee, Mr Slocombe’s appointment comes as prominent WA property developer Colin Heath retires from the board.

RFDS Chair Mr Sam Walsh AO said that Rob is a welcome addition to the Board and brings a strong skill set in financial and commercial acumen, making him an ideal Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.