10th May 2023

Liam Dunne Appointed as Group COO of Mater Private Network

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Mater Private Network has appointed Liam Dunne as Group Chief Operations Officer of the organisation. Mr. Dunne took up the role on 1st January 2023. 

As Chief Operations Officer, Liam will work to ensure Mater Private Network upholds its reputation as Ireland’s leading private hospital group, delivering operational excellence across each of its ten sites. A particularly exciting aspect of Liam’s role is to be part of the team driving Mater Private Network’s digital transformation project, which will deliver Ireland’s most advanced Electronic Health Records System - a single, unified patient record which will encompass the entirety of the patient’s journey.

With a wealth of experience, Liam joins Mater Private Network at a pivotal time in its pioneering history bringing with him vast knowledge from previous roles with industry leaders such as CRH plc, EY Ireland and Diageo across finance, operations and transformation programmes. 


Commenting on his appointment Liam Dunne, Group COO of Mater Private Network said: 

“I am delighted to join Mater Private Network as Group Chief Operating Officer and I officially took up the role on 1st January this year. 

At Mater Private Network we are passionate about paving the way for the future of private healthcare, not just for our own organisation but for our patients and the wider healthcare community here and worldwide. The leadership team and I have great ambitions for the years ahead as we continue to deliver excellence in patient care through the expertise of our clinical teams, the experiences of our patients and as we seek to make new and pioneering technologies available across our Network. 

Digital Transformation will be a crucial element of my own remit as we strive to harness the power of digital to refine, and improve, patient experience across each of our sites. Our digital transformation plans will be bolstered by significant investment in innovative solutions to drive commercially sound outcomes for our stakeholders.”


Today, Mater Private Network employs over 2,500 staff and 300 consultants across a range of specialities and together they treat approximately 170,000 patients every year. The network is renowned for medical innovation and the provision of high acuity care and is a national leader for heart and cancer specialties.