Our Executive Team

In keeping with our values of Medical Leadership, our Executive Team is headed by Dr Narelle Hadlow, and has a wealth of clinical and management experience.

Dr Narelle Hadlow, CEO


As a Specialist Pathologist, Narelle is well known to the WA Medical Community - having held senior appointments in the private and public pathology sectors, with responsibilities in both metropolitan and regional areas.

With a keen interest in women’s health and endocrinology, Narelle collaborates and publishes with a variety of Western Australian clinicians.

She has an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor with the UWA School of Medicine and has taught medical and science students, and medical registrars. 

Julie Ward, Laboratory Manager

BAppSc (Med Tech), MBA       (08) 9371 4221

Julie is a Medical Scientist and gained an MBA (with distinction) from the University of Wollongong. Julie worked in the State Government country laboratories for seven years, prior to moving to the eastern states, when she was appointed Operations Manager of Southern IML Pathology, Wollongong in 1997.

In 2009 she returned to WA , joining Clinipath Pathology.


Dr Sydney Sacks, Medical Director


Syd is a Chemical Pathologist with extensive public and  private laboratory experience gained from senior roles in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. He joined Clinipath Pathology as Head of Biochemistry in November 2005.

Syd has been a member of the executive team since 2009

Sydney Sacks

Nicola Russell, Informatics & Projects Manager

BBus (IS)

Nicola has over 15 years of experience in healthcare management within both the public and private sectors.  Nicola joined our practice in 2012 and her role was appointed to the Executive Team in 2014.


Gerda Musikanth, HR Manager

BSocSci (UCT), BA (Hons) (UCT), MHRM (UWA)

Gerda has extensive experience in HR management across a range of industries. Gerda worked as a consultant for15 years at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA. During which time she advised employers on employee relations and human resources matters within the health and aged care sectors.

Gerda joined Clinipath Pathology in 2015.


Amelia Lottering, Chief Financial Controller

Amelia is a 'Big 4' qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree, and a Masters of Auditing and Accounting. She has over 15 years of experience in management and executive roles, across a range of industry sectors.

Amelia joined the Clinipath Pathology executive team in 2015.


Clinton Pike, Business Operations Manager

Clinton has held sales and marketing roles in pathology for over 20 years, building a wide network within the medical community. 

Clinton has been a member of the Clinipath Pathology executive team since 2005.

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