Marshall Warner

WCA Solutions – West Perth, Perth Western Australia. 28th August 2020. (c) Daniel Carson | http://www.dcimages.org
  • Executive Leadership in Public Administration
  • 30 years’ experience Public Sector Human Resources and Industrial Relations

Prior to joining WCA in early 2020, Marshall has more than 30 years’ experience in operational and strategic Human Resource management and Industrial Relations in government and the health industry.

He has held executive leadership roles in human resource management, workforce planning, learning and development, governance, industrial relations, and occupational health and safety in all major Western Australian Metropolitan and Country health services as well as extensive experience in leading health system wide workforce management and reform.  Specialist areas include

  • Industrial relations
  • Government and public sector
  • Public and private health sector
  • Workforce engagement and change management
  • Workforce planning

Marshall led the industrial relations function for the Western Australian public health system for 10 years.   His responsibilities included strategic and tactical industrial representation and advisory service to all health services and leading industrial negotiations, in both the State and Federal jurisdictions, for all classes of medical, nursing, other health professionals, and administrative and technical occupational groups.

Marshall has gained wide experience in machinery of government reform and in strategic organisational reform including leading, with public and private sector partners, workforce planning and provisioning for the commissioning of Fiona Stanley Hospital; the establishment of PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA; and public health sector legislative and governance reform.

Marshall has also worked as an operational human resources and industrial relations practitioner and manager in a diverse range of small and large organisation including King Edward Memorial Hospital and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.


Marshall joined WCA as a Senior Consultant to provide strategic and tactical advice on workforce management and industrial relations matters across WCA’s client base and has to date supported:

  • Linear Clinical Research Ltd
  • Helping Minds Limited
  • Talis Consultants Pty Ltd
  • Plan and Grow Pty Ltd
  • Therapy Focus Pty Ltd