Executive Management Team

Peter Brown, General Manager Business Development and Strategy

As the General Manager for Health, Peter will lead the health division of the Artius Group to ensure effective and efficient operations in order to achieve business objectives.

Peter’s qualifications range from a Bachelor of Science from La Trobe University, a Diploma of Business from Deakin University to Diploma of Education and Certification in Company Directorship. Across his lengthy career Peter has worked in HR, leadership and commercial management roles in various services and healthcare management businesses for both "for Profit" and "Not for Profit".

Peter is passionate about leading and building teams, driving change and growing businesses.


Judith Newman, Chief Operations Officer

Judith provides executive management to the Finance, ICT, Facilities and Quality divisions of Artius. Her forte lies in engaging stakeholders to deliver strucured, strategic responses to meet operational and commercial objectives.

Judith is a Chartered Accountant through CIMA and has an MBA from Deakin University, with 30 years of commercial experience within financial and operational disciplines across "for Profit" and "Not for Profit" organisations.

Judith has a strong commitment to facilitating the shared utilisation of systems, processes and people to apply streamlined solutions that effect positive change and outcomes.


Steven Pitkin, General Manager Employment

As the General Manager, Steven is accountable for contractural compliance and performance management of the Artius Employment Services contracts across all Employment Service Areas.

Steven has a strong track record in the Employment Services industry spanning the last 12 years, working in management roles for 10 of those years in Federal, State and Local Government contracts.

Steven has a genuine passion for inspiring his team to achieve exceptional performance, in turn assisting Australians to reach their potential by obtaining sustainable employment.