CEO, Cancer Council Northern Territory
Tanya Izod is a third generation Northern Territorian (NT) with more than twenty-five years’ experience working in the medical industry, specialising in aero medical and emergency services across both private enterprise and NT Government. Tanya is the Managing Director of Tanya Izod & Associates and has extensive experience in the areas of contract management, procurement and tendering, performance review and project management extending across commercial and Government enterprises.
Formally, as General Manager of CareFlight Northern Operations, Tanya held direct management of the Top End Medical Retrieval Service, providing emergency medical evacuations across the Top End of Northern Australia. Prior to joining CareFlight, Tanya spent eleven years in NT Department of Health, during which time she managed the development of a new model for NT aero medical services, which resulted in the first fully integrated aero medical service in Australia and the first Helicopter Rescue Service in the Northern Territory.
Prior to her entry into the NT Public Sector, Tanya spent 11 years in Ansett Australia (NT) where she worked in operations management, tendering/procurement and sales and marketing.
She has well-established professional networks within the NT Government and non-government organisations, and strong links to the Territory, its families and history.