Alex Belcastro is the Senior Vice President of Medical Precincts at NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT. Alex reports to the Global President and sits on the ANZ Executive.
Prior to joining NorthWest in 2021, Alex was the Chief Business Development Officer for Ramsay Healthcare Australia. Reporting to the Australian CEO for 6 years, Alex managed Ramsay’s strategic growth pipeline across its multi-billion-dollar portfolio of 73 hospital assets in Australia.
Prior to joining Ramsay in 2015, Alex was an equity partner and Associate Director at social infrastructure advisory firm, Johnstaff. As co-founder of the company’s NSW operations in 2010, she led over $3 billion dollars’ worth of hospital infrastructure projects for NSW Health.
Since winning a National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Award in 2008, Alex has appeared on ABC Radio and industry panels promoting the advancement of women into senior leadership positions in STEM. In 2020, Alex was recognised with by the International Academy for Design and Health, winning the Young Leaders Award for her contribution to health care design in Australia.
Alex works as a mental health awareness advocate with R U OK? Day and Beyondblue. Her work relating to quality processes to prevent invasive fungal disease during hospital building works was published in the Royal Australasian College of Physicians’ Internal Medicine Journal in 2015.
Alex holds a Master of Construction Management, and a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Property and Construction) from the University of Melbourne, where she later taught. Alex has undertaken executive education at Harvard Business School.