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Sydney NSW 2000
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In the tradition of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary
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Mark commenced his career as an Administrative Trainee in the NSW public hospital sector and later as a post graduate trainee in the ‘Hornsby’ scheme, his last position as a public hospital Deputy CEO of the Balmain and District Hospital.
A move to the private hospital sector in 1983, allowed him to participate in the development of an organisation that grew from six small facilities to Australia’s largest corporate hospital operator, Mayne Health, with over 50 hospitals in Australia and oversees. During that time he commissioned the 300 bed John Flynn Hospital and Medical Centre on the NSW/Queensland border which he then managed for seven years. From 2000 to 2008, Mark worked for both Mayne Health and Ramsay Health Care, responsible for up to 15 facilities as the State Manager for Queensland. Mark has also worked in a health management consultancy overseas and in Australia with special interest in radiology and pharmacy services.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
David has ten years experience in the aged care and health sector as a senior executive with demonstrated success in growing organisations. Strong record of business improvement, change management and the development of finance and reporting functions. For the 15 years prior to this David has worked in a number of organisations including chartered accounting firms, finance companies and also with Macquarie bank.
David holds a Master of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce, is a Fellow of FINSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australia) and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Leo joined LCM Health Care on 1st June, 2011 as the National Director of Mission.
Leo is an experienced executive having worked in the areas of Pastoral Care, Mission and welfare in Health Care, Community Care and Parish settings.
Prior to joining LCM Health Care Leo was the Regional Manager Pastoral and Chaplaincy Services at St Vincents & Mater Health Sydney. This role was responsible for establishing the direction of Pastoral Services throughout the health and aged care facilities, in particular in engaging staff in the Mission and Values of St Vincents & Mater Health Sydney and St Vincents Health Australia.
Before joining St Vincents & Mater Health Leo worked for the St Vincent de Paul Society as Regional Centres Manager within the Diocese of Wollongong and later as the Program Manager within the Maryfields Day Recovery Centre.
Complementing Leo’s extensive experience within the broader Catholic and Health Care Communities he has a Bachelor of Theology, a Diploma of Business Management, an Advanced Diploma in Business Management and a Graduate Certificate in Catholic Culture and Leadership from the Australian Catholic University/Catholic Health Australia.
Cheryl has significant expertise in the management of community services gained during 8 years as CEO at Windermere, a highly reputable and entrepreneurial community organization operating throughout Victoria. Windermere delivers a range of services including disabilty support, early childhood services, family support and allied health. In her mixed and varied career, Cheryl has also held executive positions in accreditation bodies such as Quality Management Services, education and health promotion organizations such as National Heart Foundation and Good Health Solutions.
Cheryl is well qualified, holding a General Nursing qualification from Royal Melbourne Hospital, a Bachelor of Education, and a Master of Management degree from Macquarie University. Cheryl has also been a quality reviewer coordinating over 20 accreditation reviews of organisations across Australia and New Zealand in community health, home and community care and community packages.
Arthur is an experienced health care general manager and chartered accountant, with substantial leadership experience in public and private companies in Australia, the United Kingdom and South Africa. Arthur has held a range of positions in the private health care sector in Australia including Mayne Health and Affinity Health as CEO, Director of Hospital and Regional Manager.
Arthur holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Hon) and is a Chartered Accountant.
Brenda holds a Bachelors degree in Health Science (Nursing) and a Masters in Management. Her previous positions have included Director, Health Advisory at Price Waterhouse Coopers, Executive Director, Health Performance Improvement, Innovation & Redesign for ACT Health and Director of Major Projects, Nepean Hospital.
Whilst her background is as a nurse, Brenda has spent the last eight years focusing on health system performance; clinical service redesign and the development of innovative models of care both in NSW and the ACT. The ACT Health Innovation & Redesign team were acknowledged for their work both nationally and internationally winning project management awards for Early Recognition of the Deteriorating patient program; redesigning Medical Retrieval Services in the ACT and the development and implementation of the first public nurse-led Walk-in Centre in Australia, under her leadership.
Her work has been recognised in NSW through her nomination for NSW Woman of the Year in 2005 and her subsequent admission onto the NSW Honour Roll for Women. She was the winner of the 2010 Telstra Business Women's Award in the ACT for Innovation.
Paul joined Calvary in 2012 with 10 years prior experience at executive level in various aged care and retirement roles including responsibility for operations, strategy, transactions, corporate services, catering, sales & marketing, property development and asset management. Prior to joining Calvary he worked for Anglican Retirement Villages and was instrumental in their strong growth over the previous decade.
He is passionate about engaging with residents and staff alike and intertwining a strong commercial and benevolent approach in the Christian not-for-profit sector.
Paul holds an honors degree in architecture, a Masters of Commerce in Valuation and a Company Director's Diploma. He is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and an Associate of the Australian Institute of Project Management.
Paul commenced his career some 23 years ago in architectural consultancy working on many health & aged care projects for clients including NSW Health, Centenary Institute, Moran Health, Adventist Aged Care and Ramsay Health.
Diane Jones has broad experience commencing her nursing career at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital completing a three year hospital based training program in 1978. She undertook her Midwifery training at King George V Hospital for Mother and Babies and completed a Critical Care course at the NSW College of Nursing.
Since 1993 Diane has extensive experience in various senior management roles including Director of Nursing and Chief Executive Officer in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia. She has a keen interest in workforce issues and held the position of National Workforce Planning Project Officer for Mayne Health in 2000-2002.
Prior to her appointment to LCMHC Diane was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Joondalup Health Campus (JHC), a privately operated 390 bed hospital for public and private patients in the northern suburbs of Perth for almost six years. She is a surveyor with The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS), Diane hold a Graduate Diploma in Management (Nursing) and a Marketing Qualification.
Sandra has over 20 years of experience in both line and corporate human resource roles in major manufacturing organisations.
Sandra has experience working in organisations going through rapid change and growth and addressing the ever changing external competitive and regulatory environment businesses operate in.
She has most recently been with Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd and played a significant role in that business establishing itself as the leader in its industry. In 2008 they acquired Weyerhaeuser Australia and Sandra played a key role in the transitioning those 900 employees and merging of the corporate cultures. She is passionate about workplace health and safety and leadership development. Development of competency based training systems and leadership development programs, streamlining of HR systems and driving for positive and safe workplace culture have been just some of her most recent endeavours.
Sandra holds a Bachelor of Business in Strategic Human Resource Management.
Philip has been in practice for nearly 25 years and has worked the last 17 years in several senior legal in-house roles. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws as well as several post graduate qualifications.
After working for well-regarded Sydney and Hobart legal firms, Philip was employed as Regional General Counsel for Thorn Asia Pacific. Following this appointment, he was General Counsel for Stamford Hotels and Resorts before joining McDonald's Australia in 2001 as Senior Counsel - Australia.
He followed this with an appointment as a Division Counsel for McDonald's Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa (APMEA) and then Vice President - General Counsel for McDonald's Pacific and Africa Division which included the Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the Middle East markets. Finally, he was Senior Counsel for APMEA before his appointment as the National Director - Legal, Governance and Risk for Little Company of Mary Health Care Limited.
Philip brings a wealth of experience in both the legal and management spheres as he has been appointed to several directorships during his tenure with his employers, and overseen risk issues through being a Director of a Discretionary Mutual Fund and governance issues through appointments as Company Secretary to many companies. He has broad experience in areas such as trade practices, intellectual property, development and real estate, mergers and acquisitions and industrial relations.