Board of Directors

The Suncare Community Services Board comprises a group of professionals dedicated to delivering services that are flexible, innovative and responsive to your requests. Our Directors draw on experience from a range of industries including information technology, engineering, law, finance, aged care, marketing and international advocacy.

Mario Pennisi

With a career spanning nearly 40 years, Mario Pennisi is an experienced life science professional, industry advocate and advisor. He is the Managing Director of Biostate Pty Ltd and also a Non-Executive Director and strategic advisor with a number of entities. Prior to becoming Chairman, Mario was a Director on the Suncare Board for more than 3 years.

Mario recognises the important role that Suncare plays in ensuring that its customers are able to enjoy a fulfilling and engaged lifestyle as members of their communities. As Chairman he will maintain Suncare’s drive towards developing innovative personal solutions that make people’s lives better and ensure the organisation remains a trusted advocate as a service provider of choice, that ensures that customers can live their lives to the fullest.

Dr Peter Isdale AM PhD,  MAICD 

With a record as a committed and experienced company director, Peter has served on more than 30 boards since 1984, from not-for-profits to listed entities. He has been a scientist, innovator, CEO, chairman and an ASX150 corporate executive, and now works to help others deliver our social contract through innovative delivery of the best system of care.


Renata Brooks

Deputy Chair and Chair of Quality, Risk & Safety Committee

Renata has over 15 years’ experience on governing boards and in executive leadership roles in large public sector organisations and continues to serve on government statutory bodies. Her experience has assisted many organisations adapt to evolving funding, policy and operating environments. She is passionate about making people’s lives better by providing responsive and excellent services, and the importance of effective governance and risk management.


Belinda Von Bibra
Company Secretary

Belinda has a passion for improving client outcomes through research driven innovation. She is actively involved in community and acute care sectors and has held positions within public, private and not for profit enterprises. Armed with a background in biotechnology commercialisation Belinda has translated health outcomes, novel medical treatments and biological products for startups through to large multinational corporations within Australia and internationally.

Anne Marie O'Callaghan

An accomplished Business Advisor, Company Director and former Partner of a chartered accounting practice, Anne Marie has more than 20 years’ experience as a trusted advisor collaborating with business owners, CEOs and company boards. She works across a range of industries, driving business development and restructures through innovative and strategic solutions.

Debra Doherty

Debra has more than 35 years operational and executive experience across community services and has represented various sectors at national and state forums with regard to systemic and practice improvement. Debra has held several board positions in the aged care, disability and child protection sectors.
She is an experienced lecturer, workshop facilitator and trainer who has also operated her own consultancy for 10 years providing a range of services to the not for profit and government agencies. Deliverables include organisational review and evaluation; change management; executive mentorship, management capacity building, problem investigation and remediation. She is a member of the AASW, Life Member of PeakCare Qld and former Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Bentley's Brisbane (Audit) Pty Ltd

Bentleys is an international business that provides future thinking and strategic direction. Bentleys has almost 50 years of history providing dependable audit and assurance.

The Bentleys advisors work closely with the Suncare team to provide specialist knowledge, skills and experience to support the need of our organisation.