Your Suncare Executive team draws on collective experience that spans finance, healthcare and aged care within both private and public sectors. These individuals are committed to person-centred community care that empowers carers and people who may be living with a disability, mental illness or a chronic condition.
Chief Executive Officer
Russell commenced in the role of Suncare Community Services CEO in June 2015. Throughout his career, working in private and public sector organisations, Russell has focused on continuous improvement and innovation. With a keen interest in innovative management, he is motivated by strategic long-term growth and business improvement, making better use of limited resources to increase productivity and utilises the latest digital innovation concepts and tools.
Russell credentials include a Master of Business, a Bachelor of Business, a Diploma in Leadership, a Certificate in Futures Thinking and a Company Director’s Graduate Certificate. He also has extensive Board experience. Russell is currently a Committee Member for Aged and Community Services Australia Queensland and a member of the Sunshine Coast Health Panel. He is a former Committee Member of National Disability Services Queensland and former Board member of Leading Age Services Australia Queensland, the Australian Association of Convention Bureaux, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council and the Australian Smart Communities Association.
Corporate Services Manager
Mike is a leading finance and management professional and has worked across a range of industries, including manufacturing, commerce and healthcare. His management roles include St Vincent’s and Holy Spirit Hospitals, Ramsay Health Care and Affinity Health. Mike holds a BSC (Hons) in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Management Accountant. Mike is committed to improving Suncare’s operational and information systems to enhance our client services.
Head of Strategy, Innovation & Connection
As Head of Strategy, Innovation and Connection, Angela brings a diverse range of skills to Suncare including creative marketing and strategic communications. Angela joined the Executive Team in May 2016, bringing commercial sector experience gained working for an international animal nutrition business. Having completed an EMBA with the University of the Sunshine Coast, her focus for Suncare is on organisational innovation and overall improvement in customer outcomes. Angela believes that Suncare has an important role to play in the health and aged care sectors and is already transforming into an organisation that is delivering innovative approaches to service delivery.
Chief Operations Manager
Working with Suncare since June 2013, Sara is a dedicated operational leader with a broad range of knowledge in the Community Services Sector. She has more than 20 years’ experience in a range of leadership and management roles in the Community Services Sector, and has expertise in Aged Care, Disability and Mental Health services. Sara holds a tertiary degree in Social Science, post graduate qualifications in Business Administration and is currently studying a Graduate Certificate in Health Sector Leadership. Sara is passionate about delivering quality customer service, supporting Suncare’s operational teams to realise our vision of making people’s lives better.