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 took on the role of CEO of Suncare Community Services in June 2015. He has worked in a number of private and public sector organisations and focuses on continuous improvement and innovation. He is always looking for a better way or a new way to get things done! He is very interested in innovative management where the focus is on strategic long-term growth and/or betterment of the business, in particular making better use of limited resources to increase productivity, using the latest digital innovation concepts and tools. Russell has extensive academic experience and has completed a Master of Business, a Bachelor of Business, a Diploma in Leadership and a Company Director's Graduate Certificate.
Russell also has extensive Board experience and is currently a Committee Member for National Disability Services Queensland, Aged and Community Services Australia Queensland and the Sunshine Coast Health Panel. He has also been a Board member of several other organisations including Leading Age Services Australia Queensland, the Australian Association of Convention Bureaus, 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 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 - Strategy, Innovation & Connection
Taking on the role Head of Strategy, Innovation and Connection in May 2016, Angela came to Suncare from a commercial sector background, having previously worked for and international agricultural organisation. She brings a range skills to the organisation including creative marketing and strategic communications. Having recently completed her EMBA with the University of the Sunshine Coast, Angela is focused on organisational innovation and digital disruption.
Angela believes that Suncare has an important role to play in the health and aged care sectors and is already on its way to transforming itself into an organisation which can deliver innovative approaches to service delivery.
Acting Chief Operations Officer
Sara has been with Suncare since June 2013, when she relocated from NSW to the Sunshine Coast. Along with being a dedicated operational leader, Sara also has a broad range of knowledge in the Community Services Sector with particular focus on Aged Care, Disability and Mental Health services. She has worked in the Community Services sector for over 20 years in a range of leadership and management roles. Sara holds a tertiary degree in Social Science and post graduate qualifications in Business Administration.
Sara is passionate about delivering quality customer service through supporting the operational teams to realise Suncare's vision of making people’s lives better.