Meet the Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Elaine has extensive leadership experience in the design and delivery of strategic people, learning and culture solutions in the private, public and not for profit sectors in both the United Kingdom and Australia.
She has held senior HR leadership roles within the aged care industry including UnitingCare and Catholic HealthCare and is passionate about translating organisational strategy into aligned and practical business and HR solutions.
Elaine has worked with Boards, executives and teams to deliver transformational change through people. Elaine has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and HR post graduate qualifications with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK.
Chief Financial Officer
Natalie joined Scalabrini in November 2016.
She holds a Bachelor of Commerce and brings with her over 10 years’ experience in executive roles.
Natalie is a results driven, internationally experienced CFO with a chartered and commercial background with ASX and Top Tier companies. She possesses a depth of experience in the hospitality, retail and entertainment industries with a track record in Project Management, Marketing, Sales and IT.
Director of People, Learning and Culture
Kate leads the People Learning Culture team whose purpose is to connect our diverse groups of talented employees to its residents and families in a workplace where people learn and grow.
Possessing over 20 years in diverse HR roles with the last 10 years in health and aged care, Kate most recently held the People and Communications Director position at Esita Health, and prior to this served for 5 years as Bupa Aged Care HR Director and Corporate Affairs Director. Kate has also completed a number of consulting roles with Uniting, Opal Aged Care and Pulse Health.
Kate holds a Degree in Business and Economics and Post Graduate Diplomas in Education and HR.
Director of Clinical Governance & Quality
Tracey has extensive experience in senior executive roles in Nursing and Healthcare spanning clinical and educational portfolios.
She has held the Director Clinical Governance and Quality roles at both Scalabrini Village (current) and UnitingCare (2012-2014) and was Aged Care Consultant and Learning and Development Manager, ARV/Anglicare (2015-2016). Tracey was the CEO of The College of Nursing (2007-2012) where she was instrumental in the successful merger of TCON and RCNA to create the Australian College of Nursing.
Tracey is a Registered Nurse, holds a Masters Degree in Adult Education and Graduate Certificates in Experiential Learning and Orthopaedic Nursing respectively.
She sees the key to optimal resident/client outcomes is a well-educated, adaptive and continuously developing healthcare workforce that embraces evidence-based practice and innovation.
General Manager Sales & Marketing
Ina has extensive sales and marketing experience within a number of industries including private hospitals, radiology, pharmaceuticals and branded food manufacturing.
Prior to joining Scalabrini in August 2017, Ina worked within the private hospital sector as Group Business Development Manager for Pulse Health Ltd, an ASX listed company. As a member of the executive team, Ina’s primary responsibility was to deliver the group’s strategy for business growth.
Prior to this, Ina spent 8 years at I-MED Radiology, where she was head of the NSW/ACT sales and marketing department, supporting a business portfolio of over $150M.
Ina holds a Bachelors’ of Chemistry and a Masters’ of Marketing.
Village Manager - The Village by Scalabrini
Joining Scalabrini in 2018, John brings a wealth of clinical experience in fields of Aged Care, Hospital Emergency and Mental Health.
With a Masters of Business Administration, John has held various positions such as Nurse Unit Manager, Nurse Manager and General Manager across the hospital, residential aged care and community sectors.
John is passionate about delivering excellence in quality, always putting the resident first to ensure the best possible outcome for residents.
Village Manager – Allambie Heights
Michael is a skilled executive with more than 20 years of progressive business experience.
He has spent a considerable amount of time developing skills in implementing and controlling administrative procedures in a range of sectors including the Aged Care Industry, and exploring strategic issues connected with the business. Michael has an engineering background with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Macquarie University.
Village Manager – Bexley
Village Manager – Chipping Norton
Originally from India, Isha very proudly calls Australia her second home. She views herself as a forthcoming female leader with strong professional qualities and a passion for health service delivery – all with a warm humanistic approach. Isha is fascinated by people and finds great pleasure in empowering teams, shifting paradigms and changing cultures.
Prior to migrating to Australia in 2005 Isha worked as a Dental Surgeon in India. She studied Nursing at Flinders University in South Australia, and upon completion worked within the Public Hospital environment.
She always wanted to learn more and grow, in order to ‘make a difference’. Isha was accepted to the Australasian College of Health Service Executives (ACHSM) Scholarship Program in Sydney – one of the rare Management Programs that marries theory with Practice. Since completion she has been working in aged care and doing her best to bring about positive change.
Village Manager – Drummoyne
Originally from Colombia, Leyda arrived in Australia in 1996. She graduated from the University of Tasmania as a Registered Nurse, following which she worked in the public hospital system. Leyda then worked as a Care Manager for 4 years, and then as a Facility Manager for the past 6 years in both for profit and not for profit organisations.
Leyda also held a position as Clinical Consultant for LASA (Leading Age Services Australia; the national peak body representing all providers of age services across residential care, home care and retirement living).
Leyda believes that residents have the right to received the best care possible, and her aim is to ensure that the lives of each resident is continued to be filled with great memories.
Village Manager – Griffith
Elizabeth is a Registered Nurse who has worked in the aged care industry for past 27 years in a number of roles which included being a member of the Aged Care Assessment Team and the Specialist Mental Health for Older Persons pilot scheme.
Elizabeth was the Facility Manager at the Griffith Nursing Home and Margaret River WA and Bendigo Vic. Prior to this she was the Clinical Care Manager at The Pioneers Lodge.
With special interest in Palliative Care and Pain Management, Dementia and Mental Health in the elderly, Elizabeth brings a wealth of experience and passion to Scalabrini.