Meet the Management Team
Chief Executive Officer
Chris has extensive experience in senior corporate and finance roles in not-for-profit organisations and public companies. During his career in aged care which spans over 16 years, Chris has been focused on governance, financial oversight, operational management, strategy development and social outcomes measurement.
He is passionate about the strategic issues facing the aged care industry as it seeks to become customer driven within a changing Government financing and regulatory environment. For this purpose, Chris has been a Board member for Aged & Community Services (NSW) and has been a representative and advocate for UnitingCare Australia and Aged & Community Services Australia.
Chris is currently a Board member of an aged care provider in Queensland and a community services organisation in NSW. Chris is an FCPA and a graduate of the AICD.
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 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.
Director of People, Learning, & Culture
With an international career in Human Resources management, Learning and Development and Operational Leadership both in the UK and Australia, Clare has a wealth of leadership experience in sectors as diverse as Health, Aged Care, Telecommunications, and Tertiary Education.
This broad experience provides Clare with a deep understanding of applying human resource development strategy and principles to operational leadership. Clare is passionate about engaging with, coaching and mentoring others to build their capacity and capability. She is also a strong advocate and values driven partner.
Clare has a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
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.
Acting Village Manager – Austral
Rachna has over 15 years experience in Residential Aged Care having held many roles including as a registered nurse, senior nurse educator, Dementia specific project manager, executive care manager, and care manager.
Rachna joined Scalabrini Austral in June, 2018. Her focus is to provide the best possible care and service for residents and their families by guiding and motivating staff in Scalabrini’s Sono Io culture.
Rachna is widely recognised as a dedicated and compassionate aged care leader who is passionate about people.
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.
Acting Village Manager – Griffith
Pearson’s Bio is coming soon!