Board Member Stephen Roberts

Mr Stephen Roberts

Chair

Sub committees:
Finance, Governance and Risk

Background

  • CEO, St John of God Hospital Geelong
  • Stephen was appointed as Board Chair of Karingal St Laurence (genU) in May 2018, after having served as a non-executive Director of St Laurence Community Services since 2015
  • Stephen has served on a range of health industry boards, and was a previous chairman of the Church and Charitable Private Hospitals Association

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Health Administration
  • MBA –University of Melbourne

Mrs Jodi Heath  

Deputy Chair

 

Sub committees:
Governance (Chair)

Background

  • 20 years in banking and telecommunication sectors with top-10 ASX listed companies
  • District Manager, Western Basalt District for Parks Victoria
  • Director on Central Highlands Water Board and Professionals with Alzheimer’s (PALZ)

Qualifications

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow of the Australian Rural Leaders Foundation

Board Member Rod Payne

Mr Rod Payne

Sub committees:
Finance and Governance

Background

  • Rod is a Director and board member at Harwood Andrews Lawyers. In his business law practice Rod also advises family business groups and not for profits
  • Member of the Australian Charity Law Association
  • Director of Bendigo Telco Ltd and Geelong Connected Communities Ltd
  • Member of the Tax Institute of Australia
  • Board member of Karingal Aged Care Pty Ltd
  • Board Director of ESH Group Pty Ltd
  • Rod has served multiple terms as Chair and Deputy Chair of Karingal, and has been a member of the Board since November 2000

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors

Board Member Michael Carroll

Mr Michael Carroll

Sub committees:
Finance

Background

  • Experienced Finance and Compliance Executive with diverse industry experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance
  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA)
  • Fellow Chartered Secretaries
  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors Diploma

Board Member Cheryl Graham

Ms Cheryl Graham

Sub committees:
Governance

Background

  • Served on the Karingal Board since September 1998
  • Served in a number of roles during her time on the Board including terms as Chair from 2010 to 2013 and previous terms as Deputy Chair from 2000 to 2003, 2006 to 2009 and 2013 to 2014
  • Background in human resources and psychology
  • Director of CMG Psychology Services a large Psychology Practice in Geelong

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Graduate Diploma Adolescent & Child Psychology
  • Diploma of Education

Ms Jan O’Keefe

Sub committees:
Risk

Background

  • A Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors, Jan joined the Board in October 2019
  • Jan joins the Board as an experienced senior executive with a legal and risk background who has worked in private and public practice
  • Jan is currently working as a General Manager in the private health sector at Medibank Private Ltd, a top ASX listed organisation where she leads the ahm health insurance brand.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Master of International Law
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
  • Barrister & Solicitor of the High Court of NZ
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Graduate – Wharton Business School, Executive Development Programme

Dr Peter Langkamp    

Sub committees:
Risk (Chair)

Background

  • Private and public sectors experience which includes high-level positions at Shell Australia, National Australia Bank, NRMA, Acxiom, Accenture, Callista Software Services, the National Disability Insurance Agency, and Bendigo Bank.
  • Peter has served on various Boards, including Yooralla, and as a carer for his eldest son, has first-hand experience of the issues faced by unpaid carers.
  • President of Carers Australia, the peak body representing Australia’s 2.7 million carers to influence carer policies and services at a national level.
  • Well known for having conceived and implemented FlyBuys.

Qualifications

  • Fellow – Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Graduate Diploma Accounting & Finance
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Hons)
  • Master of Agricultural Science
  • PhD (Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences)
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors

Board Member Dr Patrick Lockie

Dr Patrick Lockie

Sub committees:
Risk

Background

  • Medical Director, St John of God Geelong 2004-2017
  • Fellow Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery FRACO
  • Practising Ophthalmologist

Mr Bruce McDonald

Sub committees:
Finance

Background

  • Appointed a Life Member of Karingal Inc in 1996, Bruce joined the Karingal St Laurence (genU) Board in November 2019
  • With previous lengthy experience’s on Board’s including Karingal Inc and Grace McKellar Centre for Extended Care
  • Bruce also brings a wealth of experience in Finance and Community from his career in Senior Management for local Government
  • Bruce’s daughter Michelle has received ongoing services from Karingal St Laurence since leaving school and currently is employed by genU Business Enterprises

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma in Local Government Management
  • Associate Diploma of Business Studies (Local Government)
  • Diploma of Business Studies (Accountancy)

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