Board Member Stephen Roberts

Mr Stephen Roberts

Current Chair and Director of the Board since 2014

Member, Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Qualifications

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

Background

  • CEO, St John of God Hospital Geelong

Board Member Dr Patrick LockieDr Patrick Lockie

Deputy Chair

Member, Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

Qualifications

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

Background

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

Board Member Rod Payne

Mr Rod Payne

Member of the Karingal Board since November 2000 and has previously served multiple terms as Chair and as Deputy Chair.

Qualifications

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

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

Board Member Dr Irene IrvineDr Irene Irvine

Appointed to the Karingal Board in June 2012.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Science
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Graduate Diploma (Educations and Management)
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors

Background

  • Currently operates a boutique management consultancy, I Irvine & Associates
  • Held a series of senior management positions in the education, not for profit, government and commercial sectors including five years as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Development) with Deakin University
  • Irene’s board experience includes Director South Gippsland Water Board, Chair Audit Committee South Gippsland Shire, Chairman Phillip Island Nature Parks, Deputy Chair Zoos Victoria and Director State Trustees, Craft Victoria and Open Gardens Australia
  • Board Director –  ESH Group Pty Ltd

Board Member Michael Carroll

Mr Michael Carroll

Director of the Board since 2013

Member, Finance, Audit and Risk Committee

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

Background

  • Experienced Finance and Compliance Executive with diverse industry experience

Board Member Cheryl Graham

Ms Cheryl Graham

Governance & Succession Planning Remuneration (Chair)

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

Board Member David McArthur

Mr David McArthur

Governance, Risk, Succession Planning and Remuneration

Background

  • Karingal’s longest serving Board Director, first joining the Board in 1980
  • At the 2010 Annual General Meeting, David completed his fourth term as Chair and now serves as standard Board Director
  • Worked as a civil engineer with the City of Greater Geelong and currently works part time with Aerospace Australia Ltd
  • David along with wife Pam are full time carers for their autistic son who lives at home

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Masters of Business Administration

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