Every one of our team members is passionate about helping our clients achieve the best possible quality of life, within a caring, vibrant and supportive community.
From preparing nutritionally balanced delicious meals and organising fun activities on a daily basis to leading Goodwin from upper management, our team members love what they do – and are committed to enhancing the lives of our clients. Our staff love making a difference.
Chair of the Board of Directors
Liesel has extensive experience in health services and operations and is a professional member of several reputable organisations. She is Chief Executive Officer of Pathology Australia. She has been on the Board since February 2009.
Barry is highly experienced in the provision of complex property management solutions and has considerable experience in Commercial, Institutional, Aged Care, Hospital, Education and Industrial business sectors. Barry has been a member of Goodwin’s Estate Development Committee since October 2011 and has been a member of the Board since July 2012.
Laurann has many years of senior management experience in health and aged care services. Laurann Yen is a qualified lawyer and psychologist living in Canberra. Laurann is currently a researcher at the Australian National University.
Fiona is a lawyer and experienced governance professional. Fiona’s expertise includes financial acumen, strategy, business development, crisis management, and working with government and businesses to lobby for legislative reform and in ensuring that organisations comply with appropriate legislation and meet the needs of members.
Maria has held various relevant senior management roles across the private and public sector including health, higher education, agriculture and transport portfolios. Maria is a past winner of the Telstra Business Woman’s Award and has been on the Board since 2011.
David has extensive practical experience in senior management having filled a number of senior Finance and Business Systems positions in Australian Government agencies. David is a partner with the international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and has been consulting in the financial management, information systems and audit arena since 1989.
Lois has very broad experience in the areas of corporate governance, restructures and mergers. Lois Fordham is Principal and Director of Align Corp Pty Ltd, a strategic consulting company with clients in Canberra, Sydney and Hobart, as well as Hong Kong.
Dr Paula Conroy is a general practitioner with extensive experience in general practice, clinical governance and corporate health. She has held leadership roles with a number of health organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Paula holds specialist qualifications in primary care and she is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Geoff has extensive qualifications as a chartered accountant and company auditor. He has a Bachelor of Economics (ANU) and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, a Registered Company Auditor, a Member of the Australian Institute of Internal Auditors and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Since 2010, Geoff has specialised as an independent non-executive director for a range of private sector companies as well as being a member or chair of a number of public sector Audit and Risk Committees. Geoff has been on the Board of Goodwin since 1997.
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen joined Goodwin as Chief Operating Officer in 2014 prior to commencing in the role of Chief Executive Officer in 2022. He came to Goodwin with more than 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, including housing, education, health, community care, sport, clubs and animal welfare. His experience also includes providing finance and business services to commercial enterprises in the property development and construction industries, and healthcare manufacturing and distribution.
Chief Finance Officer
Michael is a dedicated professional with more than 17 years accounting experience, and 12 years in the aged care sector. As part of the executive team, Michael is focused on ensuring the systems infrastructure and financial modelling support Goodwin’s strategic goals. He has recently driven critical ICT projects during Goodwin’s expansion phases and implemented upgraded financial and clinical systems.
Executive Manager Strategy
Jamie has over 20 years’ experience within the health industry both within Australia and the UK. Jamie is a registered nurse and has a passion for assisting people to stay at home and within their communities through innovative and tailored approaches to delivering quality care. Jamie’s role is to provide strategic management to the business stream with a focus on growth, building capability, and ensuring excellence in service delivery and client experience.
Executive Manager Clinical and Health Services
Tamra has contributed to the evolution of Aged Care Nurse Practitioners in her 8 years in the role, participating in two government-funded Nurse Practitioner pilot projects. She also played a lead role in establishing the innovative Goodwin Wellness Centre. Tamra’s role includes research, mentorship and clinical expertise to other health professionals.
Executive Manager Retirement Living, Property and Development
Erik is responsible for all activities within Goodwin’s Retirement Living division. Erik has more than 25 years’ experience in aged care and seniors’ living. After 13 years in the industry in The Netherlands, Erik moved to Australia in 2003, joining Hindmarsh in Canberra 2007 where he was National Retirement Manager from 2013 until joining Goodwin in 2017. Erik is Chair of the ACT Retirement Living Committee of the Property Council of Australia, and Co-chair of the Joint ACT Retirement Villages Residents Association/Aged and Community Services NSW/ACT Committee.
Executive Manager Residential Care
Sarah has years of experience gained working in the aged care industry in both residential and home care. Sarah’s knowledge and expertise developed within the aged care industry allow her to provide continuous professional support to Goodwin’s community team enabling them to deliver the best care and outcomes for Goodwin’s clients, now and into the future.
Executive Manager Development People and Culture
Turin joined the HR team in 2011 and has 17 years of diverse human resources experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. As Executive Manager Development People and Culture, he oversees the company’s strategic initiatives, provides leadership, business support and strategic direction on contemporary HR practices, legislation, and policies to ensure the HR strategic framework supports the business objectives and outcomes of the organisation.
Turin has experience with HR process and policy development and implementation, benefits design and management, Training and Development, compliance, employee relations and performance management, HR strategy development and implementation, recruitment, and compensation.