SwanCare Board Members

Ms. Etta Palumbo

Ms. Etta Palumbo

Chairman

Elected Chairman October 2016
Commenced on Board May 2013

Director level professional with 22 years general management, external affairs, business development and marketing experience. Currently Director Business Development, Marketing & Public Affairs – Depart Attorney General – Public Trustee Office. Etta is a Member of the Strategy Committee.

 Mr. Evan Nunn  

Mr. Evan Nunn

Deputy Chair

Elected Deputy Chair October 2016
Commenced on Board 
March 2011

With 20 years experience in senior financial and strategic planning roles. Evan brings expertise of financial management, business development and risk management to the Board. 

Finance, Audit & Risk Committee

Mr. Evan Nunn

Mr. Evan Nunn

Commenced on Board March 2011

With 20 years experience in senior financial and strategic planning roles. Evan brings expertise of financial management, business development and risk management to the Board. 

Mr Julian Keys

Mr. Julian Keys

Commenced on Board September 2009

Julian Keys - past Chairperson October 2012-2016. He brings skills in strategy, governance, innovation and change management and has over 30 years experience working with not-for-profit organisations in WA. Julian has set up and run successful consulting and service businesses and worked in advisory and consulting roles for large and small organisations. 

Mr. Graham Francis

Mr. Graham Francis

Chief Executive Officer

 Mr. Garry Black  

Mr. Garry Black

Chief Financial Officer

Business Development Committee

 Mr John Bardwell  

Mr. John Bardwell
Chairperson

Commenced on Board August 2014

John brings over 25 years senior leadership experience in both financial services and IT services, in addition to his own consulting organisation. He has specialised in IT service management, project management and financial management. John is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John is also a director of the IT services company Empired and a board member of CommunityWest, a provider of professional services to the aged community care sector across WA.

Mr. Doug Yorke

Mr. Doug Yorke

Commenced on Board October 2009

Retired Head of the School of Business Law, at Curtin University. Doug‛s skills are legal matters, organisational development and governance issues. 

 Ms. Julie Brunner

Ms. Julie Brunner

Commenced on Board August 2011

A specialist in Town Planning, Julie was the head of the Curtin University Department of Town Planning and Urban Studies.  Currently providing consultancy services in the field of Town Planning, Julie brings specialised expertise related to building developments, project management and strategic planning to the Board. 

 Mr. Graham Francis

Mr. Graham Francis

Chief Executive Officer

 Mr. Paul Grzelec

Mr. Paul Grzelec

GM Business Development, Strategy & Projects

Governance Committee

Ms. Etta Palumbo

Ms. Etta Palumbo

Chairperson

Commenced on Board May 2013

Director level professional with 22 years general management, external affairs, business development and marketing experience. Currently Director Business Development, Marketing & Public Affairs – Depart Attorney General – Public Trustee Office. 

 Prof. Robin Watts

Prof. Robin Watts

Commenced on Board March 2011

Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Curtin University and the Director of the WA Centre for Evidence Informed Healthcare Practice. Robin has exceptional skills in the area of nursing, ethics, governance and strategic planning.  

 Mr. Evan Nunn

Mr. Evan Nunn

Commenced on Board March 2011

With 20 years experience in senior financial and strategic planning roles. Evan brings expertise of financial management, business development and risk management to the Board. 

 Ms Kim Hocking

Ms. Kim Hocking

Trainee Board Director – Young Leaders in Aged Care program

Kim holds qualifications in Business, Education and Community Services and is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration. She has steering committee and membership experience within two of the largest NFP aged care organisations in WA, and has served on the advisory committee for the ACORN network, Kim is also a graduate of the Emerging Leaders in Governance Program. 

 

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