Our Senior Management Team oversee operations and lead our 300+ employees to achieve organisational purpose.
A/Chief Executive Officer
Ruth is a physiotherapist with extensive experience as a clinician and as an executive services manager in the health and disability sectors.
She has worked in the United Kingdom and Western Australia in government and non-government organisations and joined Therapy Focus in 2011. Her interest is in how we can translate research into practice and is passionate about ensuring the quality of the clinical services we offer.
General Manager; Clinical Services
Theresa is a qualified Speech Pathologist and Audiologist, and a certified Life Coach. She has extensive experience working as a clinician in a range of contexts, including private practice and community outreach programs in South Africa, and has worked in the disability sector for sixteen years. Theresa joined Therapy Focus in 2003 as a senior clinician and has experience as a Team Leader and Regional Manager. She is passionate about supporting quality service delivery in the disability sector and ensuring positive experiences for both clients and staff.
General Manager; Finance
Russell is a CPA and CIMA qualified accountant with experience in a range of industries, which gained in the UK before arriving in Australia. He joined Therapy Focus in 2009 and has been an instrumental part of the Finance Team since then. He aims to ensure Therapy Focus is a financially sustainable organisation that is well positioned to leverage the changes taking place within the disability sector.
General Manager; Strategy
Samantha is a qualified Occupational Therapist with a Masters in Business Administration. She has worked in the disability sector for the past 11 years across a range of settings, including the Not For Profit, Government and Tertiary Education industries. Sam joined Therapy Focus in 2013 as an Occupational Therapist before moving into the NDIS Project Manager role and is passionate about driving a positive change agenda for people with disabilities.
General Manager; Productivity
Evan is a qualified Occupational Therapist and has worked in the Disability sector for over twenty years across a range of settings including private practice and supported open employment. Evan joined Therapy Focus in 2010 as an Occupational Therapist and has had a number of roles including Clinical Specialist; Technology, Team Leader and Regional Manager. Evan is passionate about maintaining an engaging and supportive work environment for all staff that facilitates a high quality sustainable service.
General Manager; Workforce
Kelly is a qualified human resource professional with 20 years experience in the field. She has worked across multiple industries including mining, manufacturing, professional services, local government and not-for-profit, and has recently moved into the disability sector. She is passionate about understanding and interpreting business context to lead organisational change, business transformation and deliver improved outcomes.