Our Board

Our Board

 

The Peoplecare Board of Directors is made up of six directors and one associate director from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience.


   

Glenn Lennell GAICD       
Chair of the Board                  

Glenn was appointed as Chair of the Board in 2016 and is also Chair of the Nomination, Development & Remuneration Committee.

Glenn has over 35 years’ experience in the IT industry in both technical and management positions. As a self-taught software developer, Glenn gained experience in a number of IT disciplines moving into business administration and management in the late 1980s. Between 1997 and 2013, Glenn was a Chief Executive Officer of HAMBS which provides application software and technical services to 23 of Australia’s private health insurers, including Peoplecare. In this role, Glenn has worked with a number of government agencies in the development of regulatory change to the private health insurance industry.

Glenn is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

 

Greg Parrish BCom CPA MBA GAICD

Greg was appointed as a Director in 2005 and is Chair of the Risk & Audit Committee.

Greg has had extensive experience at executive level in the mutual sector. Greg is currently employed as Chief Executive Officer for CEnet, a not-for-profit shared services ICT company. Greg is also a director of Greenacres Disability Services. Previously, he was employed as the Executive Manager – Corporate Services for Community Alliance Credit Union for 11 years and has 20 years’ experience in senior management roles in various private health insurance and financial institutions.

Greg’s experience includes areas such as strategy, finance, consulting, governance, information technology, mergers and acquisitions. 

Greg’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Certified Practising Accountant.

 


 

Andrew Gregory MAppFin, BComm (IB,HRM), GAICD

Andrew was elected as a Director in 2012.

Andrew is an experienced Finance Executive & Company Director, holding senior roles in financial services and private wealth management. 

Currently Head of Financial Planning for Hillross Financial Services Limited and AMP Financial Planning Pty Limited, Andrew’s experience and expertise lies in financial services, private wealth management, corporate finance, corporate governance and private health insurance.

Andrew is also a Company Director of the Youth Insearch Foundation and a former Company Director of Quay Credit Union.

Andrew is well qualified with a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 



  Stephannie Jonovska BComm CPA GAICD 

Stephannie was appointed as Director in 2016.

Stephannie is a commercial management professional with over 20 years’ experience in the steel manufacturing and solutions industry. Her diverse functional experience spans financial management, governance, shared services, procurement and project management.

Stephannie is currently the Business Improvement Manager for BlueScope Australia and New Zealand. She is the Chair of the WEA Illawarra Board, a not-for-profit registered training organisation, and is a committee member on the St Mary Star of the Sea College Governance and Nominations Committee.

Stephannie’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Certified Practising Accountant.





                    
  Peter Fitzgerald BComm FCA MAICD

Peter was elected as a Director in 2015. 

Peter retired in 2015 after 27 years as a Partner of KPMG, including over twenty years as managing partner of the Wollongong practice. For more than ten years he was Chair of the Regional (non-metropolitan) practices of KPMG. 

He has provided a variety of professional services over this period, including external audit, internal audit, corporate taxation, business & strategic planning, and broad business advisory to an extensive array of clients. 

He has been a Council Member of the University of Wollongong since 2006, and has served as Chair of its Risk, Audit & Compliance Committee for most of that time.

Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting) from the University of Wollongong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Registered Tax Agent & Registered Company Auditor.






 
  Louise Leaver LLB (Hons), BSc (Psyc), AGIA, GAICD

Louise was appointed as Director in 2016.

Louise is an experienced in-house corporate lawyer and management professional with a diverse background in not-for-profit and commercial enterprises spanning private health insurance, education and steel manufacturing. Louise has particular expertise in corporate and commercial law, as well as corporate governance and risk management. As a former Senior Legal Counsel for a health fund, Louise has an in depth understanding of private health insurance operations and regulation.

Louise is currently the Head of Strategic Risk for IRT, a not-for-profit provider of seniors’ lifestyle and care solutions. 

Louise’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Science (Psyc), Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance. Louise is also an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.