Chief Executive Officer
Matt has extensive leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector. Prior to his CEO role at Boab Health, Matt was the CEO of Therapy Focus – one of Australia’s leading professional therapy services for people with disabilities. This is not Matt’s first tenure with Boab Health, Matt was the CEO with Boab from 2006 to 2011 during a transitional period from the Kimberley Division General Practice to Boab Health Services. Matt is highly experienced in delivering health care in remote areas, having worked for nearly two decades in Kalgoorlie, Port Hedland, Alice Springs, Broome and across all the vast lands in-between. Matt is an MBA qualified Chartered Secretary and has been a regular presenter of the Governance Institute’s not-for-profit certificate course. He currently serves on the Governance Committee of Amnesty International Australia. Matt is passionate about social justice and is currently a DBA Candidate with the John Curtin Institute for Public Policy at Curtin University, looking at effective governance models that empower people with disabilities as consumers of care services.
Executive Manager Operations
Kim is an experienced business manager having worked for almost a decade in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector. Kim moved to Broome after working remotely in Yalata, along the Far West Coast of South Australia and with other Communities such as Tjuntjuntjara (WA) and Oak Valley (SA). Kim is passionate about closing the gap, self-determination and the provision of equitable health care around Australia. Kim has an undergraduate degree majoring in Psychology and a Master of Health Economics and Policy (Health Management). Kim loves an adventure, whether travelling overseas or exploring the great outdoors with her family.
Executive Manager Clinical Services
Lesley has more than 26 years’ experience in the health industry working in senior roles in both the public and private health sector. She is a member of Palliative Care WA and the Australian Institute of Clinical Governance. Lesley has extensive experience working with leadership teams and boards, facilitating strategic planning and organisational reviews. She has successfully led several significant organisational change management initiatives and is an effective team leader, motivator and communicator, with skills in Clinical Governance, project management, business planning and process improvement. At Boab Health Services, Lesley oversees the delivery of clinical services and is responsible for the performance of the clinical programs, organisational strategy, clinical and reporting.