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 – Mental Health
Cath joined the Boab Health executive management team in June 2019 following three years with our mental health team. Cath is a qualified social worker with a degree from La Trobe University in Melbourne and post-graduate qualifications in child and family practice. Cath is also qualified in clinical supervisior for mental health professionals. Prior to working with Boab Health, Cath worked in Melbourne as a social worker providing child, youth and family therapeutic services. Cath is passionate about supporting those who help others with their own mental health and wellbeing. Cath is also a qualified yoga instructor and in her spare time, Cath enjoys the beach, yoga, fishing and camping.
Executive Manager – Allied Health
Robyn has lived and worked in the Kimberley region for over 15 years. Robyn’s extensive local experience compliments her role as Boab Health’s Allied Health Manger in program delivery and design. Robyn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, as well as further qualifications in chronic disease self-management, nephrology and workplace training and assessment. Prior to working with Boab Health, Robyn worked in a range of roles, specialising in renal nursing and education within government and Aboriginal community-controlled health services. Robyn is passionate about mentoring the allied health team to deliver services with a person-centred approach, focusing on the prevention and self-management of chronic health conditions. Robyn loves to eat ice-cream (in moderation!) and strives to keep healthy by riding her bike to work as often as possible.