Board of Directors

  • Dr Lindsay McMillan OAM

    Chairman
    Bachelor of Health Administration
    Master of Education
    Doctorate Health Sciences
    Member: Care Connect Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee
    Member: Care Connect Remuneration and Nominations Committee

    Lindsay has more than 30 years’ experience leading complex companies in the areas of disability, healthcare and community services.

    His strategic background and distinctive understanding of the health care environment has seen him consult on areas including customer service, government policy directions and trends, social enterprise, financial and resource management, partnerships and, in particular, mergers and joint ventures.

    Lindsay’s approach utilises a strong strategic, analytical, financial, entrepreneurial, risk and review methodology based on sound governance.

    In 2012, Lindsay was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to people with a disability through a range of health organisations and employee assistance programs.

    Lindsay is a Non-Executive Director of the Eastern Melbourne PHN, Australian Paediatric Life Support, Irabina Autism Services, and Managing Director of Reventure Ltd.

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    Lindsay has more than 30 years’ experience leading complex companies in the areas of disability, healthcare and community services.

    His strategic background and distinctive understanding of the health care environment has seen him consult on areas including customer service, government policy directions and trends, social enterprise, financial and resource management, partnerships and, in particular, mergers and joint ventures.

    Lindsay’s approach utilises a strong strategic, analytical, financial, entrepreneurial, risk and review methodology based on sound governance.

    In 2012, Lindsay was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to people with a disability through a range of health organisations and employee assistance programs.

    Lindsay is a Non-Executive Director of the Eastern Melbourne PHN, Australian Paediatric Life Support, Irabina Autism Services, and Managing Director of Reventure Ltd.

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  • Daniel Muggeridge

    Director
    Bachelor of Science
    Master of Business Administration

    Daniel is co-founder and Board Chair for Blue Bike Solutions and dutyof.care.  The former is a business transformation consultancy focused exclusively on the not-for-profit and community sector, that has “a dividend in the community, rather than only a dollar in the bank account”. The latter has a mission to help make vulnerable people safer, through improved management of credentials such as WWCCs, motivated by the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse.

    Daniel has a previous history in consulting through IBM and Accenture, and has served on other Boards in education (primary, secondary and tertiary), faith, drug rehabilitation, and insurance.

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    Daniel is co-founder and Board Chair for Blue Bike Solutions and dutyof.care.  The former is a business transformation consultancy focused exclusively on the not-for-profit and community sector, that has “a dividend in the community, rather than only a dollar in the bank account”. The latter has a mission to help make vulnerable people safer, through improved management of credentials such as WWCCs, motivated by the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse.

    Daniel has a previous history in consulting through IBM and Accenture, and has served on other Boards in education (primary, secondary and tertiary), faith, drug rehabilitation, and insurance.

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  • Elizabeth Drozd

    Director
    Bachelor of Arts (Multicultural Studies)
    Australian Competent Manager Program
    Master of Social Sciences
    Member: Care Connect Audit Risk & Compliance Committee

    Elizabeth has more than 25 years’ experience working with Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Many of these years have been spent working with reputable charity organisations such as The Australian Multicultural Community Services, and local government.

    She is a strong practitioner of the access and equity principles, and her distinguished career includes being appointed to the role of a Multicultural Commissioner in Victoria between 2008-2015.

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    Elizabeth has more than 25 years’ experience working with Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Many of these years have been spent working with reputable charity organisations such as The Australian Multicultural Community Services, and local government.

    She is a strong practitioner of the access and equity principles, and her distinguished career includes being appointed to the role of a Multicultural Commissioner in Victoria between 2008-2015.

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  • Justine Heath

    Director
    Bachelor of Arts
    Post Graduate Diploma Accounting
    Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

    Chair: Care Connect Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

    Justine is an experienced senior finance professional and non-executive director, with diverse experience in listed, private and NFP entities in the healthcare, technology, retail and resources sectors.

    She has over 25 years’ finance, investor relations and operational experience in large corporates (PWC & ASX100 majors Santos and Faulding) and in smaller listed and private growth businesses. She has worked in complex healthcare services, pharmaceutical and technology products businesses.

    A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Justine has a particular focus on robust and fit-for-purpose financial, operating and governance systems. Justine has a strong interest in the strategies and commercial challenges of the disability and aged care sectors as they seek to deliver a mission while negotiating a changing commercial and compliance environment.

    Justine is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Vision Australia and she is a non-executive Director of residential aged care provider, Doutta Galla Aged Care Services.

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    Justine is an experienced senior finance professional and non-executive director, with diverse experience in listed, private and NFP entities in the healthcare, technology, retail and resources sectors.

    She has over 25 years’ finance, investor relations and operational experience in large corporates (PWC & ASX100 majors Santos and Faulding) and in smaller listed and private growth businesses. She has worked in complex healthcare services, pharmaceutical and technology products businesses.

    A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Justine has a particular focus on robust and fit-for-purpose financial, operating and governance systems. Justine has a strong interest in the strategies and commercial challenges of the disability and aged care sectors as they seek to deliver a mission while negotiating a changing commercial and compliance environment.

    Justine is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Vision Australia and she is a non-executive Director of residential aged care provider, Doutta Galla Aged Care Services.

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  • Marcia Griffin

    Director
    Bachelor of Arts
    Bachelor of Commerce
    Diploma of Education
    Master of Business Administration (preliminary year)
    Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

    Marcia worked as an economist for the Australian Wool Corporation and was CEO of POLA Cosmetics Australia and New Zealand. Through the success of this start-up business, she became the first Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year, and has been a Non‑Executive Director of numerous boards related to large scale retail, printing and tourism operations.

    In 1997, Marcia published her autobiography ‘High Heeled Success’, with her second book ‘Finding New Meaning in Life’ being published in 2015.

    Marcia is currently a Chair with the CEO Institute, a board member of National Seniors, and an elected Councillor of Stonnington Council.

    A sought-after public speaker and consultant specialising in strategic planning, brand management, sales and marketing, Marcia’s commitment to the Care Connect board stems from a firm belief that people want to live safe and independent lives. She is interested in Care Connect’s ability to meet the changing economic and social demands that government and community face with an ageing population.

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    Marcia worked as an economist for the Australian Wool Corporation and was CEO of POLA Cosmetics Australia and New Zealand. Through the success of this start-up business, she became the first Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year, and has been a Non‑Executive Director of numerous boards related to large scale retail, printing and tourism operations.

    In 1997, Marcia published her autobiography ‘High Heeled Success’, with her second book ‘Finding New Meaning in Life’ being published in 2015.

    Marcia is currently a Chair with the CEO Institute, a board member of National Seniors, and an elected Councillor of Stonnington Council.

    A sought-after public speaker and consultant specialising in strategic planning, brand management, sales and marketing, Marcia’s commitment to the Care Connect board stems from a firm belief that people want to live safe and independent lives. She is interested in Care Connect’s ability to meet the changing economic and social demands that government and community face with an ageing population.

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  • Dr Nadine White GAICD

    Director
    Bachelor of Law & Administration - Business Administration and Management
    General Bachelor of Laws, LLB - with honours
    Doctor of Philosophy
    GAICD

    Chair: Care Connect Remuneration and Nominations Committee

    Nadine is an accomplished senior workplace director with 20+ years of experience. Her expertise is in driving change and performance, and in large scale structural adjustments. Nadine has extensive workplace relations knowledge and experience in leading and managing high-performing, diverse teams, projects and budgets.

    Nadine has a diverse work history spanning multiple sectors (including health, finance, property, higher education, legal and community organisations). She has worked in a variety of roles with both single and multi-site organisations and has managed small, medium, and large-sized workforces, in private and public sectors, in both unionised and non-unionised workplaces.

    Nadine is an experienced Company Director and Deputy Chair in both public companies and not-for-profit organisations.  She is currently a board member of the ACT Reconciliation Council and Deputy Chair of the Raising Hope Education Foundation and the ACT Work Health & Safety Council.

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    Nadine is an accomplished senior workplace director with 20+ years of experience. Her expertise is in driving change and performance, and in large scale structural adjustments. Nadine has extensive workplace relations knowledge and experience in leading and managing high-performing, diverse teams, projects and budgets.

    Nadine has a diverse work history spanning multiple sectors (including health, finance, property, higher education, legal and community organisations). She has worked in a variety of roles with both single and multi-site organisations and has managed small, medium, and large-sized workforces, in private and public sectors, in both unionised and non-unionised workplaces.

    Nadine is an experienced Company Director and Deputy Chair in both public companies and not-for-profit organisations.  She is currently a board member of the ACT Reconciliation Council and Deputy Chair of the Raising Hope Education Foundation and the ACT Work Health & Safety Council.

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