Our executive management team lead and support our staff to meet our goals.
Chief Executive Officer
Mick is driven to provide the best possible Community Health experience for clients, volunteers, community and staff, and is energised by a passion for fairness and a commitment to ensuring Victoria’s most vulnerable receive the best possible care in the best possible place. Mick is inspired by the innovation, care and respect Banyule Community Health staff and volunteers provide on a daily basis to the many communities’ served. In his role as a CEO at Banyule Community Health, Mick values the knowledge and skills of the local community and those with a lived experience in guiding better programs and better outcomes.
Away from work, Mick is busy with family life, often seen coaching his kids sporting pursuits or talking to his chooks.
Chief Financial Officer
Mario joined Banyule Community Health as CFO with more than 25 years’ experience as a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) with postgraduate (MBA) qualifications, with responsibility for leading the finance function and financial strategy. Mario has a broad experience in corporate and operational roles across a number of service areas including finance, IT, risk management, and strategic planning, and has previously held senior finance roles across a range of sectors including education, publishing and international student recruitment. Mario enjoys utilising his financial and strategic experience and commercial acumen to challenge the status quo and provide innovative solutions to business problems and opportunities.
General Manager - Client Experience
Leanne brings over 35 years of experience and expertise to her role at Banyule Community Health. Leanne has strong local community roots that has helped shape her knowledge of the importance of the client experience. Leanne supports a dedicated team that ensures clients and staff feel the support from Banyule Community Health the moment they step inside our service. When not at Banyule Community Health, Leanne enjoys camping, going to beach and walking her dog.
General Manager - Primary Care
Meni has over 30 years of experience in leadership, management and clinical roles, working extensively in service planning and the development of projects, services and partnerships across health and human services, community and primary care sectors. Meni has a strong understanding of the values and philosophy of Community Health and is committed to social justice, diversity and inclusion. Meni enjoys spending time with family and friends, loves football, and enjoys travelling to experience and learn about other cultures, people and history.
General Manager - People and Culture
Rachel joined Banyule Community Health in 2006 as Human Resources Officer after working in human resources, payroll and administration related roles in Higher Education, Transport and Logistics, Retail and Hospitality. Rachel lives locally with her family and enjoys water skiing, snow skiing and holidays at the beach. At weekends, she enjoys keeping fit, following her son’s sporting endeavours, socialising and walking the dog.
General Manager - Community Wellbeing
Emma has over 10 years’ experience in senior executive roles in the healthcare sector, specialising in organisational leadership, partnership development, strategic planning, advocacy, program implementation and evaluation. Before joining Banyule Community Health in 2022, Emma was Director of Strategy and Development at Victorian Primary Care Partnerships and the Executive Officer at Inner North West Primary Care Partnership. Emma is passionate about improving access to high quality, integrated, person centered care and driving meaningful change through innovation to improve health and wellbeing outcomes of individuals and their local communities while addressing disadvantage and promoting inclusion. In her spare time Emma enjoys cooking, going to the gym, walking the dog and has recently taken up golf.