Allambie Heights Retirement Village Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Bachelor of Social Studies (Hons), Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (University of Dublin, Trinity College), Post-Graduate Qualification in Management (University of Strathclyde, Scotland).
Ciarán started his career in 1986 in Dublin. He has worked in a range of Senior Management Health and Social Services positions in Ireland and the United Kingdom. He operated his management consultancy business in Ireland for six years before moving to Australia. He has extensive experience in the provision of services for older people and was first to provide training in the Protection of Older People to groups in Ireland in association with the Working Group on Elder Abuse and through his consultancy business. He joined the organisation as Chief Executive Officer in 2006.
He enjoys spending time with his young family, coaching rugby, swimming, gardening, cooking and reading.
Director of Care
Lindsey came to Australia from England in 2002 and has been a Registered Nurse for more than 30 years working in the community and also in Acute and Aged care gaining vast nursing and management experience. Lindsey was previously Director of Care here at Allambie Heights Village from 2006 – 2011. For the last 2 years she has been managing a community based nursing service covering Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane specializing in providing palliative care for people in their own homes. Lindsey brings all those experiences back to us here at Allambie to enhance our already excellent standard of care to our residents. She lives in Allambie Heights with her husband and has 2 grown up sons. Her interests are cooking and travelling around Australia.
Retirement Living Manager
Patricia commenced working with us in 2007 bringing with her ten years of experience in the Aged Care industry in both Low and High Care facilities encompassing business management and administration, finance and human resources. She was previously employed in sales and marketing, the banking industry and other health related administration and management roles.
Patricia was born in England and moved to Australia in her teenage years. Following a period of travel, she settled on the Northern Beaches of Sydney in 1977 where she raised her two children. She enjoys all types of sport, musical theatre, dancing and travel. Patricia looks forward to meeting with and helping any future residents, families and friends with information regarding our Retirement Village or Residential Aged Care Facility.
Eddie joined us in November, 2010 employed as a contractor, performing the role of Accounts Manager. Eddie is the proprietor of Youil Consulting and has extensive experience in the field of accounting in which he manages clients from a wide variety of industries.
Previously employed by Qantas Airways as a financial analyst gave Eddie the opportunity to travel to many exotic destinations . Eddie now enjoys his free time with his family which includes the addition of a new baby girl.