Our Board Members

Our Fantastic Board

Richard Gates Board Chair

Richard Gates

Board Chair

Richard is an experienced senior banker with particular expertise in Australian health and aged care banking business. He has a strong network with stakeholders in the aged care sector including Government, operators and advisers to the industry.

His qualifications include B Econ (Hons), and he is a member Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Has lived in South Melbourne area since 1984.

Tony Hill

Tony Hill

Board Vice Chair

Tony is a solicitor and principal of McCluskys Lawyers of Port Melbourne. His principal practice areas are property and commercial law. Tony has been most active in the local community, being the inaugural President of the Port Melbourne Business Association. This association raised over $1 million to develop Bay Street by widening footpaths, tree plantings and rezoning for retail.

Vicki Davidson

Vicki Davidson

Board Vice Chair

Vicki is a management consultant specialising in service improvement and stakeholder engagement. She holds an honours degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Economics. She has been a member of several private, public and not-for-profit Boards in the health and community service sectors. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Vicki has lived in St Kilda for the last 10 years and her mother was a resident at Emerald Hill until 2018.

Paul Garry (Treasurer)

Paul Garry


Paul is an experienced senior executive with expertise in financial management and operational risk, gained predominantly within the financial and professional services sectors.

Paul has previously served as member of a number of not-for-profit Boards in the social and community services sector.

Paul is a BA (Hons) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Paul has lived in the City of Port Phillip since arriving in 1984.

Sarah Conron

Board Member

Sarah is a senior executive with over 25 years’ experience in general management, consulting and corporate wellbeing and performance. Through two decades in professional consulting, Sarah has helped a large number of organisations to build excellent working cultures, through the development of high performing sales and leadership teams.

Sarah has a Bachelor of Business Administration (Property) from RMIT University and a Masters of Business Administration for the University of North London. She is a member of the AICD, sits on the Board of Wesley College and has been a member of the Sacred Heart Mission Member of the Women for Women Committee for 15 years.

Dr Shainal Nathoo

Dr Shainal Nathoo

Board Member

Shainal is passionate about improving the lives of our communities, particularly our vulnerable community members.

Shainal is a doctor, with over a decade of clinical experience.   Shainal works in healthcare strategy and advisory services.   He has a background as a mental health clinician, lecturer and researcher.

Shainal has a broad range of experience as a management consultant, focusing on healthcare strategy and operations.

Shainal is currently the Principal Clinical Advisor for Australia and New Zealand for a global technology company.  Shainal is passionate about improving the lives of our communities, particularly our vulnerable community members.

Craig Bosworth

Board Member

Craig’s experience covers a range of sectors across health and aged care, insurance, digital and disability.

Having graduated as a physiotherapist, he became a Director of Olympic Park Sport Medicine Centre before working for a number of organisations including TAC, WorkSafe, Medibank Private, Healthways Australia and Healthdirect Australia.

Craig was Chief of Staff to the Federal Ministers for Health, Aged Care, NDIS and Sport.

Craig holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School, and has studied at Wharton (finance), Stanford (strategy) and Monash (health economics) universities. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a past Director of Comcare, Multicultural Arts Victoria and the NSW Ministerial Advisory Board for Preventative Health.

Craig is currently employed as GM Strategy and Marketing at Cabrini Health.