This is the office team that provide support to our clients, and we can’t forget our wonderful Support Workers who work their magic every day providing assistance to our clients.
OUR OFFICE TEAM
Chief Executive Officer
Natasha has worked in the finance industry for the past 13 years giving her a good understanding of the drivers of business and connectivity with people. She has the mantra of Relationships being at the centre of everything that we do.
Influencing advancement is what Natasha works towards being on numerous Not-For-Profit and For-Profit boards.
Natasha has a Bachelor of Commerce and post-graduate degree in Finance and Investment.
Her spare time is spent with her husband and two young daughters.
Community Services Manager
Maree has 26 years’ experience working for various Not-for-Profit organisations in the Community Services Sector.
She is passionate about assisting disadvantaged and vulnerable people in society and providing an excellent service to clients.
Maree lives at home with her two dogs and loves going to watch West Coast Eagles win (when they win).
Amanda joined Cura following 20+ years in banking and finance in various roles.
After completing her university studies in Sydney she spent several years travelling and working in retail and hospitality before returning to Australia to commence her banking career. She moved to Perth in 2005 and has held several relationship management roles within two major banks, most recently managing a portfolio of independent school and Not-for-Profit clients. She is passionate about working with and for Not-for-Profit organisations.
In her spare time Amanda enjoys travel, photography and spending time with her family and friends. She loves to run in the mornings and is particularly proud of completing a half marathon in her 40s.
Community Development Officer
Andrea was born in Germany. She moved to Australia in 2004. Andrea worked as a Graphic Designer in Germany, Switzerland and Australia. After raising her children, Andrea worked as a freelance graphic designer then decided she needed a change in employment.
Andrea started working for CURA in 2021 as a Support Worker. She enjoyed her role, particularly listening to her clients’ stories about their interesting lives and experiences. Andrea moved into the office in 2022 as our Community Development Officer.
In her free-time, Andrea likes walking, reading, cooking and catching up with friends. She also loves travelling, and finding new and interesting places to visit.
Senior Administration Coordinator
Anita has over 25 years experience working in an office environment, both large and small, in various roles. She holds a Certificate IV in Bookkeeping and brings a great deal of office administrative and finance knowledge to the CURA team.
Anita was born in Denmark and as a teenager she migrated with her family to Perth, Western Australia in 1988 and grew up in the Perth Hills.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, bushwalking, motorbike riding, and she loves her weekly Jungle Body class.
Anita joined Cura in June 2018 and enjoys working with and providing administrative support to the friendly CURA team.
Jacki grew up in Madison, Wisconsin USA and she has also lived in California, Texas and Colorado.
Jacki was a floral designer for 33 years doing events for parties, conventions and weddings, then she decided to have a change of career and thought aged care would be fulfilling. Jacki joined Cura in 2021 as a Support Worker, and now as a Support Coordinator.
Jacki loves music&Art, her chihuahua and spending time at the beach.
Johnson was born in Kenya, a country in East Africa. He moved to Australia in 2016.
Johnson has worked in the Aged Care and Disability industries for the past 7 years in different roles for both Not-For-Profit and For-Profit organisations. He has worked as an Assistant in Nursing, disability support worker within a supported independent living set up, a community support worker for the aged and elderly, an activities and social inclusion officer and has also held different positions as a coordinator and team leader.
Johnson holds different qualifications in fields such as Aged Care and Disability, Leadership and Management, Human Resources, Information Technology and Communication and Marketing.
In his spare Johnson enjoys deejaying and exploring different social activities that can make a difference in his life. He also enjoys spending time with family.
Kaisea was born and raised in Western Australia. She worked as a Support Worker in disability services for 5 years before joining Cura - first as a Support Worker, and now as Support Coordinator.
Kaisea has a passion for helping others and this led her to studying nursing.
In her spare time, Kaisea enjoys baking, playing video games and going out for rides on her electric scooter. She also loves to spend time with her friends, family, partner, and cat.
Leo is a born and bred West Australian, however much of his professional career was spent in Sydney where he worked for organisations as diverse as Lendlease, the City of Sydney and the St Vincent de Paul Society.
He found his passion working in the Not For Profit sector and had various roles working with local government and charitable organisations.
Leo loves to spend time in the outdoors with his family and enjoys bike riding, swimming and tai chi.
Contact Leo to chat about how Cura Connective, our social and wellbeing program, can enrich your life.
Community Visitors Scheme Coordinator
Nicole has over 20 years experience in client management roles, predominantly in the travel industry. Networking, identifying and managing the needs of customers, and building and maintaining relationships are Nicole's strengths.
She thrives off interacting with people, is passionate about the needs of our ageing population and contributing to make a difference.
In her spare time Nicole loves to exercise, spend time with her husband and two young daughters, travel, and loves socialising with family and friends.
Human Resources Manager
Sam's background is in Employment Services and Disability Support but with qualifications in Education & Business as well as a few personal interest certificates such as Remedial Massage, Photography and Reptile handling.
Sam enjoys meeting new people and love hearing people’s stories.
"It is our stories and experiences that make us who we are today and will guide who we will be tomorrow".
Sweeleng was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia in 1996. She has worked in both aged care facilities and in the community as a carer for nearly 10 years.
Sweeleng enjoys meeting new people of different cultures and beliefs and listening to life experiences. She is passionate about aged care and loves to make a difference in people’s lives.
Her hobbies include stand up paddle boarding, four wheel driving and spending quality time with family.
Thomas (Wai Hung) Wong
Thomas lived in Hong Kong for many years and moved to Perth in January 2016. He worked in a rehabilitation work-field for about 16 years, mainly providing a vocational support for people with intellectual disability, mental illness, physically handicapped and autism.
Since June 2016, Thomas started working in an Aged Care service as a program officer and coordinator. The past experience has given him a good foundation to have a positive and fast picked-up skill in CURA.
Thomas likes music and magic so much. These two hobbies gives him good skills to break the ice with someone and start the conversation. Thomas finds that there are many nice people around him especially his colleagues and the elderly people at CURA.
OUR SUPPORT WORKERS
- Amanda Haberecht
- Anita Nankiville
- Brigitte Gress
- Chatsirin Hayton
- Cornelia Knyn
- Elisabeth Geevers
- Elizabeth Tilbrook
- Gertruda Classens
- Gisela Konig
- Hao Vinh Phuoc (Kevin) Nguyen
- Hongyun Ma
- Isla Boland
- Janine Williamson
- Jenny Camu
- Judith Bayliss
- Lisa Crocker
- Louisa Cook
- Patricia Marien
- Sabina Green
- Tao Li
- Tegan Van De Kraats
- Teigan Cutting
- Toniella Scampoli
- Ursula Sigston