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.
Andriani was born in Ethiopia, a country in North East Africa. After completing high school, she moved to Greece with her sister where she lived for 9 years.
In 2010, she moved to Australia to study Diploma in Community Services, and on completion, she worked in Aged Care service.
In her spare time, Andriani loves spending time with her son. She always wants to explore nature and is interested in other cultures and traditions.
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.
Esmeralda has worked in Aged Care since 2008. She grew up in a nursing home, so she feels very at home around aged care. She enjoys meeting people from all walks of life and enjoys listening to their life stories. We all have one.
In her personal life, she tries to walk in nature daily, read (autobiographies and memoirs are her favourites), catch up with friends and family.
Esmeralda's greatest joy at the moment is watching her own daughter being a mother. Her goals are to keep growing, stay healthy and remember to keep having fun.
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.
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
- Amy Houchin
- Andrea Edmondson
- Anita Nankiville
- Axel Roberts
- Babette Van Dijk
- Brigitte Gress
- Chatsirin Hayton
- Cornelia Knyn
- Dorcas Milolo
- Elisabeth Geevers
- Elizabeth Tilbrook
- Gertruda Classens
- Gisela Konig
- Hongyun Ma
- Jacqueline Werner
- Janine Williamson
- Jenny Camu
- Kaisea Kneale
- Lara Broomfield
- Lisa Crocker
- Matilda Miller
- Rui (Gwynneth) Tan
- Sabina Green
- Susanne Kahlenberg
- Tanja Schlichtharle
- Tao Li
- Toniella Scampoli
- Ursula Sigston