Meet the Executive Team

Find out more about the Amaroo Executive Leadership Team.

Lisa Brennan

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in the public health sector and five years’ experience within the disability and aged care sector.

With strong leadership skills, Lisa has previous experience leading many teams and projects, including in her role as CEO at Senses WA and Executive Director at Child and Adolescent Community Health.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Health Science, Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics, and a Master of Business Administration.

Rita Freijah

General Manager Governance & Business Development and Company Secretary

Rita has over 25 years of experience in both the private and public health sector across policy, governance, and compliance.

An experienced executive, Rita is skilled in managing board and corporate governance, compliance, reporting, contract management, performance improvement, volunteer management, health promotion, community engagement, and leadership.

In her spare time, Rita is passionate about mentoring and coaching professional young women into leadership roles.

Rita holds a Bachelor of Business (Administration & Health Promotion), a Postgraduate in International Health, a Master of Health Management and is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael Donnelly

General Manager Residential & Home Care

Michael has over 25 years of Federal and State Government experience and has worked in various operational management and senior leadership roles.

An experienced industry professional, Michael is passionate about developing highly skilled and caring professionals who deliver compassionate, safe, respectful, and contemporary care to residents in their homes and in our Caring Centres.

Michael also has extensive experience in developing and implementing strategic management, quality management, regulatory compliance and improvement frameworks within many industries, including WorkCover WA and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Michael holds post graduate qualifications in Investigations and Intelligence and was the Board Chair of a not-for-profit organisation that delivers home care services for four years.

Karen Reilly

General Manager Finance & Performance

Karen has over 14 years of experience in executive leadership roles within the primary and aged care sector.

She has held senior positions across many corporate services, including human resources, finance, property, and information technology.

Over the last six years, Karen has worked in aged care, with a strong focus on residential care, home care and independent living.
Karen holds a Diploma of Business (Human Resources), a Higher National Diploma in Financial Services (UK) and is also a member of The Australian HR Institute.

Greg Wenham

Acting General Manager Living, Property & Assets

Greg has over 20 years’ experience in the healthcare and aged care sector.

He has held many senior management and executive positions in private, public, and not-for-profit organisations.

Most recently, Greg commissioned Fiona Stanley Hospital and Royal Adelaide Hospital and was heavily involved in the design, construction, and operation of the facilities.

Greg has a strong passion for building and strengthening relationships and also improving lifestyle outcomes.

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