Judy is well known in the international aged care/seniors living industry, especially for her role initiating and managing SAGE.
SAGE is the well-respected International study tour program which Judy has managed for 12 years taking her to over fifteen countries studying the global aged care sector. She is very proud of her initiative joining rural and remote aged care organisations in rural Africa with organisations in Australia.
Commencing as a Registered Nurse, Judy’s career spans over thirty years and includes rural, state, national and international work in aged care, seniors living and health. Following further qualification in management, leadership and psychology, her experience includes roles with local and state government, and both private and non-profit sectors.
Apart from her clinical experience, her core areas of expertise are stakeholder management, public relations and business development, including liaison with international government departments, Australian Government overseas trade o!ces, media, national and international peak industry associations, and community and key stakeholders.
As well as her time living overseas, Judy spent many years working in remote areas of the Northern
Territory and Northern Queensland, and has great appreciation of—and experience in—the delivery of health and aged care services to Indigenous Australians.
Judy has held the role of Business Development Manager, International, and National Corporate Relations Manager for one of Australia’s peak industry associations. She has been a Director of Nursing for a large aged care provider, managed a multimillion-dollar Government health project, and been a National Aged Care Training Manager. She was previously a board member of a large community service provider and currently serves as a board director of CommonAge, the newly established Commonwealth Association of Age and Board Director of Global Ageing Network
Day 3, 11:30am – 12:30pm – Facilitator Learnings & Implementations from Abroad