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Our Board

Our Board members are required to attend a minimum of eight meetings per year. They provide significant contributions to monthly Board meetings where they offer expertise in decision making and ensure that decisions align with the strategic plan of the organisation, governance practices, financial position and legal obligations. Terms of membership are staggered and each term runs for two years.

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Melissa Bramley

Melissa was appointed to the Board in June 2011 and in 2017 took on the role as Chairperson.

Melissa brings more than 20 years’ experience in senior roles in PR, marketing and the media. Currently she is the Communications and Marketing Manager at St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals.

Melissa has broad experience in the health and government sectors. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations and is a Member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and has completed the AICD Company Directors course.

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Wayne Stone
Deputy Chairperson

Wayne was appointed to the Board in October 2018.

Wayne is an experienced executive manager, having held leadership roles in both the public and private sectors (both for Profit and NFP organisations).

Wayne has a strong governance background with more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare fraud risk management.

Wayne is currently a member of HBF’s senior management team and Head of the HBF Business Integrity team.

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Mr Ralph Gore
Board Member

Ralph was appointed to the Board in October 1999. 

He was elected to the role of Chairperson in February 2007 and provided outstanding leadership for the Board in its governance role over five and a half years, retiring as Chairperson at the end of 2012. 

Ralph spent almost 30 years in the finance industry gaining valuable experience in strategy development, financial control, corporate governance and executive management, before becoming involved in the not-for-profit sector.

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Kay Cox
Board Member

Kay was appointed to the Board in September 2014. 

Kay has over 30 years' experience as a researcher and is an Associate Professor in the Medical School at the University of Western Australia.  

Kay has been involved in studies on the health and lifestyle of older adults with a focus on increasing physical activity to reduce risk of heart disease and dementia.

Kay has used her vast experience and skills developing educational programs that promote physical activity, has served state and national community group boards, and in 2012 received an Order of Australia medal for her work.

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Cate Thomas
Board Member

Cate was appointed to the Board in January 2017. 

Cate brings a strong background of governance and risk management to the board. 

Cate currently works as a Senior Manager in the Health Advisory practice at Ernst & Young, delivering health care projects and clinical redesign for both the public and private sectors.

Cate has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and a Master of Business Administration.

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Ian Sloan
Board Member

Ian was appointed to the Board in April 2017.

With over 25 years' experience in business and technology Ian is a Principal Consultant with Tango IT, providing independent IT advice to NGOs, not for profits and the private sector.

Ian is also involved in Augmented Reality with some innovative uses of the technology including Arility safety education and MarkR virtual information. 

Ian has a passion for bringing innovation into the community sector.

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Wes Smith

Wes was appointed to the Board in October 2018.

Wes brings to the board over 20 years’ experience within the areas of commercial finance and strategic management.

Wes works as the Group CFO of Capricorn and has held senior executive positions in Australia and Overseas for listed and private companies within the financial services, agricultural, utility and engineering sectors.

Wes holds a Bachelor of Commerce double major, is a Fellow of CPA Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Irene Mooney
Board Member

Irene was appointed to the Board in September 2013.

Irene has extensive career experience in the health, aged care and community sectors in both government and NGO positions and continues to be a strong advocate and supporter of improvement to customer quality and service, promoting culturally appropriate services and workforce development. Currently Irene is the Chief Executive Officer of Stirling Ethnic Aged Homes Inc. trading as MYVISTA.

Irene holds a Bachelor of Nursing (Clinical) and a Master's in Business Leadership and Management and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

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Jane Ensor
Board Member

Jane was appointed to the Board in October 2018.

Jane currently works as a Senior Lawyer within a government department and has a wealth of experience is law reform, human rights and social justice and has served on several Law committees in Western Australia.

Jane has a Bachelor of Law and received the honour of Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2013.

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Kunal Malhotra
Board Member

Kunal was appointed to the Board in October 2018.

Kunal brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the board on corporate and governance matters.

Kunal is a Senior Lawyer in Western Australia and has acted as a legal advisor to several organisations – ranging from emerging companies to numerous ASX-listed entities.

Kunal holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance) from the University of Western Australia.

Our Executive Team

Indigo's Executive Team works together to make operational decisions. The two General Managers report to Indigo’s Chief Executive Officer. The Executive Team implements actions under the organisation's strategic plan and they are responsible for the organisation’s daily operations and overall performance. 

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Chief Executive Officer
Steve Glew

Steve joined Indigo as the Chief Executive Officer in March 2018. Steve brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked in senior executive positions for more than 15 years. 

Prior to his appointment at Indigo, Steve was an Executive Director at the Department for Child Protection and Family Support, where he was instrumental in growing and developing community services to meet changing priorities across social policy areas. Before this, Steve was the Manager of Strategic Planning and Policy for the Inclusive Education Directorate at the Department of Education and Training, where he gained considerable experience managing teams working within the disability sector. 

He has a strong track record in organisational achievement, reform initiatives, change management, policy development, innovation, corporate communications, governance, strategy and customer service. 

Steve’s significant experience and strong leadership skills have him well placed to lead Indigo into the future as the disability, aged and community care sectors undergo significant change. 

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General Manager - Service Delivery
Christa Riegler

Christa Riegler joined Indigo in May 2017. She has extensive senior management experience in the not for profit health, human services and aged care sectors. She has developed new services and new models of service delivery as well as lead a number of significant internal change processes associated with health reform, aged care reform and disability services reform. 

Christa is passionate about providing high quality consumer focused services which ensure that people can live independently in the community. She is keen to keep up to date with contemporary leadership and change management strategies and applies these learnings at Indigo. As part of the executive team she assists the organisation to navigate through the realignment of services under the Indigo brand. 

She completed her Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Western Australia in 2017 and also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Youth Work).

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General Manager - Corporate Services
Justin Bunter


Justin joined Indigo in July 2018, and is a Chartered Accountant and has held senior operational and financial positions for more than 25 years.

Justin has worked across a number of industry sectors in both Australia and the UK. For the last 15 years Justin has worked within the not for profit sector with executive roles in the environment, aged care, community development and disability sectors.

These roles have focused on overseeing most corporate functions including finance, IT, HR, assets and risk management. Within this dynamic sector Justin has supported a number of mergers, acquisitions and organisational restructures designed to enable organisations to modernise and build alternative revenue streams.

Justin has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Post Graduate Diploma of Business and has held a number of Board positions. He is currently the Vice Chair for a Perth based disability organisation.