Our People

Amie Hancock

Amie Hancock

Program Support

Amie’s career to date has focused on the healthcare sector including experience in private and public hospitals…
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Anne Bradley

Anne Bradley

Assessor in training

Anne Bradley is a registered nurse with more than 30 years’ experience working in Queensland public and…
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Anthea Jackson

Anthea Jackson

Lead Assessor

Anthea holds a Masters of Social Work and post graduate qualifications in human resource management.
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Bernadette Barry

Bernadette Barry

Lead Assessor

Bernadette holds a Diploma in Child Care (disability specialist), Grad Dip in Education and a Masters of Adult…
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Cheryl de Blaquiere

Cheryl de Blaquiere

Lead Assessor

Cheryl has experience with a broad spectrum of non-profit services and is currently the Governance Manager…
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Christine McPhee

Christine McPhee

Program Support

Christine has a high customer service focus and is dedicated to supporting HDAA clients by actively listening, responding…
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Claire Bailey

Claire Bailey

Program Support

Claire has worked for a range of community service and employment agencies in administration support and…
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David Hamer

David Hamer

Managing Director

David has worked with health and human services throughout his vocational life. He has provided services directly…
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Dawn Skidmore

Dawn Skidmore

Lead Assessor

With an MBA and MSc, Dawn commenced her career as a nurse then physiotherapist before progressing into…
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Deborah Graham

Deborah Graham

Lead Assessor

Deborah has 42 years’ nursing experience in acute medical, trauma and aged care, management roles.
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George Elliott

George Elliott

Lead Assessor

George has extensive experience in leadership and organisational development in both the private and… 
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Georgia Banks

Georgia Banks

Program Support

Georgia is an enthusiastic and motivated Program Support Officer who is excited to apply her organisation and time..
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Georgina Reynhout

Georgina Reynhout

Assessor

Georgina holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master’s in Special Education, and an Honours degree in Science…
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Jane Nunn

Jane Nunn

Program Support

Jane has a passion for quality management and efficiency in organizational process design. Jane’s extensive experience as…
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Janet Davidson McGown

Janet Davidson McGown

Director Assessor Performance

Janet has an extensive background working in health and human services, initially in..
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Jill O'Brien

Jill O'Brien

Lead Assessor

Jill has over 30 years experience in the health sector. During her career Jill held senior executive positions including…
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Jim Mackenzie

Jim Mackenzie

Lead Assessor

Jim is an accomplished lead assessor and highly experienced quality management professional…
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Judy Addison

Judy Addison

Lead Assessor

Judy provides assessments in health and human services for certification, to a range of quality standards.
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Julie-Ann Douglas

Julie-Ann Douglas

Assessor

Julie-Ann is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years’ experience in various roles (including as a Clinical Nurse). 
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Julie Hall

Julie Hall

Lead Assessor

With over 36 years of nursing experience Julie has a multitude and diverse range of clinical skills, experience and…
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Kathy Rees

Kathy Rees

Lead Assessor & Technical Expert

Kathy brings her wide-ranging experience with directing and managing companies and…
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Kellie Buckley

Kellie Buckley

Program Support

Kellie’s career to date has involved working within various administration roles in the compliance sector. 
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Leanda Syme

Leanda Syme

Assessor

Leanda has over 30 years experience working within the disability sector as a service provider and consultant.
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Lisa Esaias

Lisa Esaias

Program Leader

Lisa supports the effective administration and coordination of assessment and certification programs and is…
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Magdalena Terlecka

Magdalena Terlecka

Assessor

Magdalena has over 20 years’ experience as a pharmacist in public and private hospitals. In the last 7 years of her… 
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Marc Gehrmann

Marc Gehrmann

Program Leader

Marc has extensive experience working with health and human services, engaging collaboratively with both…
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Maria Wiechers

Maria Wiechers

Lead Assessor

Maria has over 25 years of experience in Governance and Management of public and private sector organisations…
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Mary Barram

Mary Barram

Lead Assessor

Mary has extensive experience in the human services sector in both the government and non-government sectors.
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Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson

Lead Assessor & Technical Expert

Michael has extensive knowledge and experience across the human services…
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Natalie Georgeff

Natalie Georgeff

Assessor

Natalie has worked in the disability sector for over 25 years. First as a Physiotherapist providing therapy support and..
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Nicola Agnew

Nicola Agnew

Program Leader

Nicola has an extensive background in administration support and executive assistance; including in…
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Penny Halpin

Penny Halpin

Business Development Manager

Penny has experience working for various community and mental health organisations…
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Peta Miller

Peta Miller

Lead Assessor

Peta Miller is a qualified professional with over 20 years industry experience in child protection, out of home care…
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Peter Prendergast

Peter Prendergast

Financial Controller

Peter has experience working for various energy, training, educational and community organisations, and has…
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Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen

Lead Assessor

Peter has worked in the health and human services sectors for over 35 years, initially as a registered psychologist…
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Rachael Pallenberg

Rachael Pallenberg

Assessor

Rachael has been working in accreditation and quality improvement since 2005. She has a background in working…
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Rebecca Bradshaw

Rebecca Bradshaw

Lead Assessor

Rebecca’s passion for quality systems development, implementation and evaluation within community services is…
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Robyn DeJong

Robyn DeJong

Lead Assessor

Robyn’s diverse experience in human services includes direct support, program planning, funding, training and…
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Samantha Kenn

Samantha Kenn

Program Support

Sam’s training in nursing and experience working as a Pathology Collector for some years has provided a strong…
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Scott Douglas

Scott Douglas

Lead Assessor

Scott has over 25 years’ experience in middle and senior manager roles in various Human Service organisations…
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Sherri Makepeace

Sherri Makepeace

Lead Assessor

Sherri has almost 20 years’ experience in the Human Services Sector, including in NSW and Victoria.
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Sonia Serong

Sonia Serong

Program Leader

Sonia has many years’ experience working in public and private health service companies as an…
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Suzanne Le Huray

Suzanne Le Huray

General Manager

Suzanne has considerable leadership and management experience of health and human services project…
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Terrence O'Brien

Terrence O'Brien

Lead Assessor & Technical Expert

Terrence holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master and Bachelor of Education. He has…
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Wendy Palmer

Wendy Palmer

Lead Assessor

Wendy has extensive experience across health, disability, education and community services…
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How Can HDAA Help You Today?

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Assessments

HDAA is your experienced NDIS assessment partner that can provide both verification and certification asssessments

NSQHSS Dental Services

The ACSQHC has granted approval to HDAA to assess health service organisations using the NSQHSS for Dental Practices.

Diagnostic Imaging (DIAS) Accreditation

HDAA has been an approved accreditor for DIAS since its implementation in 2008.

View All HDAA Programs

HDAA provides assessment and certification services for numerous Australian standards. View our range of services from the HDAA home page.