Dr Brett Robinson

Chief Executive

Dr Brett Robinson

 As CEO of RetireAustralia, Brett is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of older Australians and their families by building beautiful home environments, delivering exceptional care and creating vibrant retirement communities. With over a decade of CEO and executive leadership experience, Brett has led a range of high profile organisations spanning the healthcare, insurance and sports sectors. Brett's career in the private sector, has been with organisations where care and wellbeing is at the heart of all they do, including Mondial Assistance, Icon Cancer Care and Bank of Queensland Specialist. 

Dr Brett Robinson

Simon Fawssett

Chief Operating Officer

Simon Fawssett

Simon is one of Australia’s leading executives in the health and human services sector.  With over 20 years experience working for major healthcare providers, Simon has held positions with Mater Health Services, Wesley Corporate Health and the Springfield Land Corporation, where he was instrumental in the design and development of the Springfield Private Hospital.  Simon is the former Chief Executive Officer of Freedom Aged Care, playing a significant role in growing the business to 15 villages before it was acquired by Aveo in 2016.

Simon Fawssett

Anthony Heald

General Manager, People and Culture

Anthony Heald

Anthony has over 20 years’ experience in human resources working within large corporations and smaller organisations across the finance, resource and infrastructure sectors. His experience includes business strategy development, industrial and employee relations and assisting businesses to design and implement HR solutions enhancing overall business performance. Anthony’s recent positions in heavy industry have engrained a strong risk and safety focus in his approach.

Anthony Heald

Paulene Henderson

Chief Financial Officer

Paulene Henderson

With over 25 years in senior executive roles within strategic finance, Paulene is a strategically and commercially-minded CFO.  She brings a full suite of CFO skills and a wealth of corporate financial experience to RetireAustralia, most notably spending almost 10 years as the CFO and Company Secretary for the ASX 300 residential property company Villa World.

Paulene Henderson

Paul McAlpine

General Manager, Sales & Marketing

Paul McAlpine

Paul is a highly experienced business leader and sales strategist, with over two decades of experience managing the sales and marketing functions of leading Australian companies. He has extensive experience growing sales teams across the retirement, property and FMCG sectors, having led large sales teams for Aveo, Stockland, Goodman Fielder and Lion Nathan.

Paul McAlpine

Robert McDonald

General Manager, Development and Acquisitions

Robert McDonald

With over 20 years in the property industry, Robert has a deep understanding of the property development and corporate real estate sectors. Having commenced his career in property valuation and commercial leasing, Robert has spent the past 15 years performing key roles in the planning, development, delivery and management of some of the nation’s flagship real estate projects and leading the development business of two of Queensland’s premier publicly listed property development and investment companies.

Robert McDonald

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