Stephen is currently the CEO of Apollo Care Pty Ltd and an Executive Director at Appellon Pty Ltd..
Previously, Stephen wasCEO of the Bethanie Group, one of WA’s largest NFP providers of aged care services, including residential aged care. Under his leadership Bethanie achieved top-tier standards of performance.
Stephen also served as the Director of the Navy’s Strategic Reform Program, and also previously asDeputy CEO and Group CFO at Bethanie, and CEO of Bethanie Housing.
He has a Bachelor ofCommerce and a Master in Science (Logistics) and is a Fellow of the AustralianInstitute of Management.
Stephen was winner of the Aged Care Industry most Influential Business Leader of the year 2013 and numerous other awards including Runner up CEO of the Year at the Australian HR Institute.He served as President of Leading Aged Services Australia in Western Australia.
In 2014 he became CEOof Appellon formerly Pulse Australasia, a Technology start-up that has produced the worlds first Digital SaaS platform that measures, monitors and influences the culture of organisations. The platform is currently being taken to market Globally.
In 2015, Stephen was awarded an OAM for Services to the Aged Care Industry.
He is now the CEO of ApolloCare. Australian aged care has a wellthought-through regulation and funding model: Care is government funded and regulated, Infrastructure largely funded by residents with means, largely neutral in respect of provider type. Many smaller providers have not kept pace and are struggling: more demanding consumers, more stringent regulation. ApolloCare sees an industry consolidation opportunity, putting investor funds to workin upgrading property amenity to attract better bonds. For not-for-profitproviders, offering a solution that preserves mission and values - allowing them to redeploy scarce funding.