Board of Directors

The Brown Nurses (ABN 21 103 674 120) is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with its constitution as a Company limited by guarantee.

Dominic Sullivan

Dominic Sullivan has more than 20 years’ experience in range of property, investment, legal and commercial roles within the public and private sectors. He is currently the General Manager of Payce Consolidated, an ASX-listed property and investment company. Dominic is a former commercial lawyer with the Crown Solicitor’s Office and Mayor of Randwick City Council. He holds a Bachelor of Laws(Hons) and Bachelor of Arts (Hons).

Gemma Rygate

Gemma Rygate has more than 25 years’ experience as an executive, manager, consultant and facilitator in the public and private sectors. She has extensive experience in business and educational administration, with a focus on leadership, strategic planning and project management. She is currently the Chief Executive of The Centre for Volunteering. Prior to this, she held executive roles with the Institute of Public Administration Australia and the Public Sector Management Program for NSW. Gemma holds a Master of Arts, a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma of Teaching.

David McKee

David McKee has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources across a range of industries and within the public and private sectors. He has lived and worked in the
United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Australia. David is currently Head of Human Resources for Australia and New Zealand at BNP Paribas, a European banking group. David holds an MBA from UNSW and a BA in European Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

Bernadette Keenan

Bernadette Keenan has more than 30 years’ experience as a healthcare professional. She enjoyed a lengthy career at St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, initially as a clinician and then as a senior manager, before establishing a healthcare consultancy in 2012. Bernadette has well-developed skills in strategic planning, business development and project management. She holds a Bachelor of Health Administration from UNSW and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has served as a non-executive director on the Karitane board since 2016.

Katey Grusovin

Katey Grusovin is a consultant specialising in strategic planning, communications and stakeholder management within the human rights sector. She has more than 25 years’ experience in media, communications and advocacy via roles with UNICEF, the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Office of the NSW Advocate for Children and Young People. Katey is also an accomplished writer, producer and director in film and television. She is Convenor of the Alliance for Public Parklands, a coalition of community groups dedicated to protecting significant parklands in the Greater Sydney Region.