Management Team | Assisi Centre

Senior Management Team

Santosh Kumari, Director of Care

Santosh was appointed Director of Care at Assisi in September 2019.

Santosh is a registered nurse with over a decade of experience working in acute and aged care settings and in clinical care management

and has qualifications and is extensively trained in areas of dementia care, wound management and OH & S.

Jennifer Aird- Chief Financial Officer

Jennifer was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Assisi in July 2019.

Jennifer has 15 years experience in finance roles across a range of industries, including 7 years within the Healthcare industry.  Previous roles include Group Financial Controller and Acting Chief Financial Officer at BlueCross, a Victorian based residential aged care and community care provider.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from Monash University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.


Jo Gatehouse- Director Quality, Risk & Consumer Engagement

Jo was appointed as Director Quality, Risk and Consumer Engagement of Assisi in October 2019.

Jo has 15 years of clinical experience working predominantly in Aged Persons Mental Health and a further 15 years’ experience working in the acute health sector and aged care in Clinical Governance, quality and risk and consumer experience and participation.  Previous roles include Director Quality Planning and Innovation (Patient Experience and Consumer participation) at Eastern Health and Executive Director Clinical Governance at Blue Cross, a Victorian based residential aged care and community care provider.

Philip Moran- Chief Executive Officer

Business Management Team

Lou Tarquinio

Project Manager

Mairéad Greaney

Finance/Payroll Officer

Gemma Leombruni

Community & Communications Officer

Nurse Unit Managers

Alida Bonetto

St Claire

Shani Manuel

St Francis

Jineesh Thomas

St Anthony (photo to come)

Angelica Bhandari

St Catherine (photo to come)

Cheryl Lapuz

Padre Pio (photo to come)