Introducing our presenters at Boundless 2018

Deliberate thought and extensive consideration has been put into selecting and inviting the speakers, presenters, activities, workshops and consultations that will make up Boundless 2018. If you would like to be updated when details get released, please apply to be an applicant as we will be updating the website and sending out notifications as they are confirmed.

PETE YAO
Chief Impact Officer – Thankyou

Pete is Chief Impact Officer at Thankyou, a social enterprise that exists to empower people to play a part in ending global poverty through simple everyday purchases. Thankyou gives 100% of profits from its range of over 45 consumer products across water, body care, food and baby to fund access to safe water, sanitation and maternal and child health respectively. So far, they’ve given more than $5.5 million to help hundreds of thousands of people in need.

Pete’s knowledge of international development and passion for the developing world paved the way to his current role, ensuring all of Thankyou’s projects are sustainable, cutting edge and committed to empowering communities. He shares the story of Thankyou so far, his vast knowledge of international development, as well as Thankyou’s global goals.

DIDIER MOUTIA
Peer Support Coordinator – St John (NSW)

PRESENTATION: Peer Support in St John!

Didier Moutia has been a St John (NSW) volunteer for over 30 years’, experienced in holding several management roles and in providing frontline health services. In June 2014, Didier was appointed as Commissioner of St John (NSW). His extensive experience in health care includes providing direct clinical services in high acuity settings and health information technology. Didier has been the Peer Support Coordinator for the past 2 years and was the Assistant Commissioner at the time the service was reinvented into its current form.

Elliott Williams

ELLIOT WILLIAMS
State Nursing Officer – St John (NSW)

PRESENTATION: Music festivals and the challenges for emergency services

Elliot has been a volunteer with St. John (NSW) since 1998. Joining as a junior he has held many positions in his 20 years with the organisation. Today he is the State Nursing Officer in NSW and part of a multidisciplinary team that advises on organisational matters involving clinical risk and policy. In his professional life, Elliot is a Health Manager and Clinical Nurse Educator in the ICU at Royal North Shore Hospital. He is an Associate of the Faculty of Health at the university of Technology, Sydney where he teaches on the post-graduate critical care program. Elliot is currently studying a Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) and is working towards joining the nurse practitioner team at RNSH ICU. He has a strong interest and has developed expertise in extracorporeal life support and is the Nursing lead for the ECMO program at RNSH ICU.

DR ALEX CARDENAS
State Paramedic – St John (NSW)

PRESENTATION: Online simulation and clinical decision-making

 

Stay tuned! We’ll be announcing more information in the build up to Boundless 2018.

Sarah Lance

PRESENTATION: Plenary

Sarah Lance, CEO of St John (NSW), will be opening Boundless 2018, and will also be on our Q&A panel – available to answer questions you may! 🎉

Sarah is a CEO and independent Non-Executive Director with over 25 years’ experience in senior executive roles in Australia and overseas. She is currently the CEO of St John Ambulance NSW and a Non-Executive Director of Cliftons Pty Ltd and NORTEC. Her experience spans entrepreneurial-start up conference companies in New York and New Zealand to Post Graduate, Vocational Education and Training organisations both corporate and not-for-profit in Australia and New Zealand.

Len Fiori, CEO of St John Ambulance Australia

Q&A PANEL MEMBER

 

Len, the CEO of St John Ambulance Australia (National Office), will be attending Boundless 2018, and will be another leader available in the Q&A session for you to put your questions to.

Len qualified as registered nurse in 1979, he then specialised in intensive care and emergency care medicine. In 1983 he moved into the commercial sector where he spent the next 18 years developing his career with two high profile commercial medical companies. He gained extensive experience progressing up the corporate ladder and holding a range of different senior management positions including three years in an international role in Stavanger, Norway. In 2001 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of St John Ambulance Australia (National Office) before moving to St John Ambulance Western Australia (WA) in 2009 as the Ambulance Service Director.

At St John Ambulance WA, Len oversaw Metropolitan Ambulance, Country Ambulance, Patient Transfer Services, State Operations Centre, Industrial Health Services and Event Health Services. In 2015/16 Len was interim CEO of St John ACT for 12 months during a transition period between CEOs, and again became CEO of the St John Ambulance Australia National Office on 1 September 2017.

Len is a Commander in the Most Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem.

Glen Brewer, Receiver General on the St John Ambulance Australia National Board of Directors

Q&A PANEL MEMBER

Glen’s background in St John began in 1997 when he joined the St John South Australian Board of Directors, firstly as treasurer, then Deputy Chair from 2001 and Chair from 2008 to 2013.

The, Glen’s journey continued, becoming a director on the National Board from 2008, and then also Receiver General from 2013 and he stays in this role to date.

During the day, Glen’s job is CEO of Eundo Pty Ltd, advising on the Research & Development Tax Incentive.