Our Executive Team

Catholic Homes is committed to ensuring we have the right personnel and leaders dedicated to keeping us at the forefront of the aged care industry in Western Australia.

Our Executive Team is responsible for the effective delivery of all aspects of quality aged care within the organisation and ensuring that the delivery of all our services are within Catholic Homes’ Mission, Vision and Values.

Paul Andrew

Chief Executive

Paul Andrew

Paul was Chief Executive Officer of Lotterywest from February 2015 to July 2017 and was responsible for the organisations day to day operations, growth and development through business and strategic frameworks. While at Lotterywest Paul lead the organisation through an organisational restructure with significant change and major strategic initiatives being achieved.

Having a strong community focus, Paul has over 30 years’ experience within the government and not-for-profit sector. Most recently, Paul was the Chief Executive Officer of Surf Life Saving Western Australia (SLSWA) for a period of nine and a half years.

Prior to this role, Paul held the position as Director of Corporate Services at St John of God Health Care Murdoch, as well as Manager of Employee and Community Relations at the Catholic Education Office in Western Australia.

Holding a Bachelor of Business in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Paul has extensive experience in leadership, strategic planning, business growth and development.

Jackie Hadida

Executive Manager Human Resources

Jackie Hadida

Jackie started her career in Human Resources in mining and has worked in leading state-based and multi-national companies, covering varying industries including media, business solutions, health and hospital services.  She has extensive experience in the development, delivery and implementation of Human Resources Management services in both the for profit and not for profit sectors.

She joined Catholic Homes in 2012, being responsible for strategic development and implementation of an effective Human Resources framework and systems to the organisation.

Bernadette Brady

Executive Manager Mission

Bernadette Brady

Bernadette has extensive and diverse experience in health and community care.  Her professional background includes nursing, counselling and psychotherapy, community development work, and managing the provision of pastoral and spiritual care in community, health and aged care settings.

In 2012, she joined Catholic Homes and was promoted to the Executive Team in 2016.  Bernadette brings a wealth of experience to Catholic Homes, assisting others to reflect on culture, change management and its vision, values and identity.

Kylie Steele

Executive Manager Home and Community Care

Kylie Steele

Kylie has been in the community services industry in managerial roles for the past 18 years.

Her roles include management of multidisciplinary teams of staff and volunteers. She is also responsible for developing and implementing new programs, budgeting, risk management, continuous improvement and reporting to a wide range of government and non-government departments.

Kylie has been instrumental in driving and implementing change to organisations care models with her main focus being the development and building of teams in terms of change, adaptation and innovation in the Aged and disability sector.

Andrew Davidson

Executive Manager Property Services

Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson brings to Catholic Homes over 30 years of experience in building management, from a wide range of industries, including Aged Care, Local Government and Facility Management. Having held positions in facility management, project management, energy management and contract management Andrew has a vast and varied range of knowledge, both technical and managerial.

He joined Catholic Homes in October 2018 from aged care provider Amana Living where he held the roles of Property Capital Works Manager and Asset Manager.

Prior to aged care, Andrew worked for the City of Rockingham in a project capacity and was the State Manager for Transfield Service where he managed an impressive team and large-scale projects. Reigning from Scotland, Andrew holds an A Class Electrician’s License and a Diploma of Business from the University of Ballarat. A commanding leader, Andrew brings a wealth of experience and compassion to Property Services.

Ben Foster

Executive Manager Finance

Ben Foster

Joining Catholic Homes in April 2019, Ben has extensive knowledge of the business strategic planning field with a focus on financial structuring, outcomes and initiatives. He is a Chartered Accountant and also completed an MBA through Curtin and has been working in Health and Aged Care with both for profit and not-for-profit for the last 10 years.

Ben believes in strong systems and putting quality business information in the hands of empowered managers to support the provision of world class care. He is proud to be working to help provide quality person centred care to ageing Australians and values highly the partnerships he has formed with clinical and care staff throughout his career.