Executive Leadership Team

The executive leadership team provides leadership and support to operational managers and oversees effective business systems to ensure Juniper delivers the best possible care and services to our residents and clients.

Juniper's Executive Leadership Team

Chris Hall AM
Chief Executive Officer

Chris was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in 2018 and is an ex-officio member of the Board. He has held senior leadership and corporate governance positions for over thirty years in the Australian not-for-profit sector and local government industry at national, state and local levels. He has worked in the community services, health, mental health, disability and aged care sectors.

Chris has served on numerous advisory and consultative bodies and committees to federal, state and local governments and on the boards of various not-for-profit organisations. He has tertiary qualifications in business management, social work and the arts and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia WA, and 2009 Churchill Fellow.

Sheryl Carmody
Executive Director Mission

Sheryl commenced with Juniper in 2019 in a newly created role as Executive Director Mission. She has tertiary qualifications in social work and theology and has four decades of working in faith-based organisations in the not-for-profit sector in Western Australia, with 23 of these years in an executive role. Sheryl has contributed to social policy and service provision in many sectors, including Aboriginal, youth, homelessness and social housing, mental health, refugee and asylum seekers and aged care. In recent years her leadership roles have specialised in organisational mission ethos, culture, values and ethical development.

Sheryl has considerable understanding of spirituality in an organisation’s life. She has extensive experience in progressing Aboriginal engagement, reconciliation and partnerships as well as a strong orientation to embracing diversity, creating an inclusive culture. Sheryl has a belief and commitment that all organisations need to address climate change and the environmental impact of their operations towards sustainability.

Eve Currie
Executive Director Planning and Strategy

Eve commenced with Juniper in November 2018 and was appointed to the role of Executive Director Planning and Strategy in August 2019. Eve has a Masters in Business Administration and over 20 years’ experience working in the not-for-profit sector in Aged Care, Health Care and Community services in middle management and executive roles.

Eve has extensive experience working with leadership teams and boards facilitating strategic planning and organisational reviews. She has successfully led several significant organisational change management initiatives and is an effective team leader, motivator and communicator with skills in project management, business planning and process improvement. At Juniper, Eve oversees the Quality & Risk and Marketing & Communications teams and is responsible for business performance, organisational strategy, planning and reporting.

David Fisher
Executive Director Corporate Services

David commenced with Juniper in an executive role in 2007 and is now Executive Director Corporate Services. David is a highly innovative, results driven and achievement orientated Executive Manager. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (Honours), various other qualifications recognised by CPA Australia, and is a current member of the Governance Institute of Australia (GIA), having completed their Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits and Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance.

With over 25 years of post-graduate experience in business, he has demonstrated a track record of success in small to large organisations across Property Management, Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Aged Care. His role focuses on Juniper's commercial and strategic business objectives, by ensuring that operational executives and managers have the resources to deliver services to residents and clients and by providing strong commercial and financial leadership. He analyses the organisation’s business and information needs, and develops systems, processes and procedures to meet those needs, all in a highly regulated environment with funding constraints and increasing demand for services.

Bill McDonald
Executive Director Human Resources

Bill was appointed as the Executive Manager HR in 2010. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, a Master’s Degree in Workplace Injury Management and Occupational Rehabilitation and a Master of Business Administration. With more than 25 years’ experience in all things worker-related, Bill’s strengths in the areas of people development, leadership and employee relations have helped Juniper’s workforce grow significantly. He has a hands-on leadership style that encourages communication and consultation at all levels.

Bill has been pivotal in driving cultural change that has led to a more engaged workforce. Through leading a team of HR professionals in areas such as learning and development, health and safety, employee relations, payroll and recruitment, Bill has helped to establish Juniper as an employer of choice in Western Australia.

Yasmin Naglazas
Executive Director Operations

Yasmin assumed the role of Executive Director Operations on 24 February 2020, following her recent employment with Juniper leading its compliance and transformation program. She brings a high level of strategic management, proven leadership skill and the ability to lead large teams in times of great change and opportunity.

Yasmin has worked at an executive level in the aged care/health services sector since 1994, and most recently as the CEO in the private health sector. During her career, she has delivered a people-centric approach to strategic leadership including the development and implementation of plans to ensure the value of stakeholders is respected. In her past three executive roles with two large aged care groups and a private hospital, she has made a significant contribution to each organisations’ growth, future sustainability and reputation for superior care outcomes.

Yasmin is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor degree in Science (Nursing) from Curtin University and is an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and an Adjunct Lecturer at Edith Cowan University.