Our Team

Our Team

Michael Peachey
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
As Executive Director, Michael is on the board of directors and is also involved in supporting W&L’s day-to-day operations and implementing the company’s strategy. He has held positions at all Read More
Nick Heywood-Smith
DIRECTOR, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Nick is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of both W&L Aged Care Services and W&L Learning. He is the original registered physiotherapist that started W&L with his wife Nikki in Read More
Nikki Heywood-Smith
DIRECTOR, PEOPLE AND CULTURE
Nikki is a director and co-founder of both W&L Aged Care Services and W&L Learning. Her focus is people and culture within the W&L group and she is involved in Read More
Brad Dohrmann
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
As a key member of the Executive Management team, Brad has the strategic role in the financial management and growth of the company. Brad has the day-to-day responsibility for planning, Read More
Jody Buchan
GENERAL MANAGER, OPERATIONS
As W&L’s General Manager, Operations, Jody supports developing corporate HR strategy, managing change, facilitating employee relationships, and supporting the therapy coordination team. Jody provides advice on Industrial, Legislative, Employee Relations, Read More
Rebecca Coles-Reid
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER
Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the Therapy Coordination and ACFI Consultancy teams. Rebecca ensures effective implementation of W&L services to meet clients’ needs and that our service is delivered in accordance Read More
Alexandra Olesnicky
THERAPY COORDINATOR
Alexandra has worked with W&L for over 5 years in the TC department and has worked with in all facets of Therapy Coordination.  Alexandra currently coordinates the Physiotherapy and Occupational Read More
Jaime Norup
THERAPY COORDINATOR
Jaime currently manages a growing team of over 50 therapists and acts as the liaison between therapists and clients across 6 states and territories. Jaime coordinates all interstate services including Read More
Mike Dowling
NATIONAL SERVICES MANAGER
Mike initially joined the team working as a Physiotherapist. In his time with the company he has embraced and participated in a variety of opportunities offered by W&L and has Read More
Di Connew
SA STATE MANAGER
Di has more than 25 years experience as a physiotherapist, including many years in sports and general practice and the past ten working exclusively in aged care. As W&L SA State Read More
Matthew Politarhis
REGIONAL MANAGER ACT/NSW/VIC
Matthew started working for W&L Aged cares Services as a Physiotherapy Aide while studying at the University of South Australia. Developing a passion for working in aged care Matthew accepted the Read More
Kirsty Masters
CLINICAL TRAINING & THERAPY MANAGER
Kirsty commenced with W&L  as a new graduate therapist and has worked in multiple sites for W&L, both in metro and rural areas. Her experiences in residential aged care, community, Read More
Debbie Richardson
SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER
Debbie has over 25 years’ experience working in Accounts and Finance, most of those years was spent working in Health Insurance. Debbie also has over 5 years’ experience in Payroll Read More
Jen Gibbons
BUSINESS SYSTEMS MANAGER
Jen oversees W&L’s systems and IT infrastructure and supports the admin and IT team.  The role focuses on the management of system data and functionality, supplier relationships, IT strategy and Read More
Kareena Donnan
OFFICE MANAGER
Kareena joined W&L following roles in mortgage broking and retail management. As Office Manager, Kareena oversees administration operations in head office & provides executive support to the Chairman, CEO & Read More
Suzy Pavlomanolakos
RECEPTIONIST
Suzy provides administrative support to all departments and senior management. This includes records and facilities management, travel bookings, events management and various other administrative tasks as they arise. Suzy is the face Read More