Staff & Board Members

Our Staff

Clory Carrello

Chief Executive Officer

Clory was appointed CEO of Cockburn Integrated Health in November 2011. He is responsible for overseeing the service development at Cockburn Integrated Health and to ensure that this is responsive to community needs while also complementing other service providers in the region.

Clory has almost 30 years’ experience in the health service industry, working in both clinical and administrative roles. He has over 15 years’ experience in program management and service development and has worked across the continuum of care from chronic disease prevention to palliative care.

He also has significant experience in Aboriginal Health and working with the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse population.

Clory has undergraduate qualifications in Medical Laboratory Science and postgraduate qualifications in Business Administration.

Kirsten Webster

Administration Officer

Kirsten Webster joined Cockburn Integrated Health in January 2017 as the Administration Officer. With over 20 years of Executive Assistant/Administration experience, Kirsten will be assisting Clory Carello with a range of initiatives including service development and administrative functions.

Kirsten has undergraduate qualifications in English Literature and Education, and postgraduate qualifications in Gender, Culture and Society, and most recently graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Primary Education.

Our Board Members

Hon Michael Board JP

Mike is the Chairman of Cockburn GP Super Clinic Ltd and until recently was Group Manager Youth Services for St John of God Healthcare. This position required the development and administration of all of their Youth services throughout Australia.

Mike retired from the Western Australian Parliament in 2005 after twelve years; five as a Minister in various portfolios including Youth, The Arts, Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, Employment and Training, and Works and Services. Mike was also Shadow Minister for Health for four years. Mike was the member for Murdoch. Mike has also served in local government as Deputy Mayor of Melville.

Mike sits on a number of Boards both in the Public and Private sectors, including Ministerial Council for Child Protection in WA (Chairman),  and the Perth Wildcats. Mike’s history includes a Naval Officer, a Public Servant and owning/managing a clothing manufacturing business.

Mr Stuart Downing

(FCPA, Bachelor of Business (Acct), MBA (HR&IT UWA), Post Grad Dip Company Secretarial Practice), MAICD MLGP

Stuart is currently Finance Director for the City of Cockburn and has been for the last eleven years, with 17 years in Local Government and 15 years in the private sector in senior management with large media companies in Perth and Sydney. Stuart is also the Hon. Treasurer for the South Perth Hospital, a position he has occupied for twelve years.

Mr Troy Cook

Troy is currently Health & Leadership Program Manager at Wirrpanda Foundation. Since beginning work for the Foundation in 2005, Troy has developed his own Health & Leadership Program to incorporate health, mental wellbeing and substance abuse with the aim of building a healthy and active lifestyle for our future generation.

Troy played 150 games with the Fremantle Football Club and during this time made a significant contribution to the community through time he gave to assist numerous schools, indigenous and charity organisations and has continued to do so to this day.  Troy was an Ambassador for the Cerebral Palsy Association of WA in 2005, he was also appointed the Patron of the Kulunga Research Network in 2005 and in 2006 he took on the role as an Ambassador for the Department of Aboriginal Affairs PAL Project and is a board member of the Perth Football Club. 

Associate Professor Sue Jones

Sue held the position of Dean of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University for 10 years and more recently was the Director of Course Design in Curtin Teaching and Learning. She has led university wide curriculum reform projects and was responsible for ensuring inter-professional education and Indigenous perspectives were embedded within health sciences curricula. Sue led the development and implementation of the Faculty’s Interprofessional First Year which commenced in 2011. Sue was a Fieldwork Coordinator in the School of Physiotherapy for 15 years where she enjoyed her time enormously teaching in all years of the undergraduate program and working with students as they emerged as physiotherapists. Sue successfully led several Australian Learning and Teaching Council leadership grants which focused on developing academic leadership capabilities in a range of staff. Previous membership of Boards includes Board of Directors of the Australian Physiotherapy Association for 4 years and Intework for 3 years. Sue is currently a higher education consultant.

Mr John Townsend

Company Director with over 35 years Senior Management and Board experience across a range of corporates encompassing investment banking (corporate finance and M&A) , mining, power generation (coal fired and wind powered) and aviation.

More recently, providing advisory services to companies operating in the aviation and mining engineering sectors.

Board member of Cockburn GP Super Clinic Limited since 2014.  

Dr Fiona Coombes

Fiona is a local graduate and has more than 20 years’ experience as a GP. She has a special interest in the integration of primary health care and holds Master’s Degrees in Family Medicine and Health Service Management. Fiona is currently the Medical Director of Curtin University Health Services.