Board Members


Darren Cooper

Darren Cooper is the Chair of the Ocean Gardens Board and has enjoyed a successful career in banking and property spanning 30 years and now holds several board positions, including Chair of two ASX-listed companies and Non-Executive Director on a …

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Ray Glickman

Ray Glickman is a successful business leader with over 20 years’ experience at CEO level and a strong reputation as a Board Chairman and Non-Executive Director. Ray led both Amana Living and the City of Fremantle to numerous National and …

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Felicite Black

Felicite Black’s deep experience in Health and Community Services spans a career of more than 40 years. Initially training as a Registered Nurse at PCH Felicite worked as a clinician in paediatrics and midwifery for almost 20 years. Since the …

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Geoff Parnell

Geoff Parnell joins our board with over 30 years’ experience as a Director in the disability services, independent living villages, residential aged care, health, professional services, indigenous and facility management sectors. His experience also includes being involved in finance audit …

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Dr. Kylie Gilbey

Dr. Kylie Gilbey is an experienced company director, with an extensive background in banking and structured finance experience gained through roles as Business Development Director of a national strategic financial advisory company, Director of a large social and affordable housing NFP…

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Dr. Mitchell Hartman

Dr. Mitchell Hartman

Dr. Mitchell Hartman, a healthcare, life sciences and not-for-profit leader. Having worked as a doctor within the public health system and holding several leadership roles across multiple sectors, he blends clinical insight ...

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Jacob Hollenberg

Chief Executive Officer

Jacob has over a decade of experience as a senior leader and management professional within the retirement living and aged care industry, having held General Manager positions in two of Western Australia’s largest not-for-profit retirement living and aged care service providers. Over this time, Jacob’s focus has been working with the Board …

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Amanda Gray

Chief Financial Officer

Amanda is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of strategic accounting experience across a diverse range of industries. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the not-for-profit health services sector, where she held the position of General Manager of Finance at Ability WA, a disability service provider. During her time at Ability …

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Mark Burgess

Sales Manager

Mark Burgess joined the Ocean Gardens team in 2019 and comes to us with more than 30 years’ experience as a real estate agent, licensed auctioneer and small business owner. He is experienced in many facets of the industry including retirement and lifestyle villages, the training and lecturing field and management of large land estate ...

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Nicole Gardiner

Wellbeing Manager

Nicole Gardiner has joined the Ocean Gardens team as Wellbeing Manager. She has extensive senior management experience of more than a decade, working over a variety of portfolios including, Residential Care, Home Care and Retirement Living. In addition, Nicole has been a committee member of key community organisations including the Western Australian Primary Health Association …

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Alison Rogers

Village Manager

Alison has almost 20 years of experience in retirement living. From overseeing a portfolio of villages to managing individuals including just recently the commissioning of one of the newest villages in Perth, Alison’s extensive experience in the industry ensures she can cover all aspects of village life.

In 2014, Alison was awarded Village Manager....

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