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Our Board

TransitCare Ltd has a very strong board to oversee the organisation, with representatives from the third sector, private business, and local government.

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Peter Emery

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BA, LLB, Grad. Dip Mgt, FAICD, FIML, FFIN, FGIA, FCIS, Member Law Society of Queensland

Peter is a qualified lawyer who has forty years experience in business management as a company director, general manager & consultant. He has extensive knowledge of and lectured in law at Macquarie School of Management for the MBA program and also presents in the areas of governance, directors duties and Not for Profit for the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Peter was the CEO of a listed company and has wide experience serving with not-for-profit organisations and currently serves as Chairman of the board of TransitCare Ltd as well as being a current director of Aftercare and experience as the interim CEO of RSLCare.

Mariae Leckie

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Deputy Chairman


Mariae is the National Project Manager for End of Life Directions for Aged Care Project, an Australian government initiative. After a successful public sector career in executive services, Mariae spent a number of years as a strategic business analyst and project management consultant. She deploys an ‘intra’-preneurial skill set and emotionally intelligent leadership style and looks forward to helping TransitCare Ltd and not-for-profits that are evolving and transitioning to deal with change.

Shane Griffiths

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Director & Secretary


Shane is a qualified accountant who has more than 20 years corporate experience as a chief executive, company director, financial executive and consultant. He has completed a number of development programs across finance, leadership and governance, including the AICD Company Directors course.

Shane has held a number of executive and finance (strategic and reporting) leadership roles, working in small, medium and large (international) organisations. Shane’s experience spans Funds Managements/Investment, Hospitality, Finance, Health Care (hospital and general practice), integrated management services and executive management consulting. Shane is currently consulting to a diversified portfolio of private clients, all with growth aspirations.

Helen Abrahams

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Helen is a former Councilor for The Gabba Ward of Brisbane City Council, having served in this position from 2003 to 2016. She graduated as a medical practitioner, and has worked in Rural Women’s and Occupational Health. Helen has served on the Board of West End Community House, Queensland Conservation Council, Queensland Potters Association, Comcare Commission, and the Queensland Maritime Museum.

She was the Deputy Opposition Leader and Opposition Spokesperson for the Neighbuorhood Planning and Development Assessment Committee. Helen was the Manager for the Active Transport Section, within the Brisbane City Council, and continues to pursue her interest in sustainable transport. Helen is a member of several environmental groups and is committed to reducing her carbon footprint.

Nadia Taylor

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Nadia is an executive Director of Livingstones, a national Industrial Relations, Human Resources and Organisational Development consulting firm. Nadia has delivered industrial relations and human resources services to organisations nationally for nearly 20 years across many industries, with specialties in education, business services, utilities, transport, health services and not-for-profit. She is focused on aligning an organisation’s operations with its strategic vision through innovative human resource practices, including courageously addressing the most challenging aspects of people management. Nadia has a passion for innovation and cutting-edge business solutions and her strength lies in being able to see into the horizon. Her charismatic and natural transformational leadership style motivates and inspires all those that work with her to go along the journey with her.

Since her appointment as Director in 2008, Nadia has led the Livingstones marketing, growth and innovation board profiles, and now oversees all strategy & business operations. Nadia has significant hands on management and board experience. In the past 2 years, Nadia has successfully reviewed and restructured Livingstones leadership and service teams to create broader specialised teams better able to deliver the best possible people solutions. She has also led the Livingstones expansion in to Sydney.

Noel Lord

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Noel has many years of experience in the financial planning and management sectors, and is well experienced in coaching people and leading business development.

He is currently the Queensland State Manager of CommSec and has worked as a consultant to a number of businesses throughout his career.

Previously Noel has been on the board of Autism Queensland and was a member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation advisory board.

He is a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds a Diploma of Financial Planning. Noel recently completed the NeuroLeadership Institute Brain Based Coaching and is passionate about making a difference in the organisations he works with.

Alan Warren

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Alan is a former Divisional Manager and CFO of Brisbane Transport, a $400 million business unit of Brisbane City Council. The business comprised 2,600 staff, 1,220 buses and carried up to 80 million passengers per year.
Prior to moving to Brisbane Transport, as the Manager, Financial Planning for Brisbane City Council. Alan coordinated the development and monitoring of Council’s $1.4 billion budget.
He is a graduate of Macquarie University and a qualified accountant. He has a passion for promoting great customer service in the organisations he has served, with friendliness as the key focus.