Our executive team

Damien Jacobs
Damien Jacobs  |  Chief Executive Officer

Damien has a Master’s Degree (Business), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Diploma in Hotel Management. Damien has over 20 years management and executive experience within the private sector, namely project development, tourism and aged care.

Lois Jenkins
Lois Jenkins  |  Director of Care

Registered Nurse, Masters (Social Work), 25 years’ experience with an extensive range of skills across health care in both clinical and policy roles – Australia and the UK.

Alyce Jordan  |  Quality Manager

Alyce has worked in the quality and compliance field for over 10 years with a range of experience across multiple industries.

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Paul Stevens  |  Human Resources Manager

Paul has over 35 years management experience in education and aged care. He has a Bachelor of Arts, a Masters Degree in Leadership, and is a qualified Trainer and Assessor. Paul also has several years’ experience as a practicing aged care assessor. He is passionate about promoting the well being and fulfillment of both aged care recipients, and those who provide services to them.

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Peter Woodhouse  |  Business Development Advisor – Finance

Peter has lived in the Derwent Valley most of his life, raised on a farm and with strong family and community values. As a Certified Practicing Accountant with over 20 years working across government, semi-government, not for profit and commercial sectors throughout Australia, Peter brings both a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to his role with Corumbene Care.

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Peter Lorraine  | Business Development Manager

Peter works part time for Corumbene Care as Business Development Manager, and joined Corumbene in early 2017.

Peter has extensive experience in health and aged care, in both metropolitan and rural and remote areas of Australia. Peter was employed for over 10 years by one of Australia’s leading Home Care providers, and additionally in this role was responsible for the delivery of primary health care in a number of very remote Western Australia communities. Peter is passionate about his work in the sector, and thrives on the challenges associated with regional, rural and remote service provision with a commitment to building collaborative, innovative and sustainable service models. Peter is excited about Corumbene Care’s future.

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Glenn Knight  | Hotel Services Manager

Glenn has over 18 years experience working in the not for profit sector specialising in facilities services management and infrastructure development overseeing several major developments.


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Christine Kettleton  |  Community Manager

Christine has worked as a Registered Nurse over a number of years in QLD and TAS in the areas of children and youth. Moving into management, Christine has spent over 15 years working in the non-profit sector in NSW and TAS.  Her current focus is on keeping older persons well and at home for as long as possible.

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Deanne Leggate  | Assistant Director of Care

Deanne is a Registered Nurse with over 19 years’ experience in the aged care industry within Western Australia and Tasmania; over 17 years’ experience nursing in the acute care sector and 12 years in managerial roles including Director of Nursing of a 56 aged care bed facility in Hobart.