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.

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Felicity Weeding  |  Clinic Services Manager
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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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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Julie Purves |  Finance Manager

Julie started her accounting career with the NHS in the UK, and furthered her accounting skills in the UK, NZ, and WA before moving to Tasmania in 2016, her career has mostly been in people-centric organisations, including several years in WA at a large Not-For-Profit Aged Care Organisation and brings Corumbene a rounded approach into the Corporate Services Arena, aided by her MBA studies. Julie has a desire to see people develop into the best version of themselves and enjoys working with both Residents, Clients and Staff to ensure that we are all working together to ensure that the Corumbene Community is sustainable and one that we all want to belong to.

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Michelle Garland |  Community Services Manager

Michelle is a Physiotherapist with over 30 years of experience in both the Private and Government health sectors in Tasmania and overseas. She has a passion to see people with chronic health conditions live independently and well and remain in their communities.

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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.