Our Board

Our Board2018-09-17T01:34:39+00:00

Peter Coomber has a Bachelor of Business Degree and practiced as a CPA for 28 years. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Coomber has applied his excellent management and financial skills whilst employed for pharmaceutical companies. Previous directorships include Central Coast NSW Medicare Local Board and Division of General Practice Board (2007-2015).

Duncan has extensive experience in management and leaderships roles within the technology industry, and currently provides mentoring, business coaching and advisory services to executives of both multinational and local companies. He has a keen interest to work with the Board on strategic matters and is willing to invest time in developing successful management and growth opportunities for CCPC.

Peter Bayley has 37 years’ health administration experience in public and private hospitals, and more recently in primary care. Peter has been CEO of three private hospitals and worked freelance for 13 years for a variety of clients in hospitals, primary care, industry bodies and allied health. Peter’s strategic experience includes service development in hospitals, day surgery centres and the establishment of new community-based allied health services and medical services in rural areas. He has Board governance experience in residential aged care, accreditation of nursing and midwifery education, medical services and disability services.

Risto has held medical related jobs in several countries with socialized and privatized systems of health care, including Yugoslavia (Serbia), Germany, USA, New Zealand, and Australia. Currently a practising GP on the Central Coast, he also has qualifications as a specialist in Ophthalmology, skin cancer and other speciality fields. Risto is very passionate and an advocate for the disadvantaged community with a particular focus on improvement of mental health service provision.

John has extensive awareness and understanding of the Central Coast community and the human services and infrastructure supporting the area. Having held several NSW Ministry positions including NSW Health Minister, NSW Disability Minister, NSW Minister for Commence and NSW Special Minister of State, John has extensive knowledge in both state and commonwealth government health arenas. As Campaign Director for Every Australian Counts Campaign which resulted in the establishment of the NDIS he has tremendous insight into NDIS and the Health and Disability sectors.