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Our Management Team

Louise Forster
CEO

Louise joins Advocare with a high level of relevant experience in the not-for-profit sector across various aged care, disability and community service organisations.  In addition to holding senior executive roles, Louise is currently Vice Chair of Palmerston Association, a not-for-profit organisation providing services to people affected by alcohol and drugs.

Louise has a strong understanding of Advocare's vision and its strategic priorities and is well aware of the challenges currently facing the aged care sector and how this impacts on our services or older West Australians and their families and the increasing demand for their services.

Louise's formal qualifications include holding an MBA.  She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is a qualified internal auditor and has an accreditation in workplace training

Theresa Ng
Finance and Business Manager

Theresa Ng has worked in accounting for 16 years across a variety of industries, mainly in the not for profit sector. She brings in depth knowledge of risk management, streamlining financial processes, change management and improving reporting and data analysis systems that enable senior management to make timely decisions to ensure the effective delivery of funding contracts.

As Advocare’s Finance and Business Manager, Theresa ensures that Finance, HR, IT and Marketing work together with the management team to ensure the provision of high quality service.

She feels privileged to be a part of the Advocare team,  working in making a difference in supporting the lives of the older members in the community.

Theresa holds Masters in Accounting and Bachelor of Commerce.

Rhian Chin
Manager - Community Engagement

Rhian Chin has over 18 years management experience of community development partnerships, volunteer programmes for not-for-profits and high profile sport events and quality and improvement.

Rhian’s experience includes roles at the Paddington Partnership, Volunteering WA, Commonwealth Games, Perth Arena, Cricket World Cup and Silver Chain.  

Rhian’s role as Quality and Improvement Manager at Advocare is key in ensuring Advocare delivers optimal service to our clients and operates to national quality and safety standards.

Rhian holds a BA (Hons) degree in History, IAP2 Australasia Certificate in Engagement and a Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management.