Olivia Wood has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer at Presbyterian Aged Care.
Ms Wood first joined PAC in 2016 as a facility manager in Walcha and assumed responsibility for residential care facilities in 2018, before taking on management of home care services in 2020.
Prior to joining PAC, Ms Wood was Executive Manager of Community and Culture at Uralla Shire Council and CEO of Medicare Local in Western Sydney.
She was also employed as operations director at the Saigon Sports Academy in Vietnam.
Ms Wood took on the role of Interim CEO of PAC in March, 2021.
Chairman of Trustees Margaret Mackenzie described Ms Wood as a passionate and talented leader who brought highly relevant aged care experience and skills the role.
“Olivia is an advocate for improving the care and quality of life for all of our consumers and recognising the essential role that each and every PAC team member plays in this care,” Ms Mackenzie said.
“She works with great energy for- and possesses a demonstrated commitment to the Mission and Values of PAC. Under Olivia’s leadership, together with the ELT and all of our staff, PAC continues to deliver high quality aged care in these most challenging of times.”