Our Team

Russell D. Egan
Russell D. Egan

CEO & Company Director

Russell is the Chief Executive Officer of Superior Care Group. Russell has led the group since 2003 and brings an extensive skill set. He is experienced in Aged Care regulation, industrial relations, human resource management and administrative law. Russell promotes an Open Door Policy with both his residents and staff, focusing on what really matters.

Karlene Burns
Karlene Burns

Wellington Park Centre Manager

Karlene is a qualified Registered Nurse, working in the Aged Care industry for 24 years, she started with Wellington Park Private Care as a Registered Nurse in 1994, soon thereafter moving into Management in 2000. Karlene provides advice and support in all areas of business planning and management and has an extensive knowledge and understanding of workforce planning to promote the provision of the highest level of care to our residents.

Claire Johnston
Claire Johnston

Merrimac Park Centre Manager

Claire is a qualified Registered Nurse and Exercise Physiologist. With 20 years’ experience in the acute sector/physiology and 10 years in aged care, Claire has previously worked for the Department of Health. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in facility management, funding of aged care, project management and quality assurance. A passionate individual, Claire is committed to the delivery of high quality care of residents and maintaining a happy workplace environment.

Mary Riki Wilkes
Mary Riki Wilkes

Wellington Park Head of Care

Mary is a Registered nurse with 20 years' experience, and has been a part of Wellington Park Private for 5 years. She is always cheerful and friendly with an ability to talk and listen to all of our residents’ and families’ concerns. During our busiest moments you will always find Mary with a smile on her face.

Sue Little
Sue Little

Merrimac Park Head of Care

Sue is a Registered Nurse with over 38 years experience working across all management areas in Aged Care, Community Service, Human Resource Management and Health Service Delivery. Sue thinks we have the best job in the world and that it's a privilege to provide care for our residents.

Sarina Chaumont
Sarina Chaumont

Wellington Park Head of Hotel

Sarina is qualified in CN 200 Trade Certificate in Cookery, Food Safety Supervisor, Certificate IV Frontline Management, Certificate IV Training, Workplace Assessment and Bullet Proof Management. Sarina finds working in the Aged Care industry fulfilling and enjoyable.

Toni Menzies
Toni Menzies

Merrimac Park Head of Hotel

Toni has been a Qualified Chef for 26 years, completing her Chef training in the Royal NZ Air force. She was qualified with London City & Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 and was awarded top apprentice in 1993. With roles such Head Chef at an exclusive Restaurant in New Zealand, and holding qualifications such as a Personal Trainer and Swim teacher, Toni has a diverse and background with a unique skill set.