He has been COO at Jewish Care since late 2014 and has overseen continual evolution of our services as societal and regulatory demands evolve towards increasingly client centric services. During that time the total number of people Jewish Care supports, has grown from 4,000 to circa 6,200 per annum and the hours of direct care support provided to people in our community has increased four-fold. Due to Hugh’s determination and pursuit of funding and advocacy opportunities, Jewish Care now serves more people with a more diverse range of services than ever before. Hugh’s focus is to continually review what we do, ensuring we drive efficiencies through service delivery without compromising the outcomes that each individual receives.
Hugh has developed a deep connection with many members of our community who come to Jewish Care for supports. He knows the contribution that Jewish Care can make to support people through the toughest of times. He has a passion for ensuring everything that can be done, is done. He revels in our community, welcomes its rich diversity is constantly in awe of its cohesiveness.
Hugh graduated as a physiotherapist and holds an MBA as well as a Masters of Commercial Law.