Executives

Spiro Stavis

Chief Executive Officer

Spiro joined the team at St Basil’s Homes NSW/ACT in 2016 and is a qualified Town Planner with over 28 years of experience in both the private and public sectors.

His appointment as the Chief Executive Officer involves the overall management of the organisation. Spiro has a vision for St Basil’s where seniors see their lives improve upon joining the St Basil’s family of programs and services.

He passionately wants seniors to feel that they have a better quality of life, enjoying more activities, increased socialisation, delicious food and timely clinical care in a safe environment with the opportunity to develop new friends and good memories.

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Angela Sacks

Director of Care and Community

Angela Sacks is the Director of Care and Community.

She brings a strong skillset, cultural alignment and extensive clinical, operational and management experience to St Basil’s. As an extremely dedicated senior level health-care professional Angela has worked in the United Kingdom’s NHS for 28 years.

Angela leads all elements of St Basil’s Residential homes and Community Services, with the aim to have a positive impact on her team and the care that is provided to consumers.

Underpinned by her ability to combine her clinical expertise and business acumen to align clinical outcomes with corporate objectives, Angela is also backed by a Diploma in Management, Business Administration. She is known to be a creative problem-solver and leader who is adept at promoting a cohesive team environment.

Christopher Hatzidis

Director of Corporate Services

Christopher brings over 20 years of experience in strategic
planning, organisation development and transformation, program management, people leadership and systems development.

He has robust technical knowledge with strong business acumen developed across multiple industries and company sizes – ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to small niche consultancies, Christopher brings a wealth of experience to the team.

Christopher has a track record of success in managing the implementation of complex systems and business change programs as well as in building strong business partnerships.

As a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Christopher also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
from UNSW.

Laura Frazis

Chief Financial Officer

Laura is a Certified Practising Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce specialising in Accounting, Finance and Systems. She has extensive experience in management accounting and financial accounting in various large and small corporations.

Laura joined St. Basil’s in 2009 and has developed a deep knowledge of the aged care industry.

Laura and her hardworking finance team are responsible for managing all aspects of the organisation’s financial affairs including budgeting, financial management and reporting. Laura and her team help us keep track of the Charity’s funding and expenditure so that we can make the best decisions for the care of our elderly while maintaining viability.

Chrisoula Theocharous

Director of People, Learning & Culture

Chrisoula brings a wealth of Human Resource and Injury Management expertise gained across diverse sectors including Government, Health, Education, Finance, Banking and Construction and has spent the last 10 years working within Aged Care and Community Services.

Providing strategic and collaborative HR advice, Chris’ achievements include leading transformation and change management, organisational development, talent management, and managing employee relations.

With a degree in Psychology, Chris is passionate about coaching and mentoring others to fulfil their personal and professional goals and actively looks at ways to enhance the employee experience. She is an experienced mediator and is also a strong advocate and values-driven partner.

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Diana Gutkovich

Director of Quality, Risk and Compliance

Diana Gutkovich is the Director of Quality, Risk and Compliance, a role which is more vital than ever in the aged care industry.

She brings over 14 years of experience that includes Directorate positions for the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing in the Office of Aged Care Quality and Compliance, as well as with other leading aged care providers.

Diana is a key driver of our Continuous Improvement Plans across our clinical and non-clinical environments.

The delivery of best-practice aged care services to our residents is her passion. Diana’s hands-on approach, empathetic nature and practical guidance brings a wealth of support to the St Basils’ workforce.

Nick Baldas

Acting Director of Property

With over 20 years of experience in the building industry, Nick’s background spans across the residential, retail, corporate and aged care sectors.

Nick joined St Basil’s in June 2018 as the Project Development Manager to oversee the entire capital projects program. Now as the newly appointed Director of Property (Acting). His role is to oversee the effective operational management of all building assets in support of multiple business lines including property development and refurbishment pipeline.

Nick has a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Sydney and is a multi-skilled professional with experience in both client-side project management and architectural design.