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Board of Directors

Our Board is committed to ensuring Intelife’s vision, values and purpose remain the foundation of our services. 

Their extensive experience in financial, commercial, legal and not-for-profit organisations, guarantees Intelife is focused on delivering the best level of service for our participants and their families and carers. 

Our Board

Nicolle Jenkins - Chairman

Nicolle Jenkins - Chairman  LinkedIn - Nicolle Jenkins


Nicolle is the Managing Director of The Hub Marketing Communications, and has spent more than two decades in the marketing and communications industry throughout Australia, including many years in the not-for-profit sector. Nicolle also chairs the Small Enterprise Network and sits on the Chamber of Commerce and Industry General Council. In 2011, Nicolle was selected as a finalist in the Telstra Business Woman of the Year awards (business owner), and was a 40Under40 award winner.

Nicolle is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and accepted the role of Intelife Chairman in October 2014.



Richard Bevan - Deputy Chair

Richard Bevan - Deputy Chair LinkedIn - Richard Bevan

BAppSc (Physio)

Richard graduated as a Physiotherapist from Curtin University, before he moved into the corporate arena. For the past 15 years Richard has fulfilled a number of roles as a Managing Director/CEO of public and private companies. Richard is the Managing Director of Cassini Resources Ltd, an ASX-listed resources company, and a Non-Executive Director of Empired Limited.

He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was appointed to the Board of Intelifein 2011, where he held the position of Chairman from April 2012 to October 2014.



Paul Finkelstein - Finance and Audit Committee Chair

Paul Finkelstein - Finance and Audit Committee Chair


Paul is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Senior Consultant in Finkelstein Hickmott Pty Ltd, Certified Practising Accountants. Paul was a Principal in his own practice for over 30 years, and during that time was involved with general business consultancy, and the set up and development of a number of service related businesses. In recent years he has focused more on the areas of general business consulting and business management. Paul is married and has two sons, one of whom enjoys the experiences offered by Intelife.



Zenith Zeeman

Zenith Zeeman LinkedIn - Zenith Zeeman

B. Science (Nursing)

Zenith Zeeman is General Manager of Residential Care at Amana Living and a registered Mental Health and General Nurse with a BScience (Nursing). Zenith has extensive experience in the area of mental health and Aged Care, having held a number of senior clinical and executive roles in the Public Sector. In his current role, he has implemented a number of key initiatives including a clinical governance framework and is leading the strategic reform of the organisation’s residential care vision.  Zenith has a Masters of Business Administration and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.



David Endersby

David EndersbyLinkedIn - David Endersby


David Endersby is Managing Director of The Human HeRd and has extensive experience in senior management and business development skills having worked for more than two decades in the finance, human resources, manufacturing, hospitality and association sectors.  David also brings strong advocacy skills having worked with Federal, State and Local Governments on a wide range of issues centred on the delivery of sustainable business and social outcomes.  David is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Certified Professional with the Australian Human Resource Institute.



Simon Rear

Simon RearLinkedIn - Simon Rear

LLB BA GradDipAppFin (Sec Inst)

Simon Rear is a Corporate Partner at Squire Patton Boggs in Perth.  He has expertise in corporate advisory, private and public M&A and equity capital markets in both Australia and the UK.  Simon is a senior advisor with experience in takeovers, schemes of arrangement and private mergers and acquisitions transactions, on a number of fundraisings including IPOs, rights issues and placements acting for both issuers and underwriters. Simon is also an expert in corporate governance and regularly presents on corporate governance issues including at the Governance Institute.



Trudi Chesterton

Trudi ChestertonLinkedIn - Trudi Chesterton

BComm, MBA, CA

Trudi is a Chartered Accountant with a Commerce Degree from the Australian National University, and an MBA from Deakin University. She has over 20 years of international, commercial, financial and operational experience gained across a number of industries and businesses from both the public and private sectors. Trudi began her career in one of the ‘big four’ Chartered Accounting firms, and since that time has worked in senior executive roles within the utilities, mining resources and recruitment, and employment services industries. Trudi is currently the State Operations Manager for Blackwoods, a division of Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety.