Our Board

Intelife is fortunate to have a Board filled with experience, well qualified and accomplished members from a wide variety of fields. Their professional expertise and personal commitment are a driving force behind ensuring we continue to deliver outstanding service and improve the quality of life of people with disabilities across Western Australia.

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Zenith Zeeman – Board Chair


Zenith is a non-executive director with over 20 years of senior executive management experience in mental health and the aged care sector. An experienced registered nurse, with a Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors,  Zenith is an accomplished leader, coach, mentor with a passionate commitment to quality, person centred care.

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Simon Rear – Board Deputy Chair

LLB BA GradDipAppFin (Sec Inst)

Simon Rear is a Corporate/M&A Partner at Gilbert + Tobin 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.

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Chris How


Chris has over 25 years experience in management and senior management across a number of industry sectors, positions that have included State Commercial Manager, Regional and General Manager, Chief Operating Officer and as CEO with Bethanie.

A dedicated Health and Community Industry Leader, Chris has participated on a number of industry related boards over the past decade. He is currently a member of the General Council at the WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), the WA Department of Health Aged Care Ministiral Advisory Council, the WA Department of Health Care of the Older Person Advisory Group as well as member of the Edith Cowan University School of Nusring and Midwifery Consultative Committee. Chris holds a number of degrees across Science, and Health Management and has also achieved a Master of Business in Health Care Administration.

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David Baughen

Chartered Engineer BSc, MSc, MICE MIStructE

David has over 40 years’ experience in engineering and project management for the energy and resources sectors. He has worked for 20 years as a Company Director and 11 years of those years as a  Managing Director. In semi- retirement he works as a coach and mentor in leadership development, project delivery, strategy development, and organisational change. He has been on the Board of Intelife for four years.

Kristen Turnbull

Kristen Turnbull

GAICD, Executive MBA, BA Journalism

Kristen is an executive and non-executive director with more than 10 years’ experience in commercial management including founding a subsidiary business in WA for the global CoreData Group. A qualified professional researcher (QPR) and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, she is focused on driving business performance and improving the customer experience through data and insight.

Kristen is founding director of CoreData WA, deputy managing director of CoreData Group, and a 2022 Business News 40 under 40 Award recipient. She was a financial journalist for seven years, prior to transitioning her career into market research.

George Nicholls - FAC Chair

George has over 20 years of finance experience across a diverse range of industries spanning telecommunications, resources and agriculture for both public and private companies. He has experience across a broad range of accountabilities including core financial control, strategic and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, debt and capital markets, taxation, risk management and company secretary responsibilities. George is a fully qualified member of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia

Stuart Jenner

BSc,  MBA, GradDipMgt, PCC, FAIM

Stuart Jenner is General Manager – Capability & Culture at Gold Road Resources and an accredited executive and organisational coach, coaching leaders and teams from the boardroom to the frontline. Stuart has over 20 years of leadership and management experience across a diverse range of industries including Defence, Government (State & Federal), Mining & Resources, Retail, Construction, Not-for-Profit and Information Technology in Australia and Internationally.

Stuart is also a recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence for his contribution to leadership development during his career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. Stuart is married to a very understanding wife, Amber and has 5 children, with one of his daughters being born with special needs.

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