Jodie Gleeson

Practice ManagerLives on Ngaro land (she/her) Jodie has many years experience as a practice manager and a true passion for customer care. She enjoys providing day to day support to her team members and is driven by the pursuit of excellence. Jodie finds personal fulfilment and satisfaction when she feels she has delivered the best experience and outcomes for clients. …

Jess Pennington

Practice ManagerLives on Wadawurrung land (she/her) Jess has a wealth of experience in office management, administration, and customer service across various industries. She joined Umbo because she’s passionate about making a positive social impact and creating meaningful change. Jess has firsthand knowledge of the significant advantages that having access to therapy can offer, as she witnessed the positive impact it …

Kathryn Hawkins

Team LeaderLives on Gadigal land (she/her) Kathryn worked as an occupational therapist for 5 years in Hospital, Rehab and Community settings before deciding to study her Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. As soon as she graduated from Deakin University, she started working in both the Hospital system and Private Practice as a Dietitian. Kathryn has taken on roles within the …

Brooke Tasovac

Practice ManagerLives on Wallamettagul land (she/her) Brooke has spent most of her career working with children and families, first as a writer at a parenting magazine, then as a family photographer, and most recently as a hearing screener for newborn babies. Brooke is now studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences because she is passionate about the impact of early intervention …

Summer Ng

Accounts ClerkLives on Gadigal land (she/her) Summer is passionate about helping people who want to help themselves, live their best life on their own terms. She has over 10 years of experience in Accounting across various industries. She chose Umbo because the team is purposeful, people-centric and service-oriented. She appreciates Umbo’s commitment to delivering top quality therapy to people in …

Erin Scully

Practice ManagerLives on Dharug land (she/her) With over 15 years experience working in private and public health practices, Erin has thoroughly enjoyed working and interacting with people from all walks of life and has truly discovered her passion for people and her love of supporting clients and their families. Erin joined Umbo because she wants to make a difference. Erin …

Chris Murdoch

DirectorLives on Garigal land (he/him) Chris has 15 years of electrical engineering and field force supervision and innovative traffic management technology development; Winner QANTAS Rolls Royce award for Technology Innovation1985 for an infrared camera system combined with early optical character recognition technology. 15 years as a senior strategy consultant; 5 years leading ANZ business strategy practice for PwC 14 years …

Maria Trussell

Board ChairLives on Garigal land (she/her) Maria Trussell has spent most of her career in large multinational Companies, primarily in Finance and Governance functions, providing a diversity of work experiences spanning geographies, products, services and projects. Maria is a Chartered Accountant and GAICD (Company Directors Graduate). Continuing a lifelong love of learning, she now enjoys a portfolio of roles in …

Piroska Bisits-Bullen

DirectorLives on Gadigal land (she/her) Piroska is passionate about using data and technology for scalable social impact. Piroska was an early employee at Mable, working as Chief Operating Officer during a period that saw a 100x increase in the number of clients booking on the platform. Following this she became Data Science Director where she was responsible for data analysis, …

Francesca Pinzone

Chief Operating OfficerLives on Gadigal land (she/her) Francesca is passionate about bringing health services to children in rural communities and removing social inequalities. She has a MA in International Public Health from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact from the University of NSW, and a Bachelor of Science, Nursing from the University of Technology, Sydney. Francesca …