William Charlton Village Allambie Heights

Chief Executive Officer


Bachelor of Social Studies (Hons), Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (University of Dublin, Trinity College), Post-Graduate Qualification in Management (University of Strathclyde, Scotland).

Ciarán started his career in 1986 in Dublin. He has worked in a range of Senior Management Health and Social Services positions in Ireland and the United Kingdom. He operated his management consultancy business in Ireland for six years before moving to Australia. He has extensive experience in the provision of services for older people and was first to provide training in the Protection of Older People to groups in Ireland in association with the Working Group on Elder Abuse and through his consultancy business. He joined the organisation as Chief Executive Officer in 2006.

He enjoys spending time with his young family, coaching rugby, swimming, gardening, cooking and reading.


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Retirement Living Manager


Patricia commenced working with us in 2007 bringing with her ten years of experience in the Aged Care industry in both Hostel and Nursing Home Facilities encompassing business management and administration, finance and human resources. She was previously employed in sales and marketing, the banking industry and other health related administration and management roles.

Patricia was born in England and moved to Australia in her teenage years. Following a period of travel, she settled on the Northern Beaches of Sydney in 1977 where she raised her two children. She enjoys all types of sport, musical theatre, dancing and travel. Patricia looks forward to meeting with and helping any future residents, families and friends with information regarding our self care or hostel (aged care) facilities.



Retirement Village Manager


Hannah began working as Retirement Village Manager for William Charlton Village in August 2020.

She has a background in venue and event management and has previously been employed in sports administration and education officer roles.

Hannah grew up on the Northern Beaches but moved to the Central Coast with her family when she was young. She recently relocated to the beaches with her own family; Fiancé Luke and 2 young daughters Tilly and Ruby.

Hannah looks forward to meeting and assisting residents of both William Charlton Village and Allambie Heights Village.


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Accounts Manager


Eddie joined us in November, 2010  employed as a contractor, performing the role of Accounts Manager. Eddie is the proprietor of Youil Consulting and has extensive experience in the field of accounting in which he manages clients from a wide variety of industries.

Previously employed by Qantas Airways as a financial analyst gave Eddie the opportunity to travel to many exotic destinations . Eddie now enjoys his free time with his family which includes the addition of a new baby girl.