As a Chartered Accountant, Sue has a special interest in business, finance, audit and risk management but also in corporate planning and strategic management.
In terms of involvement in the aged residential care industry, Sue is currently the Chair of Whangaroa Health Services, a charitable trust which operates Kauri Lodge care home in Kaeo, Northland. Sue was the owner/operator of Papatoetoe Residential Care in South Auckland for 10 years until April 2022, where she played a very active role as Executive Director. She also offers business advisory services as a consultant to ARC facilities and, prior to purchasing Papatoetoe Residential Care, she was employed as the Chief Financial Officer for TerraNova Homes and Care.
Sue has also worked in senior management roles (Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer) in several other sectors including central and local government. She has served – and is currently serving on several Boards – and spent three years as Deputy Chair of the Northland District Health Board. Her community work includes audits for smaller not-for-profit organisations
Email Sue at sue.brown(at)whst.org.nz