Management Team – Embracia Queensland

Co-Founders

Dawn and Peter MacKenzie

Dawn and Peter co-founded Embracia over 30 years ago. They had a passion for creating aged care that was different; their focus is to create nursing homes where residents’ lives are worth living.

Dawn is a Registered Nurse, qualified auditor, dementia care mapper and an Eden Alternative Associate. Dawn is also an experience interior designer with expertise in aged care and retirement living.

Peter is an Eden Alternative Associate and Mentor, and has played key roles in the development of the aged care industry including directorship of a National peak body.

The management and support team that leads our extended Embracia family are passionate in their commitment to the values and principles of the founding family members.

Embracia in Woodford – 12-14 Margaret Street, Woodford, QLD

Christine Hawkes, Manager Woodford

Embracia in Burpengary – 135 Buckley Road, Burpengary, QLD

Sue Davenport, Manager Burpengary

Embracia QLD Head Office Team

Gabrielle Hamilton, General Manager

Gabrielle joined the Embracia family in 2015 and has worked closely with the head office team in administration and support.
Gabrielle coordinates marketing, communications, IT and business systems.. Gabrielle is an Eden Alternative™ Associate and is passionate about the Embracia philosophy of care. Gab works closely with our managers to ensure the head office team supports each home to provide the best care and lifestyle for our residents.

Tony Geng, Chief Financial Officer

Tony joined the Embracia QLD Head Office Team in 2017.

Jenny Zhong, Assistant Accountant

Jenny joined the Embracia QLD Head Office team in mid 2017. 

Ros Whitehead, Administration Officer

Ros joined the Embracia QLD Head Office team in late 2017, and provides administration support to the Head Office Team.