Management Team – Embracia Queensland


Dawn and Peter MacKenzie

Dawn and Peter co-founded Embracia over 35 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 was 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

Manager, Natalie Chilcott

Embracia in Burpengary – 135 Buckley Road, Burpengary, QLD

Executive Manager, Sue Davenport

Embracia QLD Head Office Team

Our head office team comprises of Cathy Li, Ros Whitehead and Sue Yang and they provide support to our Queensland homes.

Cathy Li, Chief Financial Officer

Cathy and her team oversee all aspects of the company’s Finance functions.

Sue Yang, Accountant

Sue joined the Embracia QLD Head Office team in January 2022 and supports the CFO and finance team with the day to day finance operations and general administration duties.

Ros Whitehead, Executive Assistant

Ros joined the Embracia QLD Head Office team in late 2017, and is involved in the areas of Administration, Human Resources, Marketing and Communications.