Ron Thompson – CEO
Ron Thompson was appointed CEO in 2021
Prior to commencing at CBCS, Ron was a member of the HammondCare executive leadership team from 2018 to 2021 as General Manager, Hospitals, Home Care and Retirement Living. HammondCare is a leader in the aged care sector with a turnover in excess of $400 million and strong specialization in dementia and palliative care. Prior to this, Ron was CEO of RSL LifeCare, a charitable organization providing residential care, retirement living and home care services to over 7,500 people and with turnover in excess of $350 million. During his time at RSL LifeCare, the organisation developed rapidly with over 20 acquisitions and 25 major capital development projects, as well as receiving national and State awards for care, quality and service. Whilst at RSL LifeCare, Ron opened “Homes for Heroes”, focusing on younger homeless veterans, providing a place to live, as well as care and mental health support.
Ron is passionate about family, sport and looking after our most vulnerable. For Ron, the CBCS Vision says it all: “Christ’s love compels us”. He attends St Philip’s Anglican Church in Turramurra and assists as the Rector’s warden.