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Our Team

Our leadership team have experience in compliance and governance with a specific understanding of the health sector and allied health profession, including expertise in health professions regulation.

Dr Susan Nancarrow


Dr Susan Nancarrow is Chief Executive Officer of the HealthWork International group of companies, an allied health professional, health services researcher, recovering academic and aspiring entrepreneur. She brings more than twenty years of international experience in health and higher education service delivery, organisation and governance.

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Tom Coogan


Tom Coogan has been a Registered Tax Agent for over 40 years and is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia having held a practising certificate with the Institute for over 35 years. As a practice Principal, Tom focussed on business services and development, compliance and governance for small to medium enterprises, including small cap listed public companies, unlisted public companies and incorporated associations.

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Dr Anne-Louise Carlton

Senior Policy Advisor

Dr Carlton has worked in various direct service, policy and regulatory reform roles, in Australian state health and human services departments. Her qualifications include undergraduate degrees in Arts (majoring in law and psychology), Social Work and Clinical Sciences, an MBA and a Doctor of Public Health.

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Lauren Schneider general manager healthwork solutions

Lauren Schneider

General Manager

Lauren is a lawyer by trade, with more than 15 years working in legal, governance and compliance-related roles in the public sector and statutory bodies. Lauren is passionate about the design and implementation of governance solutions that balance assurance requirements with the practicalities of management, within the client’s risk appetite.

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