Miguel joined PQI as CEO in February 2020 after a career spanning the Arts, Corporate and Not for Profit sectors. Miguel has held senior roles with organisations including PwC, EY, Minter Ellison, TAFE Queensland and Camp Quality. He has also served on a number of not for profit boards and as Chair of a Queensland Government board.
Miguel’s passion is to make a difference to the individuals, communities and organisations he engages with. When he is not at work you will find him enjoying time with family and friends, exercising, playing football (round ball) or playing music.
Once upon a time Miguel was a professional singer with stints performing in the Phantom of the Opera and with Opera Australia so he can sing for his supper.
Many years’ experience in finance and operational administration for Community Service organisations in Brisbane and Queensland regional areas.
Very happy to be part of the Parkinson’s Queensland team and look forward to connecting with our lovely Members.
At home Susan loves yoga, theatre and finding new little cafes and restaurants to try with her partner and friends.
Stephanie has been a nurse for nearly 20 years, working mostly in a hospital. She has an extensive background in Rehabilitation Nursing along with Stroke, Dementia, Delirium and Parkinson’s disease.
Helping others to have the best quality of life they can has long been a passion of hers. This has led her to her current role as a nurse for Parkinson’s Queensland.
In her spare time, she loves reading anything and everything and caring for her family. She also enjoys travelling with her husband whenever she gets the chance.
Fiona began her service with Parkinson’s Queensland as a volunteer and it quickly became apparent that she was a much needed part of the team.
Fiona’s interaction with our members and those within support groups has made her a popular and knowledgeable team member, you might even see her occasionally at a Members Event or Zoom Support Group Meeting!
Fiona is our fitness fan and we count on Fiona to lead “Team Parkinson’s” to victory during our sporting events and competitions. Fiona also leads “Team Parkinson’s” in the office each day by aiming to support each and every person living with or impacted by Parkinson’s in whatever way she can!
Michelle comes to Parkinson’s Queensland with a broad and wide ranging background centred around community based and not for profit organisations and some work within all levels of Government.
Her expertise is not only in community engagement, connectivity and partnerships, but also in organisational development through education and training. Having had the privilege of working across a lot of Queensland in past roles, she appreciates the dynamic of regional and remote Queensland as well a metropolitan regions and looks forward to working with them all in this role.
Life with a husband and two dogs keeps things interesting with outings, travel and house renovations regularly in planning or doing stages.
Michelle is a graduate from Central Queensland University studying Welfare and Leisure Management, later adding to this education with Diploma of Business and Training and Assessment certifications.
Sarah joins our Parkinson’s Qld team with extensive professional and personal experience in aged and community care spanning over 20 years. Her background includes working as a My Aged Care RAS assessor and team leader, case manager and Dementia respite and support service roles for Alzheimer’s Qld.
Sarah Has completed a Bachelor of Health, Ageing and Community Services through the University of New England and has recently commenced a Diploma of Counselling.
Sarah describes herself as a “people person” and a good listener- she looks forward to connecting with and providing support to our members and volunteers.
Sarah and her family are completely devoted to their rescue greyhound and love taking him for walks all around Brisbane.
As our newest recruit at Parkinson’s Queensland, Mina welcomes the opportunity to listen to and share compelling stories across our fundraising platforms that will inspire positive change within people and their community.
Fundraising and marketing have remained the cornerstone of her career, as working for a non-for-profit organisation truly reflects her desire to make a real difference. Mina has completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie University, double majoring in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. She has built experience across capabilities such as Account and Campaign Management, Customer Success and Digital Marketing.
Mina enjoys creative problem solving and meeting new people from all works of life and looks forward to supporting your fundraising journey with Parkinson’s Queensland.
Mina loves stepping outside of her comfort zone and trying new things, whether it’s skydiving or exploring a new place. Her passions include cooking for people, quality time with friends and family, hiking, travelling and stand-up paddleboarding.
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