As CEO of aged care industry peak body, Leading Age Services Australia, Sean Rooney is a recognised leader in the aged care industry. Sean speaks with credibility and authority on issues of importance to older Australians and providers of aged care services across residential care, home care and retirement living.
Sean has held several Chief Executive/Senior Executive roles in public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations. He has led membership-based organisations and represented the interests of members on the local, national and international stage. Sean has practical experience at the nexus of the health and aged care sector, having been the CEO at the Australian Medicare Local Alliance.
Sean was the Executive Director of Sustainability & Climate Change in the ACT Government. He has also held executive roles at Sinclair Knight Merz where he managed the sustainability capability and at the CSIRO, where he held a number of roles including Director of Sustainablel Communities Research Program and CSIRO’s Australian Government Business Manager.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU, a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University and Post Graduate qualifications in Cross Sector Collaboration from Cambridge University.