Our Correct Care team of professionals strive to create positive therapeutic environments for our patients through leadership, understanding, innovation and efficiency.


John Hoogeveen, Managing Director, has 30 years of experience in health service delivery in clinical, operational, consulting and executive management roles and joined Correct Care Australasia in 2011. He directs all aspects of Correct Care Australasia’s operational and business functions. John holds a Bachelor of Nursing, a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Bioethics and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Practice and Management (Cancer) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Additionally, he held previous consulting roles in correctional health with The GEO Group Australia.

Francis Olopade, Chief Medical Officer, joined Correct Care in 2022. Francis is a medical practitioner with diverse and extensive experience in medicine including General Practice, Custodial Health, Indigenous Health, Emergency Medicine, Public Health and Occupational Health, delivering services in challenging environments including rural and remote Australia. Francis’ experience extends to leadership positions including Senior Medical Officer, Deputy and Director of Medical Services.

He has primary responsibility, with the Chief Nursing Officer, to ensure the provision of quality care to our patients within the correctional environment, supported by health and wellbeing linkages upon release to the community. Francis’s patient centred and collaborative approach supports Correct Care’s ongoing and beneficial interactions between medical, clinical, and administrative staff in the delivery of integrated healthcare services.

Francis has a keen interest in Indigenous Health as well as service development and best practice. He strives to provide equitable, inclusive and innovative care to all patients through several initiatives including investment and development of Correct Care’s practitioners so that the best care is provided to our patients.

David Gerrard, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and General Manager Corporate Services, joined Correct Care in 2020. He is a qualified finance professional with senior executive experience in the public and private healthcare and not-for-profit sectors. He has more than 20 years of senior and executive management experience leading transformative business services and strategic functions within multidisciplinary organisations. He is accomplished in the areas of financial risk management and governance, and is personally passionate about developing and empowering high performance teams. He has a Bachelor of Business, a Master of Business Administration, is a Certified Public Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Christine Fuller, Chief Nursing Officer, is a registered nurse with 30 years of experience working in the healthcare sector, including 20 years of senior healthcare management experience in Victoria and New South Wales. Christine holds a Diploma of Nursing, a Bachelor of Nursing Administration and a Masters of Health Administration. Christine has filled diverse roles over her career, including executive positions, managing major departments and leading multidisciplinary organisation-wide projects. Christine joined Correct Care Australasia in 2011 with her areas of interest and experience being consultative leadership, developing the professional role of nurses and delivering quality care to patients. Christine is a current Board Director for the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) and a Graduate of AICD.
Kim Theochari, General Manager, People and Culture, joined Correct Care in 2017. Kim holds a post-graduate degree and is completing a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management. She has a personal passion in supporting the development of a cohesion culture through her strong focus on engaging across the organisation and creating alignment in staff’s roles and their contribution to achieve Correct Care’s people and business goals.   Her ability to build long-lasting and trust-based relationships across the organisation has been pivotal in supporting Correct Care’s workforce attraction and retention success.


Wellpath – our parent company

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