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Chiefs for Gender Equity profile - Jane Pickering

Chief Executive, Eldercare IncJane Pickering

Jane Pickering is the Chief Executive of Eldercare Inc. Eldercare is one of the largest and most experienced aged care and retirement living providers in South Australia. With 1,000 residential aged care beds and over 200 retirement living units across 22 sites spanning metropolitan Adelaide and the Yorke Peninsula, Eldercare has a solid reputation for providing high-quality services.

Jane started her career as a Registered Nurse/Midwife working in various roles in the public and private sectors and in rural and remote areas. She has held several Executive positions including the Executive Director of Nursing & Patient Services at Repatriation General Hospital, A/CEO of St Andrew’s Hospital, CEO of Domiciliary Care SA, CEO of St Hilarion Aged Care prior to being appointed to the CE of Eldercare in 2013. Jane has post graduate qualifications in Health Administration and Health Education, she is a Fellow of the Australian College of Health Management, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Justice of the Peace for South Australia. She has a solid reputation for leading cultural change within organisations and improving organisational performance through building high performing teams.

As a CE of an organisation where women make up 82% of its workforce, Jane is strongly committed to gender equity and supporting women to achieve their full potential.