Karen Borg

Chief Executive Officer

Karen Borg is an authentic, values-based leader with a strong, personal commitment to building a culture based on trust and transparency.

As Chief Executive Officer, Karen brings extensive leadership experience across commercial and government organisations, including as CEO for Healthdirect Australia and Jobs for NSW, and as President - Asia Pacific for ResMed, and Vice President, Worldwide Marketing - Advanced Sterilization Products for Johnson & Johnson.

Karen’s deep experience in understanding the needs of customers will advance Catholic Healthcare’s focus on residents, clients, patients and their carers, and the organisation’s commitment to be responsive and innovative.

Karen is a non-executive director for Optiscan (ASX:OIL) and Somnomed (ASX:SOM) and was a finalist in the 2017 Telstra Business Woman of the Year Awards. Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.

Raised partly in Germany, Karen’s favourite saying is - Es ist nicht genug, zu wissen, man muß auch anwenden; es ist nicht genug, zu wollen, man muß auch tun (Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do).