Who are we

The firm was established to leverage the largest network of experts in aged care including strategic partners specialising in aged care banking, law, clinical governance, taxation and corporate restructuring.

Our close associations with the leading professional advisors across the country enable us to provide holistic advisory services to organisations of any size.

Since our establishment in 2013, we have grown to become leaders in the industry and provide our services to some of the country’s largest organisations, while retaining our mid-level and smaller clients.

As a team, we have over 80 years’ combined experience in aged care and retirement living. Cam Ansell, the Managing Director has specialised in aged care for over 25 years and has led some of the most influential research and lobbying in Australia and New Zealand.

We have a team of dedicated specialists in a range of diverse fields. Our accountants and business advisors cover the full range of services for strategic development, capital development modelling and administrative/management process improvement. Our nurses are able to dramatically improve operational efficiency and resident outcomes as well as helping to establish new service lines within a rapidly changing market.

Contact us to take advantage of our wide-ranging expertise.

Meet the Team

Cam Ansell - Managing Director

Cam is a Chartered Accountant and Managing Director of Ansell Strategic Pty Ltd. He has worked in the aged care and retirement living industries for over 25 years and is a recognised thought leader in the sector.

Cam has undertaken comprehensive financial and operational reviews of retirement and aged care services in Australia, USA, Asia and New Zealand. Cam has lead major studies across Australia and New Zealand to advise Government and the industry on financial viability and sustainability. He has also personally managed aged care facilities and retirement villages.

Cam has provided performance benchmarking analysis for most aged care providers in Australasia and has a particular interest in new service developments and redevelopments. He is a well-recognised national and international speaker on the changing trends in seniors’ accommodation and care services and he has been responsible for international studies in this area.

Much of Cam’s recent work has explored the impact of Australasia’s ageing population and the strategies being employed to meet the changing expectations of consumers of aged care services. This research provides timely information for Australia and we move towards consumer-directed service delivery under a less regulated operating model.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business, Edith Cowan University;
  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA);
  • Fellow, Institute of Company Directors (AICD); and
  • ASIC Registered Company Auditor.
Campbell Ansell Snr - Chairman

Campbell T Ansell is Chairman of Ansell Strategic Pty Ltd. A Fellow Chartered Accountant Campbell worked fourteen years at Arthur Anderson & Co before leaving to set up his own practice. In 1996 Campbell retired from the Practice to become a professional Company Director and is a Graduate Member of the Institute of Company Directors. In addition to his directorships, Campbell T Ansell was appointed by the Western Australian Government to act on a number of committees ranging from local governments to medical research.

Positions Campbell T Ansell has held are:

  • Chairman, Medical Health Research – Committee funding medical research in Western Australia
  • Chairman, Conservation Commission – Overseeing conservation in Western Australia
  • Chairman, Audit Committee – Lottery Commission in Western Australia
  • Chairman, Board of Commissioners – Split of Wanneroo and Joondalup Councils
Amber Cartwright - Senior Finance Consultant

Amber is a Chartered Accountant with previous experience in Public Accounting Practice and Commercial Project Accounting.

As a Senior Finance Consultant, Amber has been responsible for the financial analysis and benchmarking of a number of aged care and community service providers across Australia.

She has also undertaken market feasibility analysis and financial modelling for potential residential aged care and retirement living developments.

Amber possesses experience in the review of operational effectiveness of organisations, appraisal of budgeting and financial reporting systems, systems documentation and process mapping.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce and Economics (University of Western Australia)
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
Daniel Lee - Senior Finance Consultant

Daniel has undertaken a large number of strategic and organisation diagnostic reviews of aged care and retirement living organisations, working with both not-for-profit and for-profit providers, government, peak bodies and a number of service providers.

He has contributed to the development of financial benchmarking tools and uses this data in his efficiency analysis work with providers.

Daniel has also undertaken financial modelling for aged care providers and health service, and risk and assurance reviews.

Daniel is responsible for the management of market and competitor analysis, having undertaken a large number of reviews throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce and Economics (University of New South Wales)
Sara Agostinelli - Research Officer

Sara has a background in marketing and communications and has specialised in market research.

She has undertaken a number of qualitative and quantitative market reviews, including geographic and demographic population analysis, as well as comprehensive research on existing and emerging competition for residential aged care facilities and retirement villages. Sara has performed market analysis for both not-for-profit and for-profit providers as well as private service providers.

Sara is responsible for mapping market analysis geographically to be inclusive of all areas of interest surrounding the location of a site. Her research experience allows her to tailor an analysis to best suit the clients’ needs.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Communication Studies (University of Western Australia)
  • Master of Advanced Commerce (University of Western Australia)