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  • With Proven Professional Management of your business...

  • Allowing you to focus on your personal goals

Board and Senior Management

HNAI is lead by a highly credentialed board and management team which has a detailed understanding of the healthcare industry and has a strong vision for its future.


Lou Panaccio is the Non-Executive Chairman of HNAI. He is a chartered accountant with 20 years experience in the health sector. For many years Lou was CEO of Melbourne Pathology and was responsible for successfully merging independent pathology practices to form an $80m enterprise, attracted a Swiss owned majority shareholder, and eventually worked on the sale of the business to Sonic Healthcare Limited. Lou is highly respected in the health sector and is consulted widely within the industry.


Andrew Cookes is a Non-Executive Director. Andrew has over 30 years experience practicing as a commercial lawyer in Melbourne city law firms. His skills in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance are valuable for HNAI in its early growth phase. Andrew recently founded Wampum Capital Group, which provides corporate advice and arranges finance for Australian SMEs.


Chris Trafford is a Non-Executive Director. Chris provides consulting services to HNAI in the HR area, which is of critical importance for HNAI in maximising performance of HNAI’s highly skilled workforce. Chris is eminently qualified to undertake this task as founder and ex CEO of Davidson Trahaire, an Australian national corporate psychology and HR consulting firm.

General Manager/ Company Secretary

Ross Williams is the General Manager/Company Secretary. Ross is a Chartered Accountant with an MBA from RMIT in Melbourne. Ross has over 20yrs of accounting and business experience and has worked for both large multinational/public companies as well as smaller family owned operations. Ross previously worked in the retirement/aged care industry and his previous roles included CFO to the Gandel retirement group and before that as CFO at Primelife.