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We are all about ‘people’ and our own people are the stars of our brand.

 

 

Our Benestar family is the hallmark of our service and reputation. In every area of our operation, we have highly qualified, talented, committed and energetic team members. After all, if we’re not at our best, how can we support you and your employees to achieve your best.

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Michele Grow
Chief Executive Officer
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Michele Grow
Michele Grow
Chief Executive Officer

When you’re aiming to be your best, an inspiring leader makes all the difference. Our CEO Michele Grow is one such leader. Michele inspires a large team of professionals and oversees our business delivery services globally. 

It’s the depth of her 35 years’ experience and her enthusiasm that helps others to shine. She is a sought after speaker and thought leader and is leading an exciting transformation as we embrace a more proactive, holistic approach to good health and demonstrate its link to great performance. 

Michele’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

‘Never underestimate the power of taking a walk. You can do it anywhere, anytime, taking as much or as little time as you need to regroup and focus on what’s important.’
 

Email:
mgrow@benestar.com
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Bjorn Meier
Chief Operating Officer
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Bjorn
Bjorn Meier
Chief Operating Officer

Growth can be an exciting time for a business. Here at Benestar, we need to know our expansion won’t compromise the quality of our service or customer satisfaction. That’s where our Chief Operating Officer Bjorn Meier comes in. 

Serving as a member of senior management teams in many high-growth companies, Bjorn knows people are critical to any business's success. He plays an integral part in ensuring we have the right platforms in place to support our people, our growth and the diversification of our services across the globe. 

Bjorn’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

'I am guided by Hippocrates' advice of "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food' and Juvenal's dictum of a 'healthy mind in a healthy body'. Real food and strenuous exercise are the foundation of wellbeing in all its facets'.
 

 

Email:
bmeier@benestar.com
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Caroline Lian
Chief Financial Officer
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Caroline
Caroline Lian
Chief Financial Officer

In a business so focused on helping people to shine, it’s important someone is focused on the numbers too. With more than 15 years’ experience in accounting and finance, our Chief Financial Officer Caroline Lian does far more than count the beans.

Caroline is a key business advisor responsible for the effective control and management of our financial resources. She draws on her experience to ensure our business processes and commercial management are in check and on track.  

Caroline’s ‘Best you’ Tip: 

‘Even when work is busy, find something funny in your day to make you smile and laugh. It helps you to relax and it will boost your productivity.’ 
 

Email:
clian@benestar.com
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Beate O’Neil
Head of Product and Partnerships
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Beate ONeil
Beate O’Neil
Head of Product and Partnerships

Beate is a Norwegian physiotherapist with more than 15 years’ experience in the Health and Wellbeing sector. She spent many years in the UK helping companies develop tailored health and wellbeing programs. 

She moved to Australia in 2017 and is responsible for our products and partnerships ensuring we are supporting organisations and individuals to be the best they can be. 

Beate’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

‘Eat well, sleep well, stay active and be present when spending time with colleagues, family and friends.'

Email:
boneil@benestar.com
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Glenn Murray
Customer Experience Director
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Glenn Murray
Glenn Murray
Customer Experience Director

Our Customer Experience Director Glenn Murray is a skilled and experienced leader with over 20 years’ experience in the EAP field. He is a valued strategic advisor to organisations across every industry sector.

Glenn has worked in Occupational Health, HR and Learning and Development, and has been a long-term contributor to the peak professional body, EAPAA. He is an experienced EAP analyst and assists organisations to minimise risk and deliver measurable outcomes.

Glenn’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

'Find your purpose in life through connection with your family, friends, community and the natural world and show compassion and gratitude every day'.
 

Email:
gmurray@benestar.com
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Guy Robbins
Customer Experience Director
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Guy Robbins
Guy Robbins
Customer Experience Director

We all know building positive relationships based on trust is paramount to making partnerships work. Our Customer Experience Director Guy Robbins makes positive business relationships his top priority and challenges his team to deliver exceptional customer service. 

Guy has over 16 years in the industry, working across a variety of roles including direct service delivery, customer and operations management, sales and business development. He has diverse management consulting experience and it is his time leading large teams that has equipped him perfectly for his role. Guy has a genuine customer focus, which permeates through his team.

Guy’s ‘Best you’ tip:

'Our lives, our bodies and our priorities never stay stagnant – we’re constantly changing and evolving. As a result, we need to learn to listen to ourselves through those changes and make sure we’re making the healthiest and the best decisions through life'.

Email:
grobbins@benestar.com
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Deborah Sims
Customer Experience Director
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Deborah Simms
Deborah Sims
Customer Experience Director

Strong, happy and healthy people equate to a productive, engaged workforce. To achieve this, our Customer Experience Director Deborah Sims understands how valuable it is to have a strategic partner in health and wellbeing on your side. 

Deborah has over 20 years’ experience in the employee assistance and wellbeing field with considerable account management and business development expertise. She places a strong emphasis on building quality, long-term relationships that help minimise risks to both individuals and organisations. 

Deborah’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

‘Get those endorphins flowing! If my experience has taught me anything, you cannot underestimate your body’s own way of making you feel good.’
 

Email:
dsims@benestar.com
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Warwick Harvey
CEO New Zealand
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Warwick Harvey
Warwick Harvey
CEO New Zealand

To get an organisation humming you need everyone in the workplace to put in his or her best. How do you achieve this? Our New Zealand CEO Warwick Harvey knows exactly how to help. 

Warwick has extensive experience in human resource management and management consulting and is a long-standing contributor to the employee assistance field. He is a trusted advisor to our customers and brings new insights and information to organisations.

Warwick’s ‘Best you’ tip: 

‘Knowing I’ve made a positive impact (no matter how small) on someone’s day makes me truly happy. Simply doing something for someone else can be the key to turning a day around.’
 

Email:
wharvey@benestar.com
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Julie Gray
Talent Acquisition and Clinical Network Manager
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Julie Gray
Julie Gray
Talent Acquisition and Clinical Network Manager

As we help people be their best at work and in life, sometimes we’ve got to move resources to be in the best place to provide support. Talent Acquisition and Clinical Network Manager Julie Gray knows exactly how to do this and leads a team that makes it happen.

Julie has acquired significant experience in a career that spans over 20 years across multiple industries, including health and medical, telecommunications, mining, financial services, advertising and media.

She has expertise in talent acquisition, workforce planning and resourcing expertise. Her professional accreditations include Organisational Psychology and Human Resources and tertiary qualifications in Business and Marketing.

Julie's ‘Best you’ tip

'I relate achieving wellbeing in life to this quote by William Arthur Ward: “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails'.

Email:
jgray@benestar.com
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At Benestar, we are all about helping people when and where they need us with all aspects of their life - physical, mental, social and financial. After all, strong, happy and healthy people equate to a productive, engaged workforce.