Who we are

We believe in creating a bright future for elderly Australians.

Phil Usher, Odyssey Lifestyle Care Communities

Introducing our founder 
Phil Usher

Odyssey founder and CEO Phil Usher, who 20 years ago started on a journey to create a better model of ageing in place that offers a bright future for Australian seniors.

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The Leadership Team

Phil Usher
Founder & CEO

Likes: Running, surfing, travelling, time spent with family & friends.
Vision: I want to provide a bright future for all of our Mum’s, Dad’s and ultimately, ourselves.

Aaron Lavell

Likes: Hawthorn in the AFL, red wine and spending time with the family.
Vision: I’d like to see all elderly Australians have access to the quality of life and care that Odyssey offers.

Bec Hamer – Registered Nurse
Wellness Manager

Likes: Being mum to my four children, the beach, fishing and eating out.
Vision: Since I was 18, nursing has been my passion. I want to help people to be healthy, happy and comfortable.

Richard Durie
Chief Financial Officer

Likes: Racing my SUP, surfing and listening to classical music.
Vision: I would love to see music therapy for the elderly continue to grow.

Peter Morley
Development Manager

Likes: I’m fortunate to have a lovely wife and family, love horse racing, used to run from home to work & for recreation, now just like walking for enjoyment.
Vision: To never cease learning, and to be able and willing to provide support and encouragement to others.


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