Executive Team

Your Suncare Executive team draws on collective experience that spans finance, healthcare and aged care within both private and public sectors. These individuals are committed to person-centred community care that empowers carers and people who may be living with a disability, mental illness or a chronic condition.


Russell Mason, Chief Executive Officer

Russell Mason took on the role of CEO of Suncare Community Services in June 2015. His career has included several senior management and board positions. Russell is an active member on numerous industry boards and has been a director of the Australian Association of Convention Bureaux, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council and a former member of GoDigitalQld. Russell is the Chair of the Australian Institute of Company Directors committee for the Sunshine Coast, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and sits on the AIM Sunshine Coast Council and is a member of Economic Development Australia. He holds a Master of Business, Bachelor of Business, and a Graduate Certificate from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Mike Goulding, Corporate Services Manager

Mike is a leading finance and management professional and has worked across a range of industries, including manufacturing, commerce and healthcare. His roles include St Vincent’s and Holy Spirit Hospitals, Ramsay Health Care and Affinity Health. Mike holds a BSC (Hons) in Finance and Accounting and is a Chartered Management
Accountant. Mike is committed to improving Suncare’s operational and information systems to enhance our client services.


Richard Johnson, Chief Operations Manager

Richard Johnson is a committed professional with a broad range of knowledge and experience in leadership and management of community services including disability services, mental health, personal counselling and business. Richard initially trained as a registered nurse, and followed this up with degrees in Social Science, Counselling and Masters Degree in Counselling. Before joining Suncare Richard actively developed and managed multiple community services throughout Central Queensland.  His work in heading up the state-wide Lifeline Community Recovery program, which provides counselling support to people affected from natural disasters and critical incidents, has been greatly acclaimed and acknowledged by State, Federal and Commonwealth Heads of Government.