Sue Thomson (RN, BHealth Management) is the Chief Executive Officer at McLean Care, an award- winning, not for profit aged care provider. Her passion and commitment to the health and wellbeing of the ageing population in regional, rural and remote (RRR) areas is a result of over 20 years’ experience and service in the health and aged care sectors. Under her leadership, the organisation has enjoyed significant growth over the last five years, as well as being awarded internationally, such as winning the recent Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation of the Year (2019). Sue chairs several industry and business groups and is passionate about using her voice in national forums to ensure that older people are not disadvantaged due to their geographic location. She is a champion for innovation in the sector, with a particular focus on geographical disadvantage, harnessing emerging technologies to help address workforce and other pressing sector challenges.