Alchera is always looking to grow and improve our services and, as such, Directors of Alchera are chosen for the knowledge and experience they can contribute as well as their passion for community involvement.

All members of Alchera’s Board are volunteers and give generously of their time. Alchera appoints Directors whose knowledge and experience or involvement in the community will be of benefit and assistance to the Organisation. Alchera’s Board members collectively have a wide range of experience including business management, real estate, building and electrical, politics, law, and financial record management.


Graham joined Alchera’s Board in 1998 and became Chairman in 2004. His vast experience in business and real estate has helped to drive Alchera towards growth and success. Passionate about his position as Chairman, Graham works tirelessly to ensure that the residents of Alchera, and Alchera as a whole, are in the best place possible.

Graham places great importance on the need to put something back into society. His dedication and commitment to Community Service is founded on the belief that individuals, by way of positive active involvement, can make a difference, especially to those less advantaged.


Alan has over 30 years in senior management roles across a range of industry sectors including real estate, consultancy, engineering, and retirement living. This varied, but related background and exposure, has provided him with a wealth of experience relevant to his role at Alchera Living.

Since commencing as CEO in 2012, he has participated in numerous industry training and other initiatives including providing direct feedback on proposed industry legislative changes. The organisation has made significant strides forward since Alan’s arrival, during a time where the retirement living sector has faced immense legislative changes and other challenges.

Alan is a CPA and holds various qualifications including a Bachelor of Business Degree and a range of business and other related qualifications. Alan’s understanding of the retirement living sector, real estate, property management, financial management, business planning, and contract administration has been invaluable in ensuring the smooth running of Alchera Living’s villages and in helping to shape the organisation’s future.