Management Team

The management team consists of the Chief Executive Officer and four Service Managers who lead our dedicated team of health professionals and staff to achieve the Independent Living Centre’s mission of guiding people’s choices to access assistive technology and services for independence and wellbeing.

Management team
Head shot of ILC Chief Executive Officer Steve GlewSteve Glew - Chief Executive Officer

Steve joined the ILC as the Chief Executive Officer in March 2018.

Steve brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked in senior executive positions for more than 15 years.

For the past 10 years, Steve was an Executive Director at the Department for Child Protection and Family Support, where he was instrumental in growing and developing community services to meet changing priorities across social policy areas.

Prior to this role, Steve was the Manager Strategic Planning and Policy for the Inclusive Education Directorate at the Department of Education and Training, where he gained considerable experience managing teams working within the disability sector.

He has a strong track record in organisational achievement, reform initiatives, change management, policy development, innovation, corporate communications, governance, strategy and customer service.

Steve’s significant experience and strong leadership skills have him well placed to lead the ILC into the future as the disability, aged and community care sectors undergo changes to funding models.
ChristawebChrista Riegler – Service Manager: Assistive Equipment & Technology, GEAT and ILC Hire
Bachelor of Arts (Youth Work); Member of Australian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM)

Christa Riegler joined the ILC in May 2017. She has extensive management experience in the not for profit health and human services sectors, having worked as a senior manager for a number of organisations in the past two decades.

Christa is passionate about providing high quality consumer focused services which ensure that people can live independently in the community, whilst having access to what they need to facilitate this independence.

In previous roles she has worked closely with GPs and Allied Health Providers developing community mental health services such as Fremantle headspace, Fremantle Partners in Recovery, as well as health services such as the Cockburn Integrated Health Services, and Fremantle GP After Hours Service. She also oversaw the growth in the Fremantle StreetDoctor, a mobile medical service for homeless and disadvantaged people.

Her work in aged care included a period as CEO of Volunteer Task Force from 2001 to 2006. In this role she worked closely with volunteers who delivered valuable services to Home and Community Care clients.

She is currently completing her Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Western Australia, and is keen to keep up to date in contemporary leadership and change management strategies, and applying these learnings at the ILC, as part of the management team assisting the organisation to navigate through the on going aged care and disability reforms.
Justin Bunter - Corporate Services Manager
B. Comm P.G. Dip (Bus) CA

Justin joined ILC in July 2018 and is a Chartered Accountant and has held senior operational and financial positions for over 25 years.

Justin has worked across a number of industry sectors in both Australia and the UK. For the last 10 years Justin has worked within the Not for Profit sector with Executive roles in the environment, aged care, community development and disability sectors.

These roles have focused on overseeing most Corporate functions including finance, IT, assets and risk management. Within this dynamic sector Justin has supported a number of mergers, acquisitions and organisational restructures designed to enable organisations to modernise and build alternative revenue streams.

Justin has held a number of Board positions and is currently the Treasurer for a growing Disability Organisation based in Perth.