Get to know our caring and highly experienced leadership team.

Barry Lange

Chief Executive Officer

Barry has been with Huon Regional Care for 22 years – 14 years as the CEO and the 8 before it as Director of Nursing. He has provided stable leadership while the organisation has significantly grown and expanded the range of flexible services to the ageing community across the southern region of Tasmania.

Previously Director of Nursing for a large, multi-faceted aged care facility in Queensland, Barry gained his gerontic and nursing expertise in district health services and hospitals over many years.

Barry is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Herma Waters

Executive Manager Clinical Services

Herma comes to Huon Regional Care with over 25 years’ experience in nursing, management, quality, risk, compliance and education across aged care, acute care, and primary health services.

Herma has a Masters of Nursing in nursing education and diplomas in dementia care and leadership and management. She is passionate about quality person-centred care, diversity and transformational leadership.

Herma manages all clinical areas and teams, which includes residential, sub-acute, respite and home care services.

Fiona Reid

Executive Manager People & Culture

Fiona came to Huon Regional Care in 2019 from a decade long role as Corporate Services and Human Resources Manager at Workskills. In 2013 Fiona completed her Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management and holds the qualification of Certified Practitioner of the Australian Human Resource Institute (CPHR). She is experienced in both corporate and non-profit settings and has an extensive background in HR generalist affairs.

Prior to her role in Tasmania, Fiona ran a landscape and design business in Melbourne for twelve years and has worked in Senior Management roles in hospitality in Melbourne and Perth.