Shehan Fernando

Invited Speaker

Shehan Fernando, a physiotherapist, is the Plena Healthcare Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy National Manager and leads a team of over 900 allied health professionals. Shehan is a passionate leader in the Aged Care sector and has proven experience in organisational strategy and business operations, people leadership, client management, business development and service innovation.

Shehan believes in partnering with providers to innovate and enhance healthcare service provision to meet the growing demands of our population. He has a keen interest in attracting and retaining talent in the industry, whilst building sustainable, high quality service models for customers. Shehan is committed to supporting the industry through the aged care funding reform by embracing change collaboratively and implementing new ways of thinking.