Bronwyn Walsh

Bronwyn Walsh

LLB (Hons) BCom

Bronwyn is a corporate lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in commercial transactions and advisory work.  This has included responsibility for risk and compliance functions when working in a listed entity. Bronwyn joined the Board in August 2023.

Covid Update


Covid-19 Information 2023

Dear families/friends

We welcome and encourage you to continue visiting your loved ones and friends. Our Visiting hours are as follows:

  • Visiting times are 10 am – 5 pm (Daily)
  • No RATs are required, however, all visitors will need to complete a short screening questionnaire on arrival.

Please do not visit if any of the following applies:

  • You are feeling unwell
  • You have tested positive for Covid within the previous 10 days
  • You have been a household contact of someone with Covid within the previous 7 days.
  • All visitors will be given a mask to wear as part of the screening process and will be asked to keep that on throughout their visit.

Visitors to Stirling/ Braemar:

Concierge staff will continue to give visitors a confirmation slip which Braemar/Stirling staff will check to ensure that visitors to the unit have completed the form for screening/contact tracing.

We look forward to seeing you at St Andrew’s Village soon.

Kind regards

St Andrew’s Village Executive Team

Peter Goodfellow

Peter Goodfellow

Finance, Audit and Risk Subcommittee and Nominations Subcommittee

Peter is a New Zealand businessman and politician currently serving as President of the New Zealand National Party. He has a UCLA Masters in Business Administration and both a Bachelor of Laws and of Commerce. Peter joined the Board of St Andrew’s Village in 2008 and currently serves on the Finance, Audit and Risk Subcommittee plus the Nominations Subcommittee.

Peter Mence

Peter Mence

Property Committee

Current CEO of the NZX listed, Argosy Property Limited, Peter Joined the board in 2019 and was appointed chair of the Property Committee in 2020. Peter has a property industry career of over 40 years, is a fellow of the Property Institute of New Zealand, and a past President of the Property Council of New Zealand. Peter is a trustee of the Massey University Property Foundation and a trustee of the New Zealand Sailing Trust.

Dr Jill Waters

Dr Jill Waters


Prior to joining the St Andrew’s Board in 2018, Jill was a consultant Geriatrician at Auckland City Hospital for 25 years, the last 7 as a community Geriatrician. Jill currently works for the HOPE Foundation, which promotes research on ageing, as well as being a clinical advisor for a University of Auckland national leg ulcer trial.

Sarah Hipkiss

Sarah Hipkiss

Chair of Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee

Sarah joined the Board in 2015 and holds the role of Chair of Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee. Previously
a partner with KPMG Sarah now works in industry in a CFO role.

Dr Paul Owen

Dr Paul Owen,


Paul is a geriatrician based at Older People’s Health at Auckland City Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre.
His mission is ensuring older people get high quality healthcare to permit maximum health, function and independence. Where that independent living is not possible they should have the best possible residential care. Paul joined the Board of Trustees in 2011 and is Chair of the Clinical Governance Subcommittee

Francis Gacad

Francis Gacad

Admissions Manager

Francis is our Admissions Manager for the care centre, which is a role he has held with us for nearly 10 years. Francis works with residents and their families to facilitate both long term and short stay (respite) admissions into our care centre.

Carmen Stadler-Hanekom

Carmen Stadler-Hanekom

Director of Care

Carmen is the Director of Care for St Andrew’s Village and has clinical oversight of all our care centre and retirement village operations. Carmen is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience, with many of those being in senior leadership roles. Since joining St Andrew’s in 2011, Carmen has also been involved in the design of the various new care buildings which are underway.

Judy Armour

Judy Armour

Retirement Living Manager

Judy is the Retirement Living Manager and oversees the day to day running of the Retirement Village, which includes all new sales/resales and rentals. Judy has an extensive background in marketing and real estate and first joined St Andrew’s in 2006. Since that time she has also been heavily involved with the design of many of the construction projects which have either been completed or currently in the planning stages.

Kids Area


“No matter how old you are, you can remain a child at heart”

Spend Time With Those Who Matter Most

We encourage families to stay in touch and spend time with residents at St Andrew’s Village. Children can have fun at our kids area, complete with foosball table, air hockey and playstation.  Family members can even stay with residents for short periods of time.