About us

The CGA team has over 20 years of hands on experience working in frontline and in senior management positions in the health and social system, so we know what it’s like practically on the ground, and the environmental challenges. We have extensive experience leading government departments, and actively driving non-government organisation governance and performance as active Directors of various boards. This experience enables us to stand in our client’s shoes, see their problems from all angles, and develop genuine and cost effective solutions.

Craig Gear

Founder and Director

Craig has a Masters of Nursing (in Critical Care) and nearly 20 years of clinical and senior management experience within the health and human services sectors, and 10 years of health and human services management consultancy experience. He has extensive experience in strategic policy development and planning, health program evaluation, service planning and redesign, stakeholder engagement, and NGO board governance as the President of 2 boards, and board member of ACON.

Maureen Hanly

Senior Associate

Maureen is a Registered Nurse and senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in the health industry leading substantial change, engaging and motivated teams, driving productivity and performance. She has extensive knowledge of health processes, proven commercial and business acumen, workplace and resource change management and workforce culture. Maureen has significant NSW government experience, as Executive Director of Clinical and Nursing Services (EDCNS), Justice and Forensic Mental Health Network for over 8 years.

Devon is an Epidemiologist, and Research & Evaluation Specialist. She has a PhD in Public Health, which was focused on the detection of alcohol-related emergency department presentations. She has nearly 20 of experience working in the NSW Health system, and has published over 50 articles in peer reviewed academic journals for health research and evaluation projects. Dr Indig is a Sax Institute board member and researcher affiliated with the University of NSW and the University of Sydney.

Dr Devon Indig

Senior Associate


Jude has a Master of Public Health, and over 20 years of experience in health program design, delivery and evaluation, project management and service development. She is particularly focused in the area of program research and evaluation, and the translation of evidence-based thinking to public health practice to create innovative and effective programs.

Jude Page

Senior Associate

Give us a call

“Our mission is to add value by providing practical advice and implementable solutions. We are the experts in helping you build your strategy and then making it happen. Give us a call to discuss how we can help! 0410 695 659" 

Craig Gear, Director, CGA Consulting