Our Team

Easec was founded in 2005.  We are proud of the depth of experience in our team.  We are committed to give back to the industry through staff mentoring and training, and we support and develop each other and as a team.  Easec’s Rehabilitation and Careers Consultants each have on average 9.4 years of experience in their field of expertise, are accredited with Comcare, and registered with their professional bodies. Easec consultants all share the vision of our company to maximise people’s potential to participate in work and enable them to live better lives.

Each Easec Rehabilitation Consultant holds tertiary qualifications in the health sciences field. We are an expert multi-disciplinary team who deliver quality services and real outcomes throughout Queensland.  Our comprehensive office network is supported by permanent Easec employees located locally in those regions. A complete list of Easec Rehabilitation and Careers Consultants, along with their professional profiles, is able to be provided by contacting us.

Leadership Team

Julia Bunn

General Manager and Founder

Julia graduated from the University of QLD in 1994 with a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Hon class 1. She worked for several highly respected organisations in the field of injury management and occupational rehabilitation before setting up Easec Occupational Health Pty Ltd in April 2005. Determined to develop a company focused on the provision of exceptional quality services, Julia has ensured Easec has a reputation for outstanding standards of work in the field of injury management.

She is an active founding member of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association (ARPA) and is committed to ongoing industry development in the field of Occupational Rehabilitation. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, Julia possesses a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the big picture of personal injury insurance. Julia has built a values-based business around quality consultants, quality systems and real results.

Jacinda Keane

Veterans Services Provider Relationship Manager and Occupational Therapist

Jacinda graduated from the University of Queensland in 2004 and has worked in the field of occupational rehabilitation since her graduation, demonstrating her passion for the principles of workplace rehabilitation and the belief that this is a primary driver in assisting individuals to recover from injury and illness. Jacinda’s lengthy commitment to the Veteran population underpins her role as Account Manager for Department of Veterans’ Affairs referrals for Easec. Jacinda’s expertise extends from service provision for complex return to work cases, maximising quality of life outcomes for clients with complex medical management issues, and activities of daily living (ADL) home assessments and the provision of recommendations for modifications and/or equipment.

Jacinda leads a team of over 30 DVA registered Rehabilitation Consultants, and ensures their professional development, mentoring and thorough knowledge of complex legislation and veteran support services is unsurpassed.

Contact Jacinda for more information about the services we offer to Veterans and DVA at dvareferrals@easec.com.au

Toni Both

Life Insurance Provider Relationship Manager and Senior Psychologist

Toni has over 16 years of experience as a Psychologist and Rehabilitation Consultant in Workplace Rehabilitation, with over 10 years experience primarily in the Life Insurance space. As the Easec Account Manager for Life Insurance work, Toni is responsible for customer relationships and ensures the quality of all our services. Toni continues to carry a caseload, specialising in assessments and case management of complex psychological claims.

Toni leads a team of over 15 Rehabilitation Consultants with expert skills in Life and Income Protection Insurance. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training to make sure the needs of Life Insurers are met. Toni focuses on the quality assurance of all services delivered to ensure her customers receive consistent high standard outcomes.

Toni successfully manages Easec’s position as preferred panel provider to a number of Life Insurers. Toni is also involved in development and overseeing several pilot programs to assist Life Insurers to meet their specific member needs for rehabilitation and return to work.

Contact Toni for more information about the services we offer to Life and Income Protection Insurers at lifereferrals@easec.com.au

Lucinda De Coster

Operations Manager, Rehabilitation Counsellor and Life Coach

Lucinda has over 17 years of experience as a Rehabilitation Consultant across a wide variety of personal injury insurers and different state workers’ compensation systems.

Lucinda has expertise in delivering comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services, Vocational Assessments, Labour Market Assessments, and rehabilitation needs assessments. She is acknowledged for her ability to deliver services to the most complex and challenging clients and has an expert reputation amongst Life Insurance and Defence/Veteran populations. Lucinda is adept at understanding the needs of our customers and clients and tailoring our team’s services to match these needs.

Lucinda is responsible for mentoring our Team Leaders and ensuring our services are delivered to a consistently high standard across all of our teams nationally. Based in Townsville, Lucinda manages our teams and offices in Cairns and Townsville.

Contact Lucinda for more information about how Easec’s experienced regional team can service some of your most remote and complex clients at regionalinfo@easec.com.au

Rochelle Swaby

Comcare / ORAMS Provider Relationship Manager and Rehabilitation Counsellor

12 years of experience in Workplace Rehabilitation, Rochelle has considerable expertise in the area of early intervention, mediation, vocational assessment and return to work case management. She specialises in complex psychological claims, as well as the management of long tail claims. Rochelle has specialised experience in conducting high quality assessments for Total and Permanent Disability claims.

Rochelle leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in Comcare services. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training in the needs of Commonwealth Agencies, and her focus on quality assurance ensure all work is delivered at a consistently high standard.

Rochelle successfully manages Easec’s position on the ORAMS panel. Contact Rochelle for more information about the services on offer to Comcare Agencies and ORAMS at ORAMSreferrals@easec.com.au

Brendan Conn

WorkCover Provider Relationship Manager and Exercise Physiologist

Brendan has over 8 years of experience in Workplace Rehabilitation, injury prevention and case management across several jurisdictions in Australia, and particularly in regional Queensland. Brendan is skilled at identifying return to work barriers and managing individuals through the return to work process. Brendan carries a caseload utilising his special expertise in the management of complex physical conditions.

Brendan leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in WorkCover Queensland rehabilitations services. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Exercise Physiology, Rehabilitation Counselling and Job Placement. Brendan ensures his team undertakes extensive professional development and training in the needs of Queensland employers and WorkCover Queensland and his ongoing mentoring and quality assurance activities ensures a consistent quality experience with Easec consultants.

Brendan manages Easec’s position on the WorkCover Queensland panel of Workplace Rehabilitation Providers. Contact Brendan for more information about the services we offer to WorkCover and Queensland employers at WORKCOVERreferrals@easec.com.au

Danielle Rose

Employer Services Provider Relationship Manager and Rehabilitation Counsellor.

With over 14 years of experience in Occupational Rehabilitation, Danielle has worked across both public and private sectors gaining extensive experience in tailoring rehabilitation programs to individual clients and workplaces.

Danielle specialises in complex psychological claims, incorporating her proven counselling and mental health assessment skills. Danielle also has a special interest in the development and delivery of training packages to assist with facilitating employee wellbeing and psychologically healthy workplaces.

Danielle leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in providing individualised psychological, mental health and wellbeing services to Queensland government departments and employers. This team consists of specialists in Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology and Job Placement. Her mentoring ensures her team undertake extensive professional development and training in the needs of employers, and her focus on quality assurance ensure all work is delivered at a consistently high standard.

Contact Danielle for more information about the services on offer to QLD government Agencies, self-insurers and all employers at whsqld@easec.com.au

Ian Montgomery

Employer Services Account Manager and Exercise Physiologist and Ergonomist

Ian has 12 years of experience in Workplace Rehabilitation. Ian specialises in the case management of physical injury claims, identifying barriers to return to work and overcoming these to achieve return to work outcomes. He has specific strength in task analysis assessments and correlating the relationship of function with the ability to return to work.

Ian leads a team of Rehabilitation Consultants who specialise in injury prevention and workplace wellness services for employers. Ian successfully engages with employers to develop wellness and injury prevention services tailored to our customer’s needs.

Contact Ian for more information about how Easec’s Wellness and Injury Prevention services can help you at WHSqld@easec.com.au

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