At Altius Group we engage with our clients to provide tailored, end to end solutions across workplace health, wellbeing, employment, risk and claims support services to enable organisations and their people to optimise their physical, mental and social health.
We have a solid understanding of how to build healthy teams of people and a productive, successful workforce. Since 2001 our team, based across Australia, has partnered with clients to identify barriers and implement effective solutions to optimise health potential.
As a multidisciplinary team of occupational therapists, clinical and organisationally-trained registered psychologists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists and workplace rehabilitation counsellors we are able to work collaboratively to develop and deliver tailored, timely, holistic solutions.
Industry based evidence and insight, conversations with our clients and our connections within the industry, enable us to stay ahead of emerging needs to deliver support services to organisations across the lifecycle of their people’s employment.
Non-negotiable elements, which anchor our decision making and behaviours
To enable people and organisations to realise their health potential, enriching lives and wellbeing.
To be consistently recognised as the quality benchmark in professional health services.
We’re here for you, whether you’re an individual or an organisation, our goal is to support you to realise your physical, psychological and social health potential.
Our team of inspiring, leading allied health professionals have expertise and lived experience in providing evidence based outcomes in rehabilitation and delivering award winning service to optimise physical, mental and social workplace health. They are skilled educators who enjoy developing and delivering health and wellness content for diverse audiences across a range of industries.
Bringing a diversity of background and experience to support you to realise your health potential.
Derick Borean is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Altius Group.
Chief Executive Officer
Derick Borean is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Altius Group, an organisation founded in 2001 providing specialist support, guidance and partnership to help organisations and their people realise their health potential.
Altius Group employs over 350 health professionals delivering services including workplace wellbeing, injury prevention, employee assistance and rehabilitation from over 35 locations across Australia. Recognised as an industry leader in innovation, clinical expertise and the science of behaviour, Altius continues to achieve industry leading outcomes. Altius is the 2017 winner of the Australian Company Growth Awards in Health and Life Sciences as well as the 2017 icare Award for Excellence in Improving Employer Performance.
Since completing undergraduate studies in Occupational Therapy at Sydney University, Derick has worked across a range of clinical settings including surgical, sub-acute trauma, aged, mental health, sport and in paediatric wards. His career in workplace health, recovery and wellness extends over 19 years, including four years of international experience in the United States. In 2013 he completed a Master of Business specialising in Personal Injury through Deakin University. He is the President of the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association in NSW and the inaugural winner of the ARPA National Exceptional Leadership Award (2017).
An engaging speaker with a drive to inspire excellence in the delivery of health services, Derick is highly sought after to share his vision of continuous improvement and innovation across the industry.
Derick is highly committed to promoting the importance of good work practices as one of the most influential factors on our physical and psychological wellbeing, and to ensuring that people with injuries, illnesses or other limitations are able to fully realise the health benefits of great work now and into their future.
Lyndon is responsible for overseeing Altius Group Shared Services – encompassing Finance, Human resources, Information Technology and Quality Assurance.
Chief Financial Officer | Head of Shared Services
Lyndon is responsible for overseeing Altius Group Shared Services – encompassing Finance, Human resources, Information Technology and Quality Assurance. He brings to Altius Group strong business acumen and broad experience in the international and local advertising and media services industry.
Since completing a Bachelor of Management from the University of South Australia and becoming a Certified Practising Marketer (CPM), Australian Marketing Institute, Lyndon has worked in a variety of strategic consultancy roles across diverse industries. As a strategic marketing management consultant Lyndon has steered projects for a long list of blue-chip clients across a range of categories, including such brands as Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, NAB, Woolworths, Coles, Toyota, Telstra, Singtel Optus and Lend Lease.
Lyndon’s commercial consulting experience covers all aspects of remuneration, contractual agreements, finance, HR, IT and legal requirements. As part of Lowe Worldwide & Publicis Leadership Groups, Lyndon gained valuable experience aligning reporting standards, migrating financial systems, implementing policies and processes and driving change, while maintaining positive relationships.
He enjoys developing strong relationships with clients and contributing to a constructive work culture to ensure maximum output is achieved and employee talent is fully optimised.
Outside of work, Lyndon enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters and loves the beach, travelling water skiing and AFL.
With over 25 years’ experience in exercise physiology, John brings a passion for recovery and wellness to his role as General Manager of OccHealth by Altius.
General Manager | OccHealth by Altius
With over 25 years’ experience in exercise physiology, John brings a passion for recovery and wellness to his role as General Manager of OccHealth by Altius. John established OccHealth in 1997 to support individuals in their recovery and transform the lives of those faced with injury. In 2007 OccHealth joined with Altius Group, recognised as an industry leader in innovation, clinical expertise and the science of behaviour. Altius Group continues to achieve industry leading outcomes.
John is an Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP) with a Bachelor in Sports Science from UNSW. He also holds a Diploma of Leadership and Management from the Australian Institute of Management.
With a passion for motivating people to embrace the idea that rest is not an option, he is driven by the phrase “the only way to get back to normal is to do normal things”. John’s targeted, graded, supported approach to recovery empowers people to realise their health potential.
Natasha joined Rehabilitation Services by Altius as an occupational therapist in 2005, bringing with her a knowledge and passion
General Manager | Rehabilitation Services by Altius
Natasha joined Rehabilitation Services by Altius as an occupational therapist in 2005, bringing with her a knowledge and passion for kinesiology, a holistic view of individuals and a greater understanding of how the brain, cognitive and emotional state of a person can influence their physical abilities.
Prior to joining Altius Group, Natasha worked as an occupational therapist in Europe and Africa across a range of clinical settings. Natasha enjoys working with Altius Group to continuously evolve services, responding to changing market needs and incorporating innovation, while continuing to care about people, she says “I am always aware we exist because of people – they remain at the centre of what we do and drive our purpose”.
Natasha is an avid learner as is evident through her long list of qualifications: Team Coaching (2018); Executive Coaching (2017); Diploma of Leadership and Management (2017); Project Management (2016); Mini MBA (2012); Kinesiology (2004) and Occupational Therapy (2001).
As General Manager of Rehabilitation Services Natasha has been influential in growing both the scope of services and the capabilities of team members. Natasha moved from her team leadership position through to National General Manager due to her ability to empower people. During this time, Rehabilitation Services has grown from a small single site team to a multi-service, multi-state organisation.
Natasha enjoys applying innovative problem solving skills to drive performance and achieve results. Her personable communication style with team members and customers maintains high levels of engagement and ensures great customer service and satisfaction.
As a Founding Director of PeopleSense by Altius, Anya is passionate about assisting people to grow and become the best version of themselves.
Founding Director | PeopleSense by Altius
As a Founding Director of PeopleSense by Altius, Anya is passionate about assisting people to grow and become the best version of themselves. Anya is a registered psychologist with a Masters of Educational Psychology from Brunel University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Hons) from London University. She is also a qualified Hypnotherapist and a Certified Trainer and Assessor (Cert IV Training and Assessment). Anya is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and WA Psychologists’ Board.
With a passion for making a difference to her clients, Anya says “I love assisting people to reach that moment when they realise everything is going to work out. When they realise they can cope, or grow regardless of their circumstances, or their setbacks”.
Anya has extensive experience assisting clients across a wide range of industries, including working in the justice system rehabilitating offenders, serving on the small business advisory panel to the Reserve Bank of Australia as well as experience in clinical interventions with individuals. Her specialities include workplace rehabilitation, counselling, mediation and developing teams within organisations.
Working creatively and innovatively are key drivers for Anya, who is currently applying her vast knowledge and experience to working in an executive writing role within the development team, managing the writing and collation of tenders. Anya says “I thoroughly enjoy developing new services and documents for the Altius Group”.
Anya was a finalist in the Telstra Businesswoman of the Year Award and has published a young adult novel.
Darrin is a registered psychologist with extensive experience providing clinical and organisational psychological support services to workplaces.
Director | PeopleSense by Altius
Darrin is a registered psychologist with extensive experience providing clinical and organisational psychological support services to workplaces. Since completing a Bachelor of Psychology from Murdoch University in 1992, Darrin has qualified as a Conflict Coach, certified as a Workplace Assessor and Trainer (Cert IV) and obtained a Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy.
As a Director of PeopleSense since 2002, Darrin has developed and delivered programs providing psychological assessment (medico-legal), psychological support services, organisational consultancy and training-related services and vocational rehabilitation services to a wide range of organisations.
Darrin enjoys applying his experience managing complex cases of both a physical and psychological nature and supporting individuals and organisations through workplace rehabilitation case management, where he has experience within both WorkCover WA and Comcare schemes.
Darrin delivers psychological support services to organisations focused on:
He enjoys balancing organisational psychology with providing clinical psychological services including: Counselling for anxiety, depression, work-life balance, adjustment issues and PTSD; Critical Incident Response; Adjustment to disability counselling and Hypnotherapy.
Darrin is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors and is registered with the Psychologists Board of Australia.
Under Darrin’s directorship, PeopleSense has received numerous awards for dedication to service excellence including the Australian Rehabilitation Providers Association President’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry (2017), Telstra WA, Small Business of the Year (2016) and Telstra WA, Business of the Year (2016).