Chief Executive Officer
Derick Borean is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Altius Group, an organisation founded in 2001 providing specialist support, guidance and partnership to help organisations and their people realise their health potential.
The 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 has extended for over 17 years, including four years of international experience in the United States. In 2013 he completed his Master’s in 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 in 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.