Ken Ridgwell is a founding partner and principal of Outcomes Plus with significant experience in senior management roles within the non-profit aged care sector.

Ken Ridgwell

Ken Ridgwell is a founding partner and principal of Outcomes Plus with significant experience in senior management roles within the non-profit aged care sector.

Ken is a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in public practice, principally with the firm Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).

His major area of specialisation was in the financial services industry, advising on matters relating to amalgamations, valuations, acquisitions and general accounting advice.

In 1996, Ken became the inaugural CEO/CFO of Doutta Galla Aged Services, a medium sized not-for-profit aged care/retirement village group.

Over the seven years of his stewardship, the organisation grew from 31 beds in one facility, to almost 450 places in eight facilities.

During his time at Outcomes Plus, Ken has been instrumental in assisting Boards and Senior Management come to grips with a range of financial issues involving business case development and financial modelling.

Ken understands the key financial drivers of aged care and can assist not-for-profit organisations bring to life their acquisition or expansion plans. He appreciates that aged care is a competitive environment and that providers need to be attuned to industry trends and responsible returns to ensure their long term viability. He can also assist Boards understand their prudential responsibilities and advise on potential governance and other issues where funding from third parties is critical to a project’s success.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce
Member – Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ
Fellow – Financial Services Institute of Australasia

Contact Details

ken@outcomesplus.com.au
Mobile 0418 556 932