Stephen Druce

Business Development and Marketing Director

Stephen has held a number of senior leadership roles in healthcare in Australia and internationally, spanning primary care, aged care services and health insurance.

Stephen specialises in change management, operations improvement, customer transformation and strategic marketing. He had led a number of large-scale multi-market projects including new market entry, digital platform implementation, post-acquisition integration and corporate re-branding.

Stephen holds a MBA with Macquarie University (Sydney).

Peter Gardiner

Group Financial Compliance Manager

Peter manages BDC’s relationships with external auditors, coordinates and maintains BDC’s Risk Register, and works in tandem with internal teams throughout Bupa ANZ, including Risk and Compliance, Tax and Financial Control.

With two decades of experience in corporate finance, Peter is a chartered accountant who trained with Price Waterhouse and has worked for groups including Fujifilm and Waterford Crystal. For more than five years, he has been instrumental in supervising BDC’s financial compliance and processes.

George Papas

Group Information Services Manager

George has over 30 years of experience in information technology with a strong focus on streamlining business processes using technology as an enabler.

George is responsible for a wide range of services including telephone, application management, infrastructure management, help desk, business analysis and project management. George oversees critical systems such as purchase portals, Pronto ERP and Salesforce and running new initiatives. He and his team also work with numerous IT providers in order to deliver services to BDC dental clinics.