Meet the Community Cafe Team

Nicole Smith(RN) B Nurs, MAppGer (In Progress)

Founder & Director (RN) BNurs , MAppGer (In Progress)
Nicole Smith is a Registered Nurse and Gerontology Consultant with over 22 years in the health industry and aged care management. Nicole is committed to making a positive difference within the aged care sector and is the founder of Community Café Health & Wellness, which hosts free intergenerational cafes for people with dementia and their families in ACT. Nicole works on a variety of aged care projects, is a Board Member and Director and aged care educator, advisor and public speaker.

Anson Ivan ( HR Advisor & IT Consultant ) – MAHRI ( Member of AHRI)

HR Advisor & IT Consultant
Anson Ivan is a Human Resources Advisor and Consultant for multiple companies.  He holds a bachelors degree in economics and English, and a postgraduate certificate in Human Resources Management. Previously, Anson has been consulting and working closely with startup companies overseas in IT Services and the human resources sectors. Multinational corporations overseas in the telecom and services sector, sought out his expertise, leading him to enjoy various functional roles like information technology, sales and finance. Anson believes that "for profit social enterprise" is the new and fast growing way to do business. In his spare time, he is fond of reading, photography, music and is an amateur hobbyist of arts and culture.