Sean Bilton

Sean Bilton

Appointed as the CEO and Managing Director at Estia Health in July 2022, Sean was previously in the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO since October 2018. 

In his COO role, Sean has led the Workforce, Funding and Procurement Teams, together with P&L responsibility for Estia Health's portfolio of homes. Sean has also overseen the successful commissioning of three new homes and consideration of future growth opportunities. His success in leading the company through an unprecedented and complex period of change during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Aged Care Royal Commission has ensured Estia Health’s continued standing in the sector.

During his tenure, Sean has worked closely with the Chief People Officer on the development and operationalisation of Estia Health’s employee attraction and retention strategy. Sean embodies Estia Health’s values and principles and ensures that the purpose “To enrich and celebrate life together” is the foundation upon which all decisions are made. 

Sean has worked for more than 15 years in the sector, his involvement commencing as an Asset Manager at AMP Capital when he managed the integration of multiple acquisitions, which were the genesis of the Opal Healthcare business. 

When joining Opal as the Head of Commercial in 2010, Sean was responsible for overseeing the acquisition and development led growth of the business, as well as customer acquisition, communications, and marketing.  

He holds a Bachelor of Economics from UNSW, is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD.