The CareApp Team

This is our team of wonderful & talented humans, working to create a personalised and reassuring window into care for families & their loved ones!

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Allison Nikula

CEO & Founder
As the Founder and CEO of CareApp, Allison is thrilled to be playing her part in transforming aged care to support seniors to love the way they live. With both professional and personal experience in aged care, Allison feels deeply connected and committed to changing the narrative of ageing. Allison is also a Mum to two young daughters, Liv and Anna who willingly provide their expert guidance and advice from time to time!

Louise Nobes

Chief Operating Officer
A purpose driven leader, with a dynamic career spanning 20 years across social work and community services, entrepreneurship, education, innovation and business transformation. A Founder herself in Adelaide and a natural when it comes to working with customers, she jumped at the opportunity to join CareApp and support Allison and her team during growth.

Michael Marner

Chief Technology Officer
Michael has over 15 years software engineering experience. A PhD in Computer Science and a Bachelor of Information Technology (Computing & Multimedia) with honours has given Michael a variety and depth of experience in different hardware and software technologies, and the technical understanding to build solutions to difficult problems.

Amanda Dutton

Administration Manager
Amanda joined CareApp in October 2019 as Operations Manager. With her considerable experience across State and Federal Parliament as well as the legal industry, Amanda is an expert multitasker and always ensures a steady ship. In the evening, you can find Amanda at the gym, which is where she first met Allison!

Chris Drabsch

Senior Designer
Chris brings over 20 years of graphic and digital design experience to CareApp, leading the brand design, UX / UI design, and general visual communications tasks. From time to time, Chris also assists with the front end development of CareApp.

On the weekend, Chris is into bushwalking, cycling, martial arts and jamming on the acoustic guitar!

Trent Bowden

Software Engineer
Trent thrives off creating applications that help, teach, or contribute to safety. He is excited to make the most of this opportunity at CareApp, bringing his C++ background and fresh ideas to the development team.

Trent spends his downtime finding a new recipe, or getting on the bike to explore new areas Adelaide has to offer.

Jessica Gates

Account Manager
With 10 years of customer care experience, Jessica has a strong drive to create ease and happiness in other people's lives. As a CareApp account manager, she's proud to be working with a team that is so passionate about helping the community and looks forward to assisting you during your time with us.

Jessica is a keen powerlifter, so in her downtime you'll find her in the gym! Otherwise outdoors or getting lost in a good book.