Mr Cahill has a rare combination of experience as a chief executive of major health care organisations, a partner in major law firms leading health industry practices and extensive experience as a director. He brings extensive healthcare and aged care industry experience, as well as strong compliance and corporate governance to the HomeStay Board. Mr Cahill has had a distinguished legal career, including publishing over 150 publications in the health and legal fields as well as a contributing editor to Thomson Reuter’s Laws of Australia and Health Law in Australia. He retired as a corporate partner of Ashurst in 2016 after 19 years in that role. He is currently a senior consultant to Ashurst and continues to head its national Health and Aged Care practice.

Mr Cahill has been selected as a leading lawyer in health and aged care and corporate law in Australia by Best Lawyers from 2008 – 2020 inclusive. He has also been awarded the gold medal of the Australasian College of Health Services Management for his contribution to the Australian health industry.

In addition, Mr Cahill is currently chair of Healthdirect Australia, chair of Co-group Limited and a director of private health insurer Navy Health. He has also other extensive director experience. His chief executive appointments of major health organisations included Ryde and Hunters Hill Area Health Service/Macquarie Area Health Service and the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.