The Executive

State Executives


Phill Tsingos


Phill has worked in intensive care, emergency, childrens, rural and remote community care as well as with Aboriginal communities. For over 20 years he has worked directly with patients as a registered nurse, and also has extensive experience as a manager and a nurse educator in both Australia and the UK. Phill sees his role "to look out for you", "be the nurses nurse" and to work with the NPAQ team to support you and "help make a difference". He wants nurses to be able to deliver the best in healthcare and advance the well being of our community.




Margaret Gilbert



Margaret Gilbert is a Duty Nurse Manager at The Prince Charles Hospital and has been in this position since 2007. During her career, she has worked in Duty Nurse Manager, Nurse Unit Manager and Nursing Director roles in both the public and private sector.

Margaret has fought for and continues to fight for NPAQ's right to represent you in the workplace, including in matters before the Industrial Relations Commission.


Aenghas Hopkinson-Pearson



Aenghas’ background is in Law and Justice and he is fully trained to be a practising solicitor. Aenghas has worked in many areas of law including work with Fair Work Employment Lawyers, the legal team that provides Industrial Relations legal advice and services to NPAQ.

During his time at NPAQ, Aenghas has participated in many Enterprise Bargaining negotiations, where he personally helped improve the working conditions of countless nurses. He has fought for nurses on the front line through many industrial fights, and as a case manager has helped nurses through many issues, including bullying, sexual harassment, underpayments, overpayments, discrimination, flexible work agreements, unfair dismissals, leave concerns, and many more workplace issues. 

Aenghas is eager for the upcoming EB11 negotiations and the crisis arising from private employers currently not wishing to negotiate new Enterprise Bargaining Agreements.