A New Platform for Workplace Mental Health Programs

We’re all in it together,

just like you and your workmates.

Meet the MateCheck Team.

With diverse backgrounds and expertise, the MateCheck Team understands that it ‘takes a village to raise a child’.

Our child is a wonderful new workplace health and wellbeing platform.


Paul O'Brien

Founder and Director

Paul started AVMIN on the back of many successful years working in both commercial airlines and the charter aviation sectors. What started as a small FIFO logistics operation, AVMIN soon became an international aircraft charter and end to end logistics & concierge company.

Amrit Wijesuriya

Founder and Director

Amrit began his career in Mining Logistics where he created and managed several rural FIFO projects over his 3 year period at Salva Resources. Amrit’s qualifications and experience in business management have led him to his role as General Manager where he oversees the entire air charter operations and commercial side of the business as well as managing our Aviation Safety Policies.

Elise Hogan

Chief Executive Officer

Elise brings more than 20 years’ experience in senior executive roles leading sales, marketing and commercialisation teams in Australia, NZ, UK and Asia.

With clinical and commercial expertise in the medical device industry in multinational companies and start-up organisations, Elise excels with market development and scale up challenges.

She holds a BSc from University of Queensland, an MBA (Advanced) from University of Queensland and University of Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course (GAICD).

Arissa Brunelli

Lead Psychologist

Arissa is the Lead Psychologist of MateCheck, dedicated to the vision of creating proactive and mentally healthy workplaces. Her goal is to provide responsive, flexible and effective solutions targeted at enhancing the quality of life, health and well-being of every individual.

She has a wide range of experience and years in providing effective mental health care across various industries including corporate, educational, community and forensic.

Prior to commencing her work with MateCheck, Arissa was the founder and head clinician of an Allied Health clinic on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

Arissa managed an interdisciplinary team delivering services in Psychology, Exercise Physiology, Chiropractic, Myotherapy, Yoga and Pilates.

In her clinical practice, she focused on the use of evidence-based psychological strategies and state-of-the-art body-based interventions like trauma-sensitive yoga to inform and enhance clinical responses to support her clients with traumatic stress, anxiety disorders, depression, chronic pain and other health conditions.

Arissa also has a strong clinical research background and worked as the Research Clinician and Project Coordinator conducting headache and migraine clinical trial(s) at Griffith University. During this time, Arissa worked with some of the world’s leading headache experts and researchers. She had direct involvement in developing app technology used for measuring treatment outcomes, and in creating campaigns to promote and support employee health and well-being.

Ben Axford

Lead Developer

With over 20 years in the IT industry, Ben is a great asset to the team.

Ben has developed software for the Mining, Finance, Telecommunications and Medical industries.

Ben's ability to quickly convert user requests into working software makes him an invaluable asset to the team.