Candidate profile: #446
Experienced Senior Executive working with Indigenous organisations
I have worked with numerous Indigenous organisations over many years in the areas of employment, community development, native title and land rights. In may instances, this has been to assist organisations to transform and recover from disputes and periods of special administration. I have also established and operated joint venture companies with Indigenous organisations in the delivery of the Community Development and Employment Projects (CDEP) program, and successor programs.
My experience incluses helping Indigenous organisations to build their governance capacity, identify new business opportunities, improve their efficiency and navigate complex issues that can potentially impact on their standing in the community and with Government.
I fully respect and appreciate the special place that Indigenous organisations have within their communities and the special roles that they often play that go well beyond their main business.
I have been a Senior Executive within the Australian Government working in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs workin on employment and community development programs, governance and leadership, program and financial administration.
I ama amember of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
I am currently the National Manager for a large employment services provider and a director on two joint venture boards.
- Business management & administration
- Business strategy & development
- Employment, training & education
- Health & community services
- Heritage & culture
- Mining & energy
- Native title