Meet Cohort Four: QLD & NT

A big congratulations to the 24 for-purpose CEOs from Queensland and the Northern Territory who have been selected to participate in Cohort Four of the Social Impact Leadership Australia program.

Proudly delivered by the Centre for Social Impact, we are thrilled to welcome each and everyone of you into this transformative program, that has already supported and inspired over 70 of Australia’s social purpose leaders. Read the news announcement here.

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Meet the for-purpose CEOs

The leaders selected in Queensland and the Northern Territory work across a diverse range of impact areas including women and children, social justice, the environment, First Nations and the arts, with 18 operating in regional, rural or remote areas.

Aimee McVeigh, CEO, Queensland Council of Social Service
Amie Carrington, CEO, Domestic Violence Action Centre
Annie Rily, CEO, Carpentaria
Fiona Caniglia, CEO, Q Shelter
Fiona Jose, CEO, Cape York Partnership
Geoffrey Smith, CEO, Australian Spatial Analytics
James Gough, CEO, Darwin Festival
Julie McLellan, CEO, Healthy Land and Water
Kate Eltham, Co-CEO, BlakDance
Kirsty Howey, Executive Director, Environment Centre NT
Liam Glover, Executive Director, Australian’s Together
Lisa Ward, CEO, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland
Lucas Patchett, CEO, Orange Sky
Margaret O’Brien, CEO, Young Change Agents
Melissa Warner, CEO, Queensland Positive People
Patrick Nolan, CEO, Opera Queensland
Philip Watkins, CEO, Desart
Rebecca Reynolds, CEO, Queensland Council for LGBTI Health
Rob McPhee, CEO, Danila Dilba Health Services
SezzaJai Sykes, Executive Director, NT Writers’ Centre
Tanya Stevenson, CEO, Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre
Zoe Black, CEO, Happy Paws Happy Hearts
Zoe Scrogings, CEO, Corrugated Iron Youth Arts
Zoe Williams, CEO, Gulf Savannah