Acting Chief Executive Officer
& Chief Financial Officer
Darren is a very experienced leader whose experience includes Director of Finance Perth Diocesan Trustees, Financial Controller Central Systems Pty Ltd / Resource Development Group Ltd, Financial Controller Pluton Resources Ltd, Chief Finance Officer / University Secretary The University of Notre Dame Australia, and an extensive stint at St John of God Health Care as Group Manager Accounting Services, Joint Acting Group Director Finance, Finance Manager.
Chief Operating Officer
Maria Davison became Chief Operating Officer at Ability Centre in April 2017. Committed to making a difference in the community, Maria began her career as a psychologist specialising in aged care and organisations before a move to customer services and operations management lead her into executive manager roles. Maria is skilled in business transformation working with organisations moving into deregulated markets to ensure that great customer service is achieved through an engaged workforce and sound business tools and processes. Her passion for the not for profit sector and ensuring their continued place in our communities remains strong has been a constant through her career.
Chief People Officer
Tamsyn joined Ability Centre in January 2018 in the role of Chief People Officer. Tamsyn is a strategic Human Resources professional specialising in fostering values based cultures with a focus on driving innovation, service improvement and productivity in conjunction with best practice leadership and management. Tamsyn’s career in People and Culture has spanned more than two decades, and has most recently involved delivering a restructure of the Northern Territory Department of Health.
Chief Innovation and Development Officer
Lorraine joined Ability Centre in September 2017 in the role of Chief Innovation and Development Officer. Lorraine possesses decades of experience across many sectors including health, social services and disability. A former speech pathologist, Lorraine has held many notable positions before joining Ability Centre including deputy CEO of LeadershipWA and Executive Director NDIS Operations where she lead the State Wide operations of WA NDIS including the rollout of the NDIS. Lorraine has a long history of working in a way which has positive social impacts whilst balancing business imperatives and delivering innovative solutions in complex environments.