Chief Executive Officer
Jacquie joined Ability Centre as Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. She has held a wide range of senior strategic leadership roles for the past two decades at Lotterywest. She is committed to the not for profit sector and developing our community as one that is inclusive, strong and socially rich. Jacquie holds a Bachelor of Arts (Social Sciences) from Curtin University and a Graduate Certificate in Management from Deakin University.
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Darren joined Ability Centre in May 2016. His 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 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.
Acting Executive General Manager Therapy & Health Services
Catherine joined Ability Centre in 2009 as Manager Early Intervention Program. Catherine has over two decades of clinical experience, holding a number of leadership roles within the healthcare industry. Catherine strives to create an environment of innovation and best practice to ensure customers are able to achieve their goals and, are valued members of the community. Catherine holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy), Graduate Diploma - Education, Graduate Certificate - Health Services Management. She is a Fellow of Leadership WA.
Acting Executive General Manager Community Services
Sue joined Ability Centre in 2013 as Manager Community Services. Sue has more than 15 years’ experience in leadership roles within the Non Government Sector including disability, homelessness, education and crime prevention. She is passionate about empowering people and communities to maximise their potential and create change. Sue holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences – double major Psychology and Sociology and Bachelor of Arts - Psychology Honours.