Our team

Passionate about our vision to create a disability confident Australia, our people are flexible, collaborative, open minded and focused on results.

We explore new ways of doing things and are committed to continuous learning and improvement in order to maximise our impact.

We know that working in partnership with organisations we can make a difference to people with disability accessing business as customers, employees and stakeholders.

Leadership team

Corene Strauss

Chief Executive Officer

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Rachael Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer

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Amber O'Shea

Head of Strategy

Emma is a woman with shoulder-length brown hair, short bangs and reading glasses. She is wearing a black, long-sleeve top and a silver necklace.

Emma Henningsen

Head of Consultancy

Sharon, a woman with long black hair. She is wearing glasses, earrings and a blue top. She is smiling.

Sharon Kumar

Head of Programs

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Stephanie Littlewood

Acting Head of Member Services

Emily, a woman with short blonde hair. She is smiling.

Emily Matthews

Head of Member Services (on maternity leave)

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Katie Wilson

Head of Marketing and Communications

Our expert staff

Lara is a woman with long, brown and wavy hair. She is wearing a yellow overshirt, yellow hoop earrings and black dress.

Lara Bernardo

Disability Confident Recruiter Lead

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Tom Bevan

Dignified Access Lead

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Jazmyn Brennan

Disability Consultant - Career Pathways Pilot

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Pauline Brown

Administration Coordinator

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Hayley Brooks

Customer and Employee Experience Lead

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Regine Caramancion

Marketing Coordinator

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Brooke Carter

Program Coordinator

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Sarah Driscoll

Relationship Manager

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Marie Fox

Delivery Manager - Employing 100

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Bianca Georgakopoulos

Member Liaison

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Rudy Haruta

Programs Lead - Stepping Into

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Emma Hamilton

Disability Consultant

Katherine is a woman with short dark hair and reading glasses. She is wearing a blue long-sleeve top.

Katherine Havas

Project Liaison - Career Pathways Pilot

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Nicholas Hoskins

Associate Relationship Manager

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Arpita Jauhari

Relationship Manager

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Megan Jones

Marketing Projects Manager

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Tia Kwan

Program Lead – PACE mentoring program

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Rosie Lane

Access and Inclusion Index Lead

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Rida Leung

Executive Assistant

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Ryllonna Luedey

Relationship Manager

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Peta Magick

Project Manager

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Dr. Catherine Maitland

Research Lead

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Rachel Matheson

Relationship Manager

Willow is a woman with short dark hair and bangs. She is wearing a patterned dress, necklace and large hoop earrings.

Willow Metcalf

Project Liaison - Career Pathways Pilot

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Nathan Mikhael

Digital Officer

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Isabel Money Galacho

Program Coordinator

Lydia is a woman with long dark hair and reading glasses. She is wearing a dark red dress.

Lydia Moore

Disability Consultant - Career Pathways Pilot

Mirabel, a woman with blonde hair, is wearing a checkered dress. She is smiling.

Mirabel Mowat Smith

Acting Membership Development Manager

Liisa is a woman with shoulder-length brown hair. She is smiling with her arms crossed and wearing a black shirt and gold necklace.

Liisa Olsson

Mentor Lead

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Ari Perala

Business Analyst

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Clara Pirani

Media and Policy Manager

Nerida, woman with short dark hair and reading glasses. She is wearing a printed dress, green necklace and disability sunflower lanyard.

Nerida Sleaman

Project Manager – Employing 100

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Mackenzie Small

Relationship Manager

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Danielle Smyth

Relationship Manager

Chris is a man with reading glasses, medium-length hair and facial hair. He is wearing a black blazer, navy blue sweater and patterned collared shirt.

Christopher Strickland

Training Lead

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Alyson Todd

Campaign Manager

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Dragan Tomic

Directing Change Project Officer

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David Tran

Relationship Manager

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Emilie Van Os-Schmitt

Content Creator/Designer

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Kylie Vitnell

Accounts Administrator

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Phillipa Ward

Accountant

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Sarah Wojciechowski

Disability Consultant - Career Pathways Pilot