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Senior Leadership-Tim


Executive Director

Following a brief career in IT, Tim has acquired 16 years’ experience in executive leadership positions across the Child and Family, Disability, Aged Care, and Community Housing Sectors. For 13 of these years, Tim served as CEO of LiveBetter and led the organisation through a period of significant change and growth. He holds a Bachelor of Computer Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Change and Development and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Senior Leadership- Pat Ainsworth


Chief Financial Officer

Pat is a career finance professional with over 30 years of experience acquired through a variety of corporate sector roles, primarily in the transport and logistics sector. An engaging CFO, Pat has led large finance teams in complex organisations through significant periods of change. A conscious career move into the for purpose sector bought Pat to CatholicCare. He holds a Bachelor of Business degree and is a member of CPA Australia and the Governance Institute of Australia.

Senior Leadership-David


Chief Information Officer

David brings 30 years of career experience in information technology spanning software engineering, consulting and leadership. He has worked within an impressive cross-section of vertical markets, including finance, automotive and professional services in start-up and enterprise organisations.  Leveraging his strategic, technical and commercial agility, David is passionate about helping CatholicCare scale to meet increasing demand, navigate security and compliance challenges and translate complex business requirements into contemporary, robust technical solutions.

Senior Leadership-Monique


General Manager, Children’s Services

Monique holds a Masters in Special Education and a Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked in both not-for-profit and corporate sectors in Australia and worked internationally to establish best practice curriculum and services. Monique has worked on the front line of ECE education, managed both small and multi-site operations and advocates for quality, inclusive practice and universal access to quality programs and services for all children and families. Monique has a high level of experience  in implementation and compliance of government and sector requirements in early childhood and NDIS supported services, child protection and safeguarding, program development and workplace practices.

Senior Leadership-Alex


General Manager, Disability & Seniors Services

Alex has over 13 years experience in the disability and senior services sectors. He has worked on the frontline in the NDIS and has led small and large teams in senior leadership roles with non-government organisations across Greater Western Sydney & Central Coast regions. With qualifications in social work, disabilities and leadership, Alex’s strengths are in building dynamic and customer focused teams in delivering quality person-centred services.

Senior Leadership-Kim


General Manager, Integrated Services
Domestic Violence & Therapeutic Services

Kim has over 30 years’ experience in the community service sector in both Government and non-government organisations across Sydney and the Central Coast. Kim began her working life in special education and working with sick and disadvantaged children. Many of these children’s lives were affected by domestic and family violence and this is what has driven her career in assisting women and children escaping violence. Over the last 6 years Kim has taken on senior management roles overseeing many Government contracts and staff – utilising an inspirational leadership model. Kim brings passion to her work and consistently looks for innovative growth opportunities to further assist those in need in our communities.

Senior Leadership-Angela W


General Manager, Integrated Services
Homelessness & Family Services

Angela has worked in the welfare sector in both UK and Australia for 19 years. She holds a BA Social Welfare, Dip Counselling and Family Therapy, Dip Early Childhood Studies and Cert Health and Social Care. Angela has previously worked across casework disciplines in early intervention and child protection including 7 years within the Homebuilders © Intensive Family Preservation model. Angela manages Waitara Family Centre and provides leadership for our Child and Family, Counselling, Homelessness, Domestic Violence and Mediation teams. She has a strong focus on providing quality and evidenced based interventions.

Senior Leadership-Sean


General Manager, Permanency Support Program

Sean has over 15 years experience in the Child & Family Sector, holding senior operational and policy positions for non-government human services organisations across metropolitan, rural and remote areas of Australia. He began his working life with youth at risk and has dedicated his career to the care and support of children and young people in crisis, the reunification of broken families and the support of foster carers. With qualifications in Social Health (Child and Family) and Financial Services, Sean’s strengths are in both building relationships across stakeholder networks in the interests of those in need, and developing business processes to support the business to achieve quality outcomes for the clients we serve.

Senior Leadership-Melissa


Executive Manager, Communications & Engagement

Melissa has 20+ years of experience across varied industries. This role supports the mission, vision, values and strategic direction of CatholicCare through meaningful, measurable and sustainable communications and other related activities. The position exists to raise the overall profile of the agency, and to build positive relationships both internally and externally via broad community engagement. Melissa is responsible for a wide range of communication activities with lead generation and brand awareness key.

Senior Leadership-Angelia G


Executive Manager, People & Culture

Angela is an experienced HR leader with a focus on helping employees reach their full potential. She is committed to creating a positive and engaging culture at CatholicCare that fosters employee growth and drives organisational success. Angela is an adept problem solver and collaborative, inclusive team member who is results oriented with extension HR generalist and HR management experience across a wide range of industries such as not-for-profit organisations, health, education and community services. She works proactively alongside CatholicCare’s senior leaders to create, implement and execute our full people and culture remit.​​​​​​​



Senior Leadership-Angelia T


Executive Manager Quality, Safeguarding, Risk & Compliance

Angela has over 20 years’ experience in both the UK and Australia, working with families and children at risk, and specialising in child protection, fostering and adoption. Angela is committed to the protection and support of children in need, through both direct work and the development of quality processes and systems which support best outcomes. She has worked as a practitioner in frontline positions for both statutory and not-for-profits before moving into management roles. Angela has qualifications in Social Work, Policy and Applied Social Research, and Training and Assessment and is experienced in implementation and compliance with legislation, research and data analysis, and risk assessment and management.