Geoff brings to Concern Australia a depth of knowledge and breadth of experience in the not-for-profit sector. He has been working and advocating for social change for more than 30 years, with a particular focus on services for the deaf community nationally.
Before joining Concern Australia, Geoff was CEO of Northern Support Services for three years, where he led the organisation’s transition to the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in the north-eastern metropolitan area.
Much of Geoff’s career has been about scaling and optimising services, entering new markets and building sustainable and innovative programs that make a difference. As part of the Executive Team, Geoff’s role includes responsibility for growing the life-changing work of our education programs, Hand Brake Turn and Values for Life.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Arts (Disability Studies), a Diploma in Auditor Quality Management, a Diploma in Front Line Management and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Geoff sits on the board of both the National Employment Services Association and ECKA Kindergarten Association.