|Warwick Cavanagh Chief Executive Officer|
Warwick has worked in the disability sector most of his life and is well known for his strong advocacy for people with disabilities and their families. He has championed the establishment and development of the NDIS and remains optimistic that people with disabilities will benefit from this social revolution whilst recognising that the implementation has been less than ideal. Warwick was CEO of MOIRA for many years and more recently worked with the Brotherhood of St Laurence in the roll-out of Local Area Co-ordination (LAC). Warwick is an elected director of National Disability Services (NDS), Chair of Active Community Housing, and a director of Haven: Home, Safe a leading Housing Association in Victoria.
|Janet Batey General Manager Accommodation Options|
Janet has worked in the disability sector for over 45 years and has received a national award in recognition of her support of people with an intellectual disability. She has worked in executive roles for the past 20 years including CEO at Bayley House from 2009-2011. Janet has specialist qualifications in Social Science and a Masters in Health Science Disability Studies. She brings a life-long zeal for improving services and quality of life for people with a disability.
|Catherine Raine General Manager Finance|
Catherine was appointed as Finance Manager in 2015. Before this, she worked in several not-for-profit organisations, both in Australia and the UK.
Catherine is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). She is committed to driving business process improvements and maximising the use of technology across the organisation.
|Natarsha Warren General Manager Community & Life Skills|
Natarsha has worked in the disability sector for 20 years with extensive experience in diversity and inclusion. Holding a Bachelor of Education and Music alongside qualifications in Disability, Natarsha has guided the development of our Day Program activities. Natarsha lectured in disability studies at Victoria University and has been part of the Day Service Management team for the past five years.
|Tim Whee General Manager People & Culture|
Tim joined Bayley House in early 2020 and brings many years’ experience acquired in senior human resource management, employee engagement and industrial relations roles. Whilst new to the disability sector, Tim’s experience comes from multiple industries including, defence and aerospace, energy and financial services. Tim holds post-graduate qualifications in industrial relations and human resource management and is undertaking further post-graduate education in ethics and legal studies.
|Justin Bruce General Manager Marketing|
Justin joined Bayley House earlier this year as GM Marketing with a focus on maintaining positive client connections throughout the pandemic. Justin is a professional marketer with a career that spans several sectors and too many decades to mention! For the past 6 years Justin has been dedicated to promoting the voice of people with disability to build self-advocacy and proudly supporting the workforce who strive everyday to make a positive social impact.
|Fiona Atkinson Director of Philanthropy|
Fiona joined the Bayley House team in 2020, coming with 17 years experience across fundraising, communications, events and membership. She is passionate about nurturing supporter relationships and securing funding and engagement that will help Bayley House achieve its vision for all people with intellectual disability to live the life they choose.
|Glenda Bainbridge Company Secretary|
Glenda has worked at Bayley House since 2010. She is an experienced management professional with over 30 years in health and legal providing support to the Board and CEO covering organisational structure, culture and engagement, compliance and health and safety.
Chris Glennen Acting GM Accommodation Options
Chris has worked in the community housing sector since 2004 and the disability sector more broadly prior to that. He was CEO of Active Community Housing 2009 – 2019 and, following Active’s merge with prominent Victorian housing association, Haven; Home, Safe HHS) was Executive Director Active SDA until the end of 2020. Chris completed a Bachelor of Economics Degree, Bachelor of Social Work at La Trobe University, and Master of Social Work degree at the University of Melbourne. His career has involved service delivery, management, consulting and teaching in human services. Chris is committed to ensuring people with disabilities have access to safe, secure housing with the supports they need to live independently in the community.
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