Chief Executive Officer
Jacquie joined Ability WA 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, a Graduate Certificate in Management from Deakin University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Darren joined Ability WA 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 and Finance Manager.
Chief Customer Officer
Bronwyn Fitzgerald commenced as Chief Customer Officer with Ability WA in February 2019. Bronwyn has significant experience in strategic planning, business development and innovation, with 25 years’ experience across government, not-for-profit, health and disability sectors. Bronwyn is passionate about developing organisational vision and growth and has achieved this at a clinical level as part of a multidisciplinary health professional team and at an Executive and Board level. Bronwyn holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) from Curtin University.
Executive General Manager
Sue joined Ability WA 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.
Executive General Manager
Melissa joined Ability WA is 2014 as Regional Manager – North. Prior to joining Ability WA, Melissa worked in a number of senior Speech Pathology roles with a key focus on Early Intervention for children with disability across health, disability and education sectors. Melissa is passionate about building and developing her team to deliver the best outcomes for customers. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Speech and Hearing) and Diploma of Management.