Geoff has more than 20 years’ experience in the government, non-government and private sectors, working on housing and homelessness service delivery, policy and program design. He has held numerous leadership and executive roles throughout his career. Geoff’s qualifications include social work and psychology.
Over the past 20 years, Julie has worked in policy, planning, project management and community relations across all tiers of government and in the community sector. Her experience in homelessness has involved being a support worker and a manager of crisis accommodation. Julie holds qualifications in housing management and policy, and urban and regional planning.
James has tertiary qualifications in Business/Property and post-graduate qualifications in Project Management, with 20 years’ experience in Property Asset Management in both New Zealand and Australia. This includes providing input and review into the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute’s social housing best practice asset management framework.
James is the Treasurer and Board Member for CHIA SA, is part of the leadership group for the PowerHousing Development and Assets Roundtable and is a Certified Senior Housing Professional with the Australasian Housing Institute.
Matthew has been a part of numerous sector-wide bodies at a national, state and local level. He is a recipient of the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from Powerhousing Australia in 2015, the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ from the Australasian Housing Institute in 2017 and the EY Social Entrepreneur Central Region (SA/NT) Award in 2018.
A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, Matthew is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Master of Social Work, as well as qualifications in housing policy, environmental studies, social administration, and real estate.
Stacey is passionate about community housing and focussed on strategic advocacy to increase the housing supply in SA and deliver quality services and outcomes for tenants. Born and raised in public housing in the UK, Stacey has made it her life’s work to improve access to social housing to ensure sustainable housing solutions empower marginalized communities and effect meaningful change.
In the UK, she managed a London housing co-operative for single homeless people ineligible for local authority housing and later managed a co-op that supported more than 40 housing co-ops to continue as independent and resident controlled housing providers.
Stephanie has qualifications in economics, management and social responsibility, dialogue and deliberation and public engagement. Stephanie’s vision is to grow co-operative and community led housing in SA, in scale, diversity and impact.
Wesley is an innovative leader with over 20 years of experience in a variety of strategic leadership roles. He has served in a variety of senior leadership roles across a number of organisations operating in sectors including professional services, education, retail, resources and industrial supply. His key skill areas include strategy, governance, leadership, finance, and business development.
Wesley is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds an MBA. He is also Chairperson of Teen Challenge SA.