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Sector appointments - September 2022

September 16th, 2022

After the past two years as Social Traders CEO, Mike McKinstry is retiring, to be replaced by Tara Anderson. Currently the Executive Director of Strategy & Growth at Social Traders and a member of the leadership team, Tara will bring continuity to the role through her strong knowledge of Social Traders operations and relationships across the social enterprise sector. More

Social impact organisation Purpose has announced the appointment of Andrea De Almeida to Head of Innovation & Partnerships, APAC. In this newly created role, Andrea will help organisations – corporates, non-profits and philanthropies – harness people power and storytelling to create social change and shift public policy. She will be based in Melbourne. The move comes shortly after Simon Goff was appointed Chief Operating Officer. More

Australian Scholarships Limited has announced Dr Melinda Muth as its new Chair. The Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, Louisa Graham, said Melinda was a qualified educator, facilitator and board advisor and had made a major contribution to the Australian Scholarships Foundation as both a board member and a voluntary assessment panel member. More

Sacred Heart Mission has announced the appointment of Hang Vo as CEO. Hang will take up the appointment starting in December.  Hang has over 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector leading complex national and international programs. More

Westpac Foundation’s former Acting CEO Amy Lyden has now stepped into the role of CEO. The appointment follows former CEO Susan Bannigan’s retirement from corporate life after 26 years at Westpac Group, including the past 12 years at the helm of Westpac Foundation. Westpac Foundation Chair Jim Tate said appointing a CEO from within the team would help to further the Foundation’s mission to help social enterprises create jobs and opportunities for people overcoming barriers to work. More

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