Background: Hon. David Bartlett was the 43rd Premier of Tasmania from 2008 until 2011, having previously held positions as Minister for Education and Skills and Minister for Innovation, Science and Technology while in Parliament.
Prior to entering the Tasmanian Parliament David had a career in technology and innovation, holding positions in large corporates and Government as Chief Information Officer.
Since leaving the Parliament David has worked back in the technology and innovation sectors. David has also been Chair of the Brave Foundation and the Wicking Centre for Dementia Education and Research,
He has more recently led the effort to attract a new National Basketball League franchise to Tasmania, as well as sitting as a non-executive Chair of the New Zealand headquartered Fronde Systems as well as Emprevo and the Tasmanian University Student Union Board of Management.
Committee membership: Chair Governance and culture
Qualifications: Primary Metallurgy Diploma, Applied Science Diploma, Advanced Management Diploma, Graduate Diploma in Management, Diploma in Frontline Leadership, MBA, FAICD
Background: Over 43 years in a range of engineering, technical, R&D and training in operations, project management, HR, engineering and maintenance with Rio Tinto. Has been a non-executive company Director for over 20 years in a range of NGO's, for-profit and not-for-profit Boards within Tasmania and Nationally.
Liz was formerly the Chair of Liviende and led the merger with Veranto.
Background: Extensive background in sales/marketing, business development and senior management in manufacturing, wholesale and retail environments. He is a person-centred leader and is an alumni of the Tasmanian Leaders course. Phil is currently the National Sales Manager for Workforce Health Assessors.
Background: An extraordinary Li-Ve Tasmania participant, Patrick Eadington places a high priority on being involved and giving back to the community he lives in. Patrick designed a tool called the Disability awareness and resource training program and used this to raise community awareness about issues affecting the lives of people with disability. Patrick has a wealth of experience in the disability sector. He has been a member of the Hobart City and Glenorchy City Councils’ advisory committees, a Board member of Arts Action disability arts organisation and is a current director of Advocacy Tasmania. Patrick was a member of PDAC (Premier’s Disability Advisory Council) from 2011 to 2017 and represented PDAC in the NDIS Transitional Reference Group.
Elected: October 2019 and appointed Company Secretary October 2019
Committee membership: Finance, audit and risk management
Qualifications: MAICD, MBA
Background: Tim has experience and networks in a range of business stages – from co-founding a software start-up, to senior business management. Tim’s approach is strategic and results driven and his successes are based in strong commercial and financial acumen. He is an Associate Director within Deloitte's Financial Advisory practice with focus on performance and profit improvement, as well as Director of Mornington Park Developments (Waste Management). Tim also holds various commercial and community-based roles, including ownership of several businesses.
Qualifications: BA, Grad Dip Environmental Studies (Hons), MCIPS
Background: Jason has broad industry experience from multiple sectors. Over a 30 year professional career Jason has extensive experience working in marketing, human resources, safety, operations, logistics, procurement, insurance and legal governance. Jason currently works for Federal Group as Group Manager Business Services where he oversees procurement, safety, insurance, sustainability, and legal governance. Active in the community, he is a committee members of the Derwent Valley Concert Band and is a College Council Member at Dominic College.
Committee membership: Finance, audit and risk management
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce UNSW (Merit Listed); Chartered Accountant, ICAA.
Clare is a finance professional with extensive experience in financial management, business partnering and advisory, supporting positive business outcomes, issues and opportunities. Clare trained as an auditor at KPMG, then moved into a CFO role for an International Architect Firm based in the UK. Following this role, Clare worked as a CFO for a Australian based retail start-up and now works as Business Finance Lead for Deloitte Financial Advisory, supporting the CEO and COO of a 1,200 strong advisory business.
Clare has proven experience in audit and risk management, interpretation and application of regulatory framework and team management. Clare loves to keep fit and has run numerous marathons, participated in triathlons and has successfully swum the English Channel.
Darren joined Li-Ve Tasmania in February 2020 as Chief Executive Officer.
Darren came to Li-Ve Tasmania from Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) where he spent three years as a national Executive Director. Before his role at ACSA, Darren was the CEO for Aged and Community Services Tasmania for 10 years. Prior to that, he held senior roles within the union movement. Darren is known for his innovation, collaboration and focus on positive outcomes in challenging environments.
Nicole has over 11 years of management experience, gained mainly in the finance and mining sectors both in Australia and overseas.
Nicole joined Liviende Veranto as Deputy Operations Manager in August 2013 and transitioned to the role of Operations Manager in February 2014. In 2019, she became General Manager – Operations.
Nicole has a passion for the people we support and has relished the opportunity to apply her knowledge and skills to the disability sector. She has a strong network in the sector and a keen focus on change management.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce, Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance
Background: Chris is an experienced CFO, commercial and general manager with a Chartered Accounting background. He has worked in a range of industries, including supply and logistics, professional advisory, financial services and agriculture.
Background: Nancy joined Li-Ve Tasmania in March 2020 as General Manager – Human Resources, with a passion for bringing out the best in an organisation's people.
She brings to Li-Ve Tasmania strong commercial skills and a solid background as an Executive Manager in people, culture and change roles across a range of industries including banking, consulting and hospitality.
Nancy is known for working in changing and dynamic environments and is welcoming the opportunity to further grow and develop opportunities for employees of both Li-Ve Tasmania and the broader industry.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, MBA, CAHRI
Experience: Rachel joined Li-ve Tasmania in 2009 following a history of work in various sectors across disciplines that include emergency response, human resources, quality management, recruitment, business development and management.
Rachel relishes operating in the sector’s dynamic, changing environment to positively influence the strategic direction, culture and service quality at Li-Ve Tasmania.
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