Committee membership: Chair Governance and culture
Qualifications: Primary Metallurgy Diploma, Applied Science Diploma, Advanced Management Diploma, Graduate Diploma in Management, Diploma in Frontline Leadership, Master’s Degree in Business Administration, GAICD
Background: Over 43 years in a range of engineering, technical, research and development, training and management roles in operations, engineering and maintenance. She was formerly a director of Liviende. Liz is retired.
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.
Committee membership: Finance, audit and risk management
Qualifications: MAICD, MBA (in progress).
Background: Tim has experience and networks in a range of business stages - from co-founding a software start-up, to senior business management specialising in agricultural investment management. Tim’s approach is strategic and results driven and his successes are based in strong commercial and financial acumen. He is a Director of Mornington Park Developments (Waste Management), as well a Management Consultant at Deloitte, and 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.
Darren joined Li-Ve Tasmania in February 2020 as Chief Executive Officer.
Darren came to Li-Ve Tas 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 ten 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. 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: Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia
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: Stuart has held a range of senior executive roles in the wine sector and in the visitor economy, responsible for establishing many strategic relationships and building significant economic benefit for Tasmania. Stuart has embraced the community sector and is focused on the strategic ways Li-Ve Tasmania can grow sustainably while continuing to deliver exceptional service to the people it supports.
General Manager - Human Resources
General Manager - Human Resources (on sabbatical leave)
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, MBA and CAHRI
Experience: Rachel has operated her own business and worked in both the public and private sectors in positions including: HR Support, HR consultancy, recruitment, business development and divisional management. Rachel joined Li-Ve Tasmania in February 2009. She leads a statewide team in proactively supporting Li-Ve Tasmania’s people to achieve the organisation’s strategic goals. Rachel is particularly passionate about the need for HR to be a strategic lever and enjoys purposefully challenging the status quo.