Operational and strategic coordination of the Neami Group rests with the Executive and State Management teams.

Executive team

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Tom Dalton

Chief Executive Officer

Joined: 2019
Qualifications:  Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law, Executive Masters of Public Administration.

Kim Holmes

Kim Holmes

Executive Director, Operations

Joined: 2013
Qualifications and memberships: GAICD; MBA; BSW; Grad Cert Public Sector Management; Harvard Business School Authentic Leadership.

Kim oversees service delivery and corporate operations.

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Helene Nielson

Executive Director, Operations Stream II

Joined: 2020
Qualifications and memberships: Bachelor of Social Work, Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Helene oversees service delivery and corporate operations.

Tony McNamara

Tony McNamara

Executive Director, Service Partnering & Support

Joined: 2021
Qualifications: MIPA, AFA, MAICD, Executive Masters of Public Administration, Advanced Diploma of Accounting.

Tony oversees Information Technology, Finance, People Capability & Culture, Learning and Development, Payroll, Diversity and Inclusion, progress on our Reconciliation Action Plan and internal Change Management.

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Elisabeth Tuckey

Executive Director, Research Engagement and Advocacy

Joined: 2021
Qualifications: Masters of Communication, Certificate Public Relations

Elisabeth oversees the Research and Evaluation, Engagement and Opportunities and Development teams.

Lauren Peta King

Lauren Peta King

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Joined: 2017
Qualifications: BAppSci(NucMed), LLB, GradCertEmpLaw

Lauren oversees the Legal, Risk and Assurance and Governance functions.

State Management Team

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Di Nally

Victorian State Manager

Joined: 2022
Qualifications:  Bachelor of Social Work. 

Di oversees service delivery and strategic development in Victoria.

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Shane Jakupec

Senior Operations Manager, NSW

Joined: 2006
Qualifications: Master Social work (Qualifying), Bachelor of arts (Theology), Certificate in Governance for Not-For-Profits – Governance Institute of Australia

Memberships: Foundation Board Member End Street Sleeping Collaboration

Shane oversees service delivery in New South Wales.

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Stephen Suttie

Senior Operations Manager, NSW

Joined: 2008
Qualifications: Master of Social Work (USyd), Post Graduate Diploma in Social Health - AOD Counselling (Macquarie Uni), Diploma Community Sector Management, Diploma Mental Health and Community Services, Diploma in Business Studies and Management and Cert IV in TAE.                                                 

Stephen oversees service delivery in New South Wales.

Karen Thomas

Karen Thomas

Queensland State and Northern Territory Manager

Joined: 2017

Qualifications: Diploma of Community Services, Advanced Diploma of Community Services Management, Management/Leadership Post Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management) - current 

Karen oversees service delivery and strategic development in Queensland.

Nicole Jolly

Nicole Jolly

Western Australia State Manager (Acting for SA)

Joined: 2019
Qualifications and memberships: Masters of Business Administration; Directorship GAICD; Bachelor of Social Work

Nicole oversees service delivery and strategic development in Western Australia.

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