Neami National appoints new Chief Executive Officer

17 April 2019
Tom Dalton New Neami National CEO
Neami National is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Dalton to the role of CEO, effective 17 June 2019.

Tom joins Neami from his current role as CEO of Forensicare, bringing a wealth of highly relevant experience including strategic leadership, service delivery, stakeholder engagement and operational excellence.

Sonia Law, Chair of Neami Board of Directors said, “Following a comprehensive recruitment process, Tom Dalton was a standout candidate amongst a strong field of applicants. Tom is uniquely positioned for this role and we’re delighted to welcome him to Neami.

“At Forensicare Tom championed organisational change at all levels to embed recovery focused and recovery oriented services and demonstrated a commitment to consumer engagement, which aligns closely with Neami’s vision, mission and values.

“The mental health sector is undergoing considerable change at the moment. Tom’s experience leading organisations through periods of funding change, times of consolidation as well as times of rapid growth, will be incredibly valuable for the organisation going forward.”

Tom Dalton said, “I’m really excited to have the opportunity to work at Neami, an organisation whose work I have respected for a long time. I look forward to working with the Board and Executive Leadership Team to make sure we deliver the outcomes that consumers want and need”.

About Neami National

Neami National is one of Australia’s largest providers of community mental health services, supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their strengths, values and goals. Neami National provide services in communities across Australia, supporting over 9,000 people to improve their mental health and wellbeing.


Rebecca Hannon
Senior Manager, Communications and Marketing
Neami National
p: 0439 401 431
e: rebecca.hannon@neaminational.org.au