Chair, Board Of Directors
Member, Governance, Appointments & Remuneration Committee (GARC)
Member, Audit, Finance & Risk Committee (AFRC)
Heather is a Chartered Accountant, experienced board director and senior executive with experience operating in complex environments across a diverse range of organisations and sectors. She joined the Board of Housing Choices in 2014 and was Deputy Chair of the Board and Chair of the AARC until her appointment as Board Chair in 2019. Heather is also a non-executive Director of Australian Sailing, Risk and Audit Committee member of the Tasmanian Land Conservancy and Chair of TADTas, an organisation dedicated to improving the independence and quality of life for people living with a disability.
Heather has more than 25 years’ experience spanning audit and corporate advisory (including with Ernst & Young’s banking & finance division), private enterprise, start-ups, and for purpose organisations, having held both General Manage and Chief Financial Officer senior leadership positions. Reflecting a strong focus and commitment to social inclusion, Heather’s previous governance roles span youth, education and employment initiatives.
Heather holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University School of Business and is a recipient of the Governor General’s Award (Canada). She is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.LinkedIn