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 Australia in 2014 and was Deputy Chair of the Board and Chair of the AFRC until her appointment as Board Chair in 2019. Heather is also currently a non-executive Director of the Derwent Sailing Squadron and TADTas, an organisation dedicated to improving the independence, dignity and quality of life for people living with disability.
Heather has over 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 GM and CFO 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.
Chair - Board of Directors
Chair - Governance, Appointments and Remuneration Committee
Member - Audit, Finance and Risk Committee