Chief Executive Officer
Mark joined Anglicare WA in October 2013 and until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in March 2019, held responsibility for the organisation's service delivery across Western Australia. In October 2021 Mark was elected as President of WACOSS and is currently a Board Member of Anglicare Australia and Homelessness Australia.
Mark was the Chairperson of Shelter WA between 2015 and 2019 and is the Co-convenor of the Home Stretch WA Campaign and a member of the Ending Homelessness WA Alliance. Mark holds a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma in Media Studies from Edith Cowan University is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and has over twenty-five years experience across a range of human services including service delivery to families and children, community development, public policy and services to offenders.
Mark describes himself as a committed collaborator striving to find new solutions to old problems.
Director Innovation & Strategy
Claire has over 15years experience in both Australia and Europe in commercial, government, and community sectors. A natural strategist, she is passionate about systems innovation, creating vision, leading and inspiring teams to look at old problems in new ways, and delivering meaningful impact in partnership with others.
Prior to joining Anglicare WA in 2019, Claire held multiple leadership roles, including Business and Innovation Strategist at The Independent Living Centre WA; consultancy roles in advocacy, policy, and service design within the NHS in London as well as a role in national research which informed and influenced social policy and funding within the disability sector in Ireland.
Claire has a BA in Economics-NUI Maynooth, HDIP in Psychology-Trinity College Dublin, and a Grad Cert in Social Impact-UWA. Claire has volunteered on various local community non-profit boards including the Brent Advisory Service in London and L’Arche Perth. Claire is also a member of 100 Women Perth.
Director Corporate Services
Mark joined Anglicare WA in August 2020 as Director Corporate Services. A qualified accountant and governance specialist, Mark worked in a range of senior commercial positions in Australia and England for 20 years before his passion for people and community lead him to shift his focus to West Australia’s Community Services sector in 2011.
Mark’s previous roles as Corporate Service Executive at Uniting WA, and CFO at Baptistcare WA and St John Ambulance, have given him significant experience managing multi-disciplinary teams in large, local not-for-profit organisations. At Anglicare WA, Mark’s portfolio includes the management of strategy and operational outcomes in areas including Finance, Technology, Fleet & Facilities, and Risk & Compliance.
His professional background, along with his strong personal alignment with Anglicare WA’s purpose, vision and values make Mark a valued member of the Executive team.
Philippa has over 20 years experience in the Western Australian community services sector, focussing on youth work, youth justice, homelessness, community development, outreach and mental health service delivery and leadership.
Her career has included multiple leadership positions at Anglicare WA, teaching and training as well as community-based consulting. She is passionate about creating lasting positive social impact and addressing root causes of entrenched social problems.
Philippa holds a Bachelor of Social Work, a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Social Work Practice, Diploma Management and a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.
Director People & Culture
Shelley has over 25 years’ experience in executive HR and Organisational Development roles across a number of industries including finance, professional services, resources and community services.
With a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion, Shelley is passionate about supporting aligning people and organisational goals to deliver positive outcomes for clients. She currently oversees the implementation of the People and Culture Strategy, and has responsibilities spanning talent management, workforce planning, culture, employee engagement, organisational development, occupational safety and health as well as volunteer engagement.
Shelley holds a Bachelor of Business (HR & IR), Master of Strategic Organisational Development and is an AICD graduate.