Chair of Audit and Risk Committee
Joined Advocare in June 2013
Paula has a passion for social justice and during her career has held Senior Management and high-level Strategic Management positions across many community services sectors including child protection, mental health, women’s health, justice and homelessness, and has a passion for social justice. Paula also has experience and expertise in training, risk management, professional supervision and coaching/mentoring.
Paula has a Bachelor of Arts Degree, a Bachelor of Social Work Degree and Post Graduate Diploma of Business. Paula is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). Paula has extensive experience in the community service sector with over 27 years’ experience as a social work practitioner, working in government and non-government positions both in Perth and overseas.
Paula is currently a Lecturer at Curtin University and has her own consultancy business, specialising in service and community development.