Member of the 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. 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, senior manager and consultant, 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.