Rakesh’s career spans over 20 years of senior leadership roles in large multinational organizations, large private organizations and most recently the not-for-profit sector. Rakesh is passionate about achieving outcomes for the community and stakeholders.
An enthusiastic collaborator, Jacqui is passionate about working with teams to develop and implement strengths-based and impact-oriented services and programs that are designed with consumer experience at their core.
Prior to joining SMRC, Jacqui spent 12 years working with the Australian Red Cross in a variety of roles both here in Australia and overseas. Her most recent role as National Manager of Strategy and Influence for the organisation’s emergency services program saw her driving national strategy and planning processes, ensuring good practice program, product and service design, and managing national stakeholder relationships.
Sharon’s strengths are her ability to connect and work closely with communities and service providers, to develop programs that are creative, innovative and community initiated. Sharon’s passion for employment includes developing social enterprises and developing models of employment for those who do not fit into mainstream employment pathways.
Sylvia has strong organisational abilities, excellent interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and is passionate about empowering consumer voice. She has successfully established consumer focused groups in the ACT and Vic that leads to service improvements, and new innovative programs and services. Sylvia is also a recognised ACCPA (Aged and Community Care Providers Association) Innovation Manager 2023.
Patricia is passionate about the health and safety of staff and exceeding our OH&S obligations. She brings experience in working with local government and managing social support programs for seniors as well as a nursing background in both Queensland and Victoria.
Patricia’s strengths lie in empowering staff and volunteers to reach their full potential and drive the continuous improvement of SMRC to further our vision and values.
He has worked in industries such Manufacturing, Retail, Transport & Logistics, Health Care, Aged Care and Not for Profit Community Services, and the Australian Federal Government.
His immediate past employment was as Head of Corporate Services in the largest Housing NFP in ACT, Havelock Housing Ltd.
Jay has established and managed finance and accounting functions in several large organisations in varied industries. He has also been responsible for managing Risk, Quality, Safety, Internal Audit and Governance functions in complex organisations incorporating cutting edge methodologies and leading world class frameworks in Enterprise Risk Management (COSO) Quality Management (ISO 9001) and Safety (ISO 18001).
Jay has been Pro bono director in NFP/Charity organisations in Australia for over 10 years.