CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Since relocating to Canberra from Sydney in 2008, Verity has further explored the not-for-profit sector. Having been ingrained in NFP organisations, membership organisations and federated structures, she brings a deep understanding of what’s required to navigate the sector.
Most recently, she was the CEO of Life Education. Prior to that, she led a major merger for YWCA Australia. Verity has experience in senior leadership within organisations such as Lifeline Australia, YWCA Canberra, and HSBC Bank. Through her experiences and natural interpersonal approach, Verity is a leader who uses a strengths-based, collaborative and positive style to lead with transparency and accountability.
Mother to 3 teenaged children – she enjoyed playgroups in the 70’s as a child, more recently as a parent, and now joins Playgroup Australia as CEO and advocate for children and families across Australia.