New Directors Julie Cox, John Knowles and Eddie Bartnik each have extensive governance experience, relevant industry and sector experience, and are highly regarded in their respective fields. The Board now has the right mix of skills to provide guidance and oversight as we progress into 2019.
Julie has expertise in finance, mergers & acquisitions and strategy and a passion for building sustainable business models in the corporate and community service sectors. She has over thirty-five years executive experience, most recently as General Manager - Business Development for Craig Mostyn. Prior to this, Julie had a thirty-year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has served on the Board of Activ Foundation Inc and chaired its audit and risk committee. Julie is currently on the board of Western Australian Meat Industry Authority and undertakes consulting for a range of clients.
John has over twenty-five years industry and management experience which includes ten years as CEO at Good Samaritan Industries (GSI) , CEO of the Cerebral Palsy Association and Director of Corporate Services at the Disability Services Commission. John has a passion for social justice, individual rights, consumer empowerment and a world with a safe, healthy and clean future.
Eddie has forty years experience working across mental health, disability and community services and has a passion for personalised and holistic support, strong community connections and collaboration. Since 2014, he has worked as an independent consultant and strategic advisor with the National Disability Insurance Agency, and prior to that was WA’s first Mental Health Commissioner (2010-14), Acting Director General of the WA Department of Communities (2009-10) and held various director positions with the WA Disability Services Commission. He has consulted internationally since 2010, has several professional affiliations and Board experience with Edith Cowan University since 2012.
We look forward to a more settled period ahead, with the Board and all the staff working together to ensure a secure foundation for all the fantastic services that 360 provides. You can find out more about our people here