Our team

Passionate about our vision to create a disability confident Australia, our people are flexible, collaborative, open minded and results focused.

We explore new ways of doing things and are committed to continuous learning and improvement in order to maximise our impact.

We know that working in partnership with organisations we can make a difference to people with disability accessing business as customers, employees and stakeholders.

Leadership team

Australian Network on Disability CEO Corene Strauss, A white South African woman with light brown hair and a red jacket smiles at camera

Corene Strauss

Chief Executive Officer

Woman (Rachael Kennedy) wearing corporate attire, smiling.

Rachael Kennedy

Chief Operating Officer

Australian Network on Disability employee Isabel Heiner

Isabel Heiner

Program Manager

Emma Henningson, a womanwith shoulder length brown and pink hair smiles towards the camera. She is wearing glasses and has visible tattoos on her arm.

Emma Henningsen

Consultancy Manager

Megan Jones, a woman with a light blue wavy bob is smiling at the camera. She's wearing a blue top.

Megan Jones

Marketing and Communications Manager

Emily, a woman with short blonde hair. She is smiling.

Emily Matthews

Member Experience Manager

Amber Tratter, a woman with tied up dark hair and brown eyes is smiling at the camera. She's wearing a maroon top and a small necklace

Amber Tratter

Strategic Development Manager

Our expert staff

Victoria Armstrong, a young woman with wavy blond hair and a white top

Victoria Armstrong

Marketing and Events Administrator

Tom is wearing glasses, a blazer, and a button-up shirt. He is smiling.

Tom Bevan

Dignified Access Lead

Hayley Brooks

UX (User Experience)  Lead – Customer and Employee Experience

Pauline is wearing glasses and a black top. She is smiling.

Pauline Brown

Administration Coordinator

Kristy is wearing a black top with floral design. She is smiling.

Kristy Capper

Relationship Manager

Lauretta, a woman, with long brown hair and fair skin, smiling.

Lauretta Dixon

Member Liaison

Bianca is wearing corporate attire. She is smiling.

Bianca Georgakopoulos

Member Liaison

Rudy is wearing glasses and a black collared shirt, and a jumper. He is smiling.

Rudy Haruta

Programs Coordinator

Tia Kwan, A woman with long black hair, smiles at the camera. She is wearing adark blue long sleeved top

Tia Kwan

Program Coordinator

Jodi is wearing glasses and corporate attire. She is smiling.

Dr Jodi Lamanna

Research Officer

Rosie Lane, a woman with auburn hair, smiling at the camera.

Rosie Lane

Access and Inclusion Index Lead

Rida Leung, a woman with cropped black hair looks at the camera. She is wearing a suit jacket and is gently smiling

Rida Leung

Executive Assistant

Lisa is wearing a red top. She is smiling.

Lisa Mabin

Program Coordinator

Woman (Peta) with short brown hair, hoop earrings, and a colourful shirt, smiling.

Peta Magick

Project Manager

Yolanda Makotsvana smiling at the camera

Yolanda Makotsvana

Program Coordinator

Nathan is a man with short hair. He is wearing a black collared shirt. He has a short beard, and a short haircut.

Nathan Mikhael

Digital Officer

Isabelle, a woman, wearing corporate attire. She is smiling.

Isabel Money Galacho

Program Coordinator

Mirabel is a blonde woman with brown eyes. In this photo she is smiling at the camera wearing a black suit jacket and teal top

Mirabel Mowat Smith

Relationship Manager

Ari, a middle aged white man with short grey hair, smiles at the camera

Ari Perala

Business Analyst

Clara, a woman with dark hair, smiles at the camera

Clara Pirani

Media and Public Affairs

Penny Pitcairn, a woman with a blonde shag cut smiles at the camera. She's wearing a pink suit jacket and a chunky colourful necklace

Penelope Pitcairn

Relationship Manager

Stephanie Lim, a woman with straight shoulder length black hair is smiling at the camera. She is wearing a checked jacket

Stephanie Siv

Relationship Manager

Danielle, a woman with long brown hair and hazel eyes. She is smiling.

Danielle Smyth

Relationship Manager

Man (Chris) wearing glasses, collared shirt and vest, with a short beard.

Christopher Strickland

Training Lead

Dragan in corporate attire, wearing glasses, with a short beard, smiling.

Dragan Tomic

Directing Change Project Officer

Emilie, a woman with short blonde hair is wearing corporate attire. She is smiling.

Emilie Van Os-Schmitt

Content Creator/Designer

Kylie is wearing corporate attire She is smiling.

Kylie Vitnell

Accounts Administrator

Philipa Ward, a woman with a wavy blonde bob smiles at the camera. She's wearing a blue top with textured sleeves

Phillipa Ward


Tess Whelan, a young vision impaired woman with long wavy brown hair and glasses, smiles at the camera. She is wearing a simple back top

Tess Whelan

Program Coordinator