Donna Purcell

Woman (Donna Purcell) in corporate attire, smiling. Background is blurred.

Donna is a specialist developing and leading strategies for the inclusion of people with disability within workplaces and the community. Donna recently joined the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) as The Participant Advocate and as Branch Manager Participant Advocacy.

Donna is also the NDIA Agency Disability Champion, representing the NDIA on the Australian Public Service  (APS) Disability Champion Network.

Donna’s previous role was within Customer and Community Advocacy at Commonwealth Bank where she specialised in accessibility and inclusion for customers and employees with disability and where she led the Enable Disability Employee Network.

Donna is a certified Access Consultant through the Institute of Access Training Australia. She is a member of the University of NSW's Disability Innovation Institute, and a Director on the Board of Australian Network on Disability. She is a former board director with the Northcott Society, Sydney-based community radio station 2RPH and the NSW Centre for Volunteering.