Leadership team

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Executive Team

Dr Lucia Boxelaar is currently Acting Executive Director, having previously led BSL’s portfolio of community programs – Children’s Programs, Youth Services, Work, Economic Security and Social Inclusion and Strategic Partnerships.

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Sonia Bijelic leads the Marketing and Engagement Division, which encompasses fundraising, public relations, marketing and BSL's social enterprise businesses.

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Susan joined BSL in 2016 as Head of Early Childhood Early Intervention, within the NDIS team and moved to the role of Deputy Director of NDIS in 2019.

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Professor Shelley Mallett leads the research and policy work of BSL, and has a joint position with the University of Melbourne as a Professorial Fellow of Social Policy.

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Melinda joined BSL in 2013 as a Project Lead in the Home Integration Program for Parents and Youngsters and in 2018 moved to WESSI as the head of department.

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Niamh O’Malley began leading the Shared Services division in September 2018.

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Rodney Weston is the Acting Director of Finance, Strategy & Operations Projects. Rodney joined BSL in 2011.

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Sean Spencer is BSL’s Director of Aged Care. Sean joined BSL in March 2019.

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