Our people

Conny Lenneberg
Executive Director

Conny Lenneberg is the Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St Laurence, a role she took up in January 2018. Conny has 25 years’ experience in the development and social justice sector, in Australia and internationally, from service delivery in the field to leading large teams, and senior executive and board roles.

In Australia, her achievements include enabling partnerships with Indigenous communities, government, and business to build program strengths in Central Australia and the Pilbara. Internationally, for more than six years, she led World Vision International’s programs in the Middle East and Eastern Europe. More recently, she was the interim CEO of World Vision New Zealand.

Conny has a Master of Arts (Research) and an Honorary Doctorate from La Trobe University, a background that reinforces her commitment to seeking out the best evidence to frame solutions for complex social challenges in the community.


The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.

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