Dr Lucia Boxelaar leads BSL’s portfolio of community programs – Children’s Programs, Youth Services, Work, Economic Security and Social Inclusion, and Strategic Partnerships.

Director of Community Programs

Dr. Lucia Boxelaar leads BSL’s portfolio of community programs – Children’s Programs, Youth Services, Work, Economic Security and Social Inclusion, and Strategic Partnerships.

Lucia joined BSL in November 2018, after being with World Vision Australia for 11 years where she led teams that managed, researched and developed large-scale programs. She also led two global strategic initiatives for World Vision International to promote evidence capture, utilisation and communication.

Lucia has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Anthropology from Monash University, and a PhD in Community Based Natural Resource Management from the University of Melbourne.