+ JEREMY HALCROW
Chief Executive Officer
Jeremy has nearly two decades of management experience in the not-for-profit sector. He has been CEO since 2013, revitalising Anglicare’s core purpose of alleviating poverty in partnership with the Anglican Church and successfully implementing a three year strategy to improve program outcomes, financial performance and staff engagement. Previously as Anglicare’s Director of Communications & Partnerships, he successfully built Anglicare’s fundraising resources and improved Anglicare’s advocacy profile through a research-based strategy.
He is also a leader is the wider community sector, currently serving as a Director and Treasurer of the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and Deputy Chair of Anglicare Australia.
Jeremy’s research interests are diverse. He has authored essays, papers and research reports on a range of social justice issues.
In an earlier career, he was a journalist and managing editor of a newspaper.
+ JENNY KITCHIN
Child, Youth & Family
Jenny is the Executive Manager of Child, Youth and Family Services where she oversees out-of-home care, youth, family housing and homelessness services.
Jenny is a community services leader with significant experience both in the government and community sectors. Prior to Anglicare, Jenny was a senior executive in the ACT Community Services Directorate and the Regional Director of Barnardos Australia (ACT). She has a deep understanding of community sector issues and represents Anglicare on a number of forums in the ACT.
Jenny is passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of children, young people and families.
+ SIMON BENNETT
Disability & Early Learning
Simon has held senior executive positions at Anglicare since 2002. Now as the Executive Manager for Disability and Early Learning, he oversees all operations for our Disability and Early Childhood Education and Care Services.
Simon has more than twenty-five years experience across a range of community services and has worked closely with vulnerable young people and families. He is a well known Goulburn figure and has developed strong relationships with government and non-government organsiations as well as State and Federal Ministers.
Simon has a special interest in developing mental health support in rural and remote New South Wales.
+ ANN PONSONBY
Innovation & Business Development
Ann is the Executive Manager for Innovation and Business Development, where she oversees the Registered Training Organisation (Anglicare College), therapeutic services, mission development, volunteer programs, informatics, quality standards and compliance, policy, tenders, research and evaluation.
With more than thirty years in social services, Ann has experience across the board from working in the field as a social worker to project management and research, with a particular emphasis on foster care and adoption services. At Anglicare she has been heavily involved in strategic tendering, policy work, evaluation, and implementing innovative programs.
Ann is a passionate advocate for disadvantaged populations and continues to strive for better quality practice.
+ PAUL BRAND
Chief Finance Officer
Paul has significant experience as an accountant across a range of not-for-profit and government sector entities including Health, Education, Science Research, Insurance and Community Services.
Paul has professional qualifications in Accounting, Information Systems, Project Management and is a CPA. As Chief Finance Officer he has a particular interest in building strong financially sustainable organisations that have the resources and freedom to fulfil their mission.
+ TREVOR HICKMAN
He has 20 years of experience in the sector including working with ACT Government on the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) as well as a number of Executive-level fundraising, marketing and communications roles.
Most recently he worked as Executive Manager, Marketing and Fundraising for Alzheimers Australia and earlier in his career was National Communications and Marketing Manager for Lifeline. Originally from Britain, Trevor was previously the Head of Marketing and Communications for major charity – The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (UK).
He holds a BA (Hons) Business Studies (specialising in Marketing and PR) from Sheffield University; a Diploma in Direct Marketing from Aston University and a Diploma in Project Management