Our people uphold the Inclusion Melbourne core values, in combination with a range of person centred care experience in disability and related sectors. Most importantly, our people are hardworking, approachable and ‘friendly people’.
Who We Are
Helen is a visionary leader who brings a wealth of knowledge, lived experience and deep understanding of the complexities, and needs of people with an intellectual disability and the disability sector. A highly experienced Executive Leader with over 25 years of diverse industry experience, Helen brings a balanced focus on vision and practicality, and a genuine passion for continuous improvement and service excellence.
Manager, People Performance & Culture
Kathy’s knowledge spans 35 years in HR and Administration in the disability and aged care sectors, as well as a period working in local government. Her experience has specifically been in areas of IT, HR, Operations, and education/training.
Kathy has been working with IM for approximately eight years.
Manager, Inclusion Training
Judith has a Diploma of Teaching, Bachelor of Education, Grad. Dip in Curriculum Development, Advanced Diploma of Management and a Cert IV Training and Assessment (LLN).
Judith has worked in education for over 20 years, of which 15 has been in disability.
Manager, Inclusion Designlab
Nathan is the manager of Inclusion Designlab, Inclusion Melbourne’s engine room for policy, projects, quality and communications. Since 2015, he has coordinated pioneering projects in community development, NDIS readiness, inclusive oral health, electoral equality, choice for people with intellectual disability and supported decision making. Nathan also supports the quality and communications functions of Inclusion Training.
Nathan is eager to use applied research and communication strategies to target the key areas of life and practice that will lead to inclusion and transformation in the lives of Australians with intellectual disability. He began his journey in the disability sector working with adults and children with intellectual disability in residential and respite settings.
A fierce LGBTIQ rights advocate, Nathan has graduate qualifications in communications, social science, theology, and linguistics. He’s also slightly obsessed with science fiction and Eurovision.
Manager, Information Communication Technology & Projects
Hayley has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Disability) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Hayley commenced working at Inclusion Melbourne in 2012, in the role of a Support Coordinator and has since undertaken various roles within the organisation.
Hayley is passionate about change and creating better lives for people with disabilities, as the Manager of ICT and Projects sees an opportunity to lead improvements to organisational systems and processes. Enabling staff with successful technological tools to enable the delivery of exceptional service provision to people with disabilities.
Rohini is a CPA , a finance professional with over 20 years’ experience in Finance in Australia and overseas. Over the last 10 years she has been in the Not for profit sector. She has worked in disability organisations since the NDIS was introduced and is always keen to expand her knowledge of all things NDIS and encourages those around her to keep to up with the numerous changes.
She is passionate about making a difference and so volunteers at organisations whose values she believes in.
Manager, Community Support (Volunteers)
Gaye joined Inclusion Melbourne in 2021 after many years’ experience working in corporate and community services.
Most recently Gaye has worked within the aged care and disability sector and she has significant expertise working within the fields of vocational rehabilitation, training and development and employment services.
Gaye is passionate about ensuring that services provided for people living with a disability are meaningful, are delivered to the highest standard possible and assist these people live healthier, happier and more independent lives within our community.