Organisation

Take a look at the AMES Australia Organisational Chart.

Meet our leadership team

The leadership team at AMES Australia brings a unique combination of skills and experience to our organisation.

Chief Executive Officer - Catherine ScarthChief Executive Officer - Catherine Scarth

Catherine provides leadership in strategic direction, planning and management of all AMES Australia operations to achieve the objectives established by the Board.

Chief Operating Officer – Dr Belinda McLennan Chief Operating Officer – Dr Belinda McLennan 


Belinda works closely with the CEO to identify, evaluate, negotiate and manage strategically important business opportunities to enable AMES Australia to achieve both short and long term organisational goals. She is accountable for all program service delivery across the regions.

Chief Financial Officer – Deva CoreaChief Financial Officer – Deva Corea


Deva provides a strategic focus on finance, investment and procurement for the organisation.

 
Executive General Manager Corporate Governance and Board Secretary – Peter ThomasExecutive General Manager Corporate Governance and Board Secretary – Peter Thomas


Peter is responsible for risk management, internal audit, quality assurance and corporate governance.

 

General Manager Public Affairs – Adam BaxterGeneral Manager Public Affairs – Adam Baxter

Adam manages and builds significant external relationships and the reputation of AMES Australia.

 

Chief Digital Officer - Mabel Estrella 

 

Mabel builds our capacity to use digital resources and platforms for more integrated and innovative client service delivery.

General Manager Social Participation and International Humanitarian Affairs – Ramesh KumarGeneral Manager Social Participation and International Humanitarian Affairs – Ramesh Kumar

Ramesh ensures that AMES Australia continues its leadership in humanitarian and refugee policy discussions locally and internationally. He is also responsible for implementing the organisation’s social participation and volunteer strategies.

 

 

General Manager Operations Support – Catharine O’GradyGeneral Manager Operations Support – Catharine O’Grady

Catharine provides leadership to the people, facilities and contract management functions.

 
 

General Manager Central West – Joy NunnGeneral Manager Central West – Joy Nunn

Joy manages the breadth of AMES Australia operations in the Central West area of Melbourne, including education, employment, settlement, volunteering and community participation. Joy has portfolio responsibility for Education.

 
 
General Manager North – Mirta GonzalezGeneral Manager North – Mirta Gonzalez
 

Mirta manages the breadth of AMES Australia operations in the North area of Melbourne, including education, employment, settlement, volunteering and community participation. Mirta has portfolio responsibility for Settlement.

 
General Manager South East – Peter HarrisonGeneral Manager South East – Peter Harrison

Peter manages the breadth of AMES Australia operations in the South East area of Melbourne, including education, employment, settlement, volunteering and community participation. Peter has portfolio responsibility for Employment.