Meet our leadership team

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

 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. 

Belinda McLennanChief 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 of AMES Australia's program service delivery.



Chief Financial Officer –Tracey Bannan


Peter ThomasBoard Secretary – Peter

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

CatharineGradyGeneral Manager People and Development – Catharine O’Grady

Catharine provides leadership to staff, facilities and contract management functions.

Peter HarrisonGeneral Manager, Employment – Peter Harrison

Peter manages AMES Australia's Employment operations.

Mirta GonzalezGeneral Manager, Education - Mirta Gonzalez

Mirta leads the education programs portfolio across the organisation.