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Executive Team

Alexander (Sandy) Morrison

Sandy Morrison

Chief Executive Officer

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the overall management of Barwon Child, Youth & Family. The CEO’s role provides leadership and direction for all organisational activity and, in collaboration with the Board, oversees the delivery of the organisation’s strategic and operational plans, ensuring they are in context with the vision and values of Barwon Child, Youth & Family. The CEO appoints senior staff to the Executive Management Team (EMT) which meets on a fortnightly basis to review, plan and monitor client service delivery and the organisation’s human and financial resources.

Max Broadley

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Executive Director Client Services

The Executive Director, Client Services is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Client Services portfolio which comprises the Early Years, Family and Community Services, Out of Home Care, Specialist Intervention Services, Youth Services and headspace Geelong programs.

The position will contribute to the strategic development and direction of BCYF and leadership of the above programs with an emphasis on client focused, evidence based practise, risk management, service quality, and positive stakeholder relationships.

Chris Hayes

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Executive Director Corporate Services 

The Executive Director Corporate Services is responsible and accountable for the effective leadership of the Corporate Services Directorate, which incorporates Finance, ICT, Facilities, Fleet, Reception and People & Culture (Human Resources, Health, Safety & Wellbeing, Workforce Development and the Volunteer Program). In addition, the Executive Director Corporate Services fulfils the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as well as being the Company Secretary to both BCYF and BAYSA, and provides significant contribution and support to the achievement of BCYF’s strategic and annual plans.

The Corporate Services Directorate enables BCYF to deliver efficient and timely services to clients, partners and stakeholders by providing safe, efficient and effective environments, tools, processes and supports and, importantly, to help ensure that BCYF is an engaging and innovative place to work. 

Kate Morrissy


Kate Morrissy

Executive Director Strategy & Sustainability.

The Executive Director, Strategy & Sustainability is responsible for leading the organisational thinking, development and implementation of a range of organization-wide change programs and projects focussed on building capacity across Barwon Child Youth & Family.

Key portfolio areas include service development, organisational sustainability, community relations, quality and risk, information management, research and strategic planning to ensure the organisation is well placed to meet key government and sector reforms in the future. In addition, this role has overarching responsibility for projects of a strategic nature including Child and Young Person Safety, Voice of the Child and Cultural Competency.