Chief Executive Officer
Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton has led Vision Australia through a remarkable period of change, achieving significant outcomes for the blind and low vision communities of Australia.
Chief People Officer
Joining Vision Australia in July 2021, Simone has 25 years’ experience leading cultural transformation, organisational development, employee engagement and change management in the not-for-profit, finance, technology and communications sectors.
Chief Financial Officer
Justine Heath is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Vision Australia. She joined Vision Australia in December 2019.
General Manager Commercial Services
Michael joined Vision Australia in November 2020. He is a qualified accountant and spent 15 years early in his career with the Australian Taxation Office before moving into the for-purpose sector, spending time at Royal Blind Society as an area manager and then RSPCA ACT as CEO, and most recently at Recreational Aviation Australia as CEO.
General Manager Fundraising, Marketing and Communications
Ian joined Vision Australia in August 2019, having held a variety of senior executive fundraising, marketing and corporate affairs roles across the not-for-profit, government and health and hospital sectors throughout a 30 year professional career.
Chief Information Officer
Damien joined Vision Australia in 2001 as an access technology consultant, specialising in workplace assessments after earlier working in IT roles with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry and Melbourne Business School.
A registered Occupational Therapist, Amelia is an experienced practitioner, operational, strategic and quality manager passionate about supporting clients to achieve their goals.
General Manager National Programs and Client Insights
Graeme joined Vision Australia in 1995 and the leadership team in April 2013.
Manager Government Relations, Advocacy, NDIS and Aged Care
Joining Vision Australia in 1996 as an Assistive Technology Consultant, Chris has performed various service delivery and management roles across Client Services. He is now loving working in the Government Relations and Advocacy field helping Vision Australia shape Government Policy for the better.
General Manager Client Services
Tania joined Vision Australia as General Manager of Client Services and Transformation in March 2023. She is passionate about health management, staff, consumer, and community engagement, innovative programs of service delivery, and building the capability of the workforce.
Director Older Australians Strategy
Michelle joined Vision Australia in 2015 and has many years of experience and success in senior executive roles within the non-profit community health and corporate sectors. She has a keen interest and knowledge in smart home technology and adaptive design to empower and support independence.
Mike Van Dyk
Director Business Transformation
Since joining Vision Australia in 2010, Mike has held several positions within People and Culture, supporting organisational change. Mike joined the Leadership Team in 2019 in a broader leadership position. Mike is a supportive and empowering leader who encourages people to think outside the box to develop and implement the best solutions to problems or challenges.