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Ron Hooton

Chief Executive Officer

Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton is smiling at the camera. He is dressed in a dark blue suit and multi-coloured tie.

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.

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Simone Blumberg

Chief People Officer

Vision Australia Chief People Officer, Simone Blumberg, smiles at the camera. She has cropped black hair and is wearing a black and white top

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.

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Justine Heath

Chief Financial Officer

Vision Australia CFO Justine Heath is looking at the camera, smiling slightly. She has shoulder-length blonde hair and is dressed in a dark blazer and pale pink top.

Justine Heath is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Vision Australia. She joined Vision Australia in December 2019.

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Michael Linke

General Manager Commercial Services

Vision Australia GM Commercial Services Michael Linke is smiling at the camera. He has glasses and is wearing a light blue shirt.

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.

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Ian Finlayson

General Manager Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

Vision Australia GM Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Ian Finlayson is smiling at the camera. He has short dark blond hair and is wearing a dark suit with a black and white polka dot tie

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.

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Damien McCormack

Chief Information Officer

Vision Australia CIO Damien McCormack is smiling at the camera. He has short dark hair and glasses and is wearing a black suit with a blue and white striped tie.

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.

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Amelia Ukovic

Chief Practitioner

Vision Australia Chief Practitioner Amelia Ukovic is smiling at the camera. She has long brown hair and is wearing a navy suit and fuchsia top

A registered Occupational Therapist, Amelia is an experienced practitioner, operational, strategic and quality manager passionate about supporting clients to achieve their goals.

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Graeme Craig

General Manager National Programs and Client Insights

Vision Australia GM National Programs and Client Insights Graeme Craig is looking at the camera with a slight smile. He has glasses, a beard and is wearing a dark grey suit with white shirt.

Graeme joined Vision Australia in 1995 and the leadership team in April 2013.

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Chris Edwards

Manager Government Relations, Advocacy, NDIS and Aged Care

Vision Australia Manager Government Relations, Advocacy, NDIS and Aged Care Chris Edwards is smiling at the camera. He is wearing a black suit with pink tie and white shirt.

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.

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Tania Hobson

General Manager Client Services

Vision Australia GM Client Services Tania Hobson is looking up at the camera and smiling. She has long dark brown hair and is wearing a black dress with puffy sleeves.

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.

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Mike Van Dyk

Director Business Transformation

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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.

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