New video: 2023 Williamson Community Leadership Program

In this one-hour session, you’ll be joined by Williamson alumni from 2020 and 2021. This includes:

  • Mike Davis (Williamson, 2019) – Head of Strategic Partnerships and Communications at Infoxchange
  • Sarah Sheridan (Williamson, 2021) – Deputy CEO / Co-Founder at Clothing the Gaps
  • Sally Finlay (Williamson, 2021) – Director, Support and Safety Hubs, East Division at Family Safety Victoria

2023 Williamson Community Leadership Program

In this one-hour session, you’ll be joined by Williamson alumni from 2020 and 2021. This includes:

  • David Green (Williamson, 2020) – Head of Southern & Distribution at Hume Bank
  • Lara Carton (Williamson 2021) – Executive Director, Corporate Strategy at Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
  • Mark Costello (Williamson 2021) – Partnerships and Policy at DJAARA

Previous Information Sessions

In this one-hour session, you’ll be joined by program facilitator, Angela Rutter and Williamson alumni from 2020 and 2019.

This includes: Christine Mandrawa – Geriatrician at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Gavin Rooney – Director Fire Safety at Fire Rescue Victoria and Vanessa Stevens-Downie – Manager Systems and Service Reform in the area of Aboriginal Health at the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing.

In this one-hour session, you’ll be joined by program facilitator, Lisa Croxford and Williamson alumni from 2020 and 2019.

This includes: Miranda Ratajski – Chief Information Officer, Group Business Units, Kris Waring – Executive Director, Integrity and Reviews at Department of Justice and Community Safety, Victoria and Fabio Oliveira – Innovation Centre Director at WorkSafe Victoria

Join Lisa Croxford, Williamson Leadership Program Facilitator, as she explores the program in more depth, as well as hearing from three program alumni who share their firsthand experience and the profound impact.

Alumni include Dr. Fiona Kelly (Associate Dentist at Dental on Clarendon), Craig Rowlands (General Manager at Medibank) and Darren Riggon (Manager at Barwon Health and Credentialled Mental Health Nurse and Psychotherapist at Darren Riggon Therapy).

Previous Information Sessions

In this information session, you’ll hear from four of our Williamson alumni, who detail the profound impact Williamson has had own their personal and professional lives.

Sasha Torsi (WCLP’16) Secondment: Director, COVID-19 VPS Communications Team, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Tara Laursen (WCLP ’19) Senior Manager Opportunities and Development , Neami National, Craig Rowley (WCLP ’19) Managing Director, Campaignr and Deb Colville (WCLP ’19) Board Member (Australian Federation of Medical Women, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Board member Swan Hill District Health).

Lisa Croxford (Williamson Facilitator) takes you through our Williamson Leadership Program. We are joined by three Williamson alumni including Lyndon Galea (Founder of Eat Up Australia), Steven Lynch (Director Environment and Community Programs at Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning) and Belinda Bravo (Transition Team, Medically Supervised Injecting Room at Department of Health & Human Services, Victoria).

At the time of recording, Belinda Bravo was a current Williamson Leadership Program participant, sharing a perspective on participating in the program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Angela Rutter (Williamson Facilitator) takes you through our Williamson Leadership Program in depth.

You’ll also hear from three of our Williamson alumni including Vanessa McGrath (Director Of Operations at Jacobs), Vanessa Rowsthorn (Marketing & Communications Director at Melbourne Theatre Company) and Dan Keely (Director, Policy and Regulation at Environment Protection Authority Victoria)