Leadership Team

Ms Libby Craft

Chief Executive Officer (Commenced 2006), B.Soc Work (Hons), M.B.A.

Ms Craft was appointed to the position of CEO in January 2006. She has over 30 years’ experience in Human Services having worked in direct service provision, advocacy, policy, research and community development within State and Federal Governments as well as the non-government sector.

   

Andrew Zeuner

Executive Manager Business Services (Commenced 2001), CPA, MBA, B. Economics

Mr Zeuner has over 20 years’ experience in finance and business development and is currently the Executive Manager Business Services at UCWPA where he is responsible for the portfolios of finance, administration and Information Services as well as major projects including the redevelopment of Wesley House Aged Care. Mr Zeuner is also the Treasurer of Wesley Social Enterprises Inc. and Portway Housing Association Inc.

   

Deborah Burton

Executive Manager Aged Care (Commenced 2004), Bachelor Nursing, Grad Dip Aged Service Management

Ms Burton, a registered nurse, has 30 years’ experience managing residential and community aged care services. Ms Burton commenced with UCWPA in 1989 and since 2004 has been the Executive Manager Aged Care, responsible for the strategic direction of aged care services. Ms Burton also sits on the Aged & Community Services SA & NT Board.

   

Meredith Perry

Executive Manager Community Services (Commenced 2008), Dip T. Grad Dip Ed. Couns; Cert Mgmnt & Ldrship, Cert. Mediation

Ms Perry has over 30 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector and is currently the Executive Manager Community Services at UCWPA, where she is responsible for overseeing a suite of community services and programs which involve strategic planning, business development, policy development, community service program design and financial management. Ms Perry is also on the Board of Portway Housing Association Inc.

   

 

Claire Hogarth

Executive Manager People and Culture (Commenced 2015), Grad Dip HRM

Claire Hogarth is an experienced human resources professional with over 15 years’ experience across the private, government and not-for-profit sectors. Prior to joining UCWPA, Ms Hogarth served in various HR roles for medium to large companies across various industries including manufacturing, wine, utilities and health. She also possesses experience working in the government vocational education training sector. 

   

Mark Hayward

Executive Manager Property and Housing (Commenced 2017), MBA, B. Ed, Grad Dip Project Mgt

Mr Hayward has over 10 years’ experience in project and asset management across a diverse range of property portfolios and businesses. In his role as Executive Manager Property and Housing, Mr Hayward is responsible for the development of aged care infrastructure and community housing, asset management of all UCWPA properties and pursuing other strategic developments. He also oversees Portway Housing Association. 

   
 

Pam Simmons

Executive Manager Strategic Initiatives (Commenced 2016), BA(SW), MPolAdmin, GAICD

Ms Simmons is assisting UCWPA with organisation-wide strategic projects. She joins the senior management team for 12 months and brings depth of experience in social reform and implementing change.