Leadership team

Learn more about our people, including the BSL Board and Executive Team

The Board

The Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction and establishing the policies of BSL. It is responsible for monitoring the performance of the activities of BSL and overseeing its financial state on behalf of the Charter and Life Members. It is also responsible for ensuring that risks are adequately managed.

Executive Team

The BSL Executive Team is responsible for the implementation of organisational strategies, development of policies and management of issues and of the performance of the organisation.

Travers Mc Leod

Travers McLeod is BSL’s Executive Director, responsible for the day-to-day management of the activities of BSL as delegated by the Board.

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Karli Middlewood BSL Web Leaderspage

Karli Middlewood is BSL’s Chief Operating Officer, managing functions including People and Culture, Volunteer Engagement, Facilities and Assets, and Information, Communication and Technology.

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Julie Ware BSL

Julie Ware is BSL’s Chief Services Officer, providing strategic and practice leadership of our services portfolio including Children, Youth and Inclusion, Aged Care Services, and Disability Services

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Zeah Behrend BSL

Zeah Behrend is BSL’s Chief Strategy and Impact Officer, leading strategy implementation and supporting the Social Policy and Research Centre (SPARC), and Communications, Marketing and Fundraising teams.

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Susan hall pic

Susan joined BSL in 2016 as Head of Early Childhood Early Intervention, within the NDIS team and moved to the role of Deputy Director of NDIS in 2019.

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Melinda joined BSL in 2013 as a Project Lead in the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters and in 2018 moved to WESSI as the head of department.

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Niamh O’Malley

Niamh O’Malley began leading the Shared Services division in September 2018.

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Lisa Rollinson is the Director of Aged Care Services division.

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Anna V4

Anna Venalainen is BSL’s Director of Finance, responsible for the Finance and Commercial activities of BSL.

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