Executive Leadership Team

 

Andrew DonneAndrew Donne

Chief Executive Officer

BBus

Andrew Donne was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2016, following more than a decade of senior leadership within the organisation.

Andrew’s priorities are to ensure the needs and interests of people with a disability and their families are first and foremost in all our decisions; to implement strategic changes so that our services and structure are well-suited to the NDIS; and to honour our legacy by ensuring we are financially strong for the future.

Since 2004 Andrew was responsible for the overall management of our Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs), instigating opportunities for a number of major new commercial contracts which offered both valuable employment opportunities for people with a disability and stronger commercial viability for the organisation.

Under Andrew’s leadership, Endeavour Foundation became the largest employer of people with a disability in Australia, providing support to more than 2,350 people in the workplace.

Andrew holds extensive commercial experience from Linfox Transport, Shell, Pacific Dunlop and McDonalds.


David CurdDavid Curd

Executive General Manager
Community Solutions Subsidiary

B.Ed, Dip. Teach, M.B.A, FAICD

David has more than 20 years’ experience in education, government, business and community sectors and was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship to study community development and contemporary social service business models.

In 1998, David founded Community Solutions Inc and now has oversight of Endeavour Foundation’s Community Solutions Subsidiary Group, which consists of a number of organisations, including the Community Solutions Group Ltd, Acclaim, SkillsPlus, BRACE and TORGAS.

David is a long serving Director and Chair of Governance for CoAct Ltd; a National Employment Services Head Contractor, with $80m+ of contracts under management.


Mark FentonMark Fenton

Executive General Manager
Corporate Services and CFO

Mark is a finance executive of 25 years, a fellow of CPA Australia and a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has worked in the professional services, manufacturing, retirement living, retail, and membership services sectors.  Mark was Chairman of John Paul College and Queensland government’s Arts Investment Advisory Board and has been a board member of Queensland Ballet Company. In the not-for-profit sector he serves as a director for organisations focusing on mental health, homelessness and international student accommodation.


Jenny MaddenJenny Madden

Executive General Manager
Clinical and Service Governance

BA P/G Dip. Ed MHMS Prov. P/G Cert Sports Med. ASDA

Jenny has over 20 years’ experience in the government and community sectors in the areas of education, health promotion, research and tender development. With a significant history in community engagement, particularly in the area of social and community services, Jenny has managed projects within Australia and SE Asia, Chaired National forums and presented on issues of public health and community sector development throughout Australia, South East Asia and New Zealand. Jenny has also lived and worked in Indigenous communities and continues to maintain an interest in Indigenous health.

In addition to her community development experience, Jenny has managed community aged care services and undertaken major research projects in the area of public health to inform government policy. Jenny’s experience in bid management is significant and she has led a number of large funding applications with a very strong success record. Jenny sits on the University of the Sunshine Coast Regional Engagement Committee, and is a Director of the Sunshine Coast Health Foundation.


Paula MaysonPaula Mayson - Chief Operations Officer, Endeavour Foundation

Chief Operations Officer

Paula is a commercially focused business leader with more than twenty years’ experience in the development and implementation of business strategy, operational management and driving transformational change.

Paula has led multi-disciplinary teams in a range of industry sectors through significant change programs, including business integration, restructuring and crisis turn-around. She has extensive experience in large multi-national organisations including Hudson, Rio Tinto and Pacific Aluminium.

At Endeavour Foundation, Paula will lead the integration of a new, unified service delivery unit focused on delivering a best in class customer experience.

Paula’s passions are change leadership, inclusion and diversity and, of course, her family.


Kym Shreeve

Executive General Manager
People and Culture, Customer and Marketing

Kym ShreeveKym has extensive experience in HR leadership roles in complex, large scale organisations in the health and human services sector.

She has a strong background in people and culture, employee engagement, business transformation and change management.

Formerly Director of Workforce Transition and Director of People and Performance at Uniting Care Health, Kym has also held senior roles in the Aged Care sector which recently went through a similar transition to the NDIS, with the introduction of Consumer Directed Care (CDC).

At Endeavour Foundation, Kym’s focus will be on championing the employee experience and building a workforce with the right values, skills and experience to deliver a great customer experience, and meet the opportunities and growth identified within our business strategy, and under the NDIS.

Kym holds a Bachelor of Business in HR and Industrial Relations, a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Masters in Business Leadership.


Andrew ThomasAndrew Thomas

Executive General Manager
Supporter Enterprises

BBus (Acc) CPA MBA GAICD

Andrew is a recognised leader in the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors. He has significant experience in national organisations across a range of charitable trust structures and fundraising operations including lotteries, donations, bequests, events, philanthropic grants and merchandise.

Most recently, he held the position of General Manager, Philanthropy and Trustee Services for financial services group Perpetual. Andrew has also worked as Executive Manager for Surf Life Saving Queensland and Executive Director of the Surf Life Saving Foundation where his core functions included strategic development, leadership, growth of revenue and profit, business and supporter development.

Andrew has also been active on the Research Australia Philanthropy Advisory Board and is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Queensland.

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