Shane is a Wakka Wakka, Bundjalung man from Northern NSW/South East Queensland and first joined the Board as a non-Executive Director in 2018. He has over 15 years’ experience at a Senior Executive level in the Government, Not for Profit and Private sectors. Most recently, Shane was a Director at PwC’s Indigenous Consulting (PIC) and CEO of Evolve FM.
Shane successfully led the transformation of the NSW Aboriginal Housing Office change and reform program for three years as the Chief Executive Officer. In that time he established a skills-based independent board, established a senior management team, stabilised the operations, implemented a change and reform program, introduced a client-focused approach, introduced a project and program management discipline to the organisation, and finalised and closed out old projects to regain community confidence and organisational reputation.
Before this Shane worked for 15 years in the prison service across three States, commencing as a prison officer at Borallon Correctional Centre in Qld and finishing as Assistant General Manager at Acacia Prison. Shane also serves as a Director of First Australians Capital Ltd.