Julie Hourigan Ruse
Julie is the Chief Executive Officer of SHINE for Kids.
She is a results focused leader achieving better outcomes for children, young people, families and communities experiencing vulnerability.
Julie has significant experience in the community sector predominantly in the areas of early intervention and prevention; domestic violence; and homelessness. She was previously the Chief Executive Officer at NSW Family Services Inc (Fams). Julie is a professionally certified Results Based AccountabilityTM practitioner, and wishes she had access to the framework principles a decade earlier than she did.
Julie has also worked in community legal centres, government legal roles and corporate accounting firms.
She maintains her legal practising certificate and has a Masters in Law (Human Rights and Social Justice). She has been an NSW Government appointed member of the Housing Appeals Committee since 2010 and a Presiding Chair since July 2013.