A progressive and proactive executive, with a proven aptitude and extensive working knowledge of both community and corporate governance, Jackie Richards is a highly attuned and successful business leader and coach in the not-for-profit sector, who is committed to achieving and exceeding organisational benchmarks.  Jackie’s commitment to best practice through the introduction of quality systems, and the fostering of a healthy organisational culture, is evident in the successful development and organisational growth she has spearheaded. Jackie is a valued member of numerous Boards with a solid working knowledge of constitutional law, governance requirements, and industry regulations.

 A Graduate Certificate in Housing Management and Policy Development, and qualifications in Quality Auditing and Project Management, heads her long list of personal and professional development accreditations. In 2010, Jackie was the proud recipient of the Australian Housing Institute ‘Inspirational Colleague’ Award, and this achievement is but one example bearing testament to this charismatic leader’s passion for success in her field.