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With more than a decade of community leadership and advocacy work for vulnerable people, Rachel Tanny brings a deep understanding of both the aged care industry in Australia as it currently stands and insight into forthcoming changes.

She also has experience in innovation incubation with a focus on big picture strategy within a risk assessment framework leading to financial growth and sustainability.

Rachel holds a Diploma of Business Governance from the Institute of Community Directors Australia as well as a Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond. She currently sits on the Multicultural Advisory Committee for Waverley Council and on the Jewish Board of Deputies.

She is currently the Chief Executive Officer of COA Sydney, Inc.

Roy Wakelin-King has held very senior positions across a range of government, private sector, and not-for-profit organisations.

Roy has extensive experience in executive leadership, with a successful career in transport and logistics, delivering multi-billion-dollar services and infrastructure programs, particularly for communities in regional NSW.

He was the Chief Executive at the NSW Taxi Council where he led the NSW taxi industry through a period of unprecedented disruption and transformation arising from the arrival of the ridesharing platform Uber, as well as the NSW Government’s point-to-point transport reforms.

As Chief Executive of the World Youth Day Coordination Authority, Roy led the NSW Government’s support to the highly-successful World Youth Day 2008 – a major international event that won great acclaim for Sydney and NSW.

Roy has held a number of Board appointments including with the Redfern Waterloo Authority and Australian Technology Park Sydney Ltd Boards, as well as the Board of the NSW Tow Truck Authority. Roy has also held the position of Company Secretary.

Roy served as a commissioned officer in the Australian Army, which included active service as part of the multi-national force that delivered humanitarian and security aid to war-torn Somalia.

Roy was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for his service to public transport and his role in leading Government support to World Youth Day 2008. He has a Master of Business Administration and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.

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