Mind welcomes our new CEO

26 June 2020

Mind is delighted to announce the appointment of Gill Callister as the new Chief Executive Officer of Mind.

Gill brings a wealth of leadership experience to the role, following an exceptional career in the Victorian Public Service, most notably as Secretary of the Department of Education and Training (2015 - 2018) and Department of Human Services (2009 – 2014).

Most recently, Gill was an Associate Dean at the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and was a 2019 Victorian Public Service Medal recipient. Gill is also an Adjunct Professor (Practice) in Politics at Monash University and a member of the Monash University Council.

Gill has outstanding leadership qualities, aligned values, integrity and an unwavering focus in leading the development and implementation of policies and programs that are client centric, strongly evidence based and deliver tangible outcomes. She has extensive experience in managing large and complex service delivery systems in human services environments.

“The Board considers Gill an excellent fit for Mind, to lead our staff and stakeholder communities in continuing to support our clients and build sustainable services to help more people gain better mental health and a better quality of life,” Mind Board Director Melissa Field said.