Rob Macindoe – Executive Director Strategy and Development
Rob works with the Board to determine strategic priorities, oversee stakeholder engagement and has oversight of the day to day operations of enliven. Rob has an extensive career in a variety of senior management and CEO roles across Local and State Government and the broader health sector with a focus on social planning, community health and wellbeing. His interest stems as a geographer within the context of people in place.
Cinzia Theobald – Director, Programs and Communication
Cinzia has worked in the pharmaceutical, education and health sectors in Australia and the UK. More recently she has held senior roles at Monash Health (Director Access Improvement and Performance, Ambulatory and Community Services) and South Eastern Melbourne Medicare Local (Clinical Governance Senior Projects Manager). Cinzia has significant experience in strategic planning, business process review, service redesign and model development, risk management and community engagement and consultation and holds an LLM Masters in Medical Law.
Heather Lawson – Early Intervention and Integrated Care (Service Coordination) Coordinator
Heather is contracted by enliven to coordinate the EIIC Alliance and support organisations in the South East in service coordination. Her consulting experience builds on service provision and management roles across the health and community services sector in Local Government, Health services and with DHHS. She has a broad knowledge of aged care, CHSP, HCP, oral health and Primary Care Partnerships and has also worked with organisations to improve access for people with a disability, people from CALD and Indigenous backgrounds and women and girls.
Kate Lowsby – Manager, Health Promotion
Kate is a health promotion practitioner with experience working across a range of organisations within the not-for-profit sector. Kate holds a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Deakin University and a Bachelor of International Studies from RMIT. She is currently undertaking an Honours degree with Deakin University’s School of Health and Social Development, with a focus on developing her knowledge and research skills in the area of preventing violence against women. Kate is passionate about promoting and undertaking community-based projects which focus on advancing human rights, gender equality, and social inclusion.
Emily Harris – Project Manager
Emily is a public health practitioner with an interest in health literacy, she completed her Master of Public Health from the University of Melbourne focusing on the experiences of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women during pregnancy in the healthcare system. Emily has worked in community development, peer support education and developing resources with the community to navigate primary care. She has been involved in several projects to improve community health and wellbeing in the South East of Melbourne. Emily is passionate about community development and understanding how healthcare environments shape a person’s journey through health services.
Margaret Robb – Administrative Officer
Marg is a highly-experienced PA with extensive administrative experience in the fields of health, law, finance, local Council and education. Since emigrating from Scotland to Melbourne in 2006, she has supported senior staff within the public and private health sectors. All roles have involved liaising with stakeholders to improve communication and administrative processes supporting the provision of inpatient and community health care. Margaret currently works one day a week with enliven with a focus on our communications and some broader administrative support to the team.
Wasana Liyanage – Graduate Project Officer
Wasana holds a double degree in Bachelor of Arts/ Science from Deakin University. Her previous roles have primarily been focused on supporting and educating young people within the community health and education sectors. Wasana is working across a broad range of enliven’s projects, including enliven’s LGBTIQ+ work and the Alcohol and Other Drugs Catchment Based Plan, while also supporting the organisation’s social media and communications.
enliven also employs a number of short term casual and volunteer staff to work on identified projects and speciality areas, as required from time to time.