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Governance

Pacific Link Housing has a skills-based board of directors with extensive experience in management, finance, property investment and development, social services, public policy and government. All directors are graduates of The Australian Institute of Company Directors (or equivalent)

The board includes;

  • Alan Bennell
  • Leoni Baldwin
  • Wal Edgell
  • David Bacon, Chairman
  • David Simmons
  • Cliff Innes, Deputy Chairman
  • Kim McLoughry
  • Deb Howe
  • Stephen Brahams
  • Daphne Wayland, CEO & Company Secretary

Management

Daphne

Daphne

Chief Executive Officer

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in London and subsequently in Sydney, Daphne began her career in Australia with an ASX-listed financial services company.

Following a career in the financial services industry in Sydney, Daphne worked for several years as practice manager at a leading firm of chartered accountants in Gosford before joining Pacific Link as Compliance Manager, in 2011. Daphne has lived on the Central Coast for more than 20 years.

Daphne has played a pivotal role in directing, managing and implementing Pacific Link’s policies and initiatives for more than five years in her pivotal roles as Company Secretary, Risk & Compliance Manager and go-to executive

Her abilities, commitment and comprehensive understanding of Pacific Link and the community housing sector bring a key skill set to the role of CEO.

Ian

Ian

Chief Financial & Corporate Services Officer

Ian brings with him a strong finance background; having worked locally, and overseas at a number of commercial companies including IT, Hospitality and Insurance.  He is CPA qualified and holds a degree in Management (Accounting major).

Key Responsibilities:

– Finance & accounting
– Risk
– Debt covenants
monitoring
– HR
– IT
– Contract & office
administration

Larissa

Larissa

Manager, Housing and Maintenance Services

Larissa had been working in Real Estate for 8 years before joining us at Pacific Link, having worked in both QLD and NSW. Larissa started here as a temp, then was given a permanent position as a Housing Manager, then whilst undertaking her Real Estate License course was promoted to Team Leader, the most recently to Manager of Housing and Maintenance Services. She has now successfully completed her Real Estate License.

Key Responsibilities:

– Residential & commercial tenancy
– NCAT
– Leasehold properties
– Partner relationships
– Maintenance
– Asset lifecycles

Mark

Mark

Manager, Property Assets & Development

Mark joins Pacific link from his role as Project Director with a national project management firm, specialising in aged-care development and construction. Prior to this role he was with an Aged Care provider for 8 years and two years with a Canberra-based community housing provider. Mark holds a degree in Construction Management and Economics and a Class A Builders Licence.

Key Responsibilities:

– Development strategy
– Property development projects
– Assessing financial and strategic suitability of new development opportunities
– Strategic procurement
– Project negotiation
– Project management