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Mr Mark Henley

B Bus (Accty) QUT, GAICD

Chair Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee

Mark has over 30 years' of experience in the social services sector having worked in senior executive, CEO and Board roles. These roles have all been with respected and influential organisations in Queensland. He has strong leadership, corporate governance, finance and management experience skills.

Mark held chief executive officer roles with Queensland Council of Social Service from 2011 to 2020 and Spinal Life Australia from 1999 till 2011. During this time he worked closely with government, business, the community service sector and the broader community resulting in significantly improved outcomes for the people each organisation serves. He has a focus on creating the best environment possible for services, government and the community to meet the needs of people experiencing poverty and disadvantage to achieve their potential.

Early in Mark’s career he worked as an accountant for a chartered accounting firm, statutory authority and community based organisation. This provided him with strong financial and administrative skills and experience.

Mark currently serves on the Local Government Association of Queensland Data Ethics Committee and has held positions on the Queensland Plan Ambassador Council and numerous national and state based committees across the social services sector.

He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, has a Bachelor of Accountancy and Graduate Diploma of Community Sector Management.