Ms Jennifer Pouwer

Experience: Jennifer is formerly the Chief Strategy and Partnerships Officer at Richmond Fellowship Queensland (RFQ). In August 2018, Mental Illness Fellowship Queensland (MIFQ) merged with RFQ. As Chief Executive Officer, MIFQ Jennifer executed the merger in partnership with the CEO of RFQ. Jennifer has had a range of Commonwealth, State and NGO roles across diverse human services portfolio (child protection; disability services; quality and accreditation; mental health and employment services). She gained her interest and diverse networks  in the non-government sector through the Community Services funding and contract management function in the state department of health. This interest followed through to voluntary Board contributions to PACT (Protect All Children Today); ADA – Aged and Disability Advocacy; and The Eating Issues Centre.

Areas of interest: Leadership and culture; philosophy; corporate governance; collective impact and partnership models.