Liz Yeo

Chair
Liz is currently the Head of Alliances at the Paul Ramsay Foundation.  The Foundation’s mission is to end cycles of disadvantage and Liz’s role is to forge and fund alliances that can influence systems change.  Liz was previously the CEO of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre where programs included a

Liz is currently the Head of Alliances at the Paul Ramsay Foundation.  The Foundation’s mission is to end cycles of disadvantage and Liz’s role is to forge and fund alliances that can influence systems change.  Liz was previously the CEO of Newtown Neighbourhood Centre where programs included a Specialist Homelessness Service for people living in Boarding Houses and sleeping rough.

Liz has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Sydney University and a Masters in Adult Education from UTS.  She began her career in youth homelessness and has worked in the community sector for the last 35 years.  Her roles have included volunteer and training management, senior HR management, and general management positions across a range of large and small Not-for-Profit organisations in health, education and community services. She has also served on other boards and advisory committees.

Liz is passionate about advocating for safe and affordable housing and identifying solutions to ensure everyone has the secure home they deserve.