Who We Are

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Independent Living Centre NSW is made up of allied health professionals, access consultants, administration, and corporate support professionals.

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Board of Directors

The organisation is lead by a board of directors and a chief executive officer who are reponsible for the governance, strategic leadership, and direction of the ILC NSW. ILC NSW members elect our board of directors each year in elections held in November.

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Mr Jonathan Ladd


Jonathan Ladd holds a BA in Philosophy and Psychology from University of Durham (UK) 1973-76 and MPhil Logic from London School of Economics, 1976-77. He has 33 years of diverse line, technology, management, consulting and director-level experience, including global Chief Information Officer for P&O Group. Experience covers business strategy, management and information technology, across multiple sectors, working in multiple countries and cultures, at all levels up to board and investor/owner. Currently Group CEO of Datacom. Other current roles include provision of strategic advice and governance for an Australian payments network.

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Mr Colin Slattery

Deputy Chairperson

Colin Slattery is currently a director of his own training and consulting business. He brings his expertise in human resource management, marketing, training and coaching to individuals and organizations. Colin has extensive experience in the government and non-government sector and has worked at various levels of management.

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Ms Ann-Mason Furmage


Ann-Mason Furmage has been President of the Physical Disability Council of NSW for the past five years. She is retired from active employment in her profession after more than twenty years experience as an accountant and financial controller in Australia and the USA.

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Mr Jeevan Joshi


Jeevan Joshi holds a postgraduate qualification in Business Management (HR), XLRI, India 1993, a Masters degree in Technology (Biochemical Engg.), Inst of Tech, BHU India 1991 and a B. Pharmacy from Delhi University, India 1989. He is the Principal Consultant at KnowledgeWorking and has over 17 years experience in designing and delivering e-Learning, human capital, knowledge, risk and compliance solutions for leading organisations in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He has wide exposure to various functions including business development, project management, consulting and human resources and has worked for leading companies such as Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PWC. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Simulation Industry Association of Australia.

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Ms Kate Loxton


Qualifications: BaAppSc (Occupational Therapy)
Kate Loxton has 28 years experience working as an Occupational Therapist with children and adults with neurological conditions. In 1997 Kate founded a private multidisciplinary therapy team known as Rehab on the Move and in 2005 opened a second branch specialising in the needs of children, Child First Paediatric Therapy. Her role in the business as business owner includes managing director duties and business development. Kate currently sits on the Board of Brain Injury Association NSW and Sydney North Shore and Beaches Medicare Local.

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Ms Fiona Given


Qualifications: BA (Hons) LLB Macquarie University, Grad. Dip in Legal Practice (College of Law)
Fiona Given is a person with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs and uses various forms of AAC and various forms of assistive technologies. She is the Vice-President of AAC Voice and People with Disability Australia. Fiona has worked in a range of legal settings. Currently she is a part time community member of NSW Guardianship and funds her own consultancy business doing various research projects in the disability sector.

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Senior Staff

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Robyn Chapman

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Robyn Chapman was appointed CEO in February 2008. She graduated and worked as a Physiotherapist for many years across the health, aged, disability, private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She has held a number of service management positions in the disability sector including leading the Physical Disability Council of NSW. Robyn is currently a Director of Paraquad NSW and is also a casual lecturer in the Discipline of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney.

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Anthony Sammut

Company Secretary and Financial Officer

Anthony is an Accountant who joined the ILC NSW in July 2008. Anthony has significant experience as an Accountant and as a Manager in the not-for-profit sector, primarily with the Anglican Diocese of Sydney. Anthony is currently employed as Company Secretary and Finance Officer.