The Bobby Goldsmith has announced the appointment of Denise Aldous as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Denise’s appointment comes after a two month recruitment process and replaces Bev Lange who announced her resignation in January.

Aldous has a career background which has included executive and non-executive directorship roles in the business and finance sectors including over a decade with The World Bank Group and non-executive director roles with UnitingCare NSW/ACT including a role as the Independent Chair for their Finance, Audit and Risk committee.

Aldous is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and holds a AICD Graduate Diploma, a Masters of Business Administration from Massey University and a Bachelor of Arts from Canterbury University and completed a management program at Harvard Business School.

Aldous also holds non-executive roles with the Cronulla-Sutherland Leagues and Football Clubs and Soho Flordis International, and is

BGF Chair Martin Walsh said Aldous brought a unique mix of commercial acumen, corporate governance and understanding of the not for profit sector to the role.

“Through her experience with UnitingCare and the World Bank Denise has a strong understanding of the care sector and the challenges facing not for profit organisations,” Walsh said.

“Combined with her corporate governance, strong leadership skills and her hands-on style we’re confident that Denise will enable BGF to continue to evolve to meet the needs of our clients and supporters.”

Aldous will begin the role on May 2 and undertake a two-week transition with outgoing CEO Bev Lange.

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