Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Marcus Powe, and RMIT's College of Design and Social Context present Stella Avramopoulos, CEO of Kildonan UnitingCare.
Join Marcus as he interviews Stella on the intersection of design and business, and how innovation and creativity have played their part in the success and growth of Kildonan UnitingCare.
About Stella Avramopoulos
Stella Avramopoulos is the Chief Executive Officer of Kildonan UnitingCare, an innovative and trusted organisation within one of Australia’s largest welfare networks, UnitingCare Australia.
Kildonan delivers financial counselling, energy advice, settlement services and family support services to more than 20,000 Victorians each year across metropolitan Melbourne through to Northern Regional Victoria. It also has a corporate arm which consults nationally to the utility, telecommunications, banking and government sectors on issues affecting vulnerable consumers.
Stella has worked across the welfare, community services and government sectors for over 20 years and has a reputation for inspiring teams to design and deliver holistic and innovative approaches that engender systemic change.
Stella is on the Board of the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) and is the President of the Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS). Stella sits on the Centre for Social Impact Studies, the Australian Bankers’ Association Industry Strategy Working Group, and the Victorian Water Industry Vulnerable Customer Taskforce.
Previous appointments: National Customer Councils for the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Origin Energy National Customer Consultative Council, Office of Living Victoria’s Environment and Community Taskforce, the Ministerial Advisory Group Addressing Violence Against Women and Children, and the Victorian Government’s Community Sector Reform Council.