James has enjoyed many successful management and consulting roles in the ICT industry from both a customer and service provider perspective. The Bridge has been continuously developing the maturity of their ICT landscape and James is excited about helping to drive further improvements especially around cyber security.
Richard has worked in a variety of Financial Management roles for 30 years having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993. His career started in the UK and Europe where he worked in small through to international businesses.
Moving to Australia in 2004, he established a consulting business that evolved to become focused on the Not For Profit sector. This led him to working in senior financial management roles in that sector, including at a disability iNGO, before commencing at The Bridge in 2018 as Chief Financial Officer.
Richard is a strategically minded CFO with a passion for the “for purpose” sector and has been transforming the reliability and easy delivery of information at The Bridge to enable strong decision making.
Chrissy is a passionate people focused leader, with experience in the development of people centric business models, strategic business plans and performance frameworks.
An engaging communicator, her greatest reward is seeing others grow, develop and learn new skills in a supportive and encouraging environment. She is driven by working with others to enhance organisational capability, service delivery and community wellbeing.
Chrissy has built her leadership career in people-focused positions following her accomplishments of a Degree in Community Development; Graduate Diploma in Social Science, a Certificate in Management, and experience in project management and facilitation.
Bringing extensive experience via local government and private enterprise, Chrissy leads services that embrace and enhance our commitment to people while developing strategies that enrich culture and drive the delivery of meaningful purposeful services and outcomes for The Bridge.
Having both lived with and holding professional experience, Shelley has been in the Disability Sector for over fifteen years. Shelley graduated from RMIT in 2004 with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Disability. Shelley worked in direct support while studying and then moved on the case management, planning and facilitation, and into the customer service space. Shelley enjoys working with people to recognise their individual strengths and aspirations which is what had driven her to gaining a Certificate IV in Career Development. Through her professional experience Shelley has developed a broad working knowledge of the NDIS, implementation and facilitation to support participants and their families plan and transition to a variety of post school options, supports and services to meet their individual needs.