Erica Nelson - Head of Leadership Development

Erica Nelson

Director of Leadership Development

(appointed March 2020)

“I strongly believe in all kids having the right and opportunity to live a full life of their choosing. This starts with health. That’s why I’m all in for kids’ health.”

As a registered psychologist, Erica has experience working in organisational development across the private, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Having started her career supporting disadvantaged adults to gain sustainable employment, she moved to the UK where she trained foster carers looking after children with disabilities.

On returning to Australia, Erica moved into the consulting sector and spent eight years working on leadership development, culture change, strategy and change management.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Erica spent six years in the finance sector leading organisational development strategies across leadership, culture, talent, transformation, innovation, and diversity and inclusion.

Erica brings with her qualifications in psychology, change management, innovation and social impact.