Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Delia joined Warrah as CEO in January 2023. Delia brings to Warrah her diverse experience across the disability, rehabilitation and aged care sectors. She started her career as an Occupational Therapist working in Australia, England and Ireland. Returning to Australia she has worked in senior management roles, as Director of Allied Health and as General Manager in public, private and government sectors. Delia also has experience on the School Council for a school which focused on supporting young people to complete their education with a trade and apprenticeships. Delia has a proven track record of strategic development and helping organisations reach their long-term goals. She is passionate about supporting and encouraging people to realise their full potential.
Jason joined Warrah in April 2021. Jason brings to Warrah a career that is extensive across the not for profit community services sector, including health, accommodation, education, employment, vocational learning, community initiatives and lifestyle support. Jason also has experience working at a Kindergarten-Year 12 independent school. In his earlier career he held senior level finance positions in the commercial sector. Jason is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jason also holds the position of Company Secretary for Warrah.
Executive Manager - People and Culture
Anna joined Warrah in July 2020. With a degree in psychology and business, Anna is an experienced leader in People and Culture, with expertise in recruitment, organisation development, performance, wellbeing and employment relations. Anna’s strength lies in her diverse industry experience and ability to customise solutions to meet organisational needs. Having also established and managed her own franchised business for several years, Anna truly understands the importance of people and culture in shaping Warrah’s community and future success.
Executive Manager - Community Services
Alida has a long association with Warrah and early in her career worked as a residential support worker in Warrah’s group homes. Returning to Warrah in 2015 she established and coordinated the Discovery program before becoming a member of Warrah’s management team. Alida has over 20 years experience in the disability sector, predominantly working in case management and leadership roles in organisations inspired by Anthroposophy. She has undertaken training in Social Therapy and holds Disability and Management qualifications. Alida is a committed and passionate advocate for the rights of people with a disability.
School Principal and Executive
Anna joined Warrah’s executive leadership team as School Principal in Term 4 2021. She is Steiner educated, and her professional experience spans diverse education systems in Germany, New Zealand, and Australia. While working fulltime as a teacher in Germany, she gained an additional Master of Inclusion and Communication and a Graduate Diploma in Steiner Education. Learning through engagement and a strong focus on outdoor learning are pedagogical priorities of Steiner education that are reflected perfectly in her own ambitions, beliefs and experience.
Executive Manager - Business Services
Ojas joined Warrah in 2021 in the position of Commercial Manager and was appointed as a member of the Executive Team in March 2022. With a Bachelor in Computer Application and MBA in Strategic Planning, Ojas has previously held financial leadership positions requiring strong business partnering with internal, government and commercial stakeholders. Ojas brings extensive knowledge across Not-For-Profit, NDIS, Investment Banking, Quality Management, Project Management and the Shared Service sector, which will be invaluable in shaping Warrah’s future financial strategies and policies.
Executive Manager - Disability Services
Kathryn joined Warrah in 2023 in the position of Executive Manager, Disability Services. Kathryn brings 15 years’ experience in the not for profit sector across various roles in service delivery, senior leadership, organisational change, project management, service design, innovation and social enterprise. With a diverse skill set in social services, Kathryn is passionate about supporting people to explore their potential, build capability, reflect on practice, and listen for shared understanding to ensure no opportunity is overlooked.