Marion Wands - CEO
Marion has extensive experience in program reviews, evaluation and workplace well being, mental health and suicide prevention programs. She routinely applies her communication and change management expertise to engage with stakeholders, establish mutually respectful working relationships and address the necessary changes to systems to ensure desired outcomes are achieved.
Marion’s work includes the development and implementation of workplace wellness programs in construction and transport industries, development and facilitation of ConNetica’s suite of Lifeboat training programs, lead evaluation of four Partner in Recovery Programs, the three year evaluation of the Goodna Family Centred Employment Program and evaluation of three other innovative employment programs in NSW and Qld. Her most recent work involves the application of digital solutions to improve the quality and access to mental health services that align with an individual’s unique needs.
Prior to establishing ConNetica, Marion was a senior executive in the ACT and Commonwealth Public Service and a Manager with Deloitte Consulting.
Marion has a Bachelor of Education and a Masters in Human Resources, specialising in Change Management.
Service mapping, integration and collaboration
Atlases of mental health, alcohol and other drugs, and homelessness
Mental health and suicide prevention
Program review and evaluation
Training program development