This week, Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council (AH&MRC) CEO Robert Skeen was appointed Co-Deputy Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Council on family, domestic and sexual violence.
This honour was recognised by the Honourable Amanda Rishworth Minster of Social Services, where she congratulated and thanked Mr. Skeen for his work to date as a member of Advisory Council for past year of involvement.
Mr. Skeen is already part of 18 committees including co-chair of the NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) and is also the NSW representative on the Joint Council of National CAPO.
Mr. Skeen is a strong leader and advocate for the Aboriginal community who has a proven track record of high-level leadership through showing his passion for Innovation and Change Management. He has worked in the Government and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) sector for almost 25 years, including in organisational leadership roles in the Northern Territory, Queensland and New South Wales.
Mr. Skeen states “I am honoured to have been appointed Co-Deputy Chair as I want to see as many initiatives delivered for our Aboriginal communities where we’re strategically making an impact for future generations:”.