We are thrilled to announce a new chapter in the history of Outlook Australia, welcoming our new CEO, Daniel Findley, who will lead our organisation with vision, passion, and commitment to our mission.
Daniel has proven to be an excellent leader, with a focus on driving strategies that take corporations to the next level. He has earned the confidence of stakeholders, built support among diverse groups, led cross-functional staff and volunteers, and established a positive and enthusiastic corporate culture. We believe his leadership will inspire all of us to reach new heights as an organization. Together, we will further our mission and make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.
Outlook Chair Fran Boyd said, ‘Daniel has an impressive history of successfully leading non-profit organizations towards growth and success including demanding CEO roles with West Arnhem Regional Council, Masonic Care Tasmania, and Sparkways where he has demonstrated his capacity to lead complex organisations with empathy and focus. We are confident Daniel will provide clear leadership as we continue our growth with purpose.’
‘I'm deeply honoured to join Outlook Australia, a pioneering social enterprise with over 50 years dedicated to inclusivity, providing sustainable opportunities for people with disability. I'm particularly captivated by Outlook's commitment to purpose-driven growth, its vision for an inclusive society, and its strong support for staff development. These elements resonate seamlessly with my leadership philosophy, which is focused on driving performance, engaging stakeholders, and nurturing team talent, thereby adding a rich layer of depth and purpose to my role’, affirmed Daniel Findley.
Outlook Australia has been dedicated to creating and facilitating sustainable opportunities for people with disabilities to live, work, and play within our communities for over 50 years. We have achieved remarkable milestones and positively impacted countless lives in our community. With Daniel as our CEO, we are confident that we will continue to grow and thrive, enhancing our reach and impact.
‘As I assume the CEO role, I'm eager to build on the robust foundation laid by my predecessor, Sam Sondhi, and the dedicated Outlook team. My initial focus will be on fostering collaboration by getting to know our team, enhancing stakeholder relationships, and personally visiting all our services. Committed to strategic growth and social impact, and backed by a skilled Board and committed staff, I'm confident we'll not only meet but exceed our goals, continuing to be a beacon for inclusivity.’
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Daniel. We are excited about the journey ahead and look forward to working together to achieve our shared goals. Daniel will officially assume the role of CEO on Monday 16 October 2023.