Associate Professor Leanne Raven
Associate Professor Leanne Raven is delighted to be taking on the new comprehensive challenge as CEO of Red Nose to save the lives of unborn and newborn babies and children through the elimination of sudden and unexpected deaths and to support bereaved families.
Prior to becoming involved with SIDS and Kids Leanne was a self-employed strategy and management consultant with executive, NED and senior management experience in public health, education and health professional regulation.
Leanne has undertaken many leadership roles within human services, education, disability and family services sectors and has been acknowledged for her innovation in the not for profit sector.
As a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, she is a director of ISPID, International Society for the Study and Prevention of perinatal and Infant Death; ISA, International Stillbirth Alliance and the Windermere Foundation. She was a past Chairman and NED of the Eastern Melbourne Medicare Local, Australian Nursing Council and ENBIS Pty Ltd, a computer software marketing business, and a past NED of Eastern Melbourne PHN, Networking Health Victoria, DASSI (disability organisation), Eastern Ranges GP Association and a member of the Faculty Board of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne.
Leanne is experienced in building purpose driven organisations that are creating social impact and making a difference in our lives and communities. Managing change without pain and working within organisations to build capacity and sustainability is her passion.
She has qualifications in Science, Business Management, Nursing, Education and Company directorship.