As the previous CEO of TasCOSS, Kym was recognised for her work to challenge and change the systems, behaviours and attitudes that lead to inequality and disadvantage. A recognised leader and change maker, Kym has worked as an advocate and lobbyist on a range of policy, projects and legislative changes that contribute to ensuring everyone has the opportunity to live a good life in this beautiful island state.
In addition to her work in her advisory business, Kym is a Director on the Brand Tasmania Board, is the Chair of the East Coast Tasmania Tourism Board, Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania Board, a state council member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Director on the Board of Wintringham, a unique national aged care provider supporting older Australians who have spent many years homeless and living in poverty.
Further to her governance roles, Kym is a Ministerial appointed member of the Premiers Health and Wellbeing Advisory Council, 26TEN Coalition and the Strategic Growth Industry group. Kym is also a member of the University of Tasmania Policy Exchange and is an advisory group member of the Tasmania Project research being undertaken by the Institute for Social Change.
Kym is currently completing her Masters in Leadership with Deakin University. She has post-graduate qualifications in Public Sector Management, Leadership and has studied on campus in Boston at Harvard Kennedy Business School, completing an intensive on Strategic Leadership and Perspectives for Not for Profit Management.