RESULTS International (Australia) ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW CEO

Amelia Christie, Incoming RESULTS CEO

RESULTS Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Amelia Christie who commenced on 26 September.

Chair, Chris Franks, announced the appointment of Amelia Christie saying “After a comprehensive and extremely competitive recruitment process, the RESULTS Board is pleased to appoint Amelia to the role. We are delighted to welcome Amelia and we look forward to working with her and introducing her to our partners and stakeholders in the near future.”

Amelia is an experienced leader who brings a strong track record of successful policy, research, campaigning and advocacy in the areas of health, poverty, aged care, housing and consumer rights.

She has worked with Ministers and Members of Parliament across the political spectrum and with Government departments and the media speaking at public forums, conferences and at Parliamentary Inquiries. Amelia has worked for both small and large NGOs within Australia, in the UK and in India, she is passionate about human rights and using people power to bring about positive change.  Amelia has a Master of Social Science (International Development) from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.

Amelia Christie said, “I am delighted to be entrusted with the leadership role at RESULTS and relish the opportunity to work with an impressive team of staff and volunteers to further strengthen its position as a leader in advocacy and campaigning and to grow its volunteer support, strengthen its financial position and amplify its voice in advocating for an end to extreme poverty.”

The Board wishes to again acknowledge and thank Maree Nutt for her long and illustrious leadership of RESULTS. Maree’s significant contribution transformed RESULTS Australia from a small, purely volunteer driven group to a professional organisation that employs skilled staff and enjoys great influence and major impact in advocating for investment in key aid programs. Maree will remain a committed volunteer and supporter of RESULTS.

RESULTS Staff and Volunteers work to inform policy and mobilise resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health for millions of people living in poverty.

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Media contact and further information: Chris Franks, Chair chris.franks@results.org.au M: 0418 246 258