Kingsley Bedwell – CEO

Kingsley is the long serving CEO and a non-voting member of the Board. His contribution in this field has been a passionate life’s work to which he has brought the more personal insights as a carer and of the impact of mental illness on families. 

Kingsley’s career has developed across professional service delivery and public mental health administration and policy reform. He has also contributed at a senior executive level to higher level strategic policy reform and system improvement. He was acknowledged for his achievements by the award of a Centenary Medal “for distinguished services to health”.

In his community sector role, Kingsley’s independent expertise is regularly sought and he has served on numerous government committees.

Kingsley’s primary qualification is in social work and his post graduate studies have been in public administration; public and social policy; administrative law and, human services management.