Geoff Batkin AM
Chair, UnitingCare Australia
Geoff Batkin AM is an innovative leader within the aged care and community services not-for-profit sector, with a passion for justice and social advocacy. His strengths are financial management, business development, risk management, strategy, governance, and Mission. Geoff retired having successfully led Wesley Mission Queensland for 22 years.
He is committed to Church mission. In his professional capacity within the Church over decades Geoff has focussed on ensuring all organisational resources are identified; assessed for missional and/or business outcomes and prospects; optimised missional or financial returns; developed appropriate networks; and ensured appropriate risk management strategies are implemented.
He has a strong vision for UnitingCare Australia and his letter of Expression of Interest articulates in more detail this vision and accompanying thoughts.