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Centacare Housing Services Limited appoints new CEO

Centacare Housing Services Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona Williams as its new Chief Executive Officer. Fiona leaves her role as Executive Director at Ontoit, an infrastructure advisory company specialising in the delivery of social infrastructure, to take on the role.

Pictured above: Ms Fiona Williams, new Chief Executive Officer, Centacare Housing Services

Ms Williams has had extensive experience as a senior executive in the government housing sector, her role encompassing the planning, delivery and maintenance of public, community, out of home care and disability properties across Victoria. Ms Williams has also played a role in establishing Homes Victoria, the new Victorian State Government entity developed to deliver the State’s ambitious $5B social housing stimulus program.

“I am excited by the prospect of bringing my deep learning of social housing and working in Government to the task of building a thriving housing business and to deliver housing for Victorians who most need it.” said Ms Williams.

“We are thrilled to welcome Fiona to our team,” said Neil Jens, Chair of Centacare Housing Services Limited.

“Fiona brings a depth of experience in housing services – as well as exceptional strategic and leadership capability – that will be an asset to Centacare Housing Services Limited as we embark on this new phase of growth.”

“On behalf of the Centacare Housing Services Limited Board, I take this opportunity to thank our outgoing CEO, Ross Wheatland, who has held the role since December 2020.”

Fiona Williams will commence in her new role on 5 July 2022.

Centacare Housing Services Limited is a subsidiary of CatholicCare Victoria, the social service agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, and the Catholic Dioceses of Ballarat, Sale and Sandhurst.



Bernadette Garcia

Group Director Community Engagement, CatholicCare Victoria

0409 708 823 | bernadette.garcia@catholiccarevic.org.au   

22 June 2022
Category: News