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MANAGEMENT

Lisa McPherson-Sturt

Lisa McPherson-Sturt

Chief Executive Officer

“At Nexus we believe that any member of our community has the right to appropriate professional employment services.”

Priya Kumar

Priya Kumar

HR/Finance Manager

“Rewarding and challenging career with an exciting team working together.”

Adrian Sturt

Adrian Sturt

Manager Performance and Program Operations

“Working for Nexus gives me a chance to help change people’s lives. I have the great privilege of working with the community and Canberra businesses to provide fantastic, sustainable work opportunities which allow people to show their ability in the work place.”

Nish Dissanayake

Nish Dissanayake

Manager Compliance and Program Operations

“It’s so rewarding working for Nexus, staff are always working together as a team to support the people in our community and give them the best result”

NEXUS BOARD

Lynda Lawson

Lynda Lawson

Chairperson

Lynda is currently the Practice Manager for Canberra Urology and prior to that, she ran her own bookkeeping Business for 13 years. She has vast experience in the financial sector with clients ranging from Accountants, Professional and Trades.

Kevin Jeffery

Kevin Jeffery

Director

Kevin is a Senior Consultant and Project Manager in electronic commerce, electronic service delivery and information management with extensive experience in government strategy development and evaluation. Kevin currently operates a data backup service through a network of resellers that is the leading edge technology for backing up computers for SME’s, non-profits, mobile workers and individuals.

Ariel Kaufman

Ariel Kaufman

Director

Ariel is a qualified Chef who has been employed in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. After many years of contact with Nexus, Ariel became a Board Member in 2011. Ariel will continue to help Nexus as a Board Member for many years to come.

Director – Lisa McPherson-Sturt – GAICD, Adv Dip BM, Dip HR

Director – Lisa McPherson-Sturt – GAICD, Adv Dip BM, Dip HR

CEO - Nexus Human Services

Lisa has a range of experience in the employment and mental health sector as well as disability related areas including employment, community accommodation, project management, case management and human resource management. Lisa is the CEO of Nexus Human Services Incorporated, a specialist mental health and Generalist DES provider based in the ACT. Lisa is a member of the ACT Chamber of Commerce, The Community Collation of the ACT, Australia Institute of Company Directors and the Chair of the Board of Ostara Australia.

Priya Kumar – BArts, Dip BM

Priya Kumar – BArts, Dip BM

Secretary

Priya joined Nexus Human Services in 2009 as an Employment Consultant and has work up to being appointed as Human Resources and Finance Manager. She has 14 years’ experience working in finance industry and was appointed to join the Board of Directors in 2018. Priya holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Economics and Accounting. She also holds a Diploma in Leadership and Management. Priya has a passion to work and assist people with disability in our community and make a positive change to their lives. Through her strong leadership, Priya aims to continue to innovate effective financial strategies and lead Nexus to financial success