House with No Steps (HWNS), The Tipping Foundation (TTF) and Victorian Personal Centred Services (VISTA) have announced a new team to lead the merged organisation from March 1, 2018. The merger was approved by members of the three organisations in December and will continue to operate under the three provider names.

Andrew Richardson, pictured, currently CEO of HWNS will become CEO of the merged group. He said the new organisation will serve more people with disability throughout Eastern Australia. “We will help customers flourish under the NDIS by providing consistent, high quality services as well as developing and implementing state-of-the-art technology to make life easier for our customers and staff,” he said.

Current CEO of TTF and VISTA, Graeme Kelly will be chief strategy officer, responsible for planning and major bids and oversee the company secretarial function. His background spans major health and emergency services and NFPs in the disability, mental health and education sectors.