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Ron Hooton

Chief Executive Officer

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Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton has led Vision Australia through a remarkable period of change, achieving significant outcomes for the blind and low vision communities of Australia.

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Simone Blumberg

Chief People Officer

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Joining Vision Australia in July 2021, Simone has 25 years’ experience leading cultural transformation, organisational development, employee engagement and change management in the not-for-profit, finance, technology and communications sectors.

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Justine Heath

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

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Justine Heath is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Vision Australia. She joined Vision Australia in December 2019.

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Michael Linke

General Manager Commercial Services

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Michael joined Vision Australia in November 2020. He is a qualified accountant and spent 15 years early in his career with the Australian Taxation Office before moving into the for-purpose sector, spending time at Royal Blind Society as an area manager and then RSPCA ACT as CEO, and most recently at Recreational Aviation Australia as CEO.

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Ian Finlayson

General Manager, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications

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Ian joined Vision Australia in August 2019, having held a variety of senior executive fundraising, marketing and corporate affairs roles across the not-for-profit, government and health and hospital sectors throughout a 30 year professional career.

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Damien McCormack

Chief Information Officer

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Damien joined Vision Australia in 2001 as an access technology consultant, specialising in workplace assessments after earlier working in IT roles with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry and Melbourne Business School.

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Amelia Ukovic

Chief Practitioner

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A registered Occupational Therapist, Amelia is an experienced practitioner, operational, strategic and quality manager passionate about supporting clients to achieve their goals.

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Graeme Craig

General Manager National Programs and Client Insights

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Graeme joined Vision Australia in 1995 and the leadership team in April 2013.

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Karen Knight

General Manager Client Services, Advocacy and Government Relations

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Karen has been blind since birth. She is a registered psychologist with previous experience in mental health, youth suicide prevention and mental health promotion.

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