Senior leadership

Led by our Chief Executive Peter Burns and a team of experienced YMCA senior managers and locally-based Executive Officers, our leadership structure is designed to enable innovation and improvement.


Pauline McGillivray Chief Financial Officer
Nicole Rudden Chief Corporate Services (acting)
Carolyn Morris Chief Operations Officer
Anthony Neal Chief Executive Recreation, Camping & Disability
Ari Kurzeme, Fiona Anderson GM Strategy, Partnership & Evaluation
Dan Coathup GM Risk, Safety, Environment, Quality (acting)
James Thyer GM People & Culture
Peter Blackford GM Business Systems
Leon Newton, Wade Mackrell, Adam Luscombe GM Recreation
Brendan Smith GM Camping
Aimee Dean GM Marketing, Sales & Communications
Amanda Locke GM Children’s Programs
James Wynd GM Youth & Social Enterprise
John Willey GM Property Development & Construction & Retirement Living
Alex Ash GM Kingswim (acting)