Kiel Hennessey

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  • Category: Staff
  • Job Title: Strategy and Curriculum Lead - First Peoples Programs and Strategy
  • Organisation: ANZSOG
  • State/Region: NSW
  • Country: Australia

Kiel Hennessey is the Strategy and Curriculum Lead – First Peoples Programs and Strategy at ANZSOG.

Kiel is a proud Wiradjuri man who has grown up between the Central Coast and Sydney.

Kiel has held senior roles across social services and health, with over 13 years’ experience in federal and state government. Prior to this, Kiel worked in Aboriginal education at UNSW for 4 years.

Kiel has extensive experience across community and stakeholder engagement, service delivery, project management, national and state steering committees and public leadership. These leadership roles have allowed Kiel to provide vision and guidance, while inspiring a sense of purpose in designing Aboriginal led innovations and empowerment in health care and social work services across NSW and Australia.

Kiel uses a reflective and strengths-based approach across his management and leadership responsibilities. Kiel holds core values of respect, trust, integrity, self-determination and informed decision making.

Kiel holds a bachelor’s degree in social work (UNSW), Masters of Indigenous Studies (UNSW) and Executive Masters of Public Administration (ANZSOG/Sydney University).

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