2017 Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership.

With 20 years experience in community services from practitioner to executive level Lucy has;

  • Has worked in areas of crisis support, homelessness and alcohol and drug misuse
  • Was responsible for implementing the Child protection and Disability Gateway in Tasmania in 2009 after legislative reform as a senior executive
  • Been the CEO with Glenview Community Services for the past 6 years with a focus on sector reform, change management and creating positive workplace cultures.

Lucy has significant experience in the areas of sector reform having led large teams through a range of industry and legislative changes. Combined with her former career in hospitality and marketing Lucy provides a well rounded practicable approach to business in finding workable yet strategic solutions.

Some Career Highlights

  • Australian Institute of Management’s Not for Profit Leader of the Year 2016
  • Telstra Business Women’s Award finalist on 2 categories in 2013 & 2014
  • Nominated for HESTA Unsung Hero Award 2013
  • Led Glenview to being awarded Tasmanian Aged Care provider of the Year 2013
  • Led Glenview to winning 2 National Better Practice Awards for Service Excellence
  • Awarded the NAB/TCCI Business Leader of the Year award - corporate in 2012
  • Led Glenview Community Services in being awarded Employer of Choice in 2012


  • Current MBA student
  • Graduate Certificate of Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Social and Community Services (Management)
  • Diploma of Social and Community Services
  • Diploma of Solutions Orientated Counselling - Centre of Effective Therapy

Personal philosophy - “be the change you want to see” - Mahatma Gandhi

Lucy O’Flaherty

Chief Executive Officer, Glenview Community Service Inc

Tasmania winner for the Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership Lucy O'Flaherty

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Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

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