Chief Executive Officer
Newly appointed CEO James Toomey has been a highly respected and capable senior leader of Mission Australia since 2010. As a qualified social worker with an extensive background in community services, James brings in-depth expertise to Mission Australia’s service delivery and is committed to quality, collaboration, performance measurement and evaluation to achieve the best possible outcomes for Australians in need. Prior to joining Mission Australia James was the Operations Director of SkillForce, a charity that works in partnership with schools to inspire young people to succeed. He was also Assistant Director of Foster Care Associates in the UK. James is a Director of Mission Australia Learning and Mission Australia Housing. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Vincent Fairfax Centre for Ethical Leadership and holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Master of Business Administration.