Our team

Amaze’s Executive Management team oversees the organisation’s core operations and collaborates to deliver results-driven projects. These projects are in line with Amaze’s strategic direction to create positive change with Autistic people and their families at all life stages.

 

Jim Mullan is trained in youth work with a career across community education, economic development, light engineering, social care, print media and food relief. Prior to joining Amaze, he held the role of CEO at SecondBite and The Big Issue UK.

Jim has guest lectured for several Scottish universities and provided specialist contributions outlining the impact of social enterprise on the economy for both Scottish and UK Governments. Jim was awarded a distinguished talent visa by the Australian Government in recognition of his work internationally in the field of social and community enterprise.

 

Tina Chronis is an accomplished Certified Practicing Accountant with experience in large global organisations as well as not-for-profit. She has vast experience in statutory reporting, management reporting and business improvement processes with a strong attention to detail.

Tina balances strategic thinking and practicality to work towards the most effective use of resources to support the Amaze community. Tina joined Amaze in April 2015 and is the Chief Financial Officer as well as the Company Secretary for Amaze.

 

David is the Chief Operating Officer at Amaze. He has a background in not-for-profit, government, education, health and community service delivery, and prior to joining Amaze, was the Director of Family Services at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. He also has previous experience as a University Lecturer, and currently volunteers his time on a number of boards and committees. He has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in education and an MBA.

 

Nicola Edwards is a marketing and communications professional with a background in reputation, brand management and strategic communications. Her experience in not-for-profit and government organisations includes senior roles at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Stroke Foundation and a carers charity in the UK.

She has also held Board positions at the Dear Dyslexic Foundation and is currently on the Board of Travellers Aid Australia. As Executive Manager Communications, Nicola brings a passion for clear communications and skills in building awareness of causes and issues.

 

Alex is responsible for supporting inclusive, autism positive work and educational environments for autistic individuals. Her career has crossed three continents, spanning higher education, organisational learning and leadership development. Before joining Amaze, Alex was the Strategic Learning Advisor: Organisational Learning at Melbourne Business School where she led projects to understand how the needs of various stakeholders are shifting as organisations adapt to a new world of work. She is passionate about developing innovative solutions that create impact and motivate change, and has a wealth of experience working with senior business leaders to realise their aspirations for a thriving organisation.

Alex is also undertaking a PhD at Monash Business School, investigating neuro-inclusion in knowledge-intensive organisations. If you want to know more, she would love to talk with you about how organizational factors impact the efficacy of interventions designed to support neurodiversity.

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