Zed has worked in the not-for-profit community service sector for 30 years, specialising in homelessness, housing, and mental health. Their mental health and suicide prevention work includes, executive management at B Miles Women’s Foundation (2004 -2014), trainer and assessor at Australian College of Applied Psychology (2014 – 2018) and director of Mindout and QLife programs at LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (2019 – 2021).
Zed specialises in values-based leadership, business and strategic development, policy development and cross sector collaboration. Zed has previously sat on a variety of Boards including, President Gender Centre Inc, The Settlement Neighbourhood Centre and Women and Girl’s Emergency Centre.
Zed is currently employed as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at LGBTIQ+ Health Australia. Their qualifications include a Bachelor of Sociology and Social Policy, and Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management.