Alter Ego - Daria Morgendorffer

Lesley is an Associate Principal and Portfolio Manager of the Strategy and Transformation stream. She has substantial experience in Government at a senior policy level, with a strong track record in policy and program development to successfully bringing about change for improvement in the acute, sub-acute and community health sectors.

Lesley is able to think strategically and provide direction in line with the organisational vision and aims, demonstrating an excellent understanding of organisational dynamics, strategy development, project/program planning, implementation and evaluation. Her strong leadership capabilities ensure she is able to lead and support teams with diverse skills and staff, fostering learning and creativity to achieve organisational objectives.

Some of her most recent project work includes a stint at the International Women’s Development Agency, where she facilitated an organisational assessment of Feminist media organisation FemLINK Pacific. This was successfully conducted in the following key areas : purpose governance and structure; leadership and strategy; processes; human resources, and relationships.

Lesley has a proven ability to form effective relationships within government, health services and community organisations and collaborate with diverse groups to achieve outcomes. She has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, as well as an aptitude for consultation and negotiations with people from different backgrounds and professions.

When she’s not in the office raiding the tea cupboard, Lesley is often planning her next travel adventure. A keen cyclist, she is usually planning her next cycle tour around Europe or South America and spends her weekends on the coast getting away from it all down the Great Ocean Road.