Belinda has over 20 years’ experience in the community services industry having worked across the fields of disability, homelessness, child protection and housing. During the most recent decade of her career Belinda has spent her time focused on building the Social Investment Market in Australia in her role as the CEO of Foresters Community Finance. In this role Belinda has developed skills and knowledge across a range of areas including social enterprise and social entrepreneurship, microfinance, community finance and social investment. Belinda has also developed a strong skill set in organisational management and strategic leadership. Most recently Belinda has joined the Community Services Industry Alliance as inaugural CEO of a company focused on representing the value of the community services industry to government and the business sectors. This role involves focusing on issues of organisational sustainability, government contracting, outcomes measurement, productivity and much more. In summary, Belinda has a passion for the community services industry and contributing to the task of building a strong, sustainable and contemporary sector across Australia.