Currently freelance and formerly Chief Executive Officer, Bric Housing, Bernard is an experienced and entrepreneurial leader and senior manager with a proven track record of service delivery, financial and organisational achievement in the human service sector. He is skilled at change management, philanthropy and communications, business development and effective and inclusive governance. Bernard has held General Manager and Chief Executive roles in Brisbane with a number of key human service organisations including Open Minds and Legacy. Bernard was also a Board Member (2017-2019) with Community Housing Industry Alliance Qld (CHIAQ) formerly known as CHPS for QLD. Bernard has a developed capacity for considered strategic and whole of business planning whilst remaining connected and in touch with key areas of business performance and customer, staff and stakeholder relationships.