Danny Sutton

Chief Executive Officer

 Danny Sutton was appointed as the Chief Executive of Colony 47 in July 2016. Prior to this role, Danny was the Managing Director of RFA (a national consortium of state based mental health service organisations) and the Chief Executive of RFT in Tasmania. Danny has had extensive experience in senior executive roles in the ICT, utilities, agriculture and state and commonwealth public sectors. Danny has a Masters of Business Administration degree and was awarded to the Tasmanian Professional Manager of the Year in 2009. Danny is currently the Co-chair of Anti-Poverty Week in Tasmania, a member of the Mental Health Council of Tasmania’s Senior Leaders Forum, Chair of the Transition to Work Community Investment Leadership Group and a member of the Housing Connect Chief Executives Group. Danny has presented to a number of national and state conferences of consumer based outcomes and supporting systems and was part of a team that received an International Workflow Award in Chicago (USA) for work on the design and implementation of a consumer centred and outcomes based information system.