Danny Sutton

Chief Executive Officer

Danny Sutton was appointed as the Chief Executive of Colony 47 in July 2016.

Danny has broad industry experience in senior executive roles in the social services, IT, utilities, agriculture and state and commonwealth public sectors.

Danny has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UTAS and a Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Queensland.

Danny has delivered presentations at a number of national and international conferences on innovative service design and recently attended the Harvard Business School Executive Development Program for Not for Profit Leaders.

Danny was recognised as the Tasmanian Professional Manager of the Year in 2009 and also achieved an international award for innovative social service workflow and IT design in Chicago in 2016.

Danny is currently a member of the Mental Health Council of Tasmania’s Senior Leaders Forum, Chair of the Transition to Work Community Investment Leadership Group, Chair of the Housing Connect Collaborating Partners Group, a member of the TASCOSS Board and a representative on the TASCOSS Industry Development Plan Working Group and the Ministerial Working Group on Housing.