About us

We are a proudly Tasmanian, not-for profit organisation dedicated to providing a number of solutions that change lives for the better.

About Colony 47
Our history
Our Values and the Strategic Plan towards 2019
Foundation 47

Our Board

Graham Flower, Chair

Graham is Managing Director of Hexagon, a consultancy specialising in leadership, organisational development and employee engagement. A Fellow of the AICD, Graham has extensive experience as a...

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Clyde Eastaugh, Deputy Chair

Clyde is a property professional, Company Director, businessman and is involved in Tasmanian not for profit organisations. He is currently a practicing Town Planner, Property Valuer and Advisor, a...

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Marg Marshall, Treasurer

Marg is a partner with Wise Lord and Ferguson and has over 20 years experience in chartered accounting firms. She is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Business (University of Southern...

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Ningning Lyons

Ningning is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with over 9 years’ experience in the accounting profession both in chartered accounting firms and business. Her skills range from specialising in the...

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Nick Evans

Nick is Deputy Secretary in the Department of Justice. He has held senior roles in social policy and service delivery in Education, Human Services and Premier and Cabinet. He has qualifications in...

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Anne-Marie Stranger

Anne-Marie is Executive Manager of Tasmanian Health Service at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). She holds a Masters of Public Health and a Graduate Fellowship Australasian College...

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Katherine Hough

Katherine is a Senior Executive at University of Tasmania and brings with her a wealth of experience working with Government and in-depth expertise in arts and cultural...

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Janelle O’Reilly

Janelle is Company Secretary and General Counsel at TasFoods Limited and comes to Colony 47’s Board with law and corporate governance...

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Our people

Danny Sutton

Chief Executive Officer

Glen O’Keefe

Manager Health and Wellbeing Services

Lisa Blackwood

Manager Eureka Clubhouse

Shari Scott

Manager Transition to Work

Didi Okwechime

Manager Housing Services

Elizabeth Daly

Manager Northern Tasmania

Kevin Todeschini

Manager Start Fresh Services

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