The Risk Management and Compliance Committee is a standing Committee of the Board and it provides reports and recommendations to the Board to assist it to manage risk across the whole organisation. It also ensures that the organisation complies with relevant legislation, government policy, organisational policy, codes of practice, standards, contracts and agreements.

Committee member

Simon Jackson
Director and Chair of Committee

Profile coming soon.

Committee member

Judith Cooke

I believe that Hope Street is doing a fantastic job for young people and their families. I want to be part of expanding and improving our services and those of the homelessness systems for young people everywhere.

Donna Bennett, CEO

Donna Bennett
Chief Executive Officer

Donna Bennett commenced her working life in youth homelessness while completing her Bachelor of Social Work, working in a young women’s refuge and a residential centre for young people in care in regional Victoria.  This was the beginning of her passion and drive for a fairer system and service delivery response to young people and their children impacted by not having a safe home in which to thrive.

Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Sue Scott's substantive position is as Programs Manager (North East). She commenced at Hope Street in March 2020 and has over 20 years' experience in the homelessness sector.


Roschelle Naidoo
People and Culture Manager

Roschelle Naidoo is a certified leadership and people-management specialist who joined Hope Street as our People and Culture Manager in November 2021. Prior to taking up this position, Roschelle held executive leadership and management roles in not-for-profit, banking, retail, healthcare, and the funeral services sector.


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