Our Team

Our Team

Diane Lawson

Diane Lawson
Chief Executive Officer

Diane has over 25 years’ experience as an executive in the non-profit, health and social care sectors in Australia, England and the Middle East. With qualifications at degree and masters level in nursing, women’s studies and human resource development, Diane has lead on the development of an extensive range of highly credible evidence based policies, products and services to build workforce capacity.

Diane was for 7 years the CEO of the Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council gaining stakeholder buy in and forging agreements that were intrinsic to establishing the children’s services and other sectors qualifications in the training packages.

For the past six years Diane has been working overseas including; in England, leading on the review of solicitor education and training and developing and implementing a national leadership framework for the adult social care sector. In the Middle East she has managed the development of nursery care occupational standards for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and developed a standards framework to underpin the regulation of the social care sector in Dubai.

 

Amanda Archer

Amanda Archer
CSCM Co-ordinator

Amanda holds a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) and started her teaching career in the primary school system before discovering her place in Early Education and joining a Long Day Care Centre as a room teacher. Amanda has worked in various roles during her 10 years in Early Education; Room Teacher, Centre Director, Project Officer, Early Education Area Manager and Quality Assurance, Policy and Business Development Manager.  Most recently Amanda worked in a funded Government program to work with preschools in relations to their viability and operations.  Amanda works within Children’s Services Community Management (CSCM) as the Co-ordinator, overseeing the 6 services and assisting them to ensure they are meeting legislative and quality requirements in their day to day operations.

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