MS Queensland appoints Gerard Menses as CEO
We’re proud to be welcoming our new CEO at MS Queensland, Gerard Menses.
Gerard has been the CEO of some of Australia’s largest and most complex not-for-profit organisations for over 30 years. Most recently, Gerard was the CEO of Make a Wish Foundation.
From his background as a noted family therapist Gerard uses positive psychology, narrative and a strength-based approach to create inclusive and innovative culture. Using transformational strategy, he repositioned and revitalised all the companies led, giving them increased profile, revenue and community support. Gerard has significant experience in change management and is noted for being able to create a shared vision for change. He has driven some of the largest mergers in the NFP sector. His leadership has been acknowledged by Government; winning the Prime Minister’s National Employer of the Year 2006. The Australian Institute of Management named him Professional Manager of the Year (Qld) 2001.
Gerard is big on change that unites people. He has an exceptional record of taking organisations to the next level. With Gerard’s heart and passion, we aim to make changes that will continue to put our MS and PND community at the forefront of everything we do to ensure that no one faces their disease alone.