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National Housing Conference 2023: A way forward – Registration now open!

Rob MacFarlane


Rob MacFarlane

Rob Macfarlane is a proud Wiradjuri man raised in Western Sydney, with deep connections to Darlington Point, NSW. 

With over 20 years of experience as an Executive Leader, Rob has specialised in various areas such as Aboriginal Housing, Aboriginal Employment and Training, and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Cultural Land Management.

Rob initially began his career in Human Resources before transitioning into Program Management over 15 years ago. During this time, he successfully established and sold multiple private businesses in the project and consulting sectors.

In recent years, Rob has held several executive leadership positions within the Aboriginal Housing Office NSW. Currently, he serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA).

Rob has pursued studies in business, leadership, project management, and executive coaching. He actively contributes to the community as a Board Director of 'The Parenthood' and as a Member of the Youth Koori Court for Parramatta and Surry Hills NSW Children's Court. Additionally, he has held numerous Board and Advisory roles in public, private, and not-for-profit organisations.