Speaker

Leeanne Caton

CEO, Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation

 Leeanne Caton

Leeanne is a Kalkadoon Woman who grew up in Darwin. She has family and cultural connections throughout the NT, SA, WA and Queensland.

Leeanne has worked in the Aboriginal Affairs arena, operationally, strategically and in Senior Management roles across all social indicator areas over the past thirty years, inclusive of Aboriginal Housing.

She was the Managing Director of an Aboriginal owned and managed Housing Company in Perth for four years prior to returning to the Territory in 2015. Under her leadership, the Company went from total reliance on government funding to economic independence, including the establishment of a commercial arm.

Leeanne is committed to the importance of Indigenous economic development, whilst building and maintaining effective working relationships with stakeholders and strategic partners.