Speaker

Sam Barrett

Social Impact Bond Program Manager, Hutt St Centre

 Sam Barrett

Sam Barrett is an experienced leader in the Not For Profit sector. After graduating with a Bachelor in International Studies at Flinders University in 2001, Sam worked in youth homelessness services in Adelaide. In 2006 Sam relocated to Sydney, NSW where he began his career in management and leadership as Executive Officer of the Auburn Youth Centre. In Sydney Sam build significant experience in management, leadership, governance and business management of the community and homelessness service sector. In 2010 Sam relocated to Melbourne, VIC and undertook the role of Manager of Youth Refuges at Melbourne City Mission. At this time Sam was also the Co-Chair of the Victorian Youth Refuges Network and engaged in high level homelessness policy development. On returning to Adelaide with his family in 2014 Sam moved into a senior management role in Community Mental Health at Mind Australia. In 2016 Sam sought out a return to the realm of homelessness services securing a policy role with Hutt St Centre. Sam is now applying his significant operational and policy experience to the role of Program Manager for the Aspire Social Impact Bond at Hutt St Centre.

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Thursday 29 August 2019
11.00am – 12.30pm

Civica Think Tank

Social Impact Investment

Quick fire presentations will help build the case for social impact investment to drive the delivery of affordable housing. A series of case studies will examine social impact bonds in action across Australia and what can be learned as industry and providers look to expand this investment model. This session is spo... view