L ucy is an experienced CEO with over 25 years experience in the community sector, in Australia and overseas. She is also an Anglican priest, ordained in 2014. She completed her first two degrees from Manchester University and was awarded her research doctorate from Curtin University, Perth, WA in 2007.
Most recently, Lucy has been CEO at Baptistcare Inc., for nearly 8 years. A large, faith based NGO, employing approximately 1700 people with a turnover in excess of $121m. She has during this time, chaired the national peak body, Baptist Care Australia, with members around the country, lobbying and advocating on issues of social justice.
R everend Dr Lucy Morris has an impressive portfolio. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, a Master of Philosophy, and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Leadership, Spirituality, Ethics and Values in Non-Government Organisations) under her belt and she was previously a journalist, Public Relations professional and manager of a drugs and alcohol service in the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. In Australia, she moved into the not-for-profit, community benefit sector – working with Anglicare, Mercycare, Community Vision and Baptistcare.
She wears many hats. Other than being CEO, she is also a wife to David, mother of two grown sons, an ordained priest in the Anglican Church, and adjunct professor at Notre Dame University in Fremantle.
- June 25, 2009