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Leone Crayden

Leone Crayden is a hands-on, highly-skilled and solutions-focused Executive with a career demonstrating visionary leadership, and outstanding performance in corporate management across the Health, Community Services and Disability Sector.

She is currently the CEO of The Buttery a not-for-profit, charitable drug and alcohol rehabilitation, addiction and mental health services organisation located near Bangalow in Northern NSW, Australia, where she is leading a period of organisational growth and championing a best-practice ‘Continuum of Care’ approach to AOD and mental health treatment.

Leone possesses a strong background in community development and has fostered long-lasting relationships through community engagement strategies. Her robust commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial spirit has seen her lead different organisations to self-sufficiency and long-term sustainable outcomes. Her ability to influence sponsors on a local and State-wide scale is evidenced through her varied senior roles.

Most recently, these include Executive Director of Q Shelter, a peak housing and homeless organisation, and CEO of On Track Community Programs.
Currently Leone is also Co-chair of the Mental Health Network for the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI), Leone has served as the Chairperson of the Mental Health Coordinating Council NSW for six years, a Board member of the Northern NSW Local Health District 2007-2015, Director of the Lady Musgrave.

Leone has a background in nursing, social science, leadership and governance and has presented several papers on housing and homelessness, especially on mental health, housing and support services and importance of the interface between clinical, psychosocial support and tenancy sustainment.

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