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Leadership Group

Justine Colyer

Justine ColyerBA (Hons)

Justine has over 20 years experience in strategic planning and project management, working in Europe and Australia in the private, public and non-profit sectors. She qualified with a BA Hons but has since undertaken a variety of additional professional studies and participated in WA's premier leadership programs. She has worked pro bono for over a decade to support the rights of marginalised people and is now very excited to be heading up one of State's leading not-for-profit organisations. She loves Perth for its water sports and culinary delights.

Polly Klante

Polly KlanteBSc (Hons), FCA, GAICD

Polly joined Rise in 2012 and has over 19 years experience as a finance professional having previously worked in management roles in the UK, Tokyo and Sydney. She has been responsible for the financial management of various complex accounting situations and entities and has an interest in developing finance team members. She contributes to other not for profit organisations as a Board director and through mentoring others. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dogs and spending time with her young family.

Helen Dymond

Helen Dymond

Helen has over 20 years experience working in Community Aged Care and has a particular interest in enabling a continuum of care at home. She has a very strong commitment to see the sector continue to improve quality in service delivery and the ongoing development of its principle asset - its people. Helen is an active member of industry committees feeding into the Government reforms in Aged Care promoting greater choice and control for individual clients. Helen also has an interest in aquaponic gardening and enjoying time with her young grandsons.

Simon Robbins

Simon Robbins

Simon joined Rise in 2014 and brings with him 30 years experience in both the public and private property sectors in the UK and Australia. While in that sector, he fulfilled a number of Managerial and Senior Managerial roles implementing strategies that have successfully overseen organisations during periods of rapid change and growth. He is a Building Engineer, Chartered Surveyor and Member of the Australian Property Institute. He enjoys being outdoors during his spare time.

Shaun Mays

Shaun MaysBA SW (Hons) Grad Dip Business

Shaun has almost 20 years in the Human Services and has held senior management positions for the last 12 years in both National and State based organisations. He is a Social Worker who has spent his career working across child protection; youth; mental health; drug and alcohol; and health sectors. He is passionate about client centred service delivery and empowering clients to meaningfully take part in service design. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling, walking the dog and trying to complete a (never ending) MBA.