Chief Operations Officer

Karen Vanderkaay

Commenced: 2009


Karen has worked in many different roles, in various areas of the community sector for over 24 years. Karen has a passion for social justice, having worked in the areas of young women’s housing, psychiatric disability support, as a union organiser and in local government.

As the Chief Operations Officer for MiLife - Victoria Karen uses a values based leadership approach, utilising her skills in community development practice, project management, access appraisal and process improvement to manage the overall operations of the organisation and support the staff team.