Lisa Kelly, a passionate advocate for quality support and recognition of carers, currently serves as the CEO of Carers ACT. She has worked extensively in the community sector and holds degrees in psychology and community development. Prior to joining Carers ACT, Lisa worked primarily in the mental health and youth sectors for agencies such as Lifeline, Headspace, Richmond Fellowship and the Australian Childhood Foundation. She has spent a large part of her career implementing innovative and award-winning services and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Carers ACT. Lisa has a long history of supporting and advocating for carers stretching back to being appointed to the Ministerial National Family Carers Voice in 2004.