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OUR LEADERS

Our leadership team champion our vision and values. They are responsible for the strategic direction and the day-to-day activities of the company.

Adam Collison

Chief Executive

Adam Collison is the Chief Executive of Konekt Employment, one of Australia’s leading providers of government funded employment services.

Early in his career, Adam spent over ten years working in employment services, commencing as an Employment Consultant assisting long term unemployed jobseekers on their path towards employment. Adam enjoyed a number of roles within the employment services sector, culminating in national leadership roles with substantial responsibility for staff, financial and program performance management before leaving to work in the broader community sector.

Spending close to the next decade working with Australian’s experiencing housing stress, homelessness and mental health concerns in General Management roles, Adam was continually reminded of the power of employment in providing a pathway towards a better future, and chose to follow his passion for employment services, joining Konekt Employment as General Manager Operations until being appointed Chief Executive in early 2019.

As Chief Executive, Adam is responsible for all facets of the employment services business and for ensuring that Konekt Employment deliver their purpose to make a difference by helping Australians into work, back to work, and be well when at work, to maximise workforce participation.

Jodie Gilliland  

General Manager – Compliance, Quality and Practice

Jodie is responsible for the compliance, quality and practice of our contracts.   A registered psychologist with 18 years’ experience in the employment sector, Jodie has held positions working directly with long term unemployed job seekers and has seen the impact that employment has on our clients, their families and the communities in which they live. She has also held senior leadership roles including Mission Australia’s National Account Manager (Job Services Australia, Disability Management Services and NEIS) and General Manager supporting the delivery of employment programs across NSW/ACT.  These programs have assisted thousands of disadvantaged Australians to gain independence through strong connections and partnerships with employers, vocational and non-vocational providers.  Jodie’s ethos is that “work works”.