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Joined the public service as a nurse in 1979, Eugene has 37 years’ experience working in government health and social services in the UK and Australia with vulnerable people, families and communities.

Experienced bringing together health and social services, including joint-leading a project that reduced suicide rates by 40% in south west London in 1998.

Directly involved in inter-agency mental health reform in 2005 as Senior Advisor to the Minister for Health including consultation for the new mental health legislation.

In 2013 started The Collective NSW for Family and Community Services to better connect community, government, non-government and business to break the cycle of disadvantage.

Currently working at icare (Insurance & Care NSW) to support their innovation in partnership agenda to improve recovery rates for injured workers and reduce the negative impacts of "worklessness" following an injury at work.

Convinced the way to achieve this ambitious goal is to create whole of system strategies that tackle "wicked problems" and promotes wellbeing for all.

Always looking for partners to work with to achieve this goal.

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Always looking for partners to work with to achieve this goal.