Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
"I believe that everybody should have the support to be employed, have food, have shelter and have a future for themselves and their families."
Dean has varied and interesting experience spanning many sectors, including banking, counselling, vocational rehabilitation, business operations, and even spent 2 years teaching English in South Korea. He started in the disability employment area in 2003 as EPIC’s Vocational Rehabilitation Service program manager, before progressing to General Manager of Australasian Services in 2013 and his current role as CEO in 2020. Dean’s early career experiences in human and community services shaped him greatly, and he has remained passionate about providing a boost for those who need it. He is proud of his work in building a future where disability doesn’t stand in the way of finding a great job.
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"I am passionate about leading and mentoring staff to be the best they can be in their service to all internal and external stakeholders."
Prem has over 30 years’ experience as a senior financial executive across industries including construction, resources and the not-for-profit sector. For the past 20+ years, Prem has been Honorary Treasurer of a local St Vincent de Paul Conference, and has volunteered his time settling and supporting refugees as they adjust to life in Australia. 4 years ago, Prem was appointed to the Board Audit Committee of Southern Cross Care where he serves in an honorary capacity. Prem started with EPIC in 2014 and now leads the team responsible for finance, information communication technologies, human resources, workplace health and safety, property and vehicle fleet. He has found the role to be a great fit which combines his passions of commercial sustainability, leadership and contributing to an organisation with a strong social conscience. In 2020, Prem was award a scholarship to undertake an Executive Leadership Program at the McKinsey Academy.
"I believe in the importance of creating opportunities for people with disability to obtain and maintain full inclusion in their community."
After 24 years in the automotive industry where he held various leadership roles, Rick embarked upon a new career in Disability Services. Following his passion for helping people with disability obtain and maintain full inclusion in their community, Rick successfully launched and managed EPIC’s first international operation in New Zealand, and was instrumental in establishing EPIC’s European presence. Rick is responsible for EPIC’s Marketing and Communications team, fleet, property portfolio, customer experience and volunteer program. An accomplished presenter at local, national and international levels, Rick enjoys sharing EPIC’s messages while continuing to advocate for people with disability.