IPAA Victoria

Our Team

Our Team


David Ali

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, David provides strategic leadership to ensure the effective and efficient management and governance of IPAA Victoria and to deliver on its strategic priorities. David has extensive leadership experience in the Victorian Public Service, the Victorian Parliament, as a management consultant and on several Boards.


James Anderson

Member and Partner Engagement Officer

James is responsible for building and strengthening IPAA Victoria’s membership base and engagement.

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Andrew Beech-Jones

Project Officer

Andrew co-ordinates our Peer Plus Mentoring Program, regional activities, and the implementation of our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Andrew contributes to research and evaluation, while supporting the continuous improvement of IPAA Victoria’s programs and events.

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Tania De Carli

Executive Officer

Tania leads projects, provides strategic and operational value and undertakes Company Secretary responsibilities. Tania’s background includes extensive experience in local government, a not-for-profit national peak body and the Victorian Electoral Commission.

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Ezra Hansen

Programs Manager, Integrity & Ethical Leadership

Ezra works on our flagship Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program, as well as collaborating to deliver our new programs strategy, which is set to revolutionise our program offerings. He has a bachelor of communications (PR) from RMIT University and master of public policy and management from The University of Melbourne.


Kim Hyde

Senior Manager, Professional Development and Events Delivery

Kim provides hands-on events delivery and logistical management across activities including events and professional development programs.


Emily Morgan


Emily is responsible for the payroll function, financial transactions and financial reports.


Karina Posanzini

Chief Operating Officer

Karina oversees the marketing, finance, HR, IT and general operations of IPAA Victoria. She is a qualified Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with extensive experience in senior leadership and governance positions in the Not-for-Profit and Commercial Sectors.


Aidan Waszaj

Member & Partner Engagement Officer

Having previously worked as a policy advisor for the Victorian Government, Aidan has a background in law and public policy. He works in our Membership and Partner Engagement team where he manages memberships.

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David Watson

Marketing Manager

David is responsible for our marketing functions, making sure our members, non-members and others across the Victorian public sector know what IPAA Victoria has to offer.


Alice Wilkin

Manager, Research and Evaluation

Alice conducts research and evaluation of projects across the organisation's work areas. Alice is a medical anthropologist who has worked on international Indigenous research projects, and has extensive experience teaching and conducting evaluation.


Sue Woodward

Director, Professional Learning and Development

With a broad background in learning and development, capability development and general management across government, private and community sectors, Sue is responsible for functions within the Learning & Development team, from research, design, development and delivery through to evaluation.



Want to work with us?

IPAA Victoria is a highly regarded professional association committed to 'building the capacity, integrity and reputation' of the public sector in Victoria.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we respect the needs of staff for flexibility to manage work/life balance. We value our staff and actively promote the professional development of each member of our staff.

To express your interest in working at the Institute, please email info@vic.ipaa.org.au


IPAA Victoria is keen to consider secondments from the Victorian Public Service to support the organisation in its ambitious agenda to better support the public sector. If you are interested, please initially contact us at ceo@vic.ipaa.org.au expressing your interest and we will then connect with you to discuss any relevant opportunities.