Duncan Matthews resides on the NSW Central Coast of Australia and is a Service Coordinator for headspace’s digital Work and Study Service. He has 14 years’ experience working in the employment services sector, predominantly DES, in a variety of roles ranging from frontline to national performance, contract management and Partnerships roles.
Duncan also has hands-on experience working in the NDIS market, including as a consumer for his 18-year-old step son with Asperger’s, OCD and anxiety.
He has spent a lot of time working in the strategy space, supporting staff of organisations navigate periods of change and implementing projects around continuous improvement.
Duncan is extremely passionate about increasing employment opportunities for people with a disability, in particular for young people, as well as addressing underemployment issues.
He is a strong believer that collaboration is key to achieving the most successful outcomes for our consumer groups so building successful partnerships with like-minded people and their organisations is a large focus area.