Chief Executive Officer
Australian Red Cross
Judy Slatyer was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Red Cross in 2016.She is responsible for leading the organisation to achieve its purpose; supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability, preventing and alleviating suffering across Australia and internationally through mobilising the power of humanity.
Judy honed her leadership and business skills early in her career, rising to the position of Chief of Consumer Sales at Telstra, with a short detour to a Silicon Valley start-up before taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer of travel publisher, Lonely Planet.
In 2008 she was appointed Global Chief Operating Officer of the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) based in Switzerland and operating in 100 countries Judy started her career in government, holding various research and advisory positions for Senators, Members of Parliament and in the Department of Community Services.
Judy holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Canberra and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Sydney.
Judy believes that communities and people can build a more inclusive and sustainable future and that’s where she devotes her energy, ideas and spirit.