Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Council of Australia.
Frank was previously the Executive Director of Catholic Social Services Australia, a peak national body for social services in Australia with 69 member organisations providing social and community services to over a million people each year.
Frank has a long history of working in the not-for-profit sector, having previously worked at Grassmere Youth Services, Tranmere Street Youth Refuge, and the Australian Drug Foundation, and having held senior positions at the Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia, and the Australian Medical Association.
Frank is an energetic advocate for disadvantaged Australians and for the community and not-for-profit sector and has represented the interests of both his members and the sector on numerous government consultative panels and committees. He was recently appointed to the Australian Government’s Not-for-Profit Sector Reform Council.
Frank completed tertiary studies at both Monash University and Melbourne University and has been a guest lecturer in public policy programs at the Australian National University. Frank has published and contributed to a number of papers and has been quoted widely in the media on a range of social issues.