Leonie is Chief Executive Officer of City West Housing, one of the first affordable housing companies in Australia. Prior to entering the community housing sector in 2016, Leonie worked for the NSW Government in senior roles in human services, including policy and strategy. Leonie spent 10 of those years designing community and affordable housing policy and programs and leading reforms in partnership with the sector, both at a State level and nationally, to help develop the industry. Under Leonie’s leadership the community housing sector in NSW grew from 13,000 to 30,000 homes. As part of her ongoing commitment to the social and affordable housing sector Leonie is on the boards of the Community Housing Industry Association both here in NSW and nationally.