genU to welcome Li-Ve Tasmania leaders to the team

genU is delighted to welcome Li-Ve Tasmania CEO, Darren Mathewson as part of the genU Senior Leadership team from 1 July, 2023.

Darren’s expertise in the disability and aged care sectors, coupled with his extensive local networks will provide stability and peace of mind to Tasmanian clients and business partners as our two organisations unite to become one.

Client engagement and experience will continue to be front and centre in Darren’s new role and will inform ongoing service delivery, as well as opportunities for growth partnerships in the state.

“I’m looking forward to this opportunity to build on the great portfolio of social support services genU will have in Tasmania to provide additional high-quality support options for people with disability and for older Tasmanians,” Darren said.

Li-Ve Tasmania CEO, Darren Mathewson stands beside genU CEO, Clare Amies at the genU Support Hub. Darren wears stone coloured pants and a navy jacket and a pale blue shirt. Clare is wearing a black dress and jacket.

Li-Ve Tasmania CEO, Darren Mathewson with genU CEO, Clare Amies at the genU Support Hub in Highton, Geelong.

Before joining Li-Ve Tasmania, Darren spent three years as a National Executive Director at Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) after a decade as the CEO for Aged and Community Services Tasmania.

The community-minded Tasmanian is renowned for his commitment to social justice and has volunteered for many years with the Carlton Park Surf Lifesaving Club and local football clubs.

genU is also delighted to be welcoming Sonya Fisher to the Senior Care and Disability Services team. As the Supported Independent Living Manager, Sonya will oversee support to Tasmanians living in supported accommodation including Tasmanian clients who were previously supported by Anglicare.

Sonya is renowned for her kind, calm and practical leadership style and will work closely with genU’s extended team in Geelong to bring service continuity and stability to participants, families, and the wider Tasmanian community.

We look forward to welcoming Darren and Sonya to the genU family in July.

Sonya pictured left with Tasmanian client, Anne.

Sonya pictured left with Tasmanian client, Anne.