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  • Melbourne, VIC

Helen Tighe

Acting Chief Operating Officer, Bridge Housing

Helen brings over 20 years’ experience working in senior roles within the social and affordable housing sector. She has successfully led teams to deliver a range of services and initiatives and provide client-centred outcomes for people seeking housing assistance and living in social and affordable housing.

Her deep knowledge of the housing system is informed by a diverse range of experiences, including responsibility for direct service delivery as a manager of a supported accommodation program for young women with children; managing public housing services in high need estate areas (e.g. Mt Druitt, Redfern); and implementing programs to support the growth of the community housing sector. For the past five years she has led the delivery of housing and operational services for Bridge Housing, including its expansion to the Northern Beaches of Sydney.

Helen has worked throughout her career in both the Government and community housing sectors including for the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, North Coast Community Housing, and in a supported accommodation role with the Red Cross.