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Dr Justin Barker
Chief Executive Officer
Justin Barker is an urban anthropologist and youth studies academic. Justin is nationally and internationally recognised for his research with homeless young people.
Justin has an extensive background in conducting research with marginalised populations and community service providers in the areas of youth work, domestic & family violence, youth & family homelessness, child protection, alcohol and other drugs and service use by vulnerable population groups. Justin has extensive experience in program evaluation and working with community services to build their capacity for ongoing service improvement. He has managed and been the lead researcher on numerous research projects funded by local and Commonwealth Governments that have aimed to directly inform policy and practice.
Director, Policy and Evaluation
Director. Sector Development, Workforce Capability & Communications
Thomas is an experienced design & communications professional with over 12 years of experience working with organisations to have a positive impact on social issues. Thomas possesses an extensive background in communications, marketing, graphic design, website development and advocacy for community organisations. This includes developing and implementing design and communications processes and tools within advocacy strategies.
Sharon Casey, Youth Coalition of the ACT