Sean Rooney

Sean Rooney has held several Chief Executive/Senior Executive roles in public, private, and not-for-profit sector organisations. He has led membership based organisations and represented the interests of members on the local, national and international stage, including the development and delivery of a range of value-adding services for members. In addition, he has practical experience at the nexus of the health and aged care sector, having been the former Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Medicare Local Alliance. In this role he led and managed a national, member-based organisation with a large workforce and an annual turnover of more than $28 million, coordinating, supporting and meeting the individual and collective needs of all Medicare Local members. Previously, Mr Rooney was the Executive Director of Sustainability & Climate Change in the ACT Government. He has also held executive roles at Sinclair Knight Merz where he managed the sustainability capability and at the CSIRO, where he held a number of roles including Director of the Sustainable Communities Research Program and CSIRO’s Australian Government Business Manager. He has also held a range of other senior business management positions in other organisations. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU, a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University and Post Graduate qualifications in Cross Sector Collaboration from Cambridge University.