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Meet the Board & Management Team

Meet Our Team

ACCnet21 exists to support and inspire people living with disability. Our organisation values every person we support and is committed to enhancing the quality of life and well-being of those who access our services.

We are continually seeking highly motivated professionals, with excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to make a difference.  If you want to use your knowledge, skills and abilities to ensure positive outcomes for the people living with disability, and want to work for an organisation that values its employees and the people we work with – enquire about our current job vacancies on our Careers page and help us make a difference!

Our Board & Executive Team
Roger Emmerson
Chairperson
Roger Emmerson is Trustee of an investment trust that focuses on equities and digital retailing. Roger is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon, UNSW and USQ with qualifications in economics, business and marketing. He has wide ranging operational, leadership and business experience across defence, public and private sectors in finance, logistics, property, franchising and sales and marketing. Roger brings to ACCnet21 both executive and director experience to the Board and is a member of Southport Yacht Club and Broadwater / Southport Rotary Club.
Andrew Antonopoulos
Director
Andrew Antonopoulos provides experience and a background in practicing taxation law (both domestic and international) as well as corporate and commercial law. Through practicing in both legal and accounting firms, Andrew has a skill set that is both analytical and commercially driven. Andrew has provided advice to several property groups and understands the range of tax and legal considerations surrounding property and portfolio management. With a sound understanding of general legal principles and a specialisation in taxation and commercial law, he has a keen eye to mitigate risk and pursue appropriate opportunities when presented. After graduating with a Juris Doctor (JD) and completing his Master of Laws in Corporate and Commercial Law (LLM), Andrew has practiced taxation law for nearly 10 years. Andrew is also Chairman of the Gold Coast Homeless Youth Project.
Helen Lewis
Director
Helen Lewis has an extensive background in Nursing and Accounting. Spanning over the past four decades, Helen has held positions in numerous companies entailing financial roles as well as a legal bookkeeper/ administrator manager, office manager and practice manager for an array of legal firms.  Helen’s roles have been varied and involved working with large and small business, overseeing work distribution administration teams, managing human resources and organising and coordinating corporate events and functions. Helen is very organised with a great eye for detail and is currently enjoying a role in the Public service arena.Helen brings a wealth of experience to the board of ACCnet21.
Brett Richardson
Chief Executive Officer
Brett Richardson brings to the ACCnet21 team a high level of skill and expertise, but also a strong sense of care and passion for people. Brett’s previous roles have spanned across multiple sectors both in the corporate and not for profit spaces to deliver outcomes for the wider community. Working within the sporting and education sectors Brett has been able to combine his appreciation for people, health and well-being with his talents in business management and strategic growth. Brett’s strong focus on customer service and team culture provides a solid foundation to drive ACCnet21 forward, building a service model that is community minded and outcome driven.
Management Team
Grant Carson - Southern Area Manager

Grant Carson

NSW Mid Coast Area Manager

Karen Orr

NSW Far North Coast Area Manager

Sarah-Jane Kerr

Tweed/Gold Coast Senior Supports Coordinator

Lyn Sheen

QLD Area Manager