Teresa has a personal and professional commitment to helping people experiencing homelessness live with dignity. She is the CEO of Mangrove Housing, a charity which assists over 1,200 clients every year. Teresa’s leadership has been instrumental in transforming Mangrove Housing’s service offering to ensure wraparound support for every client. Teresa is the powerhouse behind the initiative The Forgotten Women, which is focused on housing women over 55 – the fastest growing demographic of homelessness in Australia. She is also a founding director of the Jack Reed Foundation, and the very successful ‘1000 Free Haircuts for the Homeless’ project.