Our People

Meet the Believe Housing Australia Board and Senior Management Team. We believe everybody should have access to a safe, suitable and affordable home.


Board Members

Bruce Linn

Board Chair

Bruce Linn is an experienced company director, chairman and former CEO who heads a successful international governance and strategic management consulting business. An Adelaide University science graduate, he is a technologist with over 40 years’ experience in business strategy, digital strategy, governance, leadership, business management and commercialisation of a broad range of technologies including IT, telecommunications, internet and social media. A past president of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) (SA/NT), he is currently chairman of AnglicareSA Ltd, Believe Housing Australia, State Library of SA, Adelaide Chamber Singers Inc and Sensei Productivity Pty Ltd. He is also a non-executive director of SABRENet Ltd. He is a Member of the Order of Australia, Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a UniSA University Fellow and a Distinguished Fellow of the AICD.

Greg Frisby

Deputy Chair

Greg Frisby is an experienced company director and corporate consultant with extensive experience across several industry segments including financial services. Greg has a strong background in corporate finance, strategic planning and corporate governance. He has been a director of AnglicareSA for more than four years and is current chair of the Finance Committee. Greg is deputy chair of AnglicareSA and Believe Housing Australia.

Rachel Elliot

Board Member

Rachel is an experienced property valuer, Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and director at national property advisory firm, m3property, where she leads the advisory team within the Adelaide office. Her career experience covers both corporate and micro business, with her unique perspectives shaped by over 25 years living in a regional community, where she started and grew several small businesses and chaired committees within both local government and community organisations. Rachel is the current chair of the UDIA Developer Tax, Finance and Regulation Committee and immediate past chair of Investigator College at Victor Harbor.

Susy Daw

Board Member

Susy is an experienced company director, risk management consultant and business mentor with her own business, MQM Business Consultants. She has 26 years’ experience in risk and strategic consulting for the public and private sector. Her governance expertise includes 18 years as a facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Foundations of Directorship, Company Directors Course, Applied Risk Governance and Governance to Protect Vulnerable People. Susy’s current appointments include deputy chair, Women’s and Children’s Health Network, St. Andrew’s Hospital, and ECH SA Inc. Client Experience and Service Quality Committee.

Michelle Kennedy

Board Member

Michelle Kennedy is an accredited engineering executive with an honours degree in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. Michelle is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, with over 20 years’ experience in leadership and delivery of public works. Michelle currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on a number of other boards including Dial Before You Dig SA/NT, St Peter’s Collegiate Girls’ School and CSC Pty Ltd, and was formerly a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Engineers Australia.

Frank Agostino

Board Member

Frank Agostino is a prominent businessperson who has led a number of national business and community organisations. He is a Life Member of the Northern Community Health Foundation. In addition to being the managing director of the Agostino Group, Frank is also the current president of the Motor Trade Association of South Australia and Northern Territory and chair of the MTA Group Training and Registered Training Organisations. He is the MTA’s longest serving president. In 2014 he was made a “Cavaliere” by the “Il Presidente Della Republica Italiana”, and he is a Chevalier of The Sovereign Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem – Knights of Malta.

Tim Sarah

Board Member

Tim is an experienced business executive and joint owner of Sarah Group, operating businesses in the construction industry. He is a Chartered Accountant with an Economics Degree and an MBA and has been involved in business for 30 years. He lives and breathes the values of strong relationships, high quality solutions and long-term sustainability. Tim is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors, and is an experienced company director, with experience in for-profit public company boards and for-purpose community service organisations.

Carol Sim

Board Member

Carol is a project management professional and engineer by trade.  She has worked extensively in the water industry speckled with stints in mining arena and defence professional services.  Currently, she also serves on the Council of Governors at St. Peter’s College as well as on the Audit and Risk Committee of the Nova Employee Company.

Leadership Team

Grant Reubenicht

AnglicareSA Group CEO

Grant is the Chief Executive Officer of the AnglicareSA Group, which includes its fully owned subsidiary housing company, Believe Housing Australia. Grant’s years of experience in finance, funds management and technology have seen him serve as an executive manager in a number of for-profit and not-for-profit organisations and he is involved in a number of state and national boards and committees. Grant joined AnglicareSA as Chief Financial Officer and General Manager, Corporate Services in July 2013 after almost six years as general manager of the National Anglican Funds Management Business in Melbourne. Prior to that, he worked for five years as the finance manager for the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide. Grant holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide, is a Certified Practising Accountant and Graduate Member of the AICD.

Michelle Gegenhuber

Executive General Manager

Michelle is a passionate strategic and future-focused leader. As the Executive General Manager of Believe Housing Australia, a leading social and affordable housing provider, Michelle has achieved a clear business strategy, strong culture and tailored systems which have led to significant organisational growth. She is a dedicated and strong advocate promoting evidence-led systemic reforms for those most vulnerable in our community.   Michelle has demonstrated experience across the not-for-profit, private and government sectors. Areas of expertise include strategic planning, business development, property development, asset management and planning policy.   Michelle is the Vice Chair of national community housing representative body, PowerHousing Australia. She has a Bachelor of Business and an MBA, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Stacey Northover

Head of Housing Operations

Stacey is a housing professional and leader with over 20 years’ experience working in the UK, delivering services in tenancy management, customer experience and property services. Stacey has always understood that a home opens the door to many life opportunities, including access to health and education. She is passionate about social and community housing and learning more about the South Australian housing sector. Stacey brings her knowledge to the Believe Housing Australia Team to assist tenants to move along the housing continuum with a positive customer experience.

Joe Capozza

Manager, Housing Strategy and Projects

Joe is a member of the Believe Housing Australia senior leadership team. His role includes researching, reporting and managing multiple housing supply options. He is focussed on housing growth and service opportunities, as well as long term strategy development. Joe’s previous roles include National Volunteer Services Manager for Make-A-Wish Australia where he was responsible for 1,150 volunteers across Australia, Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Housing Association managing 350 homes state-wide for women escaping domestic violence, and Director of the Flinders Medical Centre Volunteer Service where he was responsible for over 570 volunteers.

Vanessa Munday

Senior Manager, Housing Programs

Vanessa has been involved in the private and community housing sectors for more than 30 years. Her knowledge base is wide-ranging and her tenancy management experience is extensive across metropolitan, regional and refugee housing, and specialist disability accommodation (SDA). Vanessa understands that a person’s home is their haven, and she knows the importance of supporting individuals to maintain stable and secure housing. Her inclusive leadership style is reflected in the strong level of customer support that individuals receive from the Housing Programs team at Believe Housing Australia. Vanessa’s qualifications include a Diploma in Real Estate as well as a Diploma in Business Administration.

Darren Huitema

Senior Manager, Housing Operations

Darren is a driven senior housing services professional with over 18 years’ experience working in the not-for-profit sector, and most of that time has been spent in community housing. Darren leads our Asset Management and Maintenance, Income Recovery, Business Operations and Compliance services. His experience and expertise are put to good use as he and his team support and serve over 4,000 Believe Housing Australia tenants. Darren has a Graduate Certificate in Social Services (Housing Management & Policy) and is Chair of PowerHousing Australia’s National Compliance Committee. He is also on the Australasian Housing Institute’s South Australian State Committee.
AnglicareSA

Formerly known as AnglicareSA Housing, Believe Housing Australia continues to be a part of the AnglicareSA family and remains a subsidiary company of AnglicareSA.

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