General Manager, Family Planning Tasmania
Cedric was the Chief Executive Officer of the Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc for the past eight years, working with refugees and migrants in the areas of settlement, aged care, employment, youth and community development. Cedric has significant experience in organisational development across a range of sectors in a career spanning five continents. Cedric has completed post graduate studies at London Business School, undergraduate studies at Newcastle University, NSW and Sydney University of Technology, NSW.
From 2008-2011 Cedric held the position of Chairperson of the Mental Health Council of Tasmania, the state peak body representing the mental health sector and consumer interests. From 2011-2014 Cedric was the Chairperson of the Settlement Council of Australia, the nation’s peak body representing humanitarian and refugee resettlement. In this capacity Cedric has provided advice to Federal and State Government ministers on multiculturalism through a range of ministerial advisory committees. For the past three years Cedric has represented Australia at the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva.
Cedric was awarded the Tasmanian Community and Public Sector Manager of the Year Award at the Tasmanian Business Leader Awards in 2010, recognising his community sector management achievements. Cedric is one of nine Australians on the SBS Community Advisory Committee and was part of the Australian delegation to Eurovision in Denmark in 2014.