Dr Leanne Geppert
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Chief of Clinical Services and Operations


Dr Leanne Geppert is an accomplished leader in the mental health and human services sector with over two decades of experience as a clinical psychologist and senior executive.

Currently serving as the Chief of Clinical Services and Operations at Orygen, she holds executive responsibility for implementing clinical solutions and ensuring the effective delivery of high-quality, integrated services focused on safety, quality, and improving the experiences of young individuals in care.

Her role extends to providing strategic leadership across Orygen's operations, overseeing business improvement initiatives in alignment with the organisation's plans. Leanne's commitment to community engagement is evident through her non-executive directorship with the YMCA Queensland Board and Y-Care (South East Qld) Inc. 

With a rich professional history that includes positions such as Deputy Commissioner for the Queensland Family and Child Commission and Executive Director for the Queensland Mental Health Commission and Mental Health and Specialised Services, West Moreton Hospital and Health Service, Leanne has honed her expertise in navigating complex service provider environments.

She has led organisations and services at local and statewide levels across the entire lifespan in tertiary public mental health, forensic primary health and mental health, and a range of specialist program areas including those for children in care.

Leanne has also held senior positions in Departmental roles for statewide mental health planning, performance and system reform. Her passion lies in supporting the development of high-performing teams and advocating for the improvement of mental health experiences for young individuals and their families.

Leanne's drive to make a meaningful impact in the mental health landscape by ensuring access to necessary care and support remains a cornerstone of her professional journey.