Kyp holds a Bachelor of Social Work and is an experienced health and community services senior manager with strong leadership, clinical, management, organisational development skills, business acumen, and board experience.
Kyp is currently the Executive Manager for Disability Services at Sonder and has over 27 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors including Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Immigration, Disability, Homelessness, Aged Care and Out of Home Care. Kyp has established a range of services in these sectors across metropolitan and country South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria. Kyp also has expertise in executive management including strategy development, project management, organisational change, policy, planning, evaluation, quality systems, financial and human resource management, training, and partnership development.
Kyp also brings with her significant board governance experience having been a director on the board of the Mental Health Coalition of South Australia (MHCSA) for over 8 years, as well the board of the South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS).
Kyp is a strong advocate for a vibrant and innovative market that provides services that truly meets the needs and delivers outcomes for people and their families that allows them to live their best lives. Kyp is passionate about the inclusion of the lived experience voice in the delivery of services, not only the planning of their own service delivery but also in the development of the broader service system.