Articles by Greg Smith
Greg Smith is the Chair of the Board of The Junction Works Ltd joining as a Director in 2012, and Chair of TJW’s subsidiary, Share Care Disability Services Ltd. The Junction Works is a not-for-profit provider of disability, youth, community and children’s services within South West Sydney. Greg is a CPA with extensive executive management, leadership and project delivery experience and knowledge of local government, electricity and the not-for-profit sectors. He has been responsible for strategic, operational and service delivery functions and has a proven track record in initiating and delivering business change through strategic corporate projects, service delivery reviews, business process improvements and innovation through ICT and partnerships. His experiences extends to financial modelling frameworks for operations and property development. Greg is a Senior Consultant with Morrison Low, and has held senior positions with Parramatta City Council and Evolve Housing. Greg has a Master of Business and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Reforming an NFP Service Provider: It Starts with the Board
Remember the halcyon days of government outsourcing, before the introduction of individualised, contract funding for social services? This was a time when the not-for-profit service provider could maintain ‘business as usual’ in the satisfying knowledge that the next government grant was due, in advance, for defined services, to a specific client cohort. Back then, governance and accountability were within the ability of community committees. There was little need for unitary costing, transaction cost economics, growth strategies and grand marketing plans.