Principal Consultant and Founder
Greg has been closely involved in the SDA space since its inception. He is focused entirely (and independently) upon assisting NDIS Participants on their SDA journeys, particularly on SDA approvals. He brings a unique combination of industry expertise including a legal qualification as well as over 25 years in housing development and decades of lived experience as a carer. Greg is greatly enjoying providing these services Nationally.
Client Relationship Manager
Amanda is proud to be SDA Services Client Relations and Operations Manager, creating and nurturing long-term relationships with participants, their families and supports to achieve suitable SDA housing outcomes. Amanda has previously spent years working within the construction health and safety industry and not for profit organisations where she found her passion for making a difference in people’s lives.
Housing Support Coordinator
As Housing Support Coordinator, Montana assists people with disabilities to find appropriate and life changing accommodation. As a law student Montana has a strong research background. This coupled with SDA services industry connections, she is able to locate and inform Participants of suitable housing opportunities.
Jack is a Participant Interviewer utilising his skills gained during his Bachelor of Arts qualification in Journalism and Creative Writing, and his experience in writing across multiple media platforms. His role in the team is to interview clients seeking SDA and to reflect their circumstances, needs and aspirations in a clear and detailed manor for our SDA reports. Jack also has lived experience as an NDIS participant and SDA recipient.
Report Consultant & Occupational Therapy Support
Olivia is an SDA Participant Interviewer and Report Consultant. She works closely with Participants to gather information about their housing needs and preferences and collates their SDA application. Olivia completed her Bachelor degree in Applied Science and is currently completing her Masters of Audiology.
Senior Report Consultant & Document Controller
Chris works closely with Participants and their supports to prepare their reports, as well as requests for reconsideration of SDA Panel decisions. He also helps with the design of our reports and administration systems.
SDA Review Consultant
Ben specialises in working closely with our participants and their supports, to draft and lodge review submissions, where the Participant is not content with their SDA outcome at first instance. As a fourth year law and economics student at QUT, Ben has deep roots in legal and quantitative research techniques. His ability to explain the complex processes of the NDIS in everyday language, coupled with his enthusiasm for achieving the best possible outcome for Participants, has resulted in Ben achieving positive results.
Specialist Support Coordinator
With over a decade background in mental health and professional qualifications in psychology and criminology, Kasia delivers Specialist Support Coordination, as well as holding a key role in supporting participants on their SDA journey to identify and express their desired and needed SDA outcome. Kasia is currently undertaking a Masters of Business Administration with the view of complementing her current professional skills with strong commercial and business acumen to provide clients with a robust set of skills and expertise.
Nga is responsible for our stakeholder management and the preparation of our SDA reports.
Nga is also a practicing solicitor with over 15 years legal experience and has been personally involved with the disability community for over 25 years, with the combination of lived experience and these unique skills set, Nga has joined the SDA Services team to help people living with disability realise their housing and lifestyle goals.
Emma's role with SDA Services is to work together with Participants to gather information about their housing needs and preferences and collate their SDA application. Emma has a Bachelor of Arts in English, History, and Creative Writing complimented with a Graduate Certificate in Human Services.
Emmily is undertaking a Master of Teaching and until joining SDA Services worked in a support unit working with students with autism. It was the inspiration from these students that encouraged Emmily to make a more fundamental contribution as a teacher.
Emmily’s work at SDA Services has provided the opportunity to translate the understanding and insight she has gained through years as a dedicated teacher‘s aide into a practical and relevant outcome for clients.
Participant Interviewer & Report Consultant
Cindy has 12 years’ experience in corporate roles in the mental health and disability sector. She is a passionate advocate for people with disabilities and joins the SDA team with lived experience as a carer/family member. Cindy is client-focused and solution-orientated, with experience working across a diversity of considerations and challenges; including acquired brain injury (ABI) and ex-military personnel. Cindy attends to her work with professionalism, compassion, and a strong attention to detail.
Participant Interviewer & Report Consultant
James is a Participant Interviewer and Report Consultant, which is complimented by his Bachelor of Business Degree. He brings a unique combination of experience in healthcare, housing and government as well as lived experience with the NDIS and SDA. His role in the team is to interview clients seeking SDA, then compile a report for inclusion in the SDA application.
Executive Assistant to Greg Barry
Kirstin is SDA Services’ Executive Assistant to Greg Barry, supporting Greg and the team to achieve suitable disability housing outcomes for Participants. Kirstin has previously spent the last 20 years in the Aviation Industry and Travel Industry that have armed her with exceptional organisational and communications skills and fostering a positive experience for Customers and Clients.
Accounts and Administration Manager
Loretta joined SDA Services in January 2019 to fulfill the Administration and Accounts role. Loretta brings a unique combination of accounts and HR experience within property and SDA. She is responsible for supporting the team at SDA Services and participants to achieve positive housing outcomes.