Chief Executive Officer
Since graduating as a speech pathologist, Athina has spent over 16 years in clinical practice with a specialty in pediatric communication difficulties and undergraduate clinical training in the public and private health and tertiary education sectors. She has had numerous senior executive roles in public health involved in policy formulation, strategic planning, organizational redesign, budget planning and people management. Her immediate previous role was as Chief Executive Officer at the Queen Elizabeth Centre, the largest Early Parenting Centre in Victoria delivering specialised therapeutic programs for the most vulnerable children and their families. She proudly joined Better Hearing Australia (Vic) in July 2017.
Executive Assistant / Office Manager – Maternity Leave
Jeannette is the Finance and Administration Manager at Better Hearing Australia (Vic) with over 15 years experience in administration, finance, support and office management.
Jeannette’s role at Better Hearing Australia ensures the efficient running of the office, supporting her colleagues. Jeannette also manages membership subscriptions.
Service Manager/ Senior Audiologist
Agnieszka graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Masters of Clinical Audiology in 2009. Before joining Better Hearing Australia, Agnieszka has worked as an Audiologist in both public and private sectors; focusing on audiological assessments and hearing rehabilitation.
She has also spent some time performing hearing assessments for children in a private hospital whist working with an Ear Nose and Throat specialist.
As the latest addition to the Better Hearing Team, Agnieszka is also involved in the Victorian Hearing Aid Bank, and provides consultation in relation to general hearing loss and tinnitus management.
Sharon worked as an Audiometrist with Australian Hearing for ten years, and was involved with audiometric assessment and the fitting of hearing aids. During this time she completed the Diploma in Audiometry at RMIT. Sharon also worked in the area of occupational noise and hearing conservation for 25 years. Three years working as an Audiology Technician in the Middle East has given Sharon a strong interest in working with a diverse demographic and her knowledge of Arabic and qualifications to teach English mean she is a great asset to the Hearing Aid Bank, where BHA is often helping refugees, and other marginalised groups.
Hearing Advisor / Audiologist
Alina comes from a background in Banking and Finance and has more that 10 years experience is customer service and portfolio management. Her passion for helping people of all ages and a strong interest in how hearing loss affects the overall quality of life, inspired her to enter the field of Audiology.
Alina graduated from La Trobe university in 2015 with a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Clinical Audiology and she is a full member of Audiology Society of Australia.
Alina has a special interest in hearing rehabilitation and she is looking forward to her new career and providing her clients with professional and ethical care.