Board member, appointed 2024

BA, Grad Dip (Psychology), PhD (Psychology), MPA, GAIC

Dr Shaymaa Elkadi is a leader of health service reform committed to shaping innovative pathways of service excellence for the most complex and vulnerable in the community. A skilled strategist with expertise in leading organisational and service transformation, Dr Elkadi has a PhD in Neuropsychology from the University of Melbourne, a Masters in Executive Public Administration, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Dr Elkadi has held senior leadership roles at the Department of Health, Corrections Victoria, Beyond Blue, and Forensicare. Having worked across the Justice and Mental Health systems, Dr Elkadi is highly versed in complex policy, system, and service design across public, private, and not-for-profit health and wellbeing organisations. 

Currently, Dr Elkadi leads Foundation House as Executive Manager, Strategy and Program Integration. She is committed to ensuring excellence and value in services to the community.