Danielle Newport

Chief Executive Officer

In her role as CEO and Managing Director of Activ, Danielle is passionate about Activ’s customers and Activ’s vision that people of all abilities have the same opportunities to achieve independence.

Prior to Danielle’s appointment to the role of CEO and Managing Director of Activ in April 2016, she held the positions of Chief Financial Officer (2011 – 2013), General Manager of Strategy and Finance (2013 – 2014) and General Manager Strategy (2014 – 2016). These roles have provided Danielle with a unique and varied perspective into the State’s largest disability service organisation and she is committed to exercising all her determination, passion and enthusiasm worthy of the organisation that has provided such a valued service to the community for almost 70 years.

In addition to Danielle’s roles at Activ, Danielle is a director of the National Disability Services (NDS) National Board, Workability International and the WA Aids Council (WAAC). Danielle is also a member of the Ministerial Advisory Council Board on Disability in WA.

Danielle sits on the Board of Activ, and is also a member of all Standing Board Committees.