Danielle Newport

Chief Executive Officer

In her role as CEO and Managing Director of Activ, Danielle is committed to upholding Activ’s purpose of enabling people living with disability to achieve a better life.

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 has committed to assuming her current role of CEO with the determination, passion and enthusiasm worthy of an organisation that has provided such a valued service to the community for over 65 years.

In addition to Danielle’s roles at Activ, she is also a Board Member at the WA Aids Council, a proud Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a qualified accountant (CPA) and Chartered Secretary (ACIS) with over 15 years’ experience working in senior corporate and finance roles.

Danielle sits on the Board of Activ, and is a member of the Audit & Risk, Governance & Nominations, Activ Grants, Service Advisory and Disability Royal Commission Steering Committees.