Hampton to step down from MAA

Meaningful Ageing Australia CEO Ilsa Hampton will leave the peak body next February after more than five years leading the organisation.

Meaningful Ageing Australia has announced its CEO Ilsa Hampton will step down from the spiritual care in ageing peak body in February after almost six years at the helm.

Ms Hampton joined the organisation in 2013 as a board member under its former name Pastoral and Spiritual Care of Older People and became CEO in 2016.

MAA chair Nick Ryan said Ms Hampton led the organisation through a period of significant industry reform including the aged care royal commission, the introduction of new aged care quality standards and the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Ilsa’s leadership ensured that Meaningful Ageing Australia has had a seat at the table in contributing to how the future of aged care will be shaped. We are grateful for her passionate advocacy for quality of life for older people,” Mr Ryan said in a statement.

“Her work has also seen us grow from a collective of 22 sponsor organisations to the 110-plus membership-based not-for-profit organisation we are today,” he said.

Mr Ryan thanked Ms Hampton for her years of service.

MAA is searching for a new CEO.

Main image: Ilsa Hampton

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