OUR PEOPLE

Sally Kirkright Chief Executive Officer

After an extensive career in financial services with senior roles in Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania, Sally took a career break and resolved it was time for a change of direction. Sally pursued a career in the not for profit sector and in July 2011 was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of AccessEAP, an Australian owned not for profit provider of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP).

Throughout her career in finance, Sally was passionate about customers and providing an exceptional customer experience. This passion, together with her drive for high performance and building strong working relationships, have enabled her to lead AccessEAP through a considerable change and growth period.

AccessEAP work in collaboration with their organisational customers to enhance workplace wellbeing. With customers in the health, education, manufacturing, mining, professional services, government and not for profit sectors, AccessEAP are very experienced in empowering individuals and supporting organisations to promote good mental health. Through organisational consulting, training, coaching and counselling services, AccessEAP facilitate organisations to create a positive workplace and increase productivity – hence improve the bottom line.

Sally was previously on the board of the Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust and is currently a board member of the Curran Access Children’s Foundation and a member of the Finance Committee at Kogarah Golf Club.

Sally has a Bachelor of Business (Honours), Diploma of Financial Planning and is a Graduate of the AICD.

Eleni van Delft Director, Relationship Management

Eleni joined AccessEAP in June 2008 as Senior Account Manager and has been promoted to Director, Account Management in 2014. She is responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of customer contracts across a variety of industries based in Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Industries include - Healthcare, Education, Manufacturing, Legal, Government, Mining, Finance & Insurance, Construction, Media, Transport & Warehousing, IT, Arts and Recreational services. Leading and developing a team of Account Managers to meet business and customer needs to ensure a high quality service achieved.

Eleni and her team maintain 99% of corporate client retention at AccessEAP and ensured AccessEAP is growing consistently through tailoring programs and associated services to meet specific customer needs.

Mark Elliott Director, Sales and Marketing

As Director, Sales and Marketing, Mark leads a team of business development managers responsible for service quality and customer engagement. With a passion for customer experience and a service focus , Mark represents the voice of the customer within AccessEAP to ensure our services are aligned to the needs of the markets and customers we support. Mark’s teams’ focus is on assisting companies manage the psychosocial risk factors impacting people, performance and culture.

Prior to joining AccessEAP Mark has held a number of sales and marketing positions across the Asia Pacific region. His experience includes a leadership role in establishing the consulting division of IMS Health and managing consulting teams delivering a range of commercial effectiveness projects to healthcare and pharmaceutical companies throughout Japan and Australia.

Paul Bryan Director, Client Services

As the Director, Client Services, Paul has responsibility for the quality of the first interaction all new clients (employees of our organisational customers) have with AccessEAP. His team of Client Service Consultants identify and schedule the most appropriate Counsellors for all client sessions and other organisational services offered by AccessEAP e.g. training, on-site counselling; critical incident stress management etc.

Paul also has responsibility for the operational logistics of the business including training and supervision of the Client services team, process efficiency and productivity, information technology, human resources, premises and security.

Paul brings a wealth of corporate experience to AccessEAP, having spent more than 30 years in various senior business roles with one of Australia’s top 10 companies.

Paul is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Marcela Slepica Director, Clinical Services

Marcela has been with AccessEAP for 4 years and worked in the EAP industry for over 12 years. She has extensive experience working with all types of organisations from large corporations to small not for profit. Her experience includes counselling, critical incident stress management, Manager Support, mediation, organisational consulting and training. Marcela's passion is to understand the needs of an individual, team or organisation and working to empower them to find solutions and to help themselves. She is interested in promoting well-being and mental wellness in all its aspects from physical to mental to emotional.

Her role is to manage a team of clinical professionals to provide the best service to our client organisations and individuals. Her responsibilities include supervising a large team of subcontractors, client relationship management and focusing on growth of services offered to organisations.

Earlier in her career she worked with families and children as well as a psychologist for a large financial institution specialising in selection and recruitment and career development of top performers.

Marcela has a Master Degree in Psychology, Honours Degree in Psychology and a member of Australian Psychological Society.

Charles Coville Financial Controller

As the Financial Controller, Charles brings over 20 years of financial management experience and expertise to AccessEAP.

Charles is an experienced finance professional with previous senior roles in KPMG, Minter Ellison and Deloittes. Charles’ most recent role was with a consulting business that provided HR, recruitment and organisational change services.

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