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Karin Schuhmann

Karin Schuhmann
Executive Services Manager

Karin trained as a Physiotherapist and has a long history of working with people with diverse abilities to achieve a life characterised by active participation.

Her foundations of practice include person centred, strength-based approaches which lead to greater autonomy and choice for individuals. She promotes knowledge translation in all areas of her work and is committed to change that is innovative and sustainable for individuals as well as organisations. Her career spans working  across Government departments including Communities, Health and Education as well NGO’s and tertiary education facilities.

In her role as Executive Service Manager, she enables the Clinical Services Team  and the Consumer and Sector Engagement team to achieve quality outcomes  and her commitment to building a capable and engaged workforce also sees her head up our People Resources unit. Karin is interested in building work environments that are sustainable and responsive to the needs of people with diverse abilities and actively encourages participatory approaches and reflection to achieve these outcomes.