Micaela Cronin has held leadership and service delivery roles across a broad range of fields, both in Australia and internationally. In April 2019 Micaela moved back to Australia to take up the role of Director at the Future Social Service Institute in Melbourne. Prior to that spent three years living in Cambodia, as the global CEO for Hagar International, working across Asia and building global service delivery and strategic partnerships to tackle human trafficking and human rights abuses.
Micaela is proud to be a third-generation social worker, following in the footsteps of trail blazing women in her family. In 2014, Micaela was awarded the Robyn Clark Memorial Award for service and leadership in the children, youth and family services sector. She is also a past CEO of MacKillop Family Services and has extensive leadership and governance experience including being President of both the Victorian Council of Social Services, and the Australia Council of Social Services.