Samantha Drury

Chief Executive Officer

Sam is a qualified CPA and MBA professional with over twenty years’ experience leading teams through change and continuous improvement.
Sam has worked in a number of industries, including the public sector, infrastructure, construction, transport, oil & gas, property, haulage and professional accounting practice.
After working in the Aged Care industry for a few years, Sam now works at St Bart’s contributing to the journey of working towards a community where everyone has a safe and secure place to call home.

Lena Hopkinson

Chief Operating Officer

Lena has been working at St Bart’s for over 2 years as our Chief Operating Officer. 
Prior to this she has spent over 20 years in management roles in Health and Social care organisations.
Lena is passionate about working with the staff at St Bart’s to improve the opportunities of those who use our services.

Martin Nice

Chief Financial Officer

Martin has over 20 years’ experience as a senior financial professional and is a member of CPA Australia. Having worked in a number of industries including the not-for-profit sector, most recently as General Manager Finance for The Bethanie Group, Martin brings a wealth of knowledge to the role. Martin joined St Bart’s in August 2020 and is looking forward to supporting the organisation to meet the needs of vulnerable people who find themselves without a home. 

Neil Starkie

GM strategic partnerships and growth

Neil brings a wealth of knowledge across the broad portfolio of his role, with significant experience in providing leadership and management in the areas of property development, support services and social outreach, finance, human resources, risk, administration, asset management, marketing, communications, policy, and the development of numerous outreach programs.  
Combining his experience in property with a passion for addressing social disadvantage, Neil’s focus on ending homelessness and having an impact on the community is fully aligned with the mission of St Bart’s.