Carolyn Nikoloski is the new Chief Strategy Officer at Beyond Blue

Carolyn is a values-driven leader who draws on her compassion, accountability and curiosity in helping individuals and teams adapt and thrive in challenging environments.

Carolyn’s career has been dedicated to making systemic improvements to improve mental health and wellbeing and reduce social disadvantage. Studying Psychological Sciences and commencing her career at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Carolyn has a deep-seeded passion for the value of mental health prevention and early intervention policy and programs.  In 2008 Carolyn moved to Beyond Blue and grew into a number of significant roles, including Head of Policy and Primary Health Network.

In 2019 she moved to Good Shepherd Microfinance as Head of Stakeholder Engagement and played a key role in lobbying for instrumental social reform. Lured back to Beyond Blue, Carolyn will play a lead role in Beyond Blue’s transformation. A natural facilitator, Carolyn displays passion and optimism, inspires respect and trust and mobilises others to fulfil a vision.