Rosy Walia

CEO / Company Secretary

Dr. Rosy Walia has over 20 years senior management experience in the community sector. For the last 15 years she has held the position of CEO/Company Secretary with Multicultural Care (MC), a leading provider of culturally tailored home and community-based support services for older people, people with disability and their carers’. Prior to this, Dr. Rosy Walia championed quality management in the community and health care sectors as State Manager NSW/ACT within a leading National accrediting body. Dr. Rosy Walia has held numerous representative and advisory roles. In 2020, she was appointed to the Workforce National Committee of the National Disability Services (NDS) Board – a national peak body for Disability Service organisations. Since 2011, she has had been involved in the Community Care Advisory Committee of Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA, now known as ACCPA). In 2019, Rosy was appointed to the NSW Division Council of ACSA and was elected as NSW State Committee member of NDS. Recently, she has been re-elected as a member of the NSW Divisional Committee of NDS. Since 2021, Rosy has been a member of the HCP Program Assurance Provider and Consumer Reference Group of the Department of Health and Aged Care. She is also a member of Aged Care Provider Engagement Group of the Department of Human Services. In 2018, she was invited by the Minister to participate in a Providers Roundtable on the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Safety & Quality of Aged Care and was an invited member of the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Standards Guidance Reference Group. Rosy has also served on numerous not-for-profit boards. Dr. Rosy Walia is a recognised authority in the delivery of multicultural services. She is a recipient of the prestigious Cultural Diversity Scholarship at the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) for the Company Director Course. She is regularly consulted on social policy and program design and in September 2019, Rosy partook in AICD’s selective pilot of applied governance course, Boardroom Mastery, by invitation. Over her career, Rosy has gained experience in liaising with a diverse range of individuals, community groups, service providers and government departments. It is her belief that effective public relations skills are essential in achieving appropriate outcomes.