Our new CEO – Stephen Iles

Announcement – Our new CEO, Stephen Iles

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Iles as the Chief Executive Officer of the Stroke Association of Victoria. He joins SAV at an exciting time of growth for the organisation.

Anita Roper, FIML, GAICD
Board Chair

Stephen ILES

Stephen is an experienced social sector leader with 15 years’ experience developing and scaling the impact of non-profit organisations. This followed a successful career in financial markets and international banking. He is a former Deputy Director at the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, foundation Chief Executive at the Kaiela Institute and Chief Executive Officer of State Schools’ Relief.

With degrees in economics and history, most recently Stephen has been a full-time PhD student researching financial decision-making by charities and not-for-profits. In 2016 Stephen completed the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Stanford.

Stephen can be contacted at: stephen@strokeassociation.com.au

Stephen Iles


Stroke Association of Victoria

SAV is the only dedicated community-based support service for people re-entering their lives after having a stroke. We have Stroke Support Centres and Peer Stroke Support Groups across Victoria, focused on ensuring community inclusion for stroke survivors.

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