Thompson David AM
Board Member, RIPESS Intercontinental | AUSTRALIA
Board member RIPESS Intercontinental since 2005c- close association with INAISE. 30 years as founder and CEO of Jobs Australia, national umbrella body for NGOs helping unemployed people to get work. Founding Board and immediate past Chair of Australian Community Sector Banking and its NGO partner – Community 21 Limited- 17 years. Member of Kingdom of Saudi Arabian Global Advisory Board on Labour Market Issues and of numerous high level Australian government advisory bodies. Keen interest and strong involvement in social financing and resourcing and governance of NGOs. Awarded Member of Order of Australia for services to employment and training in 2005.