Sharon Grocott is the CEO of WayAhead, the NSW Mental Health Association. Her professional background includes over 30 years in the community sector working in State and Local Government; and the non-profit sector.
Most of Sharon’s career has been in executive leadership roles. Sharon initially trained as a Social Worker and later completed the Masters in Community Management at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). In 2022, she completed the Graduate Diploma in Social Impact at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
She has broad experience across disability, mental health, early intervention, family violence, aged care, child, youth, and family services. Sharon has been on the Boards of many non-profits ranging from education, advocacy, aged care, disability, and animal welfare.