Kathleen Gregory

Kathleen Gregory

CEO | Foundation Housing

Kathleen is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Housing Ltd, the largest provider of affordable housing in WA. In her 11 years as CEO, Kathleen has led the merger of three smaller community housing organisations to form Foundation Housing in 2005. Over the last 10 years, under Kathleen’s leadership, Foundation Housing has grown its portfolio from 350 units of accommodation to over 2,000 units today.

In 2016 Kathleen was recognised in the Queen’s Birthday honours with an Order of Australia for “significant service to the not for profit sector, particularly in the area of community housing, to social welfare organisations and to young people.”

Kathleen is keen to bring WACOSS, community service organisations and business leaders together to discuss financial security, housing affordability and the wellbeing of low income people. She has demonstrated her strong commitment to the provision of long term, secure and affordable housing with over 25 years’ experience in the sector and a BA in Urban and Regional Planning from Curtin University.