Acting Executive Director, Social Housing Reform | Housing Policy Branch, Homes Victoria
Maya Ramakrishnan leads Homes Victoria’s teams responsible for development of social and affordable housing policy and reform. This includes Aboriginal Housing policy, local government engagement, mental health and affordable housing dwellings in the Big Housing Build.
Maya was involved in the policy design for the Big Housing Build, announced by the Government in November 2020, a record investment of $5.3 billion to build more than 12,000 new social and affordable housing dwellings. Maya has previously held positions across the Victorian Public Service, including the Department of Treasury and Finance, Family Safety Victoria and the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
In 2006 Maya completed her PHD in Mathematics at the University of Melbourne following graduating with Honours in Bachelors of Commerce and Science in 2002.
Get on board the showboat: Progressing disability inclusion in mainstream systems
Monday 4th September, 2023: 1:30pm - 2:40pm
Identifying and removing barriers for diversity groups is increasingly becoming a priority. Onboard we have a hard working crew to show us the ropes across several portfolios. You’ll be presented with lightning initiative snapshots for each area. Are they genuinely progressing inclusion or are we just rearranging the deck chairs?