Rebecca Fry leads a multidisciplinary team who enable practitioners, policy makers and community members to identify where change is needed and to make lasting improvements to services and initiatives for the benefit of children and families. Her portfolio of national, state-wide and community-based projects employ a dynamic and collaborative approach to developing, improving and proving programs. She is adept at understanding clients’ needs and applying fit for purpose methodologies such as developmental evaluation, participatory action research, outcomes and process evaluations and improvement science.
Rebecca specialises in evaluating and supporting child-focused place-based approaches and has provided consultancy, training and technical support to a considerable number of initiatives in Victoria and in various parts of Australia. She has an extensive understanding of child and family services, gained from over seven years at the CCCH, governance positions at an integrated early childhood service and on the front-line as a service provider. She has a particular interest in the synthesis of evidence, organisational strategic learning and the translation of meaningful information so that it is used to innovate and accelerate improvement in real time.