Kirsty Dixon was appointed CEO of Playgroup Queensland in March 2020.
Born and raised in regional Queensland, she is passionate about social justice, education, and health equity for all Australians. Before joining Playgroup Queensland Kirsty held executive roles in local government, community services and healthcare. As an advocate for knowledge-seeking to support her community work, she has completed executive education with the Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Governance Institute of Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Business and is currently completing a Master of Health Services Management. Kirsty is a strong supporter of the effectiveness of collective impact, community capacity-building and early intervention programs and feels privileged to be leading Playgroup Queensland in growing its positive influence across Australian communities.