Libby Davies

CEO White Ribbon Australia

Libby Davies is CEO of White Ribbon Australia (White Ribbon), Australia’s national primary prevention organisation with a particular focus on engaging men to be active drivers of social change to stop men's violence against women. Libby has previously held CEO positions in national organisations such as Family Services Australia (now Family Relationships Services Australia), UnitingCare Australia and Brain Injury Australia. She has served on numerous boards and advisory councils including at Ministerial, national and state levels, has served two terms on the Board of AIHW, immediate past Director of Lifeline Australia, is a member of the NSW Domestic and Family Violence Council, a previous member of the NSW Preventing Domestic and Family Violence Social Investment Advisory Group and has been engaged in the Ministerial Roundtable on Prevention of Violence in Victoria and Queensland. As CEO of White Ribbon she is responsible for transformative programs to engage men in the prevention of men’s violence against women and build community capacity to be the drivers of positive social change and gender equality.  She works to enable innovation in the prevention of violence, working alongside and with the many others that are committed to addressing the abuse of women and gender inequality. In 2015 Libby was awarded the NSW ‘For Purpose and Social Enterprise’ Telstra Women in Business Award, winner in the 2016 100 Women of Influence Awards and finalist in University of Newcastle National Leadership Alumni Awards.  She is a graduate of the University of Newcastle, University of Sydney and the AICD.