David Crosbie has been a leader in Australia's not-for-profit sector for over 20 years, where he has offered a leading voice on drug and alcohol recovery, community belonging and accountable and consultative policy. He has since been a critical player in building the impact and viability of the not-for-profit sector, becoming Chief Executive Officer of the Community Council for Australia (CCA) in 2011.
A passion for NFP sector leadership was hightened as key not-for-profit funding and regulatory changes came to the forefront without it's engagment. A need for greater collective action on shared sector issues drove his passion for sector leadership.
David currently serves on the Advisory Boards of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission and Impact Investing Australia.He is formerly CEO of the Mental Health Council of Australia, Odyssey House Victoria and the Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia. He has served on a range of other key national bodies including as Chair of the National Compact Expert Advisory Group, a member of the NFP Sector Reform Council, and the Community Response Task Group.
David has been involved in various national projects and initiatives including being on the judging panel for PwC not-for-profit Transparency Awards, The Search Collaboration for Impact Award, and a board director of several not-for-profit organisations including the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education.