Caroline Cummins

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Caroline demonstrates values-led leadership at Mercy Connect, drawing from her extensive experience in the human services sector. Her career includes senior roles in NSW government disability services and local health services, where she has honed her expertise.

With a background in Speech Pathology, Caroline is passionate about amplifying the voices of those supported by Mercy Connect, ensuring they are not only heard but also valued. She is committed to driving improvement in practices by implementing evidence-based approaches. Caroline focuses on delivering innovative, sustainable, and high-quality services that empower individuals in need to lead meaningful lives. Her dedication underscores her role in fostering positive change within Mercy Connect and the broader community.


  • Masters of Health Science (Developmental Disability), 2014
  • Bachelor of Health Science (Speech Pathology) (Honors), 2002
  • Graduate Certificate in Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (Quality & Safety)
  • AICD – Foundations of Governance, 2018
  • Certificate IV TAE, 2015