Margaret Pyyvaara


About Margaret Pyyvaara

Founder and Executive Director




Margaret is an accomplished, community-focused, and results-driven leadership professional with considerable experience including as CEO from the start-up phase to becoming a top 100 company in the Business Index SA. Skilled in providing expert professional advice in business transformation and organisational change through the rapidly changing environments of the Health Sector including the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Aged Care, Mental Health, and Out of Home Care, whilst enabling future sustainability, through a model of mentoring and empowerment. Adept at providing a supportive platform for transformation in the commercial, not-for-profit and social enterprise sectors with a high level of expertise in tender and grant writing and submission, registration, accreditation, and licensing. Experienced in the formulation of strategic direction and promoting key priorities and business direction. Proven ability to provide vision and meaningful direction and translate strategic themes and priorities into business processes, outcomes, and outputs.

Margaret is a Doctor of Letters DLitt.(H.c), a Global Goodwill Ambassador(Humanitarian Award), a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors(MAICD), a Professional Fellow of the Institute of Information Management (FIIM), and an Associate Member of Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators( AIAMA).

Margaret delivers in structured and non-structured environments in the commercial, social enterprise, and not-for-profit environments. Her specialist expertise to connect with key influencers regarding government direction, collaboration, commissioning, data, and literature, provides the point of difference for thought transformation, market positioning, business readiness, and opportunity.

Margaret maintains key relationships with:

  • National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Regional Development Australia
  • Department of State Development
  • Registered Training Organisations
  • Not for Profit Leaders
  • Primary Health Care Networks
  • National Workforce Organisations