Senior Team

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Nick Connor

Chief Executive Officer | MBA, FAICD, Dip FP, BEd

Nick joined Langford in February 2021 and brings over thirty years' management experience in medium to large organisations, most recently as Deputy CEO and Chief Operations Officer at Tasplan Superannuation and previously Deputy CEO of the Retirement Benefits Fund and MyState Financial. Nick is keen to bring his business and service experience to complement our long-standing disability support staff to ensure Langford is both sustainable and delivering the highest quality service to participants.

Outside of work, Nick is well-known in competitive sailing circles and has previously represented Australia and competed in eight Sydney to Hobart Yacht Races. Nick is now more likely to be seen cruising with his wife, two adult children, and the extended family.

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Luke Jackson

Chief Financial Officer

Luke has worked in private-sector Senior Finance roles for over 15 years. He is CPA qualified and holds an Accounting Degree from the University of Tasmania. Luke has experience with accounting and corporate governance in organisations of significant scope and scale.

It is Luke's goal to use his experience and skills to contribute to the community and provide the best service to Langford's participants.

Luke enjoys spending time with his family and loves sports like basketball and golf. He supports the Hawthorn Football Club.

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Kate Gillham

Chief Operations Officer

Kate has worked with Langford since 2004. Prior to this, she spent twelve years in the Disability Sector working in various State government roles. She originally entered the Sector as a support worker.

Kate has held a number of positions during her time with Langford and experienced a variety of organisational changes.

Kate loves the community relationships that Langford has among its team and participants.

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Mandy King

Quality & Compliance Manager

Mandy has worked for over 30 years across a variety of health industries, working for the Ambulance Service both at head office and the branches for a number of years and then moving to the disability sector joining Langford in 1995. Mandy has worked in a number of roles starting off as a support worker, moving then into administration and support worker when there was only one site and finally into the Quality & Compliance Manager.

Mandy has watched Langford change and implemented many initiatives supporting the teams to move Langford forward as a contemporary service.

Mandy has a passion for learning and is always undertaking some qualification.

Mandy enjoys talking to people, having a laugh, spending time jet skiing, family and her pets.