Margaret Sheehan

Margaret Sheehan is the Head of International Programs at ChildFund Australia. She has extensive experience managing programs and personnel in Field Office settings with recent and relevant experience working in Emergency contexts. This includes management of the $150 million Strategic Response Plan for Typhoon Haiyan Emergency in the Philippines, and supporting the development of the Humanitarian Response Plan in Yemen in 2016.

Diana joined the NSW Department of Community Services and began working with children and young people with disabilities in the 1990s whilst completing a Masters in Psychology. Her move to the non-profit sector took place in the mid-90s when she arrived in the United Kingdom after 10 months travelling throughout Africa. Prior to joining ChildFund Australia, Diana worked for Royal Blind Society, Save the Children and NCH Action for Children. She has also taught youth workers at TAFE and been a phone counsellor with Lifeline.