Tam joined SMILE in February 2013 as Chief Executive Officer. Tam has spent the last nine years with the National Australia Day Council, most recently as National Program Director and Deputy CEO. In this role Tam was responsible for the Australian of the Year Awards as well as Australia Day celebrations nationally. Tam has also worked in Public Affairs for the Australian Government and as a Public Relations consultant in private industry. She holds a Bachelor of Communication, a Graduate Certificate in Management and a Masters of Business Administration.
“I am delighted to join the SMILE team as CEO and so look forward to the opportunity to help support vital research into rare diseases and support families when they need it most.”