Our Team

Daniel Vautin

Daniel Vautin

Director of Policy & Impact and 2IC

A compassionate and energetic people leader and teammate, Dan fights with quiet integrity for what is right. He does so with humour and humility, thinking deeply and widely, all the while keeping things fun with a sprinkling of dad jokes.

Dan balances serious intelligence with a light heart and an open mind. Curiosity keeps him moving forward – and he is currently studying a Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science at Swinburne University.

One of a rare breed of people who can play in both the strategic and operational spaces with ease, Dan has been responsible throughout his career for the development and execution of ideas ranging from start-up business development to AOD pilot program creation. Whether managing the operations of the worlds largest wild-caught abalone exporter or playing an integral role in the early days of the Mates4Mates veterans charity in Tasmania, people have been central to Dan’s work.

Dan would love to see a future where everyone feels a sense of belonging and connection.

Career highlights:

  • More than doubled the funding, delivering a sustainable future for a key ATOD primary prevention program in Tasmania
  • Successfully brought the Alcohol and Other Drug Cognitive Enhancement program to pilot stage in Tasmanian community-managed ATOD treatment services.
  • Learning that the heart has 40,000 neurons, effectively being a second brain in the body. Mind blown!

You can find Dan on LinkedIn here.

You can contact Dan here.

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