Chief Executive Officer, David Brady
Appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hear For You in April 2013, David Brady has risen to the challenge of building on the organisation’s strong foundations. Having worked in the Sports and Recreation management industry for 15 years, David has ample experience to share – including his insights into living with hearing loss.
Profoundly deaf since birth, David grew up in rural Armidale, NSW, where he overcame many challenges to complete the HSC, and gain degrees from both University of NSW and University of Sheffield in the UK. A keen sportsman, David represented Australia at the 2005 Deaflympic Games in Melbourne, and is currently is Chairperson of Deafness Forum of Australia, a member of the NSW Deafness Sector Interagency panel, and a member of the Advisory Board for Macquarie University Centre for the Implementation for Hearing Research.
John Lui, NSW State Manager
Born profoundly deaf, uses voice to communicate and has one Cochlear implant in his left ear, John joined the team in 2013, bringing loads of life experience as a deaf teenager who has been to different primary and high schools both in Australia and overseas. Even more, John is Australia’s only deaf Junior Development and Club Professional qualified tennis coach from Tennis Australia, and has been playing for Australia at Deaflympics since 2003.
Rebecca Stewart, Western Sydney Coordinator
Bec was born into a mostly hearing-impaired family, with a hearing impaired dad and older brother, a hearing mum and 7 other family members with varying levels of hearing loss. At three years old Bec was diagnosed with a mild loss and received her first hearing aids at 5. In early 2017 she started learning Auslan along with a few other Hear For You mentors.
Kylie Browne, Communications & Online Projects Manager
Kylie is responsible for marketing communications, brand management, and content. She is a creative soul and thrives on challenges. Kylie has family members with a range of hearing loss and is attuned to the challenges hearing loss brings. She is passionate about finding ways to help teenagers navigate these challenges by using society’s best weapon, technology. There has never been a better time to live if you’re challenged by hearing loss. Connecting deaf teenagers around Australia is the ultimate goal.
Michael Sutjiadi, Strategic Operations Consultant
Michael has been working on continuous business improvements and strategic operations for Hear For You since 2017. He manages business processes, data and operations to improve, engage and connect deaf teenagers around Australia. Michael’s teenage nephew is deaf-blind, and Michael is braille-literate, fluent in Auslan and passionate about multimodal sensory communications. Michael combines his passion and professional experiences to ensure Hear For You continuously grows and makes positive contributions towards the lives of deaf and hard of hearing teenagers.
Carl Moser, MSc (Geology) MAusIMM – Company Secretary
Carl is an experienced senior business professional with more than 20 years of board experience as an executive director of ASX-listed companies and their unlisted subsidiaries. His expertise includes operational and general management as well as corporate governance and compliance.
In addition to his role as Company Secretary for Hear For You, Carl is a corporate advisor for startup companies, specialising in capital raising processes as well as company secretarial matters and compliance management.