Harvey Lennon (left), Hobart City Mission’s incoming CEO
It’s just two weeks until John Stubley steps down from his role as CEO of Hobart City Mission. John has
had a significant impact on the organisation in his eight years in this role, including the launch of a
number of new programs.
His replacement, Harvey Lennon joins us with a wealth of leadership experience. He was in executive
roles for 20 years at the Royal Automobile Club of Tasmania (RACT), including nine years as the Group
Harvey also has a passion for supporting his local community, after being on the Board of Colony 47
from 2004 to 2016. He is currently on the Board of the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, a position he
has held since 2017.
“Hobart City Mission has a long and proud history of supporting our community and I am excited to
be joining the team”, says Harvey.
“I am looking forward to continuing the amazing work that HCM’s donors support, and working with
those in our community who need support”.
President of Hobart City Mission’s Board, John Minchin, says that it was important to the organisation
that the new CEO continued the Strategic Direction of the organisation.
“The Board undertook an extensive recruitment process, to find the right candidate for this important
role”, says Mr. Minchin.
“We believe that Mr. Lennon has the right skills and experience to lead Hobart City Mission into the
future and continue the important work of supporting those most vulnerable in the community”.
Harvey is joining HCM in mid–October. John will be showing him the ropes for two weeks, visiting the
various programs and offices to get to know the programs and people who make up HCM.