Phil Hayes-Brown, inspired by his daughter who lives with a moderate intellectual impairment, has worked in the disability sector since 2010 and is the CEO of Wallara Australia.

Wallara Australia is a nonprofit organisation that works with 500 adults with various abilities, helping them achieve their fullest potential. Phil has a rich background as a commercial lawyer and sports marketer, including 13 years in elite sports leagues like the NBA and AFL. He uses his experience to engage the mainstream community through innovative partnerships and educational platforms to drive social change and empower individuals. Phil’s goal is to reshape the conversation around disabilities, emphasising what people with disabilities can do rather than what they can’t. He provides employment to people with disability at Wallara Australia, primarily in the hospitality, warehousing and land management services space.

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