Bev Jowle has over three decades of experience in the community services sector and is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Consumer Credit Legal Service. Bev has held many leadership roles in the human services sector, more recently as the Sector Partnerships Manager at Department of Communities, Manager of Grants Development at Lotterywest, Executive Officer of the Financial Counsellors Association of WA and as the CEO for South Coastal Women’s Health Services.
Bev completed a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at UWA in 2019 and holds a BA in Youth Studies. Bev has a keen interest in family and domestic violence, particularly in relation to economic abuse and helped lead the development of the Economic Empowerment Project for Women whilst at the Financial Counsellors Association, a resource for financial counsellors and women’s refuge workers in delivering groups to women experiencing economic abuse. Bev also assisted in the development and delivery of family violence training nationally for the financial counselling sector. Bev has presented at a number of conferences and forums, has extensive Board experience and is well regarded as a champion for social and economic justice. Bev was a finalist in the Department of Consumer Protection’s Rona Okley Award for individual achievement in 2019.