Our CEO

Dr Robyn Miller is the Chief Executive Officer of MacKillop Family Services.

MacKillop Family Services' current Chief Executive Officer Dr Robyn Miller

Dr Robyn Miller, PhD, is a social worker and family therapist with over thirty years’ experience in the community sector, local government and child protection.

Robyn was a senior clinician and teacher for fourteen years at the Bouverie Family Therapy Centre, La Trobe University, and part of an innovative team working with families who have experienced trauma and sexual abuse. Robyn has practised in the public and private sectors as a therapist, clinical supervisor, consultant and lecturer and was a member of the Victorian Child Death Review Committee for ten years. She was the recipient of the inaugural Robin Clark memorial PhD scholarship in 2004 and the statewide award for Inspirational Leadership in Victoria in 2010. From 2006-15 she provided professional leadership as the Chief Practitioner within the Department of Human Services in Victoria, and has also worked as a consultant with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. 

Robyn is actively engaged in an extensive range of governance groups and advisory committees to inform and influence policy to improve outcomes for the children and families we work with. She is a Board member of the newly formed Catholic Professional Standards Ltd, an independent company established by the Catholic Church to develop, audit and report on compliance with professional standards to protect children and vulnerable people. She is also informing policy in Victoria through her representation on the Roadmap Implementation Ministerial Advisory Group, established to oversee the implementation of the Victorian Roadmap for Reform, a once-in-a-generation change to the way children, youth and family support services are delivered.

Most recently, Robyn has been appointed Deputy Chair of the Inner Metropolitan Partnership in Melbourne, a forum that engages with the community to identify social, economic and environmental challenges and opportunities, and advises the State Government on the priorities for the region.