Gerard Mansour has forty years of experience as an advocate and public servant, working across government, not-for-profits and peak bodies. He possesses numerous governance qualifications and is a Fellow of Stanford University’s Executive Program for Non-Profit Leaders.
Gerard served as the Commissioner for Senior Victorians between 2013 and 2023, providing independent advice to the Victorian Government and creating submissions for enquiries and Royal Commissions. He was also appointed as Ambassador for Prevention of Elder Abuse (2016-2023) to promote the importance of addressing the drivers of elder abuse.
As Commissioner, he launched the “Ageing Well in a Changing World” report in 2020, and acted as the Chair for the Ministerial Advisory Committee for Seniors Victorians (2015-2016), the Deputy Chair of the Elder Abuse and Safeguarding Advisory Group (2019-2023), and as an Advisor to the Victorian Aged Care Response Centre (2020-2022).
Prior to his appointment as Commissioner for Seniors Victorians, Gerard worked as the CEO for peak bodies within the Victorian aged care and community care industries.