Our Senior Leadership Team | Telethon Speech & Hearing

Senior Leadership Team

Mark Fitzpatrick - CEO Of Telethon Speech & Hearing

Mark Fitzpatrick

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Fitzpatrick is the Chief Executive Officer of Telethon Speech & Hearing, a position he has held since February 2017.

Mark possesses over 15 years’ experience in a range of general management and human resources roles in a range of not-for-profit, education, and government organisations. Mark also holds a robust history of success in leadership and advocacy for the not-for-profit sector, with his most recent role being CEO of the St Vincent de Paul Society in WA since 2012. Prior to this, Mark led a catholic aged and community services organisation, Southern Cross Care, for five years.

Mark has a passion for ensuring all Western Australian children have the opportunity to reach their potential in life. Based on his personal experience Mark is a strong advocate for effective hearing, speech and language services for all.

Janene Hall, Principal Telethon Speech Hearing

Janene Hall


Janene Hall joined Telethon Speech & Hearing in 2001 and has worked across all three children’s support programs; the Hearing Impaired Program, School Support Program, and Speech & Language Program (Talkabout). Janene boasts over 30 years’ teaching experience, working in both special education and mainstream education sectors. Taking on a variety of educational leadership roles, both in Australia and Internationally, Janene has now moved into the Principal position for TSH’s Schools Programs.

Belinda Leksas - Head of Marketing

Belinda Leksas

Head of Marketing & External Relations

Belinda Leksas joined Telethon Speech & Hearing in 2013 as Business Development and Venue Hire Manager before leading the fundraising team as Head of Marketing, Stakeholder Relations in 2016. Belinda has extensive experience in the not-for-profit and hearing sectors, having been a Manager at Australian Hearing for over five years and is well recognised for her ability to plan and initiate the implementation of innovative programs to grow services.

Philippa Hatch - Head of Hearing Services

Philippa Hatch

Head of Hearing Services

Philippa Hatch joined Telethon Speech & Hearing in 2007. She has worked across its various Hearing Services programs bringing audiological services to hospitals, schools and rural and remote communities. Philippa has extensive experience at a managerial level in educational, public health and not-for-profit sectors and is currently Telethon Speech & Hearing’s Head of Hearing Services.

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Felicity McNally

Head of Clinical Services