Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Gregory Dresser

CareWest and Its Operations 


An outline of CareWest and some of its activities.


 Dr Gregory (Greg) Dresser has over thirty years' experience in business, community development, and education. He has worked extensively in Australia and the United Kingdom providing services and advice to community organisations, businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Greg is teacher trained and has worked as a teacher in primary and secondary schools in Australia and the UK. He has also been a vocational education teacher for the past seven years, and a university lecturer for the past five years.

Greg's Master of Business Administration focused on new business development and public sector administration, and his doctoral research examined the efficacy of publicly funded small business advisory and training services. In 2009 he was awarded a full doctoral scholarship by Charles Sturt University.

He has held a wide variety of interesting positions, including Development Manager with Sport England, Development Manager and Manager of Organisational and Industry Development with the NSW Department of Sport and Recreation, Senior Manager of Contracts and Transactions with the NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care, and NSW State Manager of Small Business Development.

In his current role as the Senior Manager of Research and Evaluation with CareWest Ltd., Greg is actively involved in research, managing projects and workforce reform initiatives in the human and community services sector. He manages a professional team of research staff and works closely with the Board and Executive to improve service delivery across the sector.

Greg's professional affiliations include:

  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
  • Professional member of the Australian Human Resource Institute (CAHRI).
  • Member of the Australasian Evaluation Society.
  • Member of Charles Sturt University's Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences Health Services Research Area.
  • Member of the Western NSW Health Research Network.
  • Board member & Chair Strategy Sub-Committee, Central West Business Enterprise Centre.
  • Adjunct Lecturer in the School of Management and Marketing at Charles Sturt University.
  • Justice of the Peace (NSW)

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