Kevin Chacko

Kevin Chacko

Research and Policy Officer

Kevin is a Research and Policy Officer at the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA). His educational background in political science and international relations, coupled with extensive professional experience across various government levels (local, state, and federal), provides him with a profound understanding of the intricacies of the Commonwealth. This knowledge enables Kevin to stay abreast of government legislation and bills, enhancing his ability to contribute effectively to research and policy initiatives at AHHA.

Kevin’s journey in the aged care sector began with overseeing local-level aged care services. In this role, his focus was on managing the aged care workforce and ensuring consumers received high-quality care services. Subsequently, Kevin applied his expertise in a Victorian aged care peak body, serving as a Policy Officer. In this capacity, he played a pivotal role in crafting submissions, formulating policies, and engaging in stakeholder consultations with various aged-care institutions, including unions, educational providers, and international organisations.

Throughout his professional journey, Kevin has refined his expertise in crafting policy proposals, managing projects, analysing data, and preparing comprehensive briefs and consultation papers. His capabilities extend to being an analytical researcher, a critical and conceptual thinker, an effective communicator, and a proficient manager of stakeholder engagement through collaborative and relationship-building approaches.

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