Social Compass welcomes New team members
27 May 2020
Social Compass, Wunan’s Research and Evaluation Social Enterprise based in Melbourne welcomed two new consultants. Over the past quarter, Social Compass has been busy on a number of projects. Towards the end of 2019, Social Compass relocated to new offices.
Kerry Kennell – Senior Consultant
Kerry is a proud Torres Strait Islander woman from Ugar (Stephen Island) and Erub (Darnley). Kerry is a respected and experienced consultant, business owner and lawyer with over 15 years’ experience in business, employment relations, contract management, across the construction industry, government and small and large business sectors. Kerry has a rich, expansive skillset including strong knowledge of law, business management, contract and business administration, stakeholder engagement, project management, people and performance. Kerry is a strong advocate for the rights of Torres Strait Islander people and is highly proficient at convening and managing community forums and consultations. Kerry has a passion for the music industry and when she is not working at Social Compass, she works as an Artist Manager, helping emerging artists to further their careers.
Corallanne (Coral) Pohlman – Consultant
Coral is a proud Murri woman with family connections across Cairns and North Queensland. Coral extensive experience as a Human Services Practitioner with a particular focus in justice. Coral has worked as a Youth Worker in Youth Justice settings and more recently has co-designed and operated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander post-release and transition programs for men who are incarcerated.
Coral has operated and innovated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Journey Planning frameworks for children living in the out of home care system and has designed training for practitioners around the program. Coral has a particular interest in facilitation and has experience delivering Aboriginal cultural awareness training as well as best practice training around the cultural needs of young people.