Kym Langill

Kym commenced in the role of Executive Director Families & Young People Services at Mercy Community Services in November 2017 and has been leading the Families and Young People Services portfolio in the mission, vision and values; strategic and operational service delivery; communication and external engagement of stakeholders. Her portfolio includes delivery of more than 40 programs spanning the full child & family service system from early intervention through to Foster and Kinship and residential care for young people in the child protection system in QLD.

Kym brings to the role a wealth of experience in the community services sector. Prior to joining Mercy Kym was an experienced NSW Public Sector Senior Executive spanning both Human Service and Central agencies including Department of Premier & Cabinet, Family and Community services and Juvenile Justice. She has demonstrated expertise in change management and reform implementation. Kym has a long work history with the NGO sector – most recently as the Director Housing and Homelessness for a large NGO in Northern NSW.

Kym shows leadership in strategic engagement both inside the organisation and in partnership with external stakeholders. With her strong focus on Mission, Values, her team and the people we support, Kym has successfully built the Families & Young People service stream in her time in the role increasing both her revenue base, program delivery and staffing numbers by more than 25%.

Kym is a relationship builder, a strategist and a strong collaborator known for her friendly, energetic can-do attitude.