Disability Intermediaries Australia Limited has announced that Nic Phipps has been appointed as Policy & Administration Officer at Disability Intermediaries Australia Limited.

Nic has over 20 years of professional experience covering administration, financial risk management, research, management and public policy development. Most recently Nic was a member of the Pricing Regulation Unit at the NDIA giving him a deep understanding of the NDIS.

On Nic’s appointment Mr Jess Harper, CEO Disability Intermediaries Australia Limited, said:

“Nic possesses a deep understanding of policy settings and economic approaches within social services as well as strong knowledge of the NDIS. I look forward to working with Nic who is committed to supporting people with disability and their families through the sector development of plan management and support coordination.”

Nic holds a Bachelor of Economics and Finance from RMIT (Graduating with Distinction) and is due to complete a Masters in Economics from the University of New England in the second half of 2021. Nic is looking forward to contributing to the ongoing work being undertaken by DIA and supporting members in providing outstanding services to participants within the NDIS.

On his appointment Nic said:

“I would like to thank the Board, Jess and the Members in giving me this fantastic opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of the Intermediaries sector which is vital to the success of the NDIS. I look forward to working with the Members in achieving the best possible outcomes for both themselves and the participants they support.”

Nic commenced with Disability Intermediaries Australia Limited on 13th May 2021.