Robby Chibawe honoured with IPAA Leadership Award

Published on Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 12:13:49 PM

Caption: Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service Chief Executive Officer, Robby Chibawe receiving his IPAA Leadership award

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Service (PAMS) has been honoured as the Leader of the Year in the Not-for-Profit Sector by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) for his role in delivering enhanced outcomes for the community.

This prestigious award recognises leaders that have clearly demonstrated leadership qualities and achieved outcomes that make a difference to the community. 

PAMS CEO, Robby Chibawe said he is honoured and humbled to have won the Leader of the Year in the Not-for-Profit Sector Award this year.

“This award means a lot to me and PAMS as it is a great indication that we are on the right path for our community especially amidst the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Mr Chibawe.

“We’ve worked hard over the past two years to keep our communities safe and ensure their wellbeing.”

“PAMS provided extensive training for all healthcare staff to ensure their safety, and collectively provided over 1,200 doses of the Pfizer vaccination to local community members and FIFO workers.”

“As a leader, I believe that when people collaborate towards a common purpose, great things can happen,” he said.

Mr Chibawe has been the CEO at PAMS for 4 years and said he is proud to be a part of the team at PAMS.

“We have a fantastic team, and I am grateful to be working alongside such talented and supportive people who make me a better leader.”

“I would like to thank IPAA for the award and extend our gratitude to the PAMS Board, stakeholders and community for their support. I will continue to strive to be the best leader I can be and serve our community’s best interests.”

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