Role: Business Development Officer
Partner Organisation: Mosquito Lady, Indonesia
Period: April 2019-April 2020
Lesley Vick has a background in management consulting and organisational design. Following an international consulting career, Lesley moved into development work as a volunteer and has focussed on environmental protection and sustainable development. Combining business and environment has enabled Lesley to focus on mentoring organisations that have an agricultural or environmental social values ethos. Based in Bali, Lesley works with Mosquito Lady, a social enterprise that specialises in non-chemical mosquito control to assist in the fight against vector-borne diseases. Mosquito Lady also provide education and health promotion to local groups.
The Health Security Corps deploys experts through the Australian Volunteers Program to build capacity for the prevention, detection and control of infectious disease across the Indo-Pacific.