Teresa Pilbeam

Teresa Pilbeam is a special education teacher, an advocate for informal family carers and has worked alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia. Teresa has 30 years’ experience in special education, contributed to carer and disability reform for over 10 years, is an independent director on government and profit-for-purpose state and federal councils and boards, and has a lived experience of autism spectrum and complex disability. Teresa brings experience and expertise of governance, ways of working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and an enthusiasm for enabling the voice of informal family carers to be heard in cross-sector conversations.