Hang Vo

Chief Executive Officer
Hang Vo

Hang has over 20 years’ experience in the for-purpose sector leading national and international services. Prior to joining Sacred Heart Mission, Hang was CEO of Whitelion Youth where she led the national organisation through transformational change and the COVID pandemic. Before this, she held various leadership roles at Australian Red Cross and EACH Social and Community Health. 

In March 2023, Hang was elected as the President of the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)where she previously served as Member of the Board and Vice-President. Hang is currently also Chair of the Victorian Pride Centre and board director with Respect Victoria, a statutory agency focused on family violence primary prevention. 

Having come to Australia as a part of the Vietnamese refugee ‘boat people’ seeking asylum in the late 1970s, Hang has first-hand experience of dislocation and exclusion which drives her deep commitment to creating a more just, inclusive, and equitable society. 

Her qualifications include executive education at Harvard Business School; Executive MBA; Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors; and degrees in Social Work and Arts.