Kathy McCoy is Executive Director of the Neurological Council of Western Australia (NCWA), the peak umbrella body for the not-for-profit organisations that support the neurological community in Western Australia. With a background as a nurse practitioner, leader, strategist, and manager of a clinical developments unit in both Australia and the UK, Kathy holds a number of degrees and certificates in neurological nursing, science, business and workplace training. Kathy has a keen interest in service delivery models and in NCWA has promoted strong continuous improvement and quality principles and the development of effective partnerships.