Kathy McCoy is Executive Director at the Neurological Council of Western Australia (NCWA). NCWA functions as the umbrella body for the not-for-profit organisations that support the neurological community in Western Australia, it also acts as the lead organisation within the Centre for Neurological Support. With a varied background practising at a high-level Kathy has been engaged on a number of levels including as a nurse practitioner, leader, strategist, and manager of clinical innovation in both Australia and the UK. Kathy holds a number of academic qualifications in neurological nursing, health, business, and management. Kathy has a keen interest in service delivery models and NCWA has promoted strong governance processes and the development of effective partnerships.