Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Stefan Gruenert is a registered psychologist with more than 18 years of experience in the drug and alcohol sector as a clinician, researcher, and manager. He is currently the CEO of Odyssey House Victoria and the immediate past President of the Victorian Alcohol and other Drug Association. Stefan has worked as a senior counsellor in a range of settings and has conducted research on alcohol use, treatment effectiveness, intimacy, family work and fathers.
Stefan has contributed to several resources for workers around parenting and family violence, and he regularly provides advice to government and delivers presentations at national and international conferences.
In 2008, Stefan was invited to a meeting on global drug policy held at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, and he received a Harvard Fellowship to attend Harvard Business School in 2014.
Stefan has two teenage sons and enjoys travel, renovating, sport, gardening and cooking.