Evelyn O’Loughlin is a respected leader with over 25 years’ executive experience across corporate, not-for-profit and government sectors. A passion for community and culture has led Evelyn to the not-for-profit sector after a career spanning many sectors and industries, including working overseas in the United Kingdom and Greece.

Previous roles include Executive Manager Community Services with disability services & support organisation Orana Australia. Prior to this from 2008 to 2021, Evelyn was CEO of one of South Australia's largest not-for-profit peak bodies, Volunteering SA&NT, leading the volunteering sector across South Australia and the Northern Territory.

Evelyn’s Board and governance appointments, include Chair of international development organisation, Motivation Australia Inc. Previous appointments include Premier’s Council for Women, Volunteering Strategy for South Australia, Flinders University Business School Advisory Board and the South Australian Social Enterprise Council Inc. Between 2010-2013 Evelyn South Australia's appointee to the Federal Government’s 13 member Not-for-Profit Sector Reform Council.

Evelyn holds a Bachelor of Education degree and is an alumni of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation program. She has also been recognised on the South Australian Women’s Honour Role and in 2019 was a State Finalist in the Telstra Business Women’s Awards.