The Emerge Team

The Emerge Team

Our professional team and other highly qualified employees provide premium support, delivering individualised care to each woman and child.

CLAIRE MARSHALL

CLAIRE MARSHALL

- CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Claire is a human rights lawyer with extensive experience working with institutions in the public, private and not for profit sector on how to prevent and respond to gender inequality and family violence. She is an expert in gender equality and has led systemic research on the drivers and impacts of gender inequality and gendered violence in a number of complex settings, advising organisations on how to create lasting change. Most recently before leading Emerge as CEO, she worked as Director on an Independent Review into the Victorian custodial system, Director of the merger between DV Vic and DVRCV, and led a legal and assessment team at DJCS for victim survivors of sexual harassment, discrimination and predatory behaviour in Victoria Police. She holds a BA, a Juris Doctor, and a Pathway to Politics Fellowship from the University of Melbourne.

JESSICA WOLLER

JESSICA WOLLER

- MANAGER INTEGRATED FAMILY SERVICES

Jessica looks after the Art Therapy team and the Family Violence Case Management team at Emerge. The case management team consists of three family violence case managers and one children’s case manager supporting women and children fleeing family violence. The team support families both in crisis housing and in the community to rebuild their lives following their experiences of family violence.

LARA MURRAY

LARA MURRAY

- VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

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