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About us

Management Team

Executive Team

PCYC CEO Peter Tranter

Chief Executive Officer
Peter Tranter

Peter joined PCYC in 2022, bringing a wealth of experience from tertiary education, law and finance.

Before joining PCYC, Peter served in several senior roles at Notre Dame University, including Deputy Vice Chancellor, Chief Operating Officer and CEO, Vocational Educational Training.

In addition to his recent work in the Education sector, Peter held senior roles with the UK government, working in Asylum and Humanitarian protection. Previously, Peter worked for a number of years as a Banking & Finance lawyer in London.

Chief Financial Officer
Jeanette Halford

CPA qualified with 30 years’ experience, and ten years specifically within the not-for-profit sector, Jeanette brings a wealth of knowledge to ensure efficient stewardship of PCYC’s resources and to safeguard the organisation’s long-term financial health.

As well as overall financial management, Jeanette is responsible for compliance with financial regulations and the organisation’s business systems.

Management Team

Finance Manager
Ellen Restifo

With over 20 years’ experience and currently studying her CPA, Ellen is ideally placed to manage the day-to-day financial operations. Prior to PCYC, Ellen held the role of Finance Manager within the fast-paced recruitment industry and remains dedicated to driving efficiencies through process optimisation.

Human Resources Manager
Sibel Ricca

With a double major in Bachelor of Commerce and Science and 8 years’ experience in Human Resources, Sibel brings a wealth of knowledge and is passionate about developing and supporting PCYC’s staff and volunteers.

Youth Services Manager
Laura Dunlop

With a BA Hons in Community Arts and 16 years of experience in the youth services sector, Laura is passionate about generating positive outcomes for young people and working collaboratively with communities and stakeholders.

In 2021, Laura’s commitment and expertise were recognised when she received the WA Youth Work- Professional Youth Worker Award.

Centre Operations Manager
Ashley Bayliss

Ashley has a diverse background in management roles, including real estate, local government and agriculture.

Having dedicated five years to PCYC, Ashley is committed to making a difference in the lives of disadvantaged children and young people at risk.

Grants Manager
Alana Wigmore

Alana has spent over a decade in community services in both Perth and regional Western Australia. Alana brings experience in community development, compliance and governance and in her current role manages a dynamic portfolio of over $32 million across a range of up to 50 partnerships and funding agreements across their lifecycle.

Having spent most of her life in the regions, Alana is passionate about empowering communities and the individuals within them to reach their potential.