Dr Alice Clark


Executive Director
Shelter SA

Alice commenced at Shelter SA, the peak body for housing, in 2011 with a wide range of skills she is well-suited to policy and advocacy work. With a background predominantly in the community services sector, Alice is also a nationally and internationally published author who has worked for State Government and as a research only academic at the University of South Australia.

Alice’s research background provides strength to the evidence-based policy analysis Shelter SA undertakes in both qualitative and quantitative methods, including community engagement. Alice is passionate about social justice in terms of how social policies impact people’s lives, particularly for children, young people and those living on low incomes and creating affordable and safe housing for all South Australians. Alice is currently also the Chairperson of National Shelter and has served on the South Australian Urban Renewal Authority Board. Shelter SA is the home of Capital Asset, inspiring the Open State event.