Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Wintringham
Bryan Lipmann is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Wintringham, a not-for-profit welfare company employing 600 people to provide an extensive range of high quality residential, community based and outreach services to elderly men and women, most of whom are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Bryan was awarded the Order of Australia (AM) for his work with the elderly homeless and has received Aged and Community Care Australia’s national individual award for his contribution to aged care and in particular to the aged homeless. In 2009 The Rockefeller Foundation invited Bryan to join sixteen other homelessness experts from around the world to attend a three day roundtable meeting in the Rockefeller Centre in Bellagio, Italy
In 2011, the United Nations awarded Wintringham the Habitat Scroll of Honour, the most prestigious human settlements award in the world, and in 2012 he was invited by the OECD to join an international panel of experts on Integrated Services and Housing in Paris in 2012. In 2015 he was the Melburnian of the Year.
In 2018 Wintringham received the Hesta Award for its outstanding contribution to the social justice of ageing Australians experiencing homelessness in Victoria.
Bryan has worked with elderly homeless people for more than 30 years.