Vinita Godinho

Managing Director, Financial Resilience Australia

Vinita is an expert in financial resilience and wellbeing, specialising in developing evidence-based programs that deliver award-winning change in partnership with the government, business, academia and community. Executive roles at ANZ and Good Shepherd Microfinance have enabled Vinita to lead several successful initiatives including the first cross-sectoral collaboration to improve Indigenous financial inclusion (2007-2008); a network of 40+ organisations taking 650+ practical actions (2015-2019) such as free financial education, lower-cost bank accounts, and support to afford utility bills for clients facing financial hardship; and a place-based action plan to improve financial wellbeing in regional Victoria (2018-2020).