Hessel Group

Meet Teresa Santillo

Chief Operating Officer

Hessel Group Teresa Santillo

Teresa brings a wealth of experience in the community services sector. She has delivered and managed innovative services across government and not-for-profit organisations in South Australia for the past 18 years. She has steered organisations to success within the commercial and non for profit service sectors and led teams to operational excellence across diverse, complex and challenging portfolios, including child protection, disability and refugee services.

Teresa is passionate about building a performance culture, lifting team capability and actualising individual potential. She strongly advocates for the marginalised and disadvantaged and endeavours to ensure each individual develops to their full potential by providing excellence in service delivery, advocacy and community inclusion.


"Teresa has shown her competence and confidence in managing operations of the Allied Health division, and as Hessel Group grows, we need to ensure we have the support to manage our strategic direction." - Tanya Cole, Chief Executive Officer, Hessel Group.

Latest with Teresa

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Thanks For 25 Years Of Support
September 18 2023
Hessel Group Celebrates 25 years in operation with friends and staff.
Altogether Now
May 25 2023
All staff strategy day at Welland for Hessel Group
Soup & Sleep 2023
May 10 2023
Volunteering and raising funds for Adelaide's disadvantaged is what Teresa Santillo is preparing...
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