People sat round an Executive Team table

Executive team

On the Line’s executive team have a combined 75 years of experience between them and believe that the organisation’s core values of courage, curiosity and connection are not only a key aspect of On the Line but is essential to its success as a mental health organisation.

Executive Team: Samantha Fredericks
Samantha Fredericks

Chief Executive Officer

BSc(Hons), BA, MBA, GradDipPsych, GradDipProfPsych, MProfPsych

Samantha is an experienced consultant and senior executive with over 28 years of commercial experience, and a track record in strategy development and implementation, and business growth management. She has guided change and achieved growth in many organisations across a range of industry sectors – blue chip corporates such as Shell, Ford, Woolmark, Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent, government bodies, entrepreneurial ventures, small-medium organisations and start-ups – helping them devise and implement strategies to drive revenue, market share and growth.

Samantha holds Bachelor degrees in Science, Arts and Psychology; an MBA; and an Honours level degrees in Organic Chemistry and Psychology. She has completed a Masters in Psychology and is a registered psychologist (provisional).

Fiona Dickson Head of Shared Services at On the Line
Fiona Dickson

Head of Shared Services


Fiona has responsibility for the Shared Services function including Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Governance & Risk and the Project Management Office to deliver the transformation program as a strategic priority for On the Line.

Fiona draws on extensive experience in corporate services and related functions; including managing budgets and stakeholder relationships, and leading transformation and cultural change projects. She has very strong commercial business acumen and customer-focus. Fiona started her career at Coles Myer Limited as a Business and Financial Analyst. She has worked for Spotless Services Limited, Mazda Australia and Nylex Limited in General Management and Executive roles. Fiona has also worked in Executive roles at The University of Melbourne developing governance systems including finance and policy frameworks to support the university’s $500m philanthropic campaign. Fiona has transitioned to roles in the for-purpose sector with the most recent including time at Kids Under Cover leading the implementation of business development and commercialisation related projects.

Fiona holds a Bachelor of Economics, Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Postgraduate Diploma in Management, Masters of Business Administration, and Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice.