Ellis Blaikie

Ellis leads Bridge Housing’s Impact and Advocacy work, delivering and evaluating strategic initiatives that change lives for the better. She has worked in social policy and advocacy roles for peak bodies and non-profits, with expertise in housing, homelessness, and ageing


Ellis has extensive experience in impact assessment and outcomes measurement.  She leads the ongoing implementation and refinement of Bridge Housing’s social impact framework The Difference We Make and supported the development of a joint social impact framework for the community housing and homelessness sectors while at CHIA NSW


Ellis is skilled in facilitating co-design processes and developing community-led solutions to address local priorities. She is a strategic thinker, committed to evidence-based policy and program development and holds an honours degree from The University of Sydney.

Always was and
always will be

Bridge Housing acknowledges that the land we live and work on always was and always will be Aboriginal land.