Sonja Desmond joined RRA in 2008 as financial controller.
Prior to commencing with RRA, Sonja worked extensively in the hospitality sector in a range of senior financial and management positions. She was first Group General Manager of the Doma Hotel Group moving the company from start-up to a successful and profitable enterprise. During this period she served the board of the Canberra Tourism Industry Council for a number of years. Following this, she moved to the Community sector and worked in senior financial and senior management positions with a major Housing Association in Canberra, liaising with government and coordinating better social outcomes. She was treasurer of the Coalition Community Housing Organisation of the ACT (CCHOACT) during this period. After two years in the construction sector as financial controller for a major Canberra developer, Sonja joined RRA in 2008 and has completed her Masters at the University of Canberra.