Director, Animals Australia (May 2020 - Present).
Animals Australia is Australia's foremost national animal protection organisation.
Animals Australia represent over 2 million individual members and supporters. Animals Australia, along with our global arm, Animals International, has an unprecedented track record in investigating and exposing animal cruelty and for conducting world-first strategic public awareness campaigns.
As an elected Independent Director I have joint responsibility for development and oversight of corporate strategy, business continuity, reporting protocols, risk frameworks, the implementation of effective advocacy strategies.
I serve on the Futures Committee tasked with developing transformative strategies to ensure a kinder world where animal suffering is eliminated.
Deputy Chair, Volunteering Australia (November 2018 - May 2020).
Volunteering Australia is the national peak body for volunteering, working to strengthen the Australian volunteering sector which comprises over 5.8 million Australians and accounts for an estimated annual economic and social contribution of A$290 billion.
As an elected Independent Director I have joint responsibility for development and oversight of corporate strategy, business continuity, reporting protocols, risk frameworks, the implementation of effective advocacy strategies which ensure greater understanding of and support for the volunteering sector. Additionally, I collaborate in developing implementable growth strategies which seek to build revenue, participation and expand the reach and influence of the organisation.
I serve on the Compliance and Finance Committee, Governance and Risk committee, and assist the CEO with government engagement and corporate advocacy.
Director and Company Secretary, Dalai Lama in Australia Ltd. (2016 - 2019).
Dalai Lama in Australia Ltd. (DLIA) is a Not-for-Profit organisation which is responsible for organising His Holiness the Dalai Lama's visits to Australia.
As a non-executive director of the board I had joint responsibility for planning and fund raising, and implementing His Holiness's Australian visits. Additional and ongoing responsibilities included; developing and nurturing government, corporate and community relationships and support.
Chairman, ASD Learning Ltd. (March 2015 - June 2017).
ASD Learning is a not-for-profit company establishing dedicated schools in Queensland operating under the name The Sycamore School for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
As Chairman and foundation non-executive-director I together with my fellow board members was responsible for developing strategic direction. Additionally I headed the Governance and Compliance committee tasked with ensuring the company and its employees meet the high standards enshrined in legislation and also in the mission statement of the organisation.