Board members

Meet our board:


 

Ann Byrne

HDTS, Grad Dip (HRC), Grad Dip (Superannuation), FAICD, FAIST

Ann Byrne

Ann Byrne

Responsibilities: Deputy Chair of the Board. Co-Chair of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee

Appointed: 2009
Current term expires: 2020

Until November 2013, Ann worked in the finance sector particularly in the management of superannuation funds (UniSuper and Superannuation Trust of Australia) and with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors advocating for the effective management of environmental, social and governance investment risk to achieve long term sustainable performance. Ann is a Board member of LUCRF Super and a Board member of ECPAT International.  Ann is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.


Janine Dureau

DipMgt, DipPM

Janine Dureau

Janine Dureau

Responsibilities: Member of the Finance Risk and Audit Committee, Member of the ATSI Advisory Committee

Elected: 2018
Current term expires: 2021

Janine is a proud Nyginka woman who was born and raised in Derby, Western Australia. Her professional experience includes almost 30 years working in Aboriginal Business Affairs (State and Commonwealth governments and Aboriginal organisations). Janine has a strong track record in working with Aboriginal people in the Kimberley and around Australia and is passionate about building the capacity of Aboriginal communities, Organisations and people. Working at the strategic level, Janine facilitates collaborative engagement and focuses on planning, leadership and governance development. Janine has and continues to invest into emerging Aboriginal leaders of the Kimberley Region which has been demonstrated through a number of leadership programs and activities throughout the past 12 years.


Dennis Goldner

BEc (Hons), FAICD

Dennis Goldner

Dennis Goldner

Responsibilities: Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nominations Committee, Member of the Finance Risk and Audit Committee, Member of Governance Committee, Chair of Remuneration Committee

Appointed: 2011
Current term expires: 2019

Dennis was a partner at Deloitte for 20 years, retiring in 2009. His earlier career was spent in the Australian and Victorian public sector, having worked in industry policy, trade and competition policy agencies reaching senior levels. He now leads Deloitte’s Responsible Business agenda nationally and chairs The Deloitte Foundation. Dennis also serves as a member of the Library Board of Victoria and on the board of the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra. He has completed terms on the board of The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Deloitte Australia, Regional Arts Australia and Regional Arts Victoria (both as chair). Dennis has an honours degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Esther Gyorki

MA (Curatorship), BA (Hons), GCertBus

Dennis Goldner

Esther Gyorki

Responsibilities: Board Observer, Member of the Public Engagement Committee

Appointed: 2017
Current term expires: 2018

Esther Gyorki is an arts manager who has worked in diverse roles across the arts sector. She currently works as Communications Manager with Regional Arts Australia as well as working on a number of additional arts and community projects in metropolitan and regional Victoria. Previously, Esther has worked for organisations including Warmun Art Centre, Ballarat International Foto Biennale and the Alice Desert Festival and most recently managed the Australian Cultural Fund, a fundraising platform for Australian artists and arts organisations.


Melissa Houghton

MBA, BA

Melissa Houghton

Melissa Houghton

Responsibilities: Memberof the Public Engagement Committee

Appointed: 2012
Current term expires: 2019

Based in NSW, Melissa is an experienced marketing and communications executive and owner of Eighty20 Communications. In her 20 plus years, Mel has worked for corporate, government and not-for-profits, successfully developing and delivering communications and marketing strategies to drive the commercial outcomes for the organisation. Her breadth of industry experience ranges from publishing, property, recruitment, telecommunications and food manufacturing having held senior positions in a number of large organisations including News Digital Media, Telstra, Defence Force Recruiting and the Green Building Council of Australia. She has a record of active community involvement and is a keen Oxfam Trailwalker participant.


Dr Fiona Kotvojs

D. Ed, MBA, Grad Dip Bus Mgt, Grad Dip. Ed, Grad Dip Assess & Eval., BSc [Hon], GAICD

Fiona Kotvojs

Fiona Kotvojs

Responsibilities: Member of the Governance Committee

Appointed: 2012
Current term expires: 2019

Dr Fiona Kotvojs brings 30 years’ experience in the international development sector, encompassing design, management and evaluation of programs.  She has a commitment to sustainability and capacity development, and is a recognised expert in these areas. Fiona has worked across a range of sectors including education, agriculture, fisheries, infrastructure, economic governance, community development and law and justice. This is supported by postgraduate qualifications in education, business and evaluation. Fiona is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Community is a strong focus for Fiona. Consequently she maintains an active involvement in her community, including a number of leadership roles.


Geoff McClellan

LLB BEc

Geoff McClellan

Geoff McClellan

Responsibilities: Member of the Governance Committee

Appointed: 2017
Current term expires: 2020

Geoff is an experienced senior executive, director and chairman. He is one of Australia’s leading corporate litigators dealing with major strategic corporate disputes and regulatory matters for a significant cross section of ASX100 listed companies. He combines this with many years of experience in senior leadership, governance and global management positions at leading global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF). He is currently a partner of HSF, a Director of Lifeline Australia Ltd, a past Chairman and Senior partner of Freehills and Managing Partner of HSF.


Sally McCutchan

GradDip AccFin, BEc

Sally McCutchan

Sally McCutchan

Responsibilities: Member of the Finance Risk and Audit Committee, Member of Governance Committee

Appointed: 2018
Current term expires: 2021

Sally is the CEO and an Executive Director of Impact Investing Australia. She has extensive experience in finance, funds management and strategy, and has spent many years working in and understanding Asia Pacific markets. She has held senior roles with Accenture, Legg Mason Asset Management and SBC Warburg [now UBS]. Sally is a non-executive director of Indigenous Business Australia Asset Management, Millennium Service Group (ASX: MIL) and two National Australia Bank securitisation companies. She is currently a member of: the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment’s (GSG) Working Group on impact investing wholesalers; the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing and the QBE Classification of Social Impact Committee. She was previous a co-optee on Oxfam’s Finance, Risk and Audit Committee and a member the AHURI inquiry panel into social impact investment for housing and homelessness outcomes. Sally is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and
Finance and a Bachelor of Economics from Monash University.


Tim McMinn

MPP (Oxon), BEng, BCom, MIEAust

Tim McMinn

Tim McMinn

Responsibilities: Member of the Governance Committee, Member of the Public Engagement Committee

Appointed: 2018
Current term expires: 2021

Tim is a Senior Manager in PwC’s Consulting practice where he concentrates on policy and economic advisory services for public sector clients. Prior to his current role, Tim spent three years working as an international development consultant with PwC in the UK, where he focused on cities, urbanisation, and economic development. Tim is a long-time supporter of Oxfam Australia and served as the Western Australian State Committee Chair between 2009-2012. He remains active in the Oxfam supporter community.


The Hon Judi Moylan AO

Dip REMgmt, GAICD

The Hon Judi Moylan AO

Responsibilities: Chair of the Public Engagement Committee

Appointed: 2014
Current Term Expires: 2018

The Hon Judi Moylan was elected to the federal Seat of Pearce in 1993 and served as Minister for Family Services and Minister for the Status of Women. Mrs Moylan was a Permanent Delegate to the International Parliamentary Union, Chair of the Australia/China Friendship Parliamentary Group, an Observer in the Indonesian elections in 1999 and the Cambodian elections in 2013 and has led many high-level delegations abroad. Mrs Moylan retired from parliament in 2013 and was appointed Independent President and Chair of the Board of Diabetes Australia, Co-chair National Diabetes Strategy Advisory Group 2013-2015, Global Coordinator of the International Diabetes Federation’s Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network 2013-2015 and to the Diabetes Forum of the World Innovation Summit for Health 2015. She has been the recipient of the Sir Kempson Maddox award, Diabetes Australia Outstanding Services award, the Alan Missen Medal, and lifetime achievement awards from Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Novo Nordisk.


Greg Ridder

BBus(Acc) GradDip(Mktg) CPA GAICD

Barbara Rugendyke

Greg Ridder

Responsibilities: Member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee

Appointed: 2016
Current Term Expires: 2020

Greg has an extensive career as an executive in the packaging industry, where he was formerly President of Asia Pacific Operations at NYSE listed Owens Illinois.  He is a past President of the Packaging Council of Australia and has been a member of the Business Council of Australia. In the not-for-profit sector Greg has held interim leadership roles as CEO at the Australian Institute of Architects; CEO at Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and at World Vision Australia where he has been CFO. Greg’s board roles include Kogan.com and Tibaldi Smallgoods, both of which he chairs, and also at Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health and B Lab Australia & New Zealand. Greg has completed an Accounting degree at RMIT, a Graduate Diploma in Marketing at Monash University and the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD in France.  He is a CPA and graduated member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


James Riturban

Responsibilities: Staff Board participant

Elected: 2018
Current Term Expires: 2020

Bio coming soon.


Belinda Tallis

LLB, BEc, GDLP, GAICD, TFASFA

Responsibilities: Member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee

Belinda Tallis

Belinda Tallis

Appointed: 2016
Current term expires: 2020

Belinda is an experienced company director with expertise in financial services, not-for-profit organisations, strategy, legal, compliance, risk and governance. Until December 2013 Belinda worked in the finance sector particularly in funds management. Formerly a lawyer with 30 years commercial legal experience Belinda has worked as a senior executive in general counsel roles for global firms including UBS Global Asset Management (Australia) Ltd, Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co, Nikko Asset Management Australia Limited and BankSA. Belinda is a member of the Compliance Committees of Capital Group Investment Management Ltd and Auscap Asset Management Limited and of the Governance Committee of Lifeline Australia. She is also a non-executive director of People Reaching Out to People Limited. She has a Law/Economics degree from the University of Adelaide and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Trustee Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia.


Dr Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

PhD, BA(Hons)

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Responsibilities: Member of the Public Engagement Committee

Appointed: 2018
Current term expires: 2021

Jasmine is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at La Trobe University, and Research Associate at the Developmental Leadership Program. Her research revolves around peace processes and peacebuilding in contexts of civil war, the roles of women in war and peace, and the long-term impacts of sexual exploitation and abuse in peace and humanitarian operations and she has published extensively on these issues. She has undertaken field research in Timor-Leste, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nepal, Cyprus, Palestine, Cambodia, at UN Headquarters in New York and with the humanitarian sector in Geneva. Jasmine has conducted policy and research work with a range of NGOs including the Humanitarian Advisory Group, International Women’s Development Agency, World Vision, ActionAid and others. Jasmine has been extensively involved in designing, delivering and facilitating training for peace builders and humanitarians globally, including with the International Peace and Security Institute and for NGOs in Palestine. She is also a convenor of the Melbourne Free University.


Alan Wu

BA, LLB, GDLP, LLM

Alan Wu

Alan Wu

Responsibilities: Chair of the Governance Committee, Member of the Nominations Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee

Appointed: 2010
Current term expires: 2019

Alan is a public sector lawyer. Previously, as the Chair of Australia’s peak body for young people, Alan led the successful campaign to re-establish the position for a federal Minister for Youth position. He also helped secure new, annual government funding to ensure, for the first time in more than a decade, that young Australians had a seat at the table, wherever the national agenda was being shaped. Internationally, Alan has served as Special Envoy for Young People to the Executed Director of the UN Environment Programme, and on the Australian National Commission for UNESCO. He was recently commissioned by the World Economic Forum to help grow its Global Shapers Community, which supports young change-makers across the world.