Executive Leadership Team

Lyn Morgain

Role: Chief Executive

Areas of responsibility: Strategic direction, operational management, policy and advocacy lead and member of global confederation

Lyn Morgain

Lyn Morgain

Lyn Morgain is the Chief Executive of Oxfam Australia. Lyn has spent her career advocating for the rights of disadvantaged peoples and she is passionate about strength-based approaches that engender community ownership and control over service design, development and delivery.

Lyn joined Oxfam in 2019. Prior to this appointment, she served as Chief Executive of cohealth, Victoria’s largest community health organisation. Lyn has been an executive leader in public policy, not for profit organisations and government for the past 25 years.

Lyn is a sought after facilitator, chair and speaker and has published numerous journal articles on primary care and the social determinants of health.

She is a member of the Victorian Justice Health Ministerial Advisory Committee and the Community Health Taskforce. She is the interim Chair of the national Social Determinants of Health Alliance.

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Anthony Alexander

Anthony Alexander

Anthony Alexander

BBus (Accounting), CPA, MAICD

Role: Director Corporate Services

Areas of responsibility: Corporate Services including Finance, Risk, People and Culture and IT

Anthony joined Oxfam as the Chief Financial Officer in 2011. Anthony was promoted to Director Corporate Services in 2019. Anthony has had 15 years of experience in both the not-for-profit and commercial sectors. Anthony’s last role was the National Finance Manager and Company Secretary for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, based in Sydney.

Prior to this, Anthony worked as the Commercial Manager for Mission Australia (Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania) providing financial leadership across the organisation’s community, employment and training services.

Anthea Spinks


BA (Hons), MAID

Role: Program Director

Areas of responsibility: International development, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program and humanitarian strategies

Anthea Spinks is currently the Program Director for Oxfam Australia. Anthea has over 15 years of experience working in international programmes with a focus on humanitarian and conflict affected contexts.

Prior to her current role, Ms Spinks worked for World Vision for over 10 years and has covered emergencies in Nepal, Haiti, South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Myanmar, Horn of Africa, Southern Africa, Mali and Niger.

Pam Anders


 Role: Director of Public Engagement

Pam Anders

Pam Anders

Areas of responsibility: Marketing, communications, media relations, advocacy and campaigns

Pam Anders joined Oxfam Australia in January 2014. Prior to this appointment, Pam was the Director for WorkHealth at WorkSafe Victoria, where she led the design, development and implementation of statewide workplace health prevention program.

Pam’s extensive senior management experience across a wide range of public policy, public sector management and communications areas includes roles as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Premier of Victoria, Chief Of Staff in the Office of the Treasurer of Victoria.

Andrew Buchanan

Role: Director of Fundraising and Resource Growth

Andrew Buchanan

Areas of responsibility: Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

Andrew Buchanan joined Oxfam Australia in August 2019.

Andrew has excelled in brand, marketing and communications positions across a number of market sectors for 20 years. With a passion for supporter service, innovation and insight driven decision-making, Andrew has led significant fundraising growth agendas for a number of large Australian Not-for-Profit organisations including Mission Australia and Cancer Council.

Andrew is passionate about Oxfam’s rights based development approach and its commitment to transparency and accountability to all of its stakeholders including its incredible supporters.