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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Anthea Spinks

Anthea Spinks

Anthea Spinks

BA (Hons), MAID

Role: Program Director

Areas of responsibility: International development, First People’s Program and humanitarian strategies

Anthea Spinks is currently the Program Director for Oxfam Australia. Anthea has close to 20 years of experience working in international programmes with much of her early career focused on humanitarian and conflict affected contexts. With a commitment to social justice, gender and human rights driving all her work, Anthea joined Oxfam Australia in 2016.

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.

 


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.

 


Khoi Cao-Lam

Khoi Cao-Lam Director

Khoi Cao-Lam

Role: Director Capability and Impact

Khoi has senior experience leading social innovation, building high-performing teams and organisational change spanning not-for-profit and public sector contexts.

Khoi has worked with UNICEF in Papua New Guinea, headed up a not-for-profit organisation in Melbourne and more recently driven innovation and transformation across the Victorian public service.

Khoi has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Business from Monash University and a Masters in Social Innovation from Cambridge University.