Stephen had a 33 year career in the resources sector in roles covering government relations, media, company secretarial, community affairs, legal and governance. Stephen was also the inaugural independent chair of the National Employment Services Association. He is presently on the advisory board to the Office of Development Effectiveness within the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and is a Senior Fellow of Melbourne Law School. He is chair of the Advisory Board to Melbourne University Archives and is a director of the Astra Chamber Music Society Inc.

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Graham is an experienced legal professional with a breadth of skills in corporations law, company secretarial practice, administrative law, banking and financial services. Graham worked as General Counsel and Company Secretary in the mutual banking sector for a number of years and prior to that in senior roles with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Victoria Police. Graham’s experience includes major project management, information systems, organisational development and restructuring and major business planning. Graham currently runs his own legal practice and has qualifications include a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), an MBA and a Graduate Diploma in Company Secretarial Practice.

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Ken has many years of experience as a finance and management professional with particular skills in treasury, accounting, risk management, corporate governance and strategy. His industry experience covers retail, wholesale and distribution, rail and logistics, labour services and the not for profit sector. Ken is former Director and Treasurer of Kids Under Cover and former Director of Harness Racing Victoria. Ken has a Commerce Degree and MBA from University of Melbourne and is a Fellow of CPA Australia.

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Linda re-joined board as a Director of Marriott Services in 2016 having previously served as a director from 2000 to 2007. Her past board experience included involvement in the purchase of the current factory site of Marriott Industries and creating a board governance framework. Linda is a parent of Matt, a supported employee at Marriott Industries. Linda has over 35 years’ experience working in the Commonwealth public service including as Deputy State Manager of Medicare Victoria and then as a National Manager in the provision of customer service to health service providers at the Department of Human Services.

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Mark is the CEO of the Mt Buller & Mt Stirling resorts, having previously developed and managed six RACV resorts with 600 staff across Victoria and Tasmania. Mark’s career includes over 30 years of management experience in various roles across the hospitality, membership, energy, property development and retail sectors. Mark has a nephew at Marriott Community.

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Catherine has over 25 years of experience working in the private sector, for government and in consulting. Catherine held various senior roles in government relations including with GlaxoSmithKline both in Australia and the United Kingdom and with Medibank. Currently, Catherine is Principal at Evaluate, an economics consulting company delivering policy and strategy in a range of sectors including health, education, community services, ageing, disability and justice services. Catherine is a Member of Medicines Australia Advisory Council and a past Board Member of Melbourne City Mission and Victoria Legal Aid.

 

Nichola brings over 15 years’ experience in development, including major donor, grant cycle and bequest management. Previously holding positions with Melbourne Indigenous Transition School, Shell Group of Companies and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation. Nichola is the Development Lead at the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, encouraging philanthropic support for the Gardens across landscapes, science, programming, and learning. Nichola is the Deputy Chair at Trinity Grammar School and holds various director level roles with HoopNow, The JTM Foundation and Serp Hills Foundation

 

Shane has a global publishing and education background, previously holding leading roles with The Education Group, Scholastic International, Times Publishing LTD, and MacMillan Education Australia. Shane is experienced in implementing change to increase innovation, build sales teams and strengthen operations, whilst spearheading acquisitions, mergers, and post-merger integrations. With exceptional business acumen, balanced with a lifelong mission to contribute to the furthering of education and literacy worldwide. 

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Ann-Maree has extensive leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector having held CEO and senior executive positions with Uniting, Lentara Uniting Care, Yooralla, Red Cross, Arthritis Victoria and other not-for-profits. Ann-Maree has a Master of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Business, nursing qualifications and a Bachelor of Science.

 
 

Malcolm specialises in solution delivery and is highly regarded in the areas of strategic planning, business development and growth, operations, client relationship management, contract management and procurement.

Malcolm has a complete “end to end” service delivery skill set, based on his extensive experience with market leading commercial and “profit for purpose” organisations.