Our Advisory Councils

The Centre for Social Impact has three Advisory Councils in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth who provide us with insight and guidance.

Sydney Advisory Council

Members:

  • Chair: David Gonski, Chancellor, UNSW
  • Tony Berg, Director, Gresham Partners
  • Catherine Brenner, Non-Executive Director, Coca-Cola Amatil and Boral Limited
  • Garry Browne, Chair, Stuart Alexander
  • Mary-Jo Capps, Chair, Australian Major Performing Arts Group
  • John Colvin, Consultant, Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Adjunct A/Professor Shamal Dass, Head of Philanthropic Services, JBWere
  • Patrick Forth, Senior Partner, Boston Consulting Group
  • Lisa George, Global Head, Macquarie Group Foundation
  • Toby Hall, Group CEO, St Vincent's Health Australia
  • Jack Heath, CEO, Sane Australia
  • Elaine Henry, Chair, National Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Emeritus Professor Richard Henry, UNSW Research
  • Narelle Hooper, Editor, Company Director
  • Peter Hunt, Director, Grameen Australia
  • Greg Hutchinson, Partner/Advisory Partner, Bain & Co / Chairman, Paul Ramsay Foundation
  • David Knowles, Head of Philanthropic & Social Capital / Partner, Koda
  • Sue Lennox, CEO / Co-Founder, OzGreen
  • Danny Lester, NSW Deputy Ombudsman (Aboriginal Programs)
  • Helen Liondos, Head of Sustainability & AMP Foundation, AMP
  • Sam Meers, Executive Director, Nelson Meers Foundation
  • Dr Jayne Meyer Tucker, Founder JMTinc
  • Allan Moss, Principal, Allan Moss Investments
  • Professor Kristy Muir, CEO, Centre for Social Impact
  • Sue Murray, Director, Good2Give
  • Warwick Negus, Chair, UNSW Global
  • Cass O'Connor, Principal, Cass O'Connor & Associates
  • Andrew Penfold, Chief Executive, Australian Indigenous Education Foundation
  • Duncan Peppercorn, Global Head, Partners in Performance
  • Daniel Petre, Partner, AirTree Ventures
  • John Picot, Principal, Granth Thornton Australia
  • Maxine Rich, Non Executive Director, Origin Energy and Qantas Airways
  • Ed Santow, Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Professor Peter Shergold, Chari, Centre for Social Impact / Chancellor, Western Sydney University
  • Doug Snedden, Chairman, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
  • Richard Spencer, Commissioner (Social Policy), Productivity Commission
  • Chris Styles, Dean, UNSW Business School
  • Doug Taylor, Deputy Executive / Director Mission, Communities and Social Impact, Uniting NSW & ACT
  • Adjunct Professor Michael Traill, Director, M.H Carnegie
  • Louise Walsh, CEO, Future Generation
  • Alison Watkins, Group Managing Direcotr, Coca-Cola Amatil
  • Jenny Wheatley, CEO, Vincent Fairfax Foundation
  • Rosalie Wilkie, Partner, PwC / Chair, PwC Foundation
  • Council Secretariat: Lisa Lusthaus, Centre for Social Impact UNSW

Melbourne Advisory Council

Members:

  • Chair: Jo Cavanagh
  • Peter Allen, Founding CEO, Ethical Property Australia
  • Distinguished Professor Jo Barraket, Director, Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
  • Paul Bird, CEO, Australian Volunteers International
  • Jo Cavanagh
  • Hayley Bolding, National Programs Direcotr, Practera
  • Robyn Charlwood, Director, Filantropia
  • Julie Edwards, CEO, Jesuit Social Services
  • Elaine Jacobs, Founder, Significant Women's Network
  • Emma King, CEO, VCOSS
  • John McLeod, JBWere Philanthropic Services, JBWere
  • Krystian Seibert, Industry Fellow, Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
  • Anthea Smits, CEO, The Difference Incubator
  • Christian Stenta, Manager, Social Change, Australian Red Cross
  • Lisa Waldron, Executive Officer, Westpac Foundation
  • Molly Whelan, General Manager of Community Engagement, Foundation for Young Australians

Perth Advisory Council

Members:

  • Chair: Jan Stewart, former CEO, Lotterywest
  • John Berger, CEO, St Bartholomew’s House Inc
  • Wayne Bergmann, CEO, Ambooriny Burru Foundation
  • Pip Brennan, Executive Director Health Consumers’ Council (WA) Inc
  • Joe Calleja, CEO, Richmond Fellowship of WA
  • Cheryl Croce
  • Mark Fitzpatrick, CEO, St Vincent de Paul Society
  • Professor Paul Flatau, Director, Centre for Social Impact UWA
  • Louise Giolitto, CEO, WACOSS
  • Chris Hall, CEO, Mercycare
  • Professor Colleen Hayward
  • Amanda Hunt, CEO, UnitingCare West
  • Carol Innes, Co-Chair, Reconciliation WA
  • Pauline Logan Senior Manager, Lotterywest
  • Tim Marney, Mental Health Commissioner, Western Australia
  • Jessica Moncur
  • Professor Kristy Muir, CEO, Centre for Social Impact
  • Dr Noel Nannup, Heritage Consultant, Indigenous Tours WA
  • Amanda Negus, Specialist Social Investment, BHP Billiton
  • Peter Robertson, Dean, UWA Business School
  • Paula Rogers, WA, State Director CEDA
  • Katie Rose, Co-Founder, The Fabric Social
  • Mike Rundus, Partner, EY
  • Chris Ryder, Partner, Corrs
  • Craig Spencer, Head of Community Engagement, Bankwest
  • Claire Stokes
  • Katie Stubley, Strategic Design, Lecturer, Co-Director Social Impact Festival, Centre for Social Impact UWA
  • Jackie Tang, Assistant Director General, Statewide Service Delivery, Department for Child Protection and Family Support
  • Colin Walker, Executive Director, Arts & Cultural Development, Department of Culture and the Arts
  • Dr Richard Walley, Aboriginal Awareness Productions and Events

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