Board Directors

Scott Machin (Chair)

Scott has extensive experience in the financial services industry including senior leadership roles in strategy, finance, advice and program management functions. More recently he has worked within the fintech industry. He has previously been a member of a number of financial services industry committees. He is currently consulting to a major bank on the separation of their Banking and Wealth businesses.  Scott holds a Bachelor of Economics, Master of Business Administration, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.

 

 

Helen Elisabeth Miller (Deputy Chair)

Helen is an experienced senior leader in the not for profit, community services and aged care sector. She has over 20 years’ experience working at senior management and executive levels and experience working with multiservice and diverse teams across large geographic areas. Helen is very committed to workforce development, customer care and is abreast of the challenges and opportunities that the sector faces. Helen works with liveBetter, an NFP community aged care and disability service provider in regional NSW.

 

 

 

Jemma Hollonds (Treasurer)

Jemma is an immigration lawyer and senior manager with more than 10 years' experience working for community organisations and government agencies in Australia and overseas. She is committed to using her professional skills and expertise to create positive social change in the community, with particular interest in strategic planning for not-for-profit organisations, impact measurement, service design, and community education. Jemma is currently completing a Master of Business Administration (Social Impact) and holds a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice. 

 

 

Sanyu Mugambwa (Director)

Sanyu’s professional role is that of Senior International Advisor with Macquarie University. She has held high level advisory roles overseas in policy and public affairs roles. She holds a Master of Business Administration (completing in 2018), Master of International Business and Law, Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, and a Bachelor of Laws.

 

 

 

Janice Poynton (Director)

Janice is a community aged care professional and has had a Board role with the Northside Community Forum. She has held positions as Executive Officer, as a Team Leader, and as Managing Director in a consultancy firm. Janice holds professional qualifications which include: Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Master of Management (Community Management),Graduate Certificate in Community Management, and an Associate Diploma of Applied Science.

 

 

Alex Maitland (Director)

Alex is a chartered secretary and non-executive director experienced in corporate governance advisory, business management and operations. His experience includes governance roles in the infrastructure sector and in the not-for-profit sector, including emergency services, community housing, ageing, health, disability and education. Alex is a Fellow of the AICD, Fellow of the GIA and Fellow of the ICSA. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Business, a Company Directors Course Diploma and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance.

 

 

Jasmine Calleja (Director)

Jasmine is a customer experience professional with a background in health and human services, ICT and education. With a focus on disability and aged care sectors, she has previously held strategy, transformation, management and delivery roles with not-for-profit and corporate organisations. She now champions customer empathy and centricity in the general insurance sector. Jasmine is a current MBA Candidate and holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Behavioural and Social Sciences), Diploma of Disability, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and PRINCE2 Certification.

 

 

Philippa Scott (Director)

Philippa Scott is a senior manager at the University of Technology Sydney. She has a combined Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws degree from the Australian National University, a Master of Laws (Honours) degree from UTS and a Master of Education degree from the George Washington University in Washington D.C. She is a member of the Law Society of NSW and the Governance Institute of Australia. Philippa has devoted her career to providing legal and management advice to the not-for-profit sector. Her prior employers in Australia include the University of Sydney, the Guardianship Tribunal of NSW (now a part of the NSW Department of Justice), and Salvos Legal Humanitarian. While living in the USA for almost a decade she worked for Harvard University, the Massachusetts Disability Law Center, and the Human Services Research Institute.