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Dr Stephen Hollings

Stephen Hollings has over three decades of experience as a Chair and Non-Executive Director across commercial organisations, not for profit companies and industry associations. His Board and senior executive experience spans the publishing, technology, health, education and employment sectors.

He also acts as a Board Advisor to Bolton Clarke and works with Global Access Partners on a number of initiatives in the energy, environment and media spaces. He consults to companies on strategy, digital opportunities and challenges, and marketing. As a CEO and senior executive, he has had extensive experience in highly competitive, customer-driven industries and has successfully led businesses through periods of growth and development as well as through times of unprecedented change created by economic turbulence, industry restructuring and disruptive technology. Most recently Stephen was CEO of the Heart Research Institute and in his various Chair, CEO and senior executive roles he has become known for providing a strong focus on and a personal commitment to the development of emerging leaders, providing organisations with a robust talent pipeline. Dr Stephen Hollings has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2018.

Chair

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BA (Hons), PHD, FAICD

Kathryn Greiner AO

Kathryn Greiner has contributed in a wide range of leadership positions in public and private companies, government bodies and non-profit organisations. She is currently the Chair on several boards spanning research, health and ageing. She is a Director of the Bell Shakespeare Company and the Ramsay Foundation.

She was an elected Councillor to the City of Sydney Council from 1995 until 2004 and more recently has completed the Review of Funding for Schooling and is currently leading a review into Retirement Villages in NSW.

Kathryn holds a Bachelor of Social Work (UNSW) Certificate in Early Childhood (Macquarie University) and was awarded a Doctor of Letters (Honoris Causa) from UNSW and is the recipient of an Order of Australia (AO).

Kathryn has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2018.

Deputy Chair

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B.Soc.Wk (UNSW)

Elisabeth Shaw

Elisabeth commenced the role of CEO on 28 September 2017.

Elisabeth is a clinical and counselling psychologist with extensive experience in relationships services, having built her whole career around this skill set. Early in her career she worked with Relationships Australia NSW in practitioner, supervisor, manager and director roles.

Having invested in further skill development in management and professional ethics, she spent 15 years providing supervision to clinicians in child protection, drug and alcohol, sexual assault, women’s health, disability and general counselling services, executive coaching to not-for-profit and public sector leaders, and consultation in relation to professional ethics to industry bodies.

She has taught in Masters programs at ACU, UNSW and Newcastle universities in areas of clinical practice, management and professional ethics, and routinely presents and publishes work in these areas.

She is a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, a senior consultant at The Ethics Centre, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and sits on a number of Boards. In 2023 she completed Leadership for the 21st Century Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education Program.

Chief Executive Officer

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BA (Hons) M.Mgt. (Comm) MCFT; MProf Ethics, MAPS (MCCOUNP; MCCLP); GAICD

Katie Moore

Katie Moore is a proud Wiradyuri woman with family connections to Central New South Wales, while having lived mostly on Darug country in Western Sydney.

She is passionate about creating meaningful change that improves the lives of people. In August 2023 Katie joined Reconciliation Australia as the GM Policy, Research and Strategic Projects. In the five years prior to this, she project managed strategic initiatives across Research, Indigenous Strategies and Services and most recently building relationships to ensure just transitions across the Real Deal for Australia project and the University of Sydney.

As a UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship recipient, Katie was the University of Sydney's first known Indigenous MBA graduate and is currently a Master of Philosophy (Science) candidate exploring research in Wiradyuri governance. She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), a member of the Opal HealthCare advisory panel and KU Children's Services Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee.

Katie has been a member of the RANSW Board of Directors since July 2021.

Board Member

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BBus MBA GAICD

Andrea Christie-David

Andrea Christie-David is the Founder and Managing Director of Leor, which offers in-home education and childcare.

Andrea has a legal background, initially in corporate law, then as a human rights lawyer and company director in the not for profit sector, where she has spent many years assisting some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our society. She sits on the Law Society of NSW Children's Legal Issues Committee, is the President of the Australian Home Childcare Association and Vice President of St Mark's Anglican Preschool.

Andrea is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and recognised as ‘Woman Lawyer of the Year in a Community Organisation' in 2013, and a finalist in the Women's Agenda Leadership Awards in 2019.

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Master of International Law and undertook an internship at the United Nations Headquarters. She is also a solicitor admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

Andrea has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015.

Board Member

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M Int Law, Grad Cert Legal Practice, LLB, BA (Linguistics), Cert IV Training & Assessment

Cameron O’Reilly

Cameron O’Reilly is an Associate Director of Marsden Jacob Associates (MJA) an economics, public policy, markets and strategy advisory firm. Previously he held a number of executive roles including Executive Director and Principal Energy Advisor in the NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment, Chief Executive of the Aged Care Guild, and Chief Executive of the Energy Retailers Association of Australia.

Cameron holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and a Master of Management and Public Policy from Monash University. He is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors and in 2008 was awarded a Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Australia-US Alliance studies.

Aside from being a director of Relationships Australia NSW, Cameron previously served as a Non-Executive Director of Aurora Energy, Mojo Power, TUSMA — the Federal Government’s Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency - and the Australian fundraising arm of the United Nations Refugee Agency Australia for UNHCR.

Cameron has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2018

Board Member

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B Ec (Hons), MPPM, GAICD

Sanjay Sridher

Sanjay Sridher is the Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal.

He has had a varied career, in Australia and the UK, primarily focussed on working with the Public Service to design and deliver complex service programs. His last role with the government was at the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment where he led a portfolio of high profile policy development initiatives and state wide delivery programs to promote a circular economy and effective resource recovery.

Complementing these experiences, he has also worked at senior levels in the private sector, focussed on driving business growth through market expansion and strategic mergers and acquisitions.

Sanjay has a Masters of Business Administration with the University of Technology and was a member of its Industry Advisory Board for over four years. In 2013 he was awarded the UTS Alumni of the Year award for the Faculty of Engineering and IT.

Sanjay has been a member of the Board of Directors since February 2022.

Board Member

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MBA, GAICD

Liz Forsyth

Liz is currently the CEO Disability and Aged Care for APM.

Prior to this role, Liz was the Global Industry Lead for Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, the Global Head of Government and Global Lead for Human and Social in KPMG. She was also the  Deputy Chairperson of KPMG Australia until June 2017.

Liz’s driving passion when working is health and social policy reform. She has a long history focusing on issues related to disadvantage, disability and vulnerability, covering the many and varied aspects of the health, human services and aged care portfolios at both state and national levels. She has worked as a Social Worker, Service Manager, Policy and Program Director and Executive in Government.

Liz has been at the forefront of many major social policy reforms across Australia, including reforms in child protection, disability services, domestic and family violence, social housing and aged care. Liz is also a Board member at Bridge Housing – a social housing provider in NSW.

Liz has been a member of the Board since February 2023.

Board Director

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