Relationships Australia
NSW Board

CHRIS BERTINSHAW

MComm, BBus, Dip Th, FAICD

Chair - Relationships Australia NSW Board

Chris is a member of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee and Governance, Remuneration & Nominations Committee.

He is a corporate governance systems consultant to a range of national and international corporations and not-for-profits around Australia. He is an accredited facilitator of AICD courses in governance, finance, risk and strategy.

Chris has extensive board and senior management experience, and has been CEO of four organisations, in social services, education, IT and health.

Chris has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2013 and Chair since 2014.

STEVE RUST

BSc (Hons), Grad Dip Comp Studies, GAICD

Vice-chair Relationships Australia NSW Board of Directors.

Steve is a member of the Governance, Remuneration & Nominations Committee.

He has extensive experience in senior management positions in the private sector, including 12 years as Managing Director and Vice President in the Australian subsidiaries of global technology companies in the IT, telecommunications and consumer electronics industries. Steve has also served as Chair of the Audit, Governance and Risk Committee in a member based technology recycling management company.

His professional interests include leveraging technology platforms to support business growth, improve service delivery and manage risk.

Steve has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014.

ELISABETH SHAW

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

Chief Executive Officer

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 RANSW 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 senior consultant at The Ethics Centre, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and chair of the board of Settlement Services International.

Katie Moore

BBus MBA GAICD

Katie is a proud Wiradjuri woman with family connections to Central NSW while having lived mostly on Darug country in Western Sydney.

She is passionate about creating meaningful change that improves the lives of people. She currently is employed at the University of Sydney where she manages strategic research collaborations, primarily focusing on health and medical research. Other University activities including Chairing the SAGE (Science Australia Gender Equality) Self-Assessment Team’s Organisation and Culture working group and collaborative activities within the Sydney Policy Lab.

As a UN Women National Committee Australia MBA Scholarship recipient, Katie has recently completed a MBA degree with a distinction average. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a member of the Opal HealthCare advisory panel, an industry leader in residential aged care. Previously Katie has also worked with Aboriginal communities across Australia to deliver economic development through tourism co-investment opportunities.

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

ANDREA CHRISTIE-DAVID

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

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.

KATHRYN GREINER AO

B.Soc.Wk (UNSW)

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.

DR STEPHEN HOLLINGS

BA (Hons), PHD, FAICD

Stephen Hollings is CEO of the Heart Research Institute. He also consults to companies on strategy, digital opportunities and challenges, and marketing, with a portfolio skewed to the health sector.

He is a senior executive and non-executive director with 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.

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 1 January 2018.

CAMERON O'REILLY

B Ec (Hons), MPPM, GAICD

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 1 January 2018
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