We have a diverse skills-based Board of Directors from corporate, community, development and construction backgrounds. Our Board is actively involved in overseeing, monitoring and assessing the performance of the organisation and contributing to the development of strategic objectives.
Meet our Board:
Skill area: Engineering and Management, Government, Private and Not-For-Profit (NFP)
Member: Governance, Nomination and People Committee; Strategic Projects Assessment Committee; Finance Risk and Audit Committee
Chair: Governance Committee Evolve Pacific Development
Paul is Joint Managing Director of Wright Corporate Strategy (WCS). Paul joined WCS in 1997 and specialises in policy, strategy and procurement in the environment and waste management sectors. Paul has over 40 years’ experience advising all levels of government and the private sector as well as not-for-profit organisations such as the RSPCA, EcoForum and Evolve Housing.
Bachelor in Engineering
Deputy Board Chair
Skill area: Strategic Planning and Risk Management, Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Strategy and Services
Chair: Governance, Nomination and People Committee
In 2015 Rhonda received the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to higher education through governance and leadership roles, and as an advocate for social justice and gender equity.
Rhonda recently retired as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Western Sydney, where she led Corporate Strategy and Services and was responsible for functions including Finance, Capital Works and Facilities; Student Services; Strategic Planning and Quality Management; Organisational Development; Policy and Governance; Legal Services; Audit and Risk Management; Marketing and Communications; Human Resources; and Equity and Diversity.
BSc, Master of Public Policy, AICD, FAICD, AFAIM
Skill area: Urban, Regional and Community Development, Stakeholder Management, Government, NFP, Finance & Economics, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
Member: Strategic Projects Assessment Committee, Board Member Centacare Evolve Housing; Governance Committee Evolve Pacific Development
Alan has over 40 years' experience in urban, regional and community development and is a director of ASX listed FKP Property Group. Alan was responsible for the planning and development of Norwest Business Park and chairs Norwest Association Limited. Alan is a director of Caprock Limited and Wentwest Limited, chairs the University of Western Sydney Board of Trustees' Audit and Risk Management Committee and is an independent member of various Audit and Risk Committees including NSW Land and Housing Corporation and the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure.
BBUS, ALGA, FCPA, FAICD, LRCA
Skill area: Accounting, Corporate Governance, PPPs, Investment Banking, NFPs
Chair: Finance Risk and Audit Committee
Member: Strategic Projects Assessment Committee; Board Member Centacare Evolve Housing
Philip is qualified as a chartered accountant and has spent more than 25 years in the investment banking and finance industry delivering project and infrastructure finance and public/private partnership solutions. He has extensive experience in the financing of social and affordable housing projects. Philip is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, with a strong interest in corporate governance principles.
Bachelor in Economics, GAICD
Dr. Robert Lang
Skill area: Government, Change and Risk Management, Urban Regeneration, Property Development, Stakeholder Engagement
Chair: Strategic Projects Assessment Committee;
Member: Finance Risk and Audit Committee
Dr Robert Lang was the CEO of Parramatta City Council and also has over 13 years’ experience as Chief Executive Officer, including at Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority and Pacific Power. He has significant experience as a director and has been a member of 13 Boards of Directors, including not-for-profits, private companies and government statutory authorities.
Ph.D, Bachelor in Engineering, BSc
Skill area: Government, Public Policy, Economic Development, Partnerships
Member: Strategic Projects Assessment Committee
David is the Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber. Prior to entering public life, David worked as an Urban Planner and adviser to the Minister for Planning. At 30 years of age he became the youngest person to hold the office of Lord Mayor of Parramatta, where he served for three terms. In 2007, David was elected to represent the Granville electorate in the NSW Parliament. He served as Minister for Western Sydney, Minister for Housing and Minister for Roads, as well as Assistant Minister for Transport in the NSW Government.
Bachelor in Economics
Skill area: Executive Leadership, Commercial, People and Culture, Change Management
Member: Governance, Nomination and People Committee
Kay has more than 25 years of experience in global executive leadership at Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia Airlines, and is presently Group General Manager People, Culture and Communication at GWA Group Limited. Kay is a member of The Global Foundation and a former director of CARE Australia and Bestest (the Best of the Best Kids Charity).
CAHRI, AFAIM, GAICD
Skill area: Social Enterprise, Governance, Operations, Social Policy Design, Social Impact, Impact Investment, NFP
Member: Governance, Nomination and People Committee
Natalie has over 15 years experience across small business, government, not for profit and corporate sectors in various management and non-executive roles. Natalie brings deep knowledge and expertise in social enterprise governance, leadership and operations, social policy design, impact investment, and creation of social impact.
In 2012, Natalie was named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence. Natalie is the Director of the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre and sits on the National Australia Bank’s Indigenous Advisory Board.
Masters Degree in Economics, BA Psychology