Our Board of Directors is our governing body and is responsible for our strategic direction, establishing goals for management and monitoring the achievement of goals directly through its committees.
Chair of the Board, Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country
B.Bus (Acc), GradDipMkt, CPA, GAICD - Chair
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair since 2021. Extensive experience in business strategy and leadership in Australia and internationally. A commercial leader with a strong ethical focus.
Greg is the Chair of Kogan.com and is also on the Boards of Spirit Technology Solutions, PNG Sustainable Development Program and Bridge It. Greg previously occupied the position of President Asia-Pacific Region at NYSE listed Owens-Illinois Inc and more recently held a number of interim leadership positions including Chief Executive Officer at Tibaldi Australia Pty Ltd., Chief Executive Officer at The Royal Australian Institute of Architects Ltd., Chief Financial Officer of World Vision Australia.
Greg has previously served on the Boards of Oxfam Australia, Ethical Property Australia, B Lab Australia & NZ, Tibaldi Australasia and Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health.
Chair. Member of the Finance and Audit Committee. Member of the Remuneration, Nomination and Succession Committee. Member of the Risk Management Committee.
Gillian Calvert AO
Deputy Chair of the Board, Gadigal Country
MBA, BSW, BA
Independent Non-Executive Director since February 2012. Extensive leadership experience in the human services sector, working across Government and non-Government, primarily in improving the lives of children and young people. Commissioner for Children and Young People, New South Wales 1999-2009.
Chair of the Practice Governance Committee. Member of the Risk Management Committee. Chair of LWB Disability Services South Limited. Chair of LWB Disability Services Central Limited.
Company Secretary and Director Corporate Administration, Akabakal and Worimi Country
BA (HONS), FCA, GradDipACG, GAICD
Paula is Life Without Barriers’ Company Secretary and is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years' experience, working in governance, accounting, consulting and commercial and not for profit organisations.
Beginning her career with KPMG in the UK, Paula has worked internationally in both the USA and Australia across a wide range of business sectors. Through combining her interest in systems and data with her accounting background, Paula has have held some non-traditional roles that have expanded her understanding of the impact of systems and process improvements on business performance.
Dr Elizabeth McEntyre
Non-Executive Director, Birpai Country
BSW (HONS 1). Masters Indigenous Health. Graduate Certificate Indigenous Trauma and Recovery Practice. PhD Social Work and Criminology. MAICD.
Dr Elizabeth McEntyre is a Worimi and Wonnarua Woman Elder belonging to Lands and Waters spanning Port Stephens, the Great Myall Lakes, the Barrington Tops, and the Hunter Valley in NSW.
Dr McEntyre is an accredited mental health social worker in disability and justice with a doctorate in social work and criminology. She is the Aboriginal Official Visitor of prisons with the NSW Inspector of Custodial Services, and a member of the NSW Mental Health Review Tribunal conducting civil and forensic hearings. Elizabeth is also a Board Member of Mindaribba Local Aboriginal Land Council, Hunter Local Land Services, State Records NSW, and Indigenous Allied Health Australia.
Dr McEntyre is a member of the Aged Care Standards Clinical Expert Working Group for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, and the Department of Health and Aged Care Quality Aged Care Consumer Reference Group with the Department of Health and Aged Care.
As an Aboriginal-Led research consultant, Elizabeth advises several professional associations, service providers, Universities and consultative groups, including the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), Greening Australia, University of Sydney, and University of NSW.
Member of the Practice Governance Committee.
Dr Helen Szoke AO
Director, Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Country
BA, GDip, PhD, Hon LLD, FIPA, GAICD, FAIIA, FIPAA
Independent Non-Executive Director since November 2019. Extensive experience in public policy, social justice, human rights and discrimination. Member of the Judicial Commission of Victoria. Previously, CEO of Oxfam Australia, Race Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner.
Chair of the Risk Management Committee. Member of the Practice Governance Committee.
Director, Gadigal Country
BA, LLB (Hons), MAICD
Appointed Non-Executive Director in October 2021. Rajiv has extensive experience in the public, private and community sectors, gained in diverse roles in New York, London and Sydney. Rajiv is the former CEO of Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), an organisation that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through home ownership, employment and social enterprise.
Rajiv’s experience includes appointments with Macquarie Group in areas of business development, structuring and risk management. Rajiv is a corporate lawyer with experience across a range of commercial transactions, including establishing new businesses, acquisitions, joint ventures, investment funds and capital raising.
Rajiv is passionate about leveraging commercial solutions to create social impact. He is also a non-executive Director of SGCH Limited, First Nations Foundation and Head Start Homes.
Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. Member of the Risk Management Committee. Member of the Remuneration, Nomination and Succession Committee.
Director, Gadigal Country
BA Psychology and LLB
Independent Non-Executive Director since September 2017. Extensive experience across small business, government, not for profit and corporate sectors in various management and non-executive roles. Brings deep knowledge and expertise in social enterprise governance, leadership and operations, social policy design, impact investment, and creation of social impact.Natalie founded Supply Nation (formerly AIMSC) helping Australian organisations award more than $50 million worth of business to Indigenous suppliers. Natalie is the Founder / Managing Director of Inside Policy and serves as a Director on a number of Boards.
Chair of the Remuneration, Nomination and Succession Committee.