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Advisory board

Offering advice, expertise and experience to assist the institute in achieving its vision, objectives and strategy.

Members of the Social Innovation Advisory board will offer advice, expertise and experience to assist the institute in achieving its vision, objectives and strategy. This includes matters relating to specific program themes, relevant industry/sectoral trends, policy, skills and training, business development and market intelligence.

Chair

Karen Mahlab AM
Founder and CEO, Pro Bono Australia

Karen founded Pro Bono Australia as a national "hub for the common Good", with close to one million Australians who want to volunteer, give, get a job or the latest news and information about Australia’s civil society.

 

Members

Lisa Cotton
CEO, Ideology Group

Lisa is CEO of the Ideology Group, a for purpose organisation that mobilizes and engages corporate executives in the social sector.

Catriona Fay
Acting General Manager of Community and Social Investment, Perpetual

Catriona is responsible for the oversight of a charitable client service business with over $2.5bn in funds under management and NFP sector distributions of over $80M annually.

Eyal Halamish
Director, OurSay

Currently a Director of OurSay, an organisation which helps leaders level with their communities with easy to use technologies.oursay

Tony Katsabaris
Managing Director of Government and Education, Adobe Systems

Tony runs Adobe’s Government and Education business across the Asia Pacific Region.

Cath Smith
Former CEO, Victorian Council of Social Service

Cath is former CEO of VCOSS (Victorian Council of Social Service) and a Board Director at HESTA. She is also Principal at Changesmith Consulting.