I can show organisations how to implement a values-based corporate governance framework that keeps culture in focus.

I am a Board Member and Business Manager with over twenty-five years of board level experience across the public, commercial and not for profit sectors with particular expertise in the education, financial services, aged and disability care industries.


At the board level, some highlights include being a current member of the board of Cooloola Christian College, Gympie. I am a member of the Board’s Finance Committee and the Policy Committee.   I am a former member of Independent Schools Queensland contributing strategic finance and governance advice. I am a past Member of the Board of Finance for the Presbyterian Church of Queensland, Member of the Woombye Care Board and external member of the Audit Committee of Uniting Care. I was also previously a Foundation Board Member of Warwick Christian College and Board Member of the Nambucca Valley Community Christian School.

In an executive capacity, I am the current Business Manager with Whitsunday Anglican School where I am responsible for the management of finance, compliance and commercial operations and act as the Company Secretary to both the Whitsunday Anglican School and Foundation. Prior to that, I was the Business Manager for the Suncoast Christian College, where I implemented a restructure of support services and improved reporting capabilities. Prior to that I was the regional Executive Manager of Business Services, with UnitingCare Aging, for a short period, contributing to the development of financial supporting strategic initiatives, and was previously the Finance Manager and Company Secretary for Nambucca Valley Care.


School Boards and Culture

What’s the Issue? The banking royal commission’s final recommendations have application for all entities regardless of sector, in the areas of culture and governance.[1] The June 2018 issue of Company Director featured an article “Should directors brave a school Board?”  The matter of culture comes up once or twice. This very matter was the inspiration …

A Strategic Planning Primer

Purpose – why we do what we do Mission – what we do Vision – what is going to be the impact of what we do, if we do it well Values – the way in which we go about doing the things that we do.