Non-Executive Director
Board member

Conny is an experienced senior executive in the community and social justice sector with 30 years of diverse international and local experience from field practitioner to executive and governance leadership.  Conny’s most recent role was Executive Director of the Brotherhood of St. Laurence and previously she’s held leadership roles across programs, policy and advocacy with World Vision and interim CEO positions with Anglicare North Queensland and World Vision New Zealand.

Conny holds a Master’s degree in Social Science and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2019 by La Trobe University for her work in the Community Sector.  She is also a graduate of the AICD Director’s Course.

In terms of governance, she is currently a Board Director at the Gardiner Dairy Foundation and Good Shepherd Australia and New Zealand, and is on the Advisory Committee for La Trobe University’s Institute for Human Security and Social Change.  In the past she has served on the boards / advisory committees of Oxfam Australia, Melbourne University’s Atlantic Fellowship for Social Equity, Monash University’s Sustainable Development Institute and several boards in the Middle East and Eastern Europe.

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