As our network of Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance alumni grows, we’re fostering a connected community of experts ready to consult on related issues and fill board positions. Browse alumni open to discussing board appointments below.
Kathryn Dickson has 27 years of experience in the education sector, where she has led financial and operational teams in the delivery of governance, risk management, employment relations, information and communication technology, facilities, and infrastructure. She has also led change management and service delivery programs in the not-for-profit sector.
Kathryn’s skill set includes accounting, strategic management, leadership, risk management, corporate governance, and continuous operational and financial improvement.
Seeking board appointments in: Aged care, education, healthcare, small-medium manufacturing.
Mandy Ford is an experienced company director with prior careers as both a lawyer, specialising in medical negligence, insurance, and personal injury law, and as a registered nurse in cardiac intensive care, adult intensive care, and neonatal intensive care settings.
Mandy established and built a successful national medico-legal company and acted as its CEO and managing director for over a decade. Mandy's company, the Australian Medico-Legal Group, employed over 600 medical specialists throughout Australia and across multiple specialties and legal jurisdictions.
Mandy has been a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 1999 and is currently a non-executive director for St John Ambulance (SA).
Seeking board appointments in: Government, healthcare, law.
Scott Heathwood has more than 30 years in the financial services business. He is Managing Director of Lifestyle Capital, overseeing the strategic direction and development of the four main entities of the group. Lifestyle Capital offers integrated financial services covering the provision of advice in wealth management and preservation, tax, superannuation, funds management and property. Scott works with and understands regulatory risk and has the fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of the client at all times.
Scott is also the Non-Executive Director of the Gallipoli Memorial Club and company secretary of a not-for-profit enterprise providing services to people with a disability.
Sharn Hobill is the Director of Integrative Governance, specialising in providing governance advice to enterprises. Sharn has more than 15 years of experience as a solicitor and associate, along with a demonstrated history of working as a lecturer in teaching areas such as corporate governance and ethics, civil dispute resolution, and international business law and ethics. Sharn’s interest areas include legal, culture, ethics, contemporary governance practice, and risk mitigation.
Seeking board appointments in: All areas of industry.
Suellen is the company secretary of a large not-for-profit, and is responsible for its risk and group finance compliance. Suellen's experience as a non-executive director has enabled her to contribute her finance, strategic problem solving, and business management skills to industries such as education and training, community radio, and charity. Her broader employment experience also encapsulates construction, health, hospitality, travel, agriculture, and HR.
Suellen's natural leadership style aligns with her strong sense of ethics and passion for organisations that are building great cultures. Suellen is a sessional lecturer in corporate governance and not-for-profit trainer in charitable governance and management.
Seeking board appointments in: Agriculture, creative, digital, education, energy, family business, healthcare and not-for-profit.
Simone is an Associate Professor of Finance within Bond Business School’s Centre of Data Analytics. She is a qualified chartered accountant and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Her roles were across corporate finance, firm valuation, and governance prior to joining academia. Simone worked in the accounting profession for Arthur Andersen in corporate consultancy and audit, and then subsequently Coopers and Lybrand.
Simone has served on not-for-profit boards for Meals on Wheels and numerous university committees, including Bond University's Senate.
Seeking board appointments in: Accounting, data analytics, finance.
With over 30 years in the financial services industry, Phillip has served as a director and responsible manager for several financial services licensees. Phillip’s understanding of the legal requirements facing the industry informs his approach to governance, and sees him weigh risk against reward and apply best practice as an optimal solution for all parties.
Phillip brings high-level analytical and problem-solving skills with an ethical overlay. His experience is well supported by his qualifications, which include a Master of Commerce (Financial Planning) as well as the Master of Laws in Enterprise Governance.
Seeking board appointments in: Financial services.
Janelle van de Velde
Janelle van de Velde is a seasoned C-suite leader with more than 25 years of success at the executive level. She is a collaborative business and governance professional with significant experience strategically guiding organisations through periods of rapid business growth, transformation, and global expansion. Janelle provides the discipline, governance, tenacity, and agility necessary to transform enterprises into multinational ASX -listed corporations.
With experience providing leadership to over 400 staff across IT, governance, HR, administration, communication, stakeholder management, facilities, and global operations, Janelle places people first in order to drive results.
Seeking board appointments in: Ethics and culture, governance, not-for-profit.
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