Strategic Advisory Group

Marion Webster OAM

Marion Webster has a long involvement in the not-for-profit and philanthropic sectors, both in Australia and internationally.

Founding director of Philanthropy Australia, a founding trustee and Chair of Australian Communities Foundation, CEO of the Community Foundation Network in the UK, a founding trustee of Auckland Communities Foundation, a founder and Chair of Fitted for Work, Marion currently is on the boards of The Funding Network Australia Ltd and the progressive, independent think tank Per Capita.

Rosemary Grieve

For more than 25 years, Rosemary Grieve has been working as a consultant with the boards of major corporations and statutory bodies and with senior executives in complex global organisations. The focus of her business in Australia has been board and executive team reviews and the development and coaching of senior executives and non-executive directors. Rosemary is also active in the not-for-profit sector consulting with boards and mentoring CEOs.

Dina Goebel

Leader of strategic change, I connect best practices in business innovation, growth strategy and customer-led insights to create successful business futures. Working with start-ups through to mature organisations I think to the future while leadership teams take ownership of the ‘day-to-day’, together we convert market opportunities into sustainable and profitable growth.

Stephanie Woollard OAM

Women have been employed by the enterprises Stephanie has created including a manufacturing business which exports fair trade products made by the women internationally and a cooking school and guesthouse which target the tourist market in Nepal.

Dedicating her life to make a difference in the lives of some of the most marginalised people on the planet, Stephanie inspires many by sharing her story and practical steps everyone can take to be part of positive change in our world. Her story is a stunning example of how one person can make a difference with passion and persistence and by tapping into the power within to propel us forward.

Maree Davidson AM

Maree Davidson AM runs a social change, communications and strategic planning consultancy.  Building on a background in education, community development, advocacy and social policy she has contributed to many well-known health, social and behaviour change initiatives. Maree works throughout Australia and internationally with governments, NGOs and community based organisations assisting them to plan, implement and review their campaigns, programs and policies.  

Dr Jill Bamforth

Dr Jill Bamforth is Academic Director of Work Integrated Learning in the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University.

Jill is engaged in research on empowering financially vulnerable women to build pathways through education to employment.

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