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Board members

John Barrington

John Barrington
Chairman
John brings 25 years’ experience in strategy, governance and non-profit leadership to Anglicare WA. He joined the Anglicare Board in 2008 and was appointed Chairman in 2009. John is Chairman of the Perth Festival, GotSkill Platforms Ltd and is Managing Director of Barrington Consulting Group. John was awarded the AICD PwC Director Award for Excellence in the Not for Profit sector in 2017. John is Chair of the Nominations and Remuneration sub-committee.

Ian Carter AM, CEO Anglicare WA



Ian Carter AM
Chief Executive Officer (Ex Officio)
Ian has been CEO of Anglicare WA since 1995. Throughout his career, Ian has had a passion for community capacity building and social justice and therefore as well as his salaried positions he has been involved in both creating and governing a wide range of community organisations at local, national and international levels.  Ian was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division (AM) in 2009.
Ian is currently on the Board of White Ribbon Australia and at a State Government level he was on the Premier’s Partnership Forum and is currently on the Community Sector Roundtable in the Department of Communities.

Andrew Friars

Andrew Friars
Andrew is a part of the leadership of EY’s Asia Pacific Advisory Business and has worked around the world as a Management Consultant for almost 30 years.  Andrew has led many Strategy Implementations and the resulting transformations in critical areas such as Operations, Customer Service, Contact Centres, Risk, Finance, HR, Sourcing, Procurement and IT.

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Erica Haddon GAICD
Erica is currently the Executive General Manager Strategic Innovation at the RAC WA. Erica has extensive experience in strategy, innovation, leadership and culture change. Erica is a CPA, has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Erica is a member of the Nominations & Remuneration and Audit & Risk sub-committees.

Peter Harley

Peter Harley
Peter has extensive board and management experience with a range of organisations; corporate (public and private) and research, many of which experienced rapid growth organically and by acquisition. Peter has 20 years of board involvement in the not for profit sector and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter is a member of the Audit and Risk sub-committee.

John-Oconnor

John O'Connor (Treasurer)
John is a former partner of PwC where he spent 34 years, including 24 years as an audit partner. He retired from PwC in 2013 and now holds a number of Non-Executive director roles.  During his time with PwC, John was Managing Partner of PwC Perth and led the Assurance practice in Perth. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and also a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors. John is Chair of the Audit and Risk sub-committee.

Jenna Palumbo

Jenna Palumbo
Director, Social Investment & Innovation - Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW) and former Director, Western Australia of Social Ventures Australia. Jenna is a highly experienced finance professional having worked in senior roles in Perth and London. Jenna’s particular expertise is in impact investing, venture philanthropy and impact measurement as tools supporting the achievement of social impact. Jenna is a member of the Service Quality sub-committee.

Sue-Robertson


Sue Robertson
Sue brings over 40 years’ experience working in the disability sector. From 1984 to 2014 she was Managing Director and co-founder of EDGE Employment Solutions, for job seekers with disabilities. In 1987 Sue was co-winner of the Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability’s National Research Prize. In 2005 she was awarded the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year for the Western Region. In 2008 she won the List Inspire Woman of Influence Award. She entered the Disability Employment Australia Hall of Fame in 2011. Sue has served on national Boards and advisory councils in the disability sector and as a Board Member of the Disability Services Commission. Sue is Chair of the Service Quality sub-committee.  

 

Michelle-Scott

Michelle Scott
Michelle was WA’s Commissioner for Children and Young People from 2007 to 2013 and is currently Director of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship at the University of Western Australia. She has 30 years’ experience working in the non-government and government sectors including more than a decade as a chief executive officer. Michelle was WA’s Public Advocate for five years, has been the Senior Member of two Commonwealth Tribunals and a Director of Social Policy with the Department of Premier and Cabinet. She has extensive experience leading and influencing government and community organisations to address contemporary, complex social challenges in our community. Michelle is a member of the Service Quality sub-committee.

Julie Baker

Venerable Julie Baker
Julie currently serves as Archdeacon and Diocesan Administrator of the Bunbury Diocese of the Anglican Church based in Bunbury, which includes committee work with the Diocesan Executive. Prior to this, Julie was the Ordained Minister and Priest In Charge  for the Parish of Pinjarra-Waroona which followed from her role as Priest Vicar in The Cathedral Parish of Llandaff, UK. Julie brings a wealth of expertise in pastoral care both from overseas and here in Western Australia and has made Mandurah her new home. Julie’s connections to the Church are complemented by the business skills she developed working in the aerospace industry before her ordination.   

 

 

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