Carol Fox GAICD
Public speaking, Training, Facilitation, Health, Business, Sport, HR management, Author
Carol Fox & Co. – Confident Communication for LeadersCountry Fire Authority - Training Consultant specialising in leadership programs for volunteers and paid staff
Director Life Performance Pty Ltd Training and Coaching CompanyVictoria University
Australian Institute of Company Directors - GraduateMA - Victoria University - Masters Research Degree, “Women’s perceived barriers to elite coaching positions in Australian Sport”
Previous Board Experience:
Delegate -Council of Lifesaving Clubs – Life Saving VictoriaAustralian Board of NLP – founding member
Skills:Strategy development, Business development/sponsorship and alliance development, Financial management, Quality and governance and People management
Board Experience:GLOBE – Gays and Lesbian Organisation of Business and Enterprise – Vice President and Chair – Strategy & Governance Committee
Vic ICT for Women – Board Member
Vic ICT for Women – Chair of Marketing, Brand and Communications Advisory Committee
Current Employment:Chief Executive Officer – Accuteque
Former Employment:Chief Operations Officer and Program & Relationship Manager, Accuteque
Program Manager TC&C - Testing; Planning Manager and Integration Manager, Telstra
UAT Test & Implementation Manager, AXA.
Test Manager, TruEnergy Group
Test Coordinator, National Foods
Education:Board Orientation Series, Leadership Victoria
Executive Leadership Program, Melbourne University - Melbourne Business School
Management Accounting, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology [RMIT]
Bachelor of Arts – Political Science & Philosophy, Australian National University
Based in: Melbourne
Skills:Strategic expertise – Skilled in driving the implementation of strategic and operational plans. Willingness to embrace change and new ideas. Ability to combine vision and attention to detail.
Knowledge – Sound understanding of State Sporting Organisation structures and athlete development, coaching and official’s pathways having worked in sport for the past 4 years.
Financial acumen – Comprehensive experience in managing financials including budgets, forecasts, cash flow and P&L management. Managing Director of own finance business for 12 years.
Organisation – Proven ability to operate with a high level of organisational skills, attention to detail and problem solving. Effective partnerships with industry leaders in sport.
Communication – Proven ability to communicate with and influence people at all levels, with a demonstrated track record in driving strategic growth and building strong relationships with a broad range of stakeholders from the small state public schools to high end private schools, aquatic centres and members.
Memberships – Tennis Australia Business member, Level 2 Talent Coach Qualification in Volleyball, Office for Rec and Sport women’s leadership mentoring program, FIT for Leadership Adelaide Crows Women of Adelaide.
Other – Scholarship winner at the Australian Institute of Company Directors to attend a Reporting to the Board workshop, applied for a grant through the Australian Sports Commission to complete the Foundations of Directorship through the AICD. Diploma of sports development and a Diploma in Accounting, having worked as an Accountant for 15 years.
Current Employment:Chief Executive Officer - Water Polo SATennis Coach - Totally Tennis Coaching, own business
Netball and Volleyball Coach - Netball SA and Volleyball SA
Former Employment:Accountant, Savvy Financial Services, own business Accountant, Rexco Pty LtdSenior Account Clerk, Bank One
Based in: Adelaide
Sandie Angus GAICD
Skills:Corporate governance, legal advice, leadership, company secretarial, contract negotiation, enterprise-wide risk management, strategic planning, ethical conduct
General Counsel and Company Secretary, Energy Queensland Ltd
Executive General Manager, Business Services/General Counsel and Company Secretary, Queensland Treasury Corporation
Bachelor of Laws - University of Queensland
Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors
Leadership for Senior Executive Women – University of Queensland
Finance and Risk Management Committee, Australian University Sport
House with No Steps
Based in: Brisbane
Alison Buxton GAICD
SkillsStrategic Leadership, Brand Marketing, Stakeholder Engagement, Driving Change, Managing Complexity, Supply Chain Optimisation , Governance
Current EmploymentProfessional Director
EducationGraduate, Company Directors Course, AICD Corporate Directors 3-Day Seminar, UNE Certificate, Effective Logistics Management - Centre of Applied Marketing, AGSM Diploma, Fashion Design - KVB College of Visual Communication Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) - University of N.S.W.
Previous Board Experience
Former Managing Director & Public Officer Australia & New Zealand, The Martin-Brower Company Former member of the Pacific Management Board, Johnson & Johnson Former Board Director Foodbank N.S.W.
Based in: Melbourne
SkillsJournalist, Editor, Manager, Author. Louise has 30-years experience as a communications and media expert. She has worked around Australia and the world as a journalist, foreign correspondent, national deputy chief of staff, managing editor and commercial editor for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian the ABC and AAP. Louise was the first female sports reporter hired by The Sydney Morning Herald and the first female sports editor hired by The Australian. Louise has also worked at numerous major world sporting championships, five Commonwealth Games and six Olympic Games in a variety of communications and media roles. Louise is the author of the non-fiction book Passage to Pusan www.passagetopusan.com. She also works as a conference moderator and presenter.
Current EmploymentCommunications Consultant Quay Advisers www.quayadvisers.com
Former EmploymentSupervisor: Olympic and Paralympic News Service, Sochi 2014 Organising Committee Manager and Producer: RN (Radio National), ABC Radio Night Manager Communications: London 2012 Olympic Games Organising Committee Commercial and Managing Editor: The Australian, News Corp National deputy chief of staff, Sports Editor and Features Editor, The Australian, News Corp Foreign correspondent London and Beijing: Australian Associated Press Journalist and Columnist: The Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax
Education:BA, Journalism, University of QueenslandLeading with Impact, News Corp Leadership Development Program
Board Experience2012 onwards, Board Director, Australian Womensport and Recreation AssocBased in: Sydney
Skills:Community Development, Business Administration, Project Management, Marketing, Communications, Research, Policy and Advocacy, Quality Frameworks
Current Employment:Quality Manager, Prestige Inhome Services
Education:Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors Doctorate of Philosophy, Swinburne University Master of International and Community Development, Deakin University Graduate Diploma of Development Studies, Deakin University Executive Certificate of Business Administration, Swinburne University of Technology Bachelor of Arts, Monash University
Board Experience:Committee Member and Secretary – ANZSTR (Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research) Board Director – Alpha Autism State Representative – AACASA (Australian African Children’s Aid & Support Association) Social Secretary - VWSKFA (Victorian Water Skiing and Kite Flying Association) Committee Member and Vice-President - MAPS (Monash University Mature and Part-time Students Association) Based in: Melbourne
Digital Portfolio and Delivery Management, Governance, Coaching agile, SCRUM, SAFe, and Lean principles and practices, Public speaking, Photography and Website management
Delivery Manager, ANZ
Graduate Diploma of Marketing
Bachelor of Business Systems
Based in: Melbourne
Extensive experience in advising, coaching and mentoring leadership teams and boards in HR policy and practice across a range of specialised professions and industriesDeveloping and implementing strategic business planning processes aligned to organisation goals and objectivesCareer development and career transitionOrganisation design and transformationManaging large and complex budgets and Risk ManagementExperienced Board of Governance Director in the NFP Health Sector
HR Consultant, Rae Turner & Associates
Manager People and Culture, Etihad StadiumDirector Human Resources, Tennis AustraliaNational Manager Human Resources, Royal Australasian College of General PractitionersHuman Resources Manager, Nine Network Melbourne
Graduate Diploma of Business Human Resource Management, Swinburne University
Advanced Program in Human Resource Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education
Board of Governance member – Inner East Mental Health Services Association
Board of Governance member – Victorian Mental Health Carers Network - Tandem
Based in: Melbourne