Matthew Dunstan

Matthew Dunstan

Strategy, innovation & Governance

An experienced Chairman and advisor, Matthew has held senior positions at SapientRazorfish, PwC Australia and Microsoft for almost 9 years in Australia and the UK.

Specialties include: Board governance, strategic planning, technology & innovation, digital & business transformation, marketing strategy.

Matthew’s special areas of interest include supporting family owned business and social enterprise / for purpose organisations.

Dean Dobson

Dean Dobson

technology strategy & governance

Dean Dobson (B. Eng. Elec) has over 30 years’ experience as a technologist working in the banking, Oil & Gas and IT industries, with almost 25 years at Microsoft in roles including IT Strategy consulting, Services Practice Management, risk, governance and business transformation for Microsoft’s Services Division in Asia Pacific.

Specialties include: Digital Transformation planning, organisational change management, project Management, Business incubation and operations in Asia (12 years focused on SEA, India, Japan and China)

Wendy Pavey

Wendy Pavey

corporate communications & brand

Wendy works with executives and leadership cohorts from blue chip companies such as Qantas, PwC, BHP, Westpac and The Star to increase their visibility and authority.

Specialties include: Corporate communication & brand strategy, stakeholder management, PR and personal brand development for CEOs and Board members.

Wendy’s special area of interest is in working with organisations on their ‘social license’ and community engagement, building shareholder value through communication of value.

Eddie Barrett

Eddie Barrett

CFO and financial governance

Eddie has over 18 years in Financial Services & 10 years in senior executive finance and operational roles. Diverse experience in executive teams, with a track record of leading high performing teams in rapidly growing organisations, and creating sustainable value

Specialties include: Corporate strategy, business model review and articulation, financial transformation, M&A and Corporate finance and strategic financial management

Eddie is an Independent member of the Investment Committee for a Brisbane’s largest multi-family office, providing governance and investment framework oversight,

Danetta French

Danetta French

COMPANY SECRETARY, RISK & LEGAL SPECIALIST

A Solicitor with 25 years experience in the Financial Services Industry in both Private Practice and In-house.  Danetta has spent 10 years in Advisory and National Manager Roles with 2 of Australia’s largest General Insurers with a focus on Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance.

Specialities include Governance, Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance.

Danetta is analytical in her approach whilst maintaining a high degree of commercial pragmatism, balanced with objectivity.