Arthur has been Chief Executive Officer of Neami National for 23 years. He sits as Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA), as well as the Chair of Housing Choices Australia and has completed post graduate studies in management at RMIT and a Strategic Perspectives as well as an Authentic Leadership Development Course at Harvard Business School.
Heather is a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She has held senior management positions in private enterprise and the not-for-profit sector, as well as a number of governance roles in youth, education and employment initiatives. Heather was instrumental in establishing Housing Choices Tasmania.
Saul is an accomplished and well known international and Australian leader and commentator in economics. In addition to a high profile commercial career, he has held previous board directorships on the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, The National Housing Supply Council, as well as director role at the Grattan Institute. This experience along with his appointment as the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Tasmania more than equips Saul to contribute to the organisation.
Meredith Sussex is Chair of the Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee in Victoria, non-executive director of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute. She lectures in the Master’s programme on Urban Governance at the University of New South Wales and provides high level consulting advice on public policy, planning and management.
Meredith has held senior positions in the Victorian State Government, including Deputy Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet. From 2002-2006 she led the Office of Commonwealth Games Coordination, for which she was awarded the Order of Australia in 2007.
Trevor is a commercial lawyer and business advisor with over 35 years’ experience as a Lawyer, Business Manager and Director. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), a General Builder’s Licence and is an accredited Mediator.
Trevor advises businesses on how to conduct major transactions and manage their affairs, including advising in relation to business regulation, corporate law, contracts and mergers and acquisitions, as well as applying this expertise to engineering, mining, construction and development projects.
Fab has held a variety of executive and non-executive roles in a career spanning 30 years, including 22 years with S&P Global Ratings where in her final posting she was the Australian Country Head and Head of Developed Markets Asia-Pacific.
Fab is principal of Petrichor Consulting Services Pty Ltd, and a member of the Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing, a board member and social enterprise advisory committee member of The Song Room, chair of KAGE Physical Theatre Inc., and an advisory board member of Deakin’s School of Business and Law. Fab holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) with Distinction from RMIT, and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael’s 25-year international career in housing, planning and urban development includes as CEO of the Glasgow Housing Association, where he oversaw the largest housing stock transfer in Europe. Prior to this he was the first CEO of Housing New Zealand Corporation. In 2008 Michael established and began the growth of Housing Choices Australia, where he remains as Managing Director. A leading thinker and contributor to the sector, Michael also led the restructure of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.
Julie is a corporate social responsibility and communication specialist. With more than 20 years’ experience in the corporate sector, Julie has designed and executed complex community investment programs in locations through Australia and Asia, and managed the external and internal corporate communications needs of a major Australian energy company. More recently, Julie’s experience extends to managing the needs of corporate and non-for-profit clients in her consulting practice. Julie is a Director of ACH, Deputy Chair of Patch Theatre Company, a Member of the Foundation of Botanic Gardens of Adelaide and is the former Chair of Common Ground Adelaide.