The Executive and Leadership teams are accountable for delivering on our Strategy 2020 outcomes and ensuring that we are operationally and financially healthy and sustainable. The Executive team reports directly to the CEO, and provides high-level advice on key strategic and operational matters, and assist in implementing the decisions of the Board in a timely, coordinated and cooperative manner.
Judy Slatyer | CEO
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Noel Clement | Director, Migration, Emergencies and Movement Relations
Penny Harrison | Director, Volunteering
Kerry McGrath | Director, Community Programs
Elaine Montegriffo | Director, People and Organisational Effectiveness
Elaine is a passionate and enthusiastic not-for-profit professional with a strong financial background having enjoyed senior leadership roles across the UK, Asia and Australia.
After an early successful career consulting with companies including Anderson, Ernst & Young and Mercer, Elaine has spent the last 12 years in the not-for-profit sector. Most recently Elaine held the position of CEO with SecondBite where she moved the organisation from Victorian to Australia wide. Establishing operations in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Devonport, Elaine led the organisation to increase the redistribution of healthy food significantly across the country with the involvement of community partners.
In 2015 Elaine received the prestigious Schwab Foundation Global Social Entrepreneur award. The Schwab Foundation, the sister organisation to the World Economic Forum, recognises outstanding social entrepreneurs who are successfully contributing to system change in addressing complex social challenges.
Prior to SecondBite Elaine spent nearly five years with Oxfam Australia, where, as Country Director Laos, she led a national team across four offices, focussing on program management, HR, financial and risk management, and monitoring and evaluation. Elaine led her staff through a significant change management period and supported them to take on leadership positions.
Elaine currently holds Non Executive Director roles with Women's Health West and Environment, Victoria. Her qualifications include Asialink Leaders Program, Melbourne University; Master of Social Science (International Development), RMIT; and a Bachelor Arts (Hons) (Philosophy), University of Reading.
Cameron Power | Chief Financial Officer
Caroline Sheehan | Acting Director, Public Engagement, Reputation and Funding
Caroline has over 25 years' experience working in the 'for purpose' sector across a wide range of organisations including a statutory authority, local and state government and community. She has demonstrated strong leadership and expertise across a broad range of areas such as strategic growth, community development, disability, youth, and health. Caroline has qualifications in governance, business and social sciences.
Caroline returned to Red Cross in May 2015 in the role of Head of Strategy and since this time has shown exceptional leadership in managing several critical initiatives for Red Cross. These include helping the organisation understand and plan for how we will achieve our Strategy 2020 outcomes; the launch of the Ideas 2020 platform; the recent transmission of our two Australian Disability Enterprises to an external provider; and leading the program effectiveness review.
Caroline commenced in the role of Acting Director, Public Engagement, Reputation & Funding in December 2016.
Peter Walton | Director, International
Christopher Wheatley | Director, Strategy and Performance
Leisa Bourne | Director, QLD
Jody Broun | Director, NSW/ACT
Helen Connolly | Director, SA
Wenda Donaldson | Director, VIC
Veronica Frost | Chief Information Officer
Veronica is currently Chief Information Officer.
Steve Joske CSC | Director, WA
Andy Kenyon | Director, NT
Barbara Livesey | Principal Advisor Government Relations and External Affairs
Bruce Moore | General Counsel - Legal & Policy
Russell Penman | Director, TAS
Tom Scarborough | Director, Commercial Operations
Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope | Director, International Humanitarian Law and Movement Relations