Meet Our Board
Joseph Ghaly, Brilliant Women
Joseph is founder of Brilliant Women, a voice for Inclusion and Diversity and a channel for improving diversity on boards. He is a founding Associate of the Australian Leadership Project, author of Authentic Leadership: Australian Style, and The Relationship between Leadership and Diversity. Joseph is a Strategic Advisor to Boards and Leaders of innovative organisations.
Victoria Plaksin, The Trusted Negotiator
Victoria is the co-founder of The Trusted Negotiator, a business which exists to help improve collaboration skills. We’re lucky to have Victoria’s experience in creating and nurturing strategic partnerships with CCANZ.
Geoff Manchester, Intrepid
One of CCA's founders and one of two behind the trailblazing travel company, Intrepid. Geoff’s wisdom and life at the helm of a large purposive company continues to guide CCANZ.
Passionate about social change, Zara brings diverse skills, experience and networks across business and the arts to the mix. Currently part of a profit-for-purpose agency Digital Storytellers (Business Steward), and co-founder and organiser of Carnival of the Bold, Zara is excited by the possibilities tomorrow holds, what we can co-create today for a brighter future, and providential intersections where great people, ideas and technologies collide.
Anne Miles, International Creative Services
Anne’s career in marketing and advertising spans just about every part of the marketing supply chain and in most categories and in B2C and B2B. Anne is passionate about diversity, changing the way brands are served, and improving their role and impact in society.
Luke Burrell, Mezzanine
Luke is the founder of Mezzanine, a creative branding agency with purpose. Mezzanine has been a key supporter of CCANZ through imparting guidance in it's brand strategy and online platform.
Meet Our Team
CCANZ’s functions are driven by a passionate team of volunteers who care deeply about supporting conscious business and elevating humanity through their contribution.
|Victoria Plaksin||Head of Partnerships & Ambassadors Program|
|Sarah Robertson||Partnerships and Alliances Manager|
|MARKETING, BRAND & PR|
|Anne Miles||Head of Marketing, Brand, PR, Acting General Manager|
|Luke Burrell||Branding Director|
|Mezzanine Team||Website & Email Marketing Platform|
|Karen Porter||PR & Communications Strategy|
|Lauren Jefferies||Monthly Newsletter|
|Draw History Team||Communication Systems Support & Social Media|
|SERVICE & OFFERINGS|
|Zara Choy||Head of Service & Offerings|
|Tim Huggins||Head of Technology|
|MEMBER & VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT|
|Fiona Brooks||Head of Architecture & Volunteer Engagement|
|GOVERNANCE, FINANCE & CAPITAL RAISING|
|Geoff Manchester||Head of Governance, Finance & Capital Raising|
|Isabelle Susilowati||Financial Controller|
|Simone Dowding||Local Community Leader – NSW|
|Positions open for Events Coordinator, Local Members Engagement, Local Marketing Support. Apply here.|
|Volunteer needed||Local Community Leader – Victoria|
|Support needed for events, marketing, admin, operations Apply here.|
|Jurgen Baumhoff||Role TBC|
|Jeffrey Effendi||Marketing and Communications Support|