Meet Our Board
A Commercial and Social Innovation and Strategy Expert/Thought Leader, Personal Innovation Coach, and Start Up Mentor, Brad has recently joined the Board as Chair.
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.
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.
Carolyn Butler-Madden, Sunday Lunch
Cause marketing expert, entrepreneur and author, Carolyn Butler-Madden has a clear vision of the future she wants to help create: brands driving profit through purpose; business and marketing becoming a force for good in the world. Through her brand consultancy Sunday Lunch, she works with businesses that want to build more meaningful brands.
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.
Fiona Brooks, Threefold Consulting
Fiona’s career spans 20+ years working in and for major organisations in roles spanning engineering, logistics, domestic gas marketing, and management consulting. Committed to a vision of business being profitably operated from a place of love and connection, adding true value for all it touches, she now runs threefold, a Conscious Leadership Consultancy.
A passionate social change activist through business and the arts, Zara brings diverse skills, experience and networks to the mix. Currently part of a profit-for-purpose agency Digital Storytellers (Business Development), 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.
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|
|Amy Siah||Partnerships Manager|
|MARKETING, BRAND & PR|
|Carolyn Butler-Madden||Head of Marketing, Branding, PR|
|Luke Burrell||Brand Director|
|Mezzanine Team||Brand Strategy, Website & Email Marketing Platform|
|Karen Porter||PR & Communications Strategy|
|Claire Van Heyningen||Communication Systems Support & Social Media|
|SERVICE & OFFERINGS|
|Zara Choy||Head of Service & Offerings|
|Tim Huggins||IT & Operations|
|MEMBER & VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT|
|Fiona Brooks||Head of Member & Volunteer Engagement|
|GOVERNANACE, FINANCE & CAPITAL RAISING|
|Geoff Manchester||Head of Governance, Finance & Capital Raising|
|Isabelle Susilowati||Financial Controller|
|Kiera Peacock||Company Secretary|
|Isabelle Susilowati & Zara Choy||Regional Leader – NSW
(Role available, please apply)
|Lisa George||Events Coordinator|
|Tim Huggins||Regional Leader – Victoria|
|Steve Samson||Regional Leader – Western Australia|
|Clarinda Ho||Financial Security|
|Laura Grierson||Stakeholders and Partnerships|
|Caroline McMahon||Social Media|