Meet Our Board

Our Board of Directors are passionate advocates and champions for conscious business, investing their time and expertise in the stewardship of Conscious Capitalism Australia & NZ. They are responsible for overall performance and compliance, providing strategic direction, effective governance and leadership. All members serve on a voluntary basis, dedicating their time and expertise to a vision close to their hearts.

Victoria Plaksin, The Trusted Negotiator

Victoria Plaksin, The Trusted Negotiator

Partnerships, acting Chair

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

Geoff Manchester, Intrepid

Governance, Finance & Capital Raising

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.

Fiona Brooks, Threefold Consulting

Fiona Brooks, Threefold Consulting

Member & Volunteer Engagement

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.

Zara Choy

Zara Choy

Service & Offerings

Passionate about social change 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.

Luke Burrell, Mezzanine

Luke Burrell, Mezzanine

Brand

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.

NATIONAL

PARTNERSHIPS
Victoria Plaksin Head of Partnerships & Ambassadors Program
Sarah Robertson Partnerships and Alliances Manager
MARKETING, BRAND & PR
Anne Miles Head of Marketing, Branding, PR
Luke Burrell Brand Director
Mezzanine Team Brand Strategy, 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

 

NSW

Simone Dowding Local Community Leader – NSW
Positions open for Events Coordinator, Local Members Engagement, Local Marketing Support. Apply here.

 

VICTORIA

Colin Coster Local Community Leader – Victoria
Positions open for Events Coordinator, Local Members Engagement, Local Marketing Support. Apply here.

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Jurgen Baumhoff  Role TBC
Jeffrey Effendi Marketing and Communications Support

Like to help power a growing movement of conscious businesses?
Various positions available. Check them out and apply to join our team here.