Board of Directors
St Bartholomew’s House Inc. Board of Directors.
Andrew Birch- Chairperson
David Smith – Treasurer
Rev. Theresa Harvey
Andrew Birch B.Com, CA, GAICD (Chair)
Andrew is a chartered accountant with 20 years’ experience in corporate recovery, corporate advisory and managing and leading professional services firms. He is a Director of Vantage Performance (WA) Pty Ltd, the WA office of Vantage Performance, which is a national management consulting firm specialising in business transformation. He has experience in commercial and not-for-profit sectors, focusing on turnaround strategy, governance and operational performance.
David Smith, BComm, RCA (Treasurer)
David is an Assurance Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and has been with the firm for 32 years both in Melbourne and Perth. David is experienced in external and internal audit services, accounting and broader business advice across a broad spectrum of industries covering resources, services, media, construction and engineering. David leads client focussed teams in the provision of services to clients and has had considerable experience reporting to Boards and Audit Committees. David is a former member of the University of Melbourne Audit and Finance Committees.
Robert Campbell CPA, RCA, MSW
Robert is a certified practising accountant, registered company auditor, tax agent and was a social worker with over 25 years’ experience in leading charities. He is the founder and principal of R. J. Campbell & Associates and managing director of Australian Audit & Assurance Pty Ltd. Robert provides audit and consultant accounting services to small to medium size enterprises especially in the not for profit sector. He advises on Fringe Benefits Tax, trusts, salary packaging, Deductible Gift Recipient and charity taxation matters. In addition to his passion for travel, rugby and cricket, he serves on the boards of two other charities in Perth.
The Venerable Canon Theresa Harvey BA (Th), MA
Theresa has been a primary school teacher, a marriage and family psychotherapist and has worked with unemployed youth. As Director of Theological Field Education for the Diocese of Perth since 1986 she initiated, designed and supervised the clinical training for clergy in training and in supervision of training. Priested in 1997, Theresa has been Canon Pastor of Saint George’s Cathedral since 1999 and Archdeacon for the Diocese since 2006.
Sheryl Whitford (aka Dr. Sheryl Seabrook) MBBS
Sheryl worked as a Doctor of Medicine for 30 years, 20 years in General Practice. Special interests include family medicine, women's health and adolescent health, with particular reference to drug and alcohol issues and mental health. She is now retired from medical practice.
Bevan Sturgess-Smith B.Sc, GradDip Bus
Bevan is a stockbroker with over 20 years’ experience in the banking, finance and investment sectors. He currently manages share portfolios for a range of retail, wholesale and institutional clients. Bevan has qualifications in both Psychology and Finance and has tutored at Edith Cowan University and the Australian Stock Exchange in finance and stock market education. He also presents market updates, commentary and interactive discussion on stock market issues for the ABC.
Simon Majteles LLB, BA
Simon is a barrister and solicitor with significant litigation and advisory experience in the areas of insolvency and restructuring, corporate disputes, property, trade practices, banking and finance and mining and resources litigation. Simon has governance experience in the not-for-profit sector as a director of Arts Radio Limited between 2004 and May 2012.
Pauline Costantino BJURIS, LLB
Throughout her career Pauline has concentrated on the areas of property law, particularly development and strata title work; commercial law; and Wills, Trusts and Probate. For many years, she lectured in property law at the Central Metropolitan TAFE; and in property law, business law, wills and estate law at the Articles Training Program of the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia. She has also given lectures for the Australian Institute of Conveyancers; Curtin University of Technology, and The Law Society of Western Australia.
Michael Brown BE, MBA, GAICD
Michael’s experience includes a combination of finance, business development, strategic planning and operating improvements. His financial experience includes on market capital raisings, private equity and debt funding. Michael has managed the sale process for non-core assets, led the successful takeover of an ASX listed company, led numerous due diligence exercises and managed a 50% Joint Venture interest in a producing coal mine. Earlier in his career, Michael worked as a project engineer on major construction projects. Michael is currently the owner and Managing Director of a steel fabrication business focussed on repair and maintenance for the mining industry.
Hamish Milne BA(Hons), MPhil(Syd), MBA(AGSM), AFAIM, FRSA
Hamish moved to Western Australia at the end of 2003 after 12 years living, studying and working in Sydney at St Paul’s College, a residential college within the University of Sydney, where he had been Sub Warden since 1999. He is currently the Director, Diocesan Services and Diocesan Registrar with the Anglican Church, Diocese of Perth and was previously the Director of Professional Standards for the Diocese. In 2005, Hamish was a participant in the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship program, the ‘ethics in leadership’ program of the St James Ethics Centre in Sydney. In 2010, he was a delegate to the Commonwealth Emerging Pacific Leaders Dialogue and also a participant in the Leadership WA signature program of which he is a Fellow. Hamish has been actively involved with hospital research ethics committees for over 10 years. His areas of interest include history, visual arts, international affairs, ethics and governance.
The Board helps St Bart’s become better at:
- Helping people achieve positive life changes
- Helping people get back into the community
- Helping people become more independent
- Helping people manage their drug and alcohol dependency
- Caring for homeless adults, people living with mental illnesses and the aged
- Instilling self esteem.
- Caring for our staff.
- Managing ourselves.
St Bartholomew’s House provides community based support, accommodation and assistance to homeless individuals, and establishes collaborative partnerships with individuals and other organisations to eliminate or reduce homelessness.
In all dealings with residents, family, friends, agencies and staff the House promotes the following values:
- Justice- each person is treated compassionately and fairly in a non-judgmental way.
- Dignity- each person is afforded respect for his/her needs, requirements and self worth.
- Privacy- each person is accorded confidentiality and personal space.
St Bartholomew’s expects to achieve its mission by providing accommodation and services that focuses on the needs of residents and the community, is responsive to Government initiatives and direction and by managing the business of the House to ensure its long-term financial viability.
Donations are always welcome
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