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Graham Edwards, AM


Well known in Western Australia as a former State Government Minister, a Labor member of both the State Legislative Council and…


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Mel Ashton

BCom, FCA, GAICD (Chair)

A professional Company Director and specialist in corporate restructuring and finance, Mel adds over 40 years of varied experience to the St Bart’s Board.

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Hamish Milne

BA (Hons), MPhil, MBA, FAIM, FRSA, GAICD (Deputy Chair)

A management and governance specialist, Hamish has a long history of working with not for profit organisations.

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Michael Brown


Michael brings strong business acumen to his work at St Bart’s. He has experience working in the engineering, mining and financial sectors, and in…

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Felicity Morel-Edniebrown


Felicity brings over 25 years’ experience as a non-executive director and committee member…

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Pierre Dreyer

BCom, PG Dip Acc, FCA (Treasurer)

Pierre is a registered company auditor and an Assurance Services specialist, and his capabilities in information analysis and business decision-making make him an…

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Dean Dell'Oro


Dean brings a powerful understanding of education and the fast-changing youth culture to our Board, gleaned from his current role as Headmaster…

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Richard Kilbane

BEng (Civil) Hons, GAICD

With 25 years’ experience in property and infrastructure, Richard’s skills in business planning, project delivery, leadership, strategy and…

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Sarah Stephens

BEcon, LLB (Hons), LLM (CompLaw)

Sarah brings expertise in public policy and administration, with over 16 years’ experience in government, in particular in health and community services, and…


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Samantha Drury

Chief Executive Officer

Sam is a qualified CPA and MBA professional with more than 20 years of experience leading teams through change and continuous improvement.

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Lena Hopkinson

Chief Operating Officer

Lena has worked in senior leadership and management positions in health and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom for more…

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Martin Nice

Chief Financial Officer

Martin has more than 20 years of experience as a senior financial professional and is a member of CPA Australia. Having worked in a number of industries, including…

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Neil Starkie

General Manager Strategic Partnerships and Growth

Neil brings a wealth of knowledge across the broad portfolio of his role, with significant experience in providing leadership and…

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Ben Searcy

General Manager People and Culture

Ben has over 20 years’ experience as a Human Resources professional. Having worked in people and culture in local government…

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