Professor Tony Jorm, Chair
BA(Hons) (UQ), MPsych (UNSW), PhD (UNSW), DSc (ANU), FASSA
Tony Jorm is a researcher with particular interest in building the community’s capacity to take action on mental health. He is a Professorial Fellow and NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne. With Betty Kitchener, he was a co-founder of Mental Health First Aid. He has had numerous honorary positions, including President of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research, Editor-in-Chief of the Australasian Journal on Ageing and Board member of the Mental Health Council of Australia. He has had a long association with Australian Rotary Health, including as Chair of its Research Committee.
Annette Weier, Vice Chair
BEcon(Hons) (Queensland), MEc (ANU), PhD (Monash)
Annette Weier is a general manager in the Australian public service with extensive experience in economic policy and regulation, economic and market research and analysis, project management and leadership in the federal and state public sector. She has previously worked as a senior financial market economist and advisor to the managing director of a large life insurance and superannuation business, and as a lecturer and researcher at Monash University. Annette has strong economic qualifications, including a doctorate that focussed on governance, financial market regulation and capital market issues. Annette is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
LLB BMedSc (UTS), GradCert Legal Practice (UTS), LLM Innovation, Technology and Law (Edinburgh)
Felicity Dougherty is a lawyer who works in commercial strategy, technology, and intellectual property. She has experience in commercial negotiations, intellectual property management, dispute resolution, contract management, commercial strategy and innovation strategy, interspersed with work overseas in volunteer roles in development.
B Ec (Hons) JD (Hons) (Syd), MBA (London, Chicago)
Ben is a Principal in the Sydney office of global management consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group. He is a core member of BCG’s Corporate Development, Financial Institutions and Principal Investors & Private Equity practice areas. Ben brings significant expertise and global experience from serving clients in the United States, Europe, Africa and across Asia-Pacific. Prior to BCG, Ben was a Senior Vice President at Macquarie Group in Sydney and New York. During his time at Macquarie, he was heavily involved in expanding the bank's presence and credentials in North America. Ben holds a Bachelor of Economics (first-class honours) and J.D. (with high honours) from The University of Sydney. Most recently, he read for an MBA at London Business School and The University of Chicago.
BCom (Melbourne), CA
Tony Natoli is a Chartered Accountant and Director with PPB Advisory’s Forensics team, specialising in valuation and forensic accounting. Tony has over 30 years’ accounting experience focusing on business and equity interest valuations; assessing consequential loss claims; dispute advisory services; corporate advisory, due diligence, investigations and litigation support. Tony has been engaged as single expert, shadow expert and consultant in numerous matters. Preparation of critiques of other experts’ reports is also a significant part of Tony’s practice.
Krystian Seibert, Investment Committee Chair
LLB, BCom (Econ) (Deakin), MSc Regulation (LSE)
Krystian has broad experience in public policy development, and an in-depth understanding of government, legislative and political processes, with particular expertise in not-for-profit sector policy and in regulatory reform. He is the Advocacy & Insight Manager for Philanthropy Australia, the peak body for the philanthropic sector in Australia. Prior to this, he was an adviser to a former Australian Assistant Treasurer, a role in which he oversaw the delivery of major not-for-profit sector reforms. Krystian is an Adjunct Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology and regularly writes about matters relating to philanthropy, the not-for-profit sector and public policy. He has completed a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science focusing on regulatory policy, and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from Deakin University.
Betty Kitchener AM
BA (UNSW); GradDipSpecEd (Canberra); GradDipCommCouns (Canberra); BNurs (Canberra) & MNurs (Canberra), Adjunct Professor (Deakin)
Betty Kitchener is the former CEO of MHFA Australia and is an Adjunct Professor at Deakin University. Betty is qualified and experienced as an educator, registered nurse, counsellor and basic researcher. Betty and her husband Professor Tony Jorm co-founded the MHFA Program in 2000. She has facilitated the spread of the MHFA Program across Australia and to 20 other countries. Betty, having experienced recurrent major depression herself, brings an important consumer perspective to her work. She has received numerous awards for her MHFA work, including an Exceptional Contribution to Mental Health Services Award, an Order of Australia Medal in 2008 and became a Member of the Order of Australia in 2015.
Angus Clelland, Company Secretary
BEcon(ANU), BSc(Monash), MBA(ANU), MDefStud(UNSW), GradDipACG(CSA), FCIS, FGIA, GAICD, MACS CP
Angus (Gus) is a Chartered Secretary and independent corporate governance advisor with senior executive experience spanning the government, private and NFP sectors. He is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (UK), Graduate and Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and Certified Professional Member of the Australian Computer Society.