Advisory Groups

Good2Give receives guidance and advice from a brains trust of leading minds in technology, charity finance and fundraising, and research.

Advisors for giving

Good2Give ensures it operates with best practice on technology, financial management and research. We benefit from the collective guidance of two advisory groups that bring together industry leaders in technology, digital marketing, cyber security, privacy and data management, digital product management, user experience, academic and market research.

 

Technology Advisory Group

Stephen Garrett

BA Board Director

Stephen is the principal of Good Reason, a management and IT consultancy to charities. He has worked in the travel, IT, and non-profit sectors as a manager, software developer, and business owner. In 1991, after five years with Qantas Holidays, he co-founded and managed Tourism Technology which developed Calypso. In 2007 Stephen founded Good Reason. He is also a Director of The Garrett-Riggleman Trust.

Michael Graf

Michael Graf brings the world of ICT, finance and investment, and philanthropy together. His career includes 24 years of senior executive experience with IBM and he is an advisor and board director for a number of start-up enterprises and not-for-profits. Michael is on the Board of the Technion Society of Australia, the Sir Moses Montefiore Jewish Home, Point Duty Local Government Solutions and mPort.

Gavin Heaton

Gavin is the Founder of the Disruptor’s Handbook, one of Australia’s leading independent strategy and innovation companies. Gavin advises firms on strategy, marketing, product development and innovation. He is also a member of the Orbits program, the influencer network of  award winning analyst and advisory firm, Constellation Research. Gavin is the Chair of youth not-for-profit organisation, Vibewire, and is on the Good2Give Technology Advisory Group. He is a published author, startup mentor and public speaker.

Bill Marriott

Bill is the Senior Manager of Trust and Security at Atlassian. He has extensive experience in cyber security, IT risk and compliance, business continuity management, information security product management, governance and compliance management, regulations and developing and implementing information security and risk management programs in the technology, telecommunications, financial services and manufacturing industries.

Margaret Wright

Margaret’s career has combined a blend of information technology, finance and accounting, and complex project and change management in executive leadership and consultant roles, including experience at Macquarie Bank, KPMG and various other roles in the commercial and government sectors. She is a business strategist and futurist, and has overseen project governance of programs with a total value of more than $3 billion.

Research Committee

Alison Patchett

Alison Patchett is an experienced technology product manager, business analyst and market researcher with a strong background in fintech solutions. Her experience has been gained at Good2Give, MYOB and Telstra.

Bopha Roden

Bopha is Director at KBR Research Pty Ltd and a PhD Candidate at the Swinburne University of Technology.

Wendy Scaife

Wendy Scaife is regarded as one of Australia’s leading lights in academic research on giving, philanthropy, fundraising and the charity sector. She is the Associate Professor and Director at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies at QUT and has led the Giving Australia research program.

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