Leadership

Our leadership team are the guardians of our vision, mission and values at Good2Give.

Our Leaders

Good2Give is governed by a board of volunteer directors, chaired by Cynthia Nadai. Our board brings together strategic wisdom from the technology, management consultancy, not-for-profit, philanthropy and finance sectors.

Lisa Grinham is the Chief Executive Officer at Good2Give. She commenced in her role as CEO in 2012 and has digitally transformed Good2Give in that time. Lisa leads the organisation in collaboration with her executive leadership team who direct operations on finance and administration, client and charity relations, product and technology, and marketing communications.

 

Board of Directors

Cynthia M. Nadai

BSc, MBA Chair

Cynthia has an extensive background in management consultancy in the USA. In Australia, she has dedicated her skills to the not-for-profit sector at The Ethics Centre as Director of Operations and as a Consultant, as a participant in Restorative Forums (NSW Attorney General and Justice), and as a member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia’s Ethics Committee.

John S. Brown

BCom, Fellow ICAA, AICD Board Director, Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

John is a retired partner of KPMG. He was the firm’s representative on KPMG’s international IT and Information Risk Management Committees, Head of the NSW Government practice and elected member of the KPMG National Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Since retiring from KPMG, John has been a Director of public companies and Chair and Member of a number of Audit and Risk Committees. John is currently an external Independent member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Taxation Office and a Director of the Gift of Life Foundation.

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

Board Director

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.

Sue Murray

B Ed, MS(Ed) Board Director

Sue has more than 25 years of experience in the community sector with roles in education, media, communications and fundraising. She led the National Breast Cancer Foundation for 10 years and raised more than $100 million for breast cancer research. She then created the George Foundation for Global Health. Sue is the  CEO of Suicide Prevention Australia, the former Chair of Macquarie Community College, a graduate of the AICD and a member of both the Advisory Council for the Centre for Social Impact and Chief Executive Women.

Andrew Stals

BEc, LLB, LLM Board Director

Andrew has over 25 years of experience in corporate advisory and tax including international tax, M&A and corporate tax, cross-border investment and corporate structures, financial markets, infrastructure and project financing, real estate, funds management and financial products. Andrew founded Minerva Capital Partners in 2015 to provide corporate advisory, structuring and risk management solutions to clients.

Andrew was previously a partner at law firms Allen & Overy (2010-2014), Clayton Utz (2005-2010) and Blake Dawson Waldron (1999-2005). Andrew is also a director of local hedge fund manager Spartan Asset Management and a director of law firm Saville Partners.

Executive Team

Lisa Grinham

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa is an expert on corporate community investment, business giving and corporate engagement strategy in Australia. She was appointed as CEO of Good2Give in 2012 and has digitally transformed the organisation to provide integrated services for corporate social responsibility and business giving. Lisa has previously held leadership roles in the commercial sector and she is on the Board of Daystar Foundation and the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Australia.

Kerry Brooker

Head of Client and Charity Relations

Kerry is experienced leader who aims to achieve great results for clients. Prior to leading the client and charity team at Good2Give, Kerry was head of sales for a leading digital services agency across APAC and she has held senior business development roles in London. Kerry volunteered in Uganda with The Hunger Project.

Richard New

Chief Financial Officer

Richard is Good2Give’s CFO and Company Secretary, responsible for the finance, legal, risk management of the organisation. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of experience and enjoys working to the common goal of improving fundraising for charities.

Jared Ortlipp

Head of Product and Technology

Jared enjoys the challenge of bringing IT innovation projects to life and is dedicated to realising the vision of Good2Give and workplace giving being the primary source of funding for the charity sector in Australia and New Zealand.

Elena Mace

Head of Marketing Communications

Elena has over 10 years of experience in the financial services, recruitment and education sectors. She brings her strategic knowledge of product, retention, digital and content marketing to continuously advancing the donor experience with Good2Give.

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