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.

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

MBA, BSc, 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.

Louise Hendry

BA (Hons), Board Director

Louise is the Director of Commercial Services at Brambles, a supply chain logistics company operating in more than 60 countries. Prior to joining Brambles, Louise was an Audit Partner at KPMG. She is a Senior Financial Executive with over 20 years’ experience providing risk based assurance and accounting services, to listed and private companies in a diverse range of sectors, including media, software, and professional services. Louise was previously a Non-executive director of the Dry July Foundation.

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, fundraising and organisational development. 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 after which she went on to lead Suicide Prevention Australia. During her time at SPA she advocated for, and secured, Australia’s first dedicated fund for suicide prevention research. She is 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.

Daintree Peters

B.Sc., Board Director

Daintree is a technology product leader within PwC Australia’s Innovation & Ventures group, with two decades of experience in technology and business transformation, consulting, and product delivery. With experience in multiple international markets, within both enterprise and entrepreneurial businesses, Daintree is currently active in bringing technology-based products to market, and is involved in all aspects from concept to development, sales and marketing, and on to operationalisation. Daintree is also active in mentoring programs for secondary and tertiary students, as well as mentoring individuals and emerging businesses.

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

BBus, Chief Executive Officer

Lisa is regarded as one of the most respected experts in corporate community investment, business giving and corporate engagement strategy in Australia. She was appointed as CEO of Good2Give in 2012 and has transformed the organisation to be a digital innovator and integrated service provider for corporate social responsibility and foundation clients across Australia and New Zealand. Prior to taking the helm at Good2Give, Lisa worked in leadership roles in the commercial sector where she managed business and marketing strategy for 3M, Optus, Aussie Home Loans and IBM.

Lisa is on the Board of Daystar Foundation and the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Australia.

Kerry Brooker

BA Hons, Head of Client and Charity Relations

A business development and account management leader in the media and digital sector with 15 years of experience, Kerry has directed teams to deliver exemplary service to clients in the media, technology, advertising and publishing arena in the United Kingdom and Australia. Kerry is an active member of the Business Chicks network in Australia and completed a leadership and immersion program with The Hunger Project in Uganda.

Richard New

BEc, FCA, FCIS, JP, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

With over 35 years of experience, Richard joined Good2Give in 2013 and has responsibility for its accounting, reporting, tax, funds management, risk management and compliance, and company secretarial functions. Richard also attends the Board, Audit and Risk Committee, and Investment Committee meetings. Richard has a strong background in financial services working for organisations such as QBE, GE and BHP; and he also has experience working with and for small businesses. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and a Justice of the Peace.

Jared Ortlipp

BAppSc (CompSc), 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.

Pamela Carter

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Pamela has a strong background in customer service and business development in the field of technology. She is Lisa Grinham’s Executive Assistant at Good2Give and oversees the operational efficiency of Good2Give’s offices, systems and processes.

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