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

Chair, BSc, MBA

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.

Michael Graf

Board Director, MBA, BSc

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

Board Director, BA (Hons)

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

Board Director, B.Sc.

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

Board Director, BEc, LLB, LLM

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, BBus

Lisa is regarded as one of the most respected experts in corporate community investment 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 many of Australia and New Zealand’s largest companies delivering $20 million annually to charities. Prior to taking the helm at Good2Give, Lisa worked in leadership roles with 3M, Optus and Aussie Home Loans as well as running her own strategic consulting business.

 

Lisa is currently on the Board of the International Women’s Forum (IWF) Australia, and was the Chair and/or a Director of Daystar Foundation from 2006-19.

Paul Harris

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary, BEc, MEc, MBA, FCPA

With over 35 years of experience, Paul joined Good2Give in 2019 and has responsibility for its accounting, reporting, tax, funds management, risk management and compliance, and company secretarial functions.

 

Paul also attends the Board, Audit and Risk Committee and Investment Committee meetings. Paul has a strong background in senior finance roles in listed manufacturing, working for organisations such as Tubemakers, OPSM, Boral, Coca-Cola Amatil and the Royal Institute for Deaf & Blind Children in the NFP sector and private Australian small businesses and foreign owned entities.

 

He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and completed the Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management executive education program at Harvard Business School in 2013.

Jared Ortlipp

Chief Technology Officer, BAppSc (CompSc)

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.

Jo Kelly

Chief Customer Officer, GAICD

Jo joined Good2Give as its first Chief Customer Officer in September. Jo came most recently from her role as CMO at UBank and prior to that has held senior marketing and executive leadership roles in the financial services, telecommunications, insurance, manufacturing and creative sectors in New Zealand. Jo is a recent graduate of the AICD Company Directors Course and is a certified Executive Coach.

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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