Our board

Board of directors

Paul Larcher, Chair

Paul is a chartered engineer with over 25 years' experience managing multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects.

Paul uses his skills in strategic planning, business improvement and commercial performance to assist Mambourin through the challenges and risks it faces.

Paul lives in South Melbourne with his wife and two teenagers.

Fiona Schutt, Deputy Chair

Fiona is CPA and MBA qualified with 15 years' experience across large corporate companies and not-for-profits who focuses on finance as an enabler of strategy.

Fiona would like to use her commercial and strategic tool kit to add value, create impact and reduce risk for Mambourin as it moves to a new funding environment.

Fiona lives with her partner, two step sons and a crazy boxer dog. In her spare time she enjoys sewing and taking her pooch out for a nice long jog.

James Barrie

James has considerable experience gained in a range of senior positions and brings to the board valuable experience in governance, stakeholder relations, financial accounting and reporting, capital management and mergers and acquisitions.

James runs his own business which provides professional advisory and company secretary services to companies and is currently a non-executive director of several for-profit companies. He is also passionate about continuing a longstanding family heritage of involvement in the disability sector.

Mario Briffa

Mario is an experienced and empathetic senior executive and legal practitioner.

Mario’s considerable legal experience and practice in injury, disability and OHS law has seen him become a trusted advisor to the public and private sectors and to Victorians navigating complex compensation, medical and disability systems.

Mario was raised in Melbourne’s western suburbs and now lives with his partner in the Hobson’s Bay area with his three fur children – a wily wolfhound, a loyal labrador and a bashful border collie.

David Cullen

David has more than 25 years’ experience as a senior executive in the Australian Public Service working in the aged care, disability services and health sectors.

Most recently, David was Chief Economist of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) from 2016 until his retirement in 2022.

David lives in Canberra with his partner and cat. In his spare time, he plays bridge and chess and is a general football tragic.

Chris Cullin

Chris has over 30 years of global ICT leadership experience with NBN, Telstra, Microsoft and Cisco.

Chris uses his skills in corporate governance, strategy, cyber risk and technology to help Mambourin realise its purpose.

Chris is passionate about technology and how it can be used to create opportunity and help people connect.

Kevin Glennon

Kevin is an accomplished and results-oriented senior executive with extensive national and international experience in industries such as mining, financial services, retail, distribution, transport and government sectors.

Through his technical and analytical expertise, Kevin has led enterprise-wide implementations to streamline operations, optimise productivity and introduce system efficiencies in a cost-effective manner.

Kevin is member at the AICD, Technology Business Management (TBM) Council and Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) Council.

Marija Maher

Marija brings expertise in corporate strategy, business innovation, regulatory oversight, financial and risk management.

As a senior executive, Marija has expertise in creating sustainable and cohesive teams and is passionate about invigorating organisational performance through people and technology blended transformations. She is a graduate of the AICD, Lead Auditor in Quality Management Systems and has a Doctorate in Business Administration.

Marija has strong personal integrity and is passionate about social justice, equity and access.

Caroline Pilot

Caroline brings over 25 years’ experience as a healthcare leader. She has a reputation for providing emotionally intelligent and creative solutions to complex issues and healthcare challenges.

Caroline’s expertise lies in strategy, stakeholder engagement and partnerships. She is passionate about making a positive difference to people’s health outcomes.

Jennifer Webster

Prior to her retirement, Jennifer was a Deputy School Principal with previous experience on a number of other boards.

Her education background has given her specialist skills in working with people with disabilities and their families.

In 2014, Jennifer was awarded the prestigious Marianist Award in recognition of her outstanding leadership, dedicated service and professional excellence.

Susannah Duncan, Company Secretary

Susannah has more than 25 years' experience providing administrative, executive and board support, working primarily with not-for-profit organisations.

She believes in applying integrity, innovation, openness and emotional intelligence in all aspects of life and in pursuit of continual learning and development.

Susannah loves spending time with her affectionate golden retriever and bossy ginger tabby cat.

If you’d like to know more about our board or our director recruitment program, contact us at hello@mambourin.org


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