Board Committees

Audit & Risk Committee

Non-Executive Director; Chair Audit & Risk Committee Brenda retired in 2009 after 35 years working in the corporate sector and is now heavily involved volunteering with a wide range of community groups, including the LGBTIQ+ communities in Melbourne (for 20 years). She is the Chair of Transgender Victoria and has recently stepped down after two…

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Audit & Risk Committee Members

Governance & Risk Manager Ben became a Pinnacle Scholar in 2019 while he was studying his Juris Doctor at The University of Melbourne. Experiencing first-hand…

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Non-Executive Director; Chair People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee; Member Audit & Risk Committee Claire is CEO of Arts Centre Melbourne and since her appointment in…

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Partnerships Committee

Non-Executive Director; Chair Partnerships Committee Karen is National Director at strategic communications firm Cannings Purple. A trusted advisor and expert communicator, she has worked at the very highest levels of politics, media and business. With experience across multiple industries, Karen brings practical, expert knowledge to resolve complex issues. She devises and manages political and issues-based…

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Partnerships Committee Members

Member, Partnerships Committee David is a senior corporate affairs leader specialising in global energy and resources development and management. He has led teams spanning government…

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Non-Executive Director; Member Partnerships Committee Mark has spent the past 20 years working in the not-for-profit sector in Australia, Europe and Asia as an executive…

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Investment Committee

Non-Executive Director; Chair Investment Committee Greg is a director of The Pinnacle Foundation and chairs Youturn Youth Support Limited – a Sunshine Coast based charity focused on Mental Health, Child Safety, Homelessness and Suicide Prevention. Following a corporate career in finance, strategy and general management in Australia and New Zealand, Greg has worked with a…

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Investment Committee Members

Member, Investment Committee Andrew joined The Pinnacle Foundation in March 2018 as the Chief Financial Officer and at the beginning of 2020 became the NSW…

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Member, Investment Committee Annette Mullen was appointed as a member of the Investment Committee in April 2017. Annette is an Adjunct Professor with the Discipline…

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Non-Executive Director; Member Investment Committee Dr Cassandra Goldie is CEO of the Australian Council of Social Service, the national peak body for the community sector,…

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Member, Investment Committee Michael is the Head of Investment Strategy at First State Super, one of Australia’s largest profit-for-members superannuation funds. He is responsible for…

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Member, Investment Committee Sarah Percy-Dove, Managing Director, is Head of Asia Pacific Fixed Income Research within BlackRock’s Asia Pacific Active Investments Group. She holds a…

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Member, Investment Committee Susan is an investment professional, her career spanning over 30 years in the financial markets, with the focus of the last 20…

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People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee

Non-Executive Director; Chair People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee; Member Audit & Risk Committee Claire is CEO of Arts Centre Melbourne and since her appointment in November 2014 has steered the organisation through a major restructure to ensure its role as a leader in Melbourne’s cultural precinct. Key projects included: the launch of the Asia Pacific…

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People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee

Non-Executive Director; Member People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee Craig personally experienced the uplifting experience of education. As a teenager, growing up in a small country…

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Chief People Officer Jill is an organisational development specialist, coach and mentor with twenty years of industry experience in the financial services sector in Australian,…

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Non-Executive Director; Member People, Remuneration & Nominations Committee Madeline is a senior executive in the South Australian public service. She holds a Master of Public…

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Chair of the Board of Directors and Member of the People, Remuneration and Nominations Committee Paul Zahra was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors…

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