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The Family Life Board of Directors is a multidisciplinary group with a diverse range of experiences. Dedicated to continuing the work of Family Life for years to come.

Our Board

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Family Life is a not-for-profit incorporated company limited by guarantee, governed by a voluntary Board. The Board is the sole supervisory body of Family Life operating under the rules of the Constitution. Family Life knows the importance of a strong board, and has worked hard to achieve a balance of experienced and new board members, seeking board members who can offer diverse skills, experience and knowledge to the organisation. Our Board of Directors are committed to making a stronger and long-lasting difference to our communities.

Steve Walsh

Mr Steve Walsh – Chair and Director of the Board. Steve Walsh, former Chairman of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and a Victorian Personal Injuries Accredited Specialist. Steve has been appointed as a director with Respect Victoria and also appointed as Chairman…

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Judy Pridmore

Ms Judy Pridmore - Director and Vice Chair. Judy is a business consultant and government advisor, who specialises in digital and technology innovation and business transformation.

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David Stewart

Mr David Stewart – Director and Vice Chair. David is the Founder & Principal of RYP International, which was established in 1981. Since then David and his team have been developing teams, communities and leaders in a wide cross section…

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Georgina Cohen

Ms Georgina Cohen – Director and Company Secretary. Georgina has over 25 years of senior management and consulting experience, specialising in leading organisational change, technology transformation and project management.

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Jeff Phillips

Mr Jeff Phillips – Director and Treasurer. Jeff is Chief Financial Officer of Bennelong Funds Management and has 19 years of experience in financial services. He joined Bennelong in June 2012 and is responsible for the accounting, operations, company secretarial,…

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Aneesha Varghese

Ms Aneesha Varghese - Director. Aneesha is a Chartered Accountant with nearly two decades of accounting and finance experience, both in Australia and New Zealand.

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Carmel O’Brien OAM

Ms Carmel O’Brien OAM - Director. Carmel is a counselling psychologist whose special interest is the recovery of women and children from family violence.

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