Williamson Community Leadership Program Participants for 2024

We are thrilled to announce the 40 esteemed leaders who have been selected for the 2024 Williamson Community Leadership Program. Over the next year, the cohort will dive deep into themselves, the nature of leadership and explore vital issues facing our society, expanding the way they see the world and change the way they exercise leadership. This will be an opportunity to for these leaders to gain knowledge, experiences and connections, and also to leave a lasting impact on the Victorian community and beyond.

See below for the full list of the participants:

Full Name Organisation
Amanda Piper Cancer Council Victoria
Andrew King Bendigo Kangan Institute
Angela Batterham Department of Education
Annabelle Mann The Royal Children’s Hospital
Brian Motz Housing Choices Australia
Bridget Wall Monash Health
Bryan Ross Western Health
Courtney Brener ANZ Bank, Enterprise Finance
Dean Faglioni ANZ Bank, Australia Retail
Divya Pasupuleti nbn
Donna De Zwart Fitted for Work
Hannah McBride-Burgess City of Stonnington
Ian McKay Esso Australia
Isobel Paipadjerook Morphy-Walsh Blak & Bright First Nation Literary Festival
Jacob Lindsay Senversa
James Wong Fire Rescue Victoria
Jas Stanic City of Melbourne
Jennifer Peake

Jenny Pavlou

Fire Rescue Victoria

Victoria Police

Kelly Gillies Mornington Peninsula Shire
Kelly Rogerson Palliative Care South East
Kristina Bennett Westpac Group
Laura Missingham Department of Justice and Community Safety
Linny Kimly Phuong The Water Well Project
Lynley Dumble Brimbank City Council
Marie Murfet VincentCare
Mark Davis Today
Matt Hall HFMA
Melissa Chalker Bendigo Kangan Institute
Mong Linh Do University of Melbourne
Naomi Dobroff Monash Health, Digital Health Division
Nasteha Mohamud City of Melbourne
Nguyen To

Noeleen Carey

Workplace Injury Commission

Dental Health Services Victoria

Phil Lyon Future Fund Management Agency
Robyn Canning Senior Manager, Transport Accident Commission
Sarah Shatkhin DuluxGroup
Scott Edwards VIC Department of Premier and Cabinet
Susan Yengi Department of Jobs, Skills, Industry & Regions
Sylvia Rosemond Independent Disability Services (IDS)


Diverse perspective has always been an integral part of the Williamson experience. As well as their personal experience and knowledge, the 2024 cohort represents a range of different sectors, including:

  • Not-for-profit and charity
  • Emergency services
  • State and local government
  • Education
  • Infrastructure, engineering and construction
  • Banking, finance and consultancy
  • Technology
  • Self-employed
  • Social services
  • Law and justice
  • Sustainability and environment
  • Retail/social enterprise
  • Health and healthcare

*Employer as at time of Williamson 2024 recruitment (November, 2023) Please note that employments may change over time and will not be reflected here.

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