Sally Hines (WCLP'16), CEO

Sally is an experienced leader from the social enterprise, not-for-profit and social service sectors, working at the forefront of cross-sectoral engagement to drive positive change. Most recently Sally has been Chief Operating Officer at The Big Issue and Homes for Homes, leading these social enterprises to diversify and create partnerships across business, philanthropy, government and the social sector to achieve innovative solutions addressing homelessness. Sally also has a depth of executive experience in the health, mental health and employment sectors, leading strategic decision-making and bringing together diverse teams, partnerships and stakeholders to support adaptation, sustainability and meaningful social and economic outcomes. She also applies her purposeful leadership as a not-for-profit board member; currently Deputy Chair of Wallara and a non-executive director of Portsea Camp. Sally’s appointment comes at a pivotal time for LV, as we continue to evolve and adapt our mission of purposeful leadership for a better world.

Chris Kotur (WCLP'94), LV's Leader in Residence

Chris (WCLP’94), is our honorary Leader In Residence. Chris is a well known, highly regarded designer of and contributor to leadership programs around Australia and is particularly well known for her successful work as a strategist and adviser to leaders and communities as they take on the work required to adapt to complex changes. Chris is a trusted adviser to chief executives, directors, board members and senior leaders. She is a specialist facilitator for board induction and strategic planning and has many years experience in strengthening community leadership. Read more about Chris here.

Our Board

Leadership Victoria is an independent Not for profit. We are a charity and a social enterprise. LV Board Members contribute their time pro-bono to our mission:

Amanda Brook (Chair)

Amanda is an experienced Business Leader and Marketer with a customer driven approach to strategy and business management, gained through a career in organisations whose brands are icons in the retail, wholesale, manufacturing and digital media publishing and education sectors. Amanda is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute. Amanda is a director of the Victorian TAFE Association and Box Hill TAFE, and was CEO of Bendigo Kangan Institute.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2018

Shaun Hughes (Deputy Chair; Chair Finance Committee) (WCLP’05)

Shaun is a senior executive specialising in financial services management, solutions sales, business process simplification, acquisitions and divestment. Shaun’s experience includes Chief Financial Officer at EBOS Group, Chief Procurement Officer and Executive Director Finance at Telstra, and Group General Manager at Elders.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2013

Clare Amies (WCLP’11)

Clare is CEO of Worksafe Victoria. Previously, she was Executive Director of Insurance at WorkSafe and held a joint executive position with the Transport Accident Commission and WorkSafe in Health Strategy, before which she was the CEO of Western Region Health Centre. Clare is a Harvard graduate, holds a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work and Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and Management. She is a Graduate Member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2013

Jed Macartney OAM (WCLP’05)

Jed is CEO of Independent Disability Services. He has been General Manager Corporate Services at Able Australia, managing HR, IT, finance, fundraising and marketing areas to provide services to people with multiple disabilities. He has been an executive in multiple transport, freight and engineering companies. Jed commenced his within the RAAF, becoming Squadron Leader and being awarded an Order of Australia Medal. He is Past Chair and current member of the YMCA Bridge Project Community Council, President of the Essendon Canoe Club and a volunteer at community radio station 3RRR.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2010

Guy Mendelson (WCLP'11)

Guy is the Managing Director, Business Owners at ANZ.  He is responsible for ANZ’s Business Owner Portfolio, including propositions, products and key customer journey’s. Guy joined ANZ in 1999 and has held a number of key executive positions such as General Manager, Small Business Banking, Head of Asset Finance, Transaction Banking and Commercial Broker, State Manager Business Banking, Victoria, Head of Commercial Cards and Head of Personal Loans.

Outside of ANZ, Guy is a shareholder and advisor to a start-up business focused on providing digital e Learning solutions to Australian secondary schools.  He is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee for the Brotherhood of St Laurence. Guy completed the Williamson Leadership Program in 2011, has been a frequent guest presenter at the Igniting Leadership Programs over the past four years and shares a deep interest in and passion for LV.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2020