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

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

Mark Langhorn (WCLP'18)

Mark is an Inspector with Victoria Police with a background in strategic planning and risk management. Mark has worked across government to shape the policy agenda with the purpose of improving community safety outcomes. In 2019, Mark partnered with LV to develop the Greater Dandenong Young and Emerging Community Leaders Program which received a Multicultural Award for Excellence from the Governor of Victoria.

Mark is a current committee member of Scleroderma Victoria. He is a Churchill Fellow and holds a Master in Public Policy and Administration, Master in Research and Graduate Diploma in Executive Leadership. He is passionate about developing leaders and enjoys giving back to LV as a guest speaker for both the Williamson and Cardinia Community Leadership Programs.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2020

Jarrod McLauchlan (WCLP'15)

Jarrod is a Senior Partner with Davidson Executive & Boards and has more than 15 years’ executive search experience across the public, private and not for profit sectors.

Having had a long association for more than a decade with Leadership Victoria, firstly as a corporate partner and then as a participant and alumni, Jarrod has completed the NFP Board Orientation Program (2013) and Williamson Community Leadership Program (2015). Highly networked, Jarrod will be working with the Leadership Victoria team to drive an alumni engagement strategy to amplify the organisation’s impact.

A father of two young boys and a passionate and engaged leader, Jarrod is motivated by the aspiration of a connected and strong community and understands the key role which Leadership Victoria can play in realising this. He holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT majoring in Human Resource Management and is a corporate member of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, IPAA Victoria and LG Pro.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2020

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Emma Olivier (WCLP'18)

Emma is a Managing Director at Accenture and has over 25 years experience in unlocking value by building high-performance teams and creating sustainable environments for people to be their best. She has worked in diverse locations and across 8 countries (including South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy, UK, Denmark and the US) with the common themes of flexibility and adaptability.

Emma is an active volunteer in her local community and volunteers at Black Rock and Hampton life-saving clubs, and is Victoria’s first one-armed Lifesaver. Emma is also currently serving on Lifesaving Victoria’s Audit, Finance and Risk Committee. In addition, Emma is a current member of the Bayside Council Disability Advisory Committee.

In 2018, she participated in the Williamson Community Leadership Program run by Leadership Victoria. In 2021, she was a nominee for Citizen of the year in the Bayside Council for Australia Day 2021.

Commenced as LV Board Member: 2021