Georgina Byron AM Board member

Georgina is CEO of The Snow Foundation, and since 2006 has significantly grown the Foundation’s reach and impact from it’s origins in Canberra. Through Georgina’s leadership, the Foundation has deepened its commitment to the local Canberra region, broadened into other key regions close to the family (Sydney and South Coast) and backed dynamic start-up social entrepreneurs with bold national agendas. Over the past decade, Georgina has led further expansion into social justice issues and championed some major social change projects rallying with many others; marriage equality, Raise the Rate campaign, the Voice Referendum and the elimination of rheumatic heart disease and crusted scabies in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  

Georgina is passionate about creating social change to improve the lives of Australians, especially women and girls and First Australians. She is Co-Chair of Deadly Hearts Limited, Deputy Chair of Sydney Community Foundation and Chair of Sydney Women’s Fund Council. Previous director of Good360 Australia, Australian’s Investing in Women, Hands Across Canberra Foundation, and Chair of Philanthropy Australia’s Family Foundation Network.   

Prior to her roles in philanthropy, Georgina had 13 years in the corporate sector holding senior executive positions at David Jones and AMP. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds a Bachelor of Business Degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment. In 2021, was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia. Georgina lives in Sydney with her husband and four daughters.