Our team

Jack Heath Chief Executive Officer

Jack has been a leader in the charitable sector for over 2 decades. He brings a deep-seated belief in the ability of philanthropy to change lives.

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Adam Ognall Executive Director – Engagement

Adam brings to Philanthropy Australia 2 decades of leadership experience in philanthropy and social change.

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Aisling Quigley Marketing and Communications Advisor – Events

Aisling joined Philanthropy Australia with extensive experience in marketing, communications, partnerships and events.

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Diana Hodgetts Marketing and Communications Advisor – Digital

Diana worked at the International Women’s Development Agency and has held marketing roles in the e-commerce space.

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Dylan Smith National Membership Director and State Manager (WA)

As the founder of the Fremantle Foundation, Dylan is a highly effective collaborator.

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Genevieve Polderman Content Officer

Genevieve joined Philanthropy Australia in April 2022 as the Content Officer in the Programs and Content team, based in Melbourne.

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Giselle Pinto Director, Strategy, Planning and Performance

Giselle holds a new leadership position at Philanthropy Australia, supporting the organisation to operationalise our strategic plan.

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Johnny Ni Programs and Events Manager

Johnny manages and deliver a diverse range of events and programs to serve the philanthropic community.

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Kim Harland National Engagement Manager - QLD and NT

Kim oversees Philanthropy Australia's membership activities in Queensland and the Northern Territory.

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Krystian Seibert Policy and Regulatory Specialist

Krystian is an internationally recognised expert on philanthropy and the not-for-profit sector. His work spans policy development, education and research.

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Natasha Judd Digital Transformation Lead

Natasha joined Philanthropy Australia in October 2021. She oversees special projects as we progress our 'digital first' agenda.

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Nicole Recks People and Culture Manager

Nicole joined Philanthropy Australia in 2021. In her role, she oversees employee engagement activities and all areas of the employee lifecycle.

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Patricia Burke OAM Strategic Advisor

Pat has experience in the not-for-profit sector and human resources management across a 30-year career in the United States and Australia.

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Rachel Findlay National Engagement Manager (NSW/ACT)

Rachel has been working with philanthropists and funders both in Australia and the UK for more than 10 years.

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Rebecca Moriarty Project Manager

Rebecca joined the Policy Government Relations and Research team at Philanthropy Australia in 2022.

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Sam Rosevear Executive Director – Policy, Government Relations and Research

Sam brings to Philanthropy Australia extensive senior executive experience in the not-for-profit, university and government sectors.

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Sarah Sorola Executive Officer

Sarah is responsible for providing high-level information and administration support to the CEO, Senior Management Team and Board Co-Chairs.

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Sharon McGann National Engagement Manager (SA)

Sharon has worked with a number of not-for-profit organisations and foundations on varied projects and roles.

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Sophie Marcard Director, Marketing and Communications

Sophie brings to more than 25 years’ experience in communications and marketing leadership across the health and higher education sectors.

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Susanna Weber Database Officer

Susanna's passion is for working alongside changemakers to help elevate messaging using good technology and even better data.

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Susan Wolff Executive Director – Business Services

Susan is an experienced CFO and governance and operations manager with a career spanning over 25 years in the financial services industry.

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Vedha Prayagsing Finance Officer

Vedha arrived in Melbourne from Mauritius in 2005. She holds a degree in Business Management from University of Mauritius.

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Vicki Norton Blueprint Implementation Lead

Vicki has over 15 years’ experience in the for-purpose sector in the arts, education and outreach.

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