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Mal Lewis

Chief Operating Officer

Mal has had significant experience in finance and operations across a range of community and non-profit organisations over 20 years.

Mal is CPA qualified, and has applied his knowledge through voluntary Boards and Committees. He was a founding committee member to establish the Finance Leaders in For-Benefit Organisations (FLiFBO) Network for five years, providing development and capacity building to finance and operations leaders in the for-benefit sector.

Before joining Philanthropy Australia in March 2017, Mal was the Director of Finance and Operations at the Australian Conservation Foundation for six years. He is a vocal advocate for LGBTI rights and equality and spends his downtime with his husband and dogs.

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