Speakers

Dr Susan Alberti AC

Chair of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation

Chris Jarvis

Co-Founder, Chief Strategy Officer, Realized Worth
Executive Director, RW Institute

Lisa Accadia

Volunteer Coordinator, AMES Australia

Mohammad Al-Khafaji

CEO, Welcome to Australia

Andrew Apostola

Co-Founder, Senior Partner, & Creative Director, Portable

Mara Basanovic

CEO, Volunteering Queensland

Kylee Bates

CEO, Ardoch

Paul Bird

CEO, Australian Volunteers International

Gemma Borgo-Carratti

Director, Australian Youth Climate Coalition

Rachael Bowker

Executive Manager NT for Volunteering SA & NT

Joe Buffone

Acting Assistant Secretary, Department of Home Affairs

Brianna Casey

Chief Executive Officer, Foodbank Australia

Andrew Coghlan

National Manager of Emergency Services, Australian Red Cross

David Crosbie

CEO, Community Council for Australia

Ang Cuy

Manager – Volunteer Development & Global Initiatives, YMCA Victoria

Gilda Davies

Manager Training & Development, Volunteering WA

Sarah Davies

CEO, Philanthropy Australia

Vicky Darling

CEO, Volunteering and Contact ACT

Gavin Deadman

Client Director, Aon Insurance

Peter Devereux

Adjunct Research Fellow, Curtin University
Honorary Research Associate, Murdoch University

Paula Duncan

Neryl East

Director, Neryl East Communications

Judy Esmond

Director, morevolunteers.com

Alexandra Gartmann

CEO, Rural Bank

Alison Gibbins

Deputy National Director, Amnesty International Australia

Cassandra Goldie

CEO, Australian Council of Social Service

Adam Goodes

Georgina Goodrich

Project Manager, Department of Human Services

Peter Gordon

CEO, Hands Across Canberra

Alecia Hancock

Director, Hancock Creative

Professor David Hayward

Professor of Public Policy & Director of the VCOSS-RMIT Future Social Service Institute

Brett Holland

Manager, CrimCheck

Kirsten Holmes

Professor, Curtin University

Djurre Holtrop

Research Fellow, University of Western Australia

Natalie Isaacs

Founder & CEO, 1 Million Women

Rob Jackson

Director, Rob Jackson Consulting

Patrick Kidd

Chief Executive Officer, Invictus Games Sydney 2018

Jean Kittson

Reeve Koelmeyer

Volunteer Coordinator, Refugee Advice & Casework Service

Alison Lai

CEO, Volunteering Tasmania

Amanda Lamont

Directory of Engagement & Projects, Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience.

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP

Shadow Assistant Treasurer
Shadow Minister for Competition & Productivity
Shadow Minister for Charities & Not-for-profits

George Liacos

Founder & Managing Director, Spark Strategy

Rod Little

Co-chair, National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

Brendan Lynch

Director, Exsport Management

Toni Manning

State Fishcare Volunteer Manager, Pirsa Fisheries & Aquaculture

Andrew McCullough

Volunteering Strategist, NSW SES

Huia McGlinchey

Volunteer Relationship Coordinator, The Smith Family

Catherine McGrath

Founder, Catherine McGrath Media

Blythe McLennan

Research Fellow, RMIT University

Alison McLeod

Manager – Volunteer Programs, ACT Parks & Conservation Service

Jayne Meyer Tucker

VFC Champion, Volunteer Family Connect

Daniella Nofi

Project Officer, Volunteers,
Department for Education & Child Development

Judy Nunn & Bruce Venables

Evelyn O’Loughlin

CEO, Volunteering SA&NT

Melanie Oppenheimer

Professor, Flinders University

Megan Paull

Co-Director of the Centre for Responsible Citizenship & Sustainability, Murdoch University

Adrienne Picone

CEO, Volunteering Australia

Jennifer Pidgeon

Manager Strategic Volunteer & Youth Programs, Department of Fire & Emergency Services

Louise Pratt

Senator for Western Australia
Shadow Assistant Minister for Families and Communities

Sally Rugg

Executive Director, Change.org

Frances Rush

CEO, Asylum Seekers Centre

Gemma Rygate

CEO, The Centre for Volunteering

Robert Solomon

Manager IT Services, Volunteering WA

Mae Tanner

Lawyer, Justice Connect

Michael Tawadros

Volunteer & Student Program Manager, Access Community Services

The Hon Dan Tehan MP

Minister for Social Services

Ruth Tofler-Riesel

Co-founder & Director, Kids Giving Back

James Toomey

CEO, Mission Australia

Heidi Unferdorben

Senior Policy & Project Officer,
Department for Education and Child Development

Amos Washington

Youth Representative to the United Nations

Andrea Watkins

Humanitarian Hub Coordinator, The NSW Alliance for People Seeking Asylum

Yvonne Weldon

Chairperson, Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council

Kate White

Adept Volunteering

Amy Williams

Lawyer, Justice Connect

Tina Williams

CEO, Volunteering WA

Sarah Wilson

Policy Manager, Volunteering and Contact ACT

Penny York

Principal, Useability