Our Team

SCF’s Team includes a dedicated voluntary Board of Directors, Advisory groups and Executive staff. SCF is supported by a prominent Circle of Leaders, who act as ambassadors for the Foundation.

Board

Michael Lynch AO CBE

Michael Lynch was Chief Executive of London’s Southbank Centre from 2002 until 2009 and was responsible for the major renovation of Royal Festival Hall and the transformation of the Southbank cultural precinct. Previously, Michael held positions as Chief Executive of the Sydney Opera House, General Manager of the Australia Council and General Manager of the Sydney Theatre Company. From 2011...

Michael Hogan

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"I joined the Sydney Community Foundation because I believe social philanthropy is the pathway for connecting donors to causes that will make Sydney a fairer, more equitable and egalitarian city. Sydney, with its abundance of wealth and resources, should be the showpiece for social philanthropy in Australia. SCF offers a simple accessible methodology for getting involved in a great city that...

Diana D'Ambra

Diana D'Ambra
Diana has more than 10 years’ experience in the NFP sector and is Chair of the Finance, Investment,  Audit & Risk Committee of Sydney Community Foundation. Diana is also a non-executive director and Chair of the Australian Design Centre, Chair of its Finance and Audit & Risk Committee and Remuneration & Nomination Committee, and a non-executive director and Chair of The...

Jenny Green

Jenny Green
A longtime resident of Sydney, Jenny was elected to the City of Sydney Council as an Independent Councillor in September 2012.  She holds positions on a number of committees: the Deputy Chair of the Cultural Sub-Committee, Co-Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Advisory Committee and an alternate member of the Central Sydney Planning Committee. Jenny operates a successful...

Corinne Kemp

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Corinne Kemp originally graduated as a clinical social worker, and then moved into the Commonwealth and State Governments in a range of policy and program management roles focusing on health, youth and indigenous policy.  Corinne founded her own event management agency in 2005 , and after 9 years of successful business, she has recently taken up the role of Director of Events and...

Carole-Anne Priest

Carole-Anne Priest
"I love Sydney and feel privileged to live in such a beautiful place. I feel very strongly that we all should give back to our community in some way. I want to work to create a more balanced Sydney as I love the idea of community and the connectedness we all share." Carole-Anne is a lawyer with extensive experience as a solicitor and advocate, particularly within the insurance industry...

Julianne Sanders

"I believe in a fair and just society with equal access to education, health, cultural and social services for all people. Despite its beauty and wealth, Sydney is still a community of great divide. Sydney Community Foundation offers me the opportunity to help create the Sydney I know is possible. I am passionate about the community foundation model of building an endowment for the future...

Wayne Stokes

Wayne Stokes
Wayne Stokes has been the CFO  of Carnival Australia since 2011 and is responsible for all Finance, Supply Chain and IT functions for Carnival Australia (P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Holland America Cruises NV and Carnival Cruises). In this role Wayne is a key member of the Executive Team focused on continuing to strategically leverage the exceptional growth that the cruise...

Eamon Waterford

Eamon Waterford
Eamon Waterford is the Head of Strategy and Advocacy at the Committee for Sydney. Previous to this he was the Director of Policy and Advocacy at Youth Action NSW. He is a board member of the NSW Council of Social Services, the peak body for the Community Sector in NSW. He has served as a board member of the Sydney Alliance, the Secretary of the Board of Directors on the Multicultural Youth Affair...

Staff

Jane Jose

“I think Sydney forgets that for the rest of Australia, it holds a special place. Beyond the history and the excitement of it, Sydney gives a lot of people hope. From all across Australia, and from around the world, people come here to start afresh. The city promises a new life; you can be who you want. I have come to Sydney Community Foundation to help realise the dream of a...

Loredana Fyffe

“Having worked on workplace giving and corporate volunteering programs for the past 10 years, I am excited to be at the Sydney Community Foundation offering our donors local, high impact programs and projects which they can invest in.” Loredana comes to Sydney Community Foundation with extensive experience in workplace giving program implementation.  She worked at The...

Sasha Carrel

“I love working together for the common cause of improving the lives of the people of Sydney.” Sasha manages our Sydney Community Foundation professional advisor network and our governance and compliance at SCF. Sasha's role includes developing and expanding the membership of our advisor network and running our engagement strategy and events. In terms of governance, Sasha...