Our Board

TFN is committed to best-practice governance and processes, to enhance our effectiveness and ensure transparency and accountability to our stakeholders. TFN Australia is a public benevolent institution and registered charity, constituted as a public company limited by guarantee called The Funding Network Australia Limited (ABN 75 166 134 774), which has deductible gift recipient status, item 1. The board of directors ensures TFN’s culture and behaviour is consistent with its vision, mission and strategic objectives, and has ultimate responsibility for the performance of the organisation.

  1. Shaun Kamler
    Shaun Kamler

    Shaun Kamler is Division Director, Banking and Financial Services at Macquarie Bank. He is an internationally experienced business executive, with over 18 years in retail banking, wealth management and manufacturing industries, and is looking forward to helping grow TFN’s presence in Australia’s original home of philanthropy, Melbourne.  

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    Board Member
    Bill Marynissen

    Bill Marynissen has over 30 years' financial markets experience. As an Executive Director at Macquarie Bank, he held leadership roles in its FICC and Banking & Financial Services Groups. Bill also served as Macquarie Group's Integrity Officer from 2009-2013 and on the Sydney Futures Exchange Board.

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    Jordan Griffiths

    Jordan leads the Accenture Operations team in Australia and New Zealand, advising organisations on the most innovative, long-term and sustainable ways of doing business. Jordan has 20 years of consulting and outsourcing experience across a wide range of corporate services, including finance, HR, procurement, digital marketing and analytics. He is passionate about making a difference and driving innovation for people and the community.

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    Liza-Jayne Loch

    Liza-Jayne (LJ) is CEO of Alpha Consult and brings almost three decades of experience in helping organisations, causes and individuals successfully grow their profiles and accentuate their positive proactively and reactively. She is a highly respected reputation management and amplification expert within the Asia Pacific region. LJ is the Chair of NOW Australia, and the NSW Convenor of Women in Media.

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    Melissa Abu-Gazaleh

    Melissa is Founder and Managing Director of the Top Blokes Foundation, one of Australia's leading boy's social education organisation that supports young men's health. She was named NSW Young Australian of the Year (2016) and was awarded EY Social Entrepreneur of the Year (2017). In 2018, the Top Blokes Foundation was named most Significant Contribution to Improving the Health and Wellbeing of Young Men and Boys.

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    Louise Roberts

    Louise is a lawyer in the University of Sydney’s in-house legal team with over 10 years’ experience in the private, government and tertiary education sectors. She has participated in the policy and legislative development process and has advised on a range of areas including ethics, professional standards and misconduct, regulatory and governance matters, administrative and employment law. Louise is passionate about education and has worked in the education field in England, China and Australia.

  7. Meaghan Lynch
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    Meaghan Lynch

    Meaghan is a lawyer within the University of Sydney's in-house legal team who advises clients on a range of intellectual property and commercialisation matters relating to research activities.  Starting out in private practice at a specialist intellectual property firm, Meaghan has spent the majority of her legal career working for not-for-profit organisations with a focus on research, innovation and brand protection. She is passionate about education, innovative thinking and collaboration to effect positive change.