Kate Chaney
Kate Chaney
Kate has over 15 years’ experience in the private sector. She is currently Sustainability and Community Partnerships Manager at Wesfarmers. Previous roles have included General Manager Emerging Ventures at Wesfarmers, Manager Aboriginal Affairs at Wesfarmers, General Manager Business Development at Westralia Airports Corporation, Project Leader at The Boston Consulting Group, and Solicitor at Blake Dawson. Kate holds a Master in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Western Australia.
Professor John Dewar
Professor John Dewar
John is the Vice-Chancellor and President of La Trobe University. He is responsible for setting the strategic agenda and direction for the University and managing a myriad of external relationships. Professor Dewar came to Australia sixteen years ago from Oxford and held senior positions at Griffith University and the University of Melbourne before taking up the position of Vice-Chancellor of La Trobe in January 2012.
Jono Gourlay
Jono Gourlay
Jono Gourlay has almost two decades experience in the private sector, mainly in investment management. He is Relationship Manager at Credit Suisse Private Bank in Melbourne, advising foundations and families on investment policy and strategy. Jono joined Credit Suisse in 2010 as an Investment Consultant focusing on asset allocation, portfolio construction and risk management. Previously, Jono was a Product Specialist at Herschel Asset Management and First Samuel Wealth Management, and spent six years as a Research Analyst at Austock Asset Management.
Rachel Peck
Rachel Peck
Rachel is a Principal of peckvonhartel, Architects, Planners and Interior Designers. Rachel was a founding member of “2050” a National group for young professionals working in the built environment dedicated to a more sustainable built environment for Australia. She was awarded a Future Leaders’ Award in 2006 and was the Telstra ACT Young Business Woman of the Year in 2008. Rachel attended the Australia 2020 Summit and in 2010 completed a Masters of Business Administration at the Melbourne Business School.
She is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and in 2011 Rachel was appointed to the Board of Icon Water (formally ACTEW Corporation Limited) is a ACT Government owned unlisted company with assets and investments in water, sewerage, electricity and gas.
Enrico Rizzon
Enrico Rizzon
Enrico is currently a Partner in A.T. Kearney’s Melbourne’s office with a decade of consulting experience primarily focused on organizational productivity and transformation programs. More recently his focus has been in the areas of procurement and the ever growing application of analytics in business. In 2014 he joined the Advisory Board of Melbourne University’s and Melbourne Business School’s – Master Business Analytics. Prior to his consulting career he held several senior business roles at leading ASX companies; Dulux, IncitecPivot, and Orica where he drove significant change and value through various roles; Business Manager e-Commerce, Business Manager Farm Services, GM Transformation and GM Integration. He brings a pragmatic approach to change and value delivery whilst growing and developing the local unit of A.T. Kearney. He has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering (Hons) from the University of Adelaide and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.
Ivan Wheen
Ivan Wheen
Ivan is a director of Nanuk Asset Management and a member of the investment committee. He has most recently managed a small family office following his retirement in 1996 after a long career at Bankers Trust. At Bankers Trust, his final role was Head of Global Investment Management based in New York. There he was a Managing Director responsible for funds management in Europe, USA and Japan. Mr Wheen’s other roles with Bankers Trust included senior positions in Trading and Sales in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, U.K. and USA. In his sixteen years at the firm, he also served on numerous and varied senior bank-wide supervisory committees. Mr Wheen holds an honours degree in Commerce majoring in Finance from the University of New South Wales.