Mr Brent Tulk
B Econ, LLB
Partner at Mercer and leads the Governance team, specialising in advising financial services organisations on governance, compliance and risk management. His background is as an actuarial consultant and practising lawyer with a commercial law firm. Director of Ardoch Ltd since 2015, appointed Company Secretary 2015. Member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee.
Ms Naomi Gorringe
Head of Consumer Marketing at Southern Cross Austereo. Naomi’s background is as a creative advertising agency executive, working with clients across commercial, government and not-for-profit sectors in Australia and Canada. Founded the Perth campus of Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning (SAIL) in 2009. Director of Ardoch since 2016 and Vice-Chairperson since 2021.
Ms Julie Gow
B Business, CA GAICD
Previously CFO and Company Secretary at Australian Terminal Operations Management (ATOM) with responsibilities for finance and corporate services. Prior to this role she held senior finance and technology roles in the energy, not-for-profit and pharmaceutical sector.
Mr Adam Todhunter
Grad Dip App In Sys, MAICD
High-level executive experienced in operations and strategy in both the public and private sectors, including roles at Dimension Data Australia, Department of Treasury and Finance, Department of Education & Early Childhood Development and Department of Premier and Cabinet. Director of Ardoch Ltd since 2015.
Ms Chelsea Patten
GradCert (Corporate Governance), FINSIA, CPA, BCom
Manager, Investment Stewardship at VFMC. VFMC is a public authority responsible for investing for the benefit of Victorians.
Previously Head of ESG Australia/Asia at BHP and Chief of Staff to the Chair at BHP. Spent the last 15 years at BHP in various roles across Finance, External Affairs and Group Governance.
Director of Ardoch since 2021.
Ms Charlie Spendlove
BA (Hons) Business
Chief Marketing, Communications and Engagement for Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games. Charlie has held Executive roles in a diverse set of industries in both Corporate and For Purpose organisations over her 30 year career. Prior her current role, Charlie spent a decade in the Disability sector focused on public education, brand management, digital transformation and philanthropy.
Director of Ardoch since 2021.
B BAcc, BA (psychology), Grad. Dip. Public Policy, GAICD
Anthony is an experienced Board Director of small not-for-profits with a strong interest in early childhood and education, public policy and management, and social justice. He has dedicated his career to improving the health, learning, development, safety and wellbeing outcomes of children, young people and their families, leading teams and developing systems to address long-term disadvantage.
B Applied Science, Grad. Dip. Edu. M Education
Sally Lasslett is the Principal of Hester Hornbrook Academy and General Manager of Education with MCM. In her time Sally has put the flexible school setting on the map! She has a master plan to ensure that education is accessible to all young people, particularly those who have been failed by the mainstream school system. Sally has been an educational leader in a variety of school settings and roles for over 25 years.