Victoria Weekes – Board Chair
Victoria Weekes BComm LLB, FAICD, Senior Fellow Finsia is, a professional non-executive director with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry in senior executive roles in major listed companies. Victoria is currently Chairman of OnePath Custodians Limited, a $45 billion market leading superannuation fund, a director of Sydney Local Health District, Deputy Chair of St George Community Housing and Chairman of NSW Treasury’ Audit & Risk Committee. Victoria is also the Vice President of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA), the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee of the NSW Urban Growth Development Corporation and the State Library of NSW.
Coral Ross – Board Deputy Chair
Coral Ross is the National President of the Australian Local Government Women’s Association and was previously the ALGWA Victorian President. A professional journalist with more than 20 years’ experience, Coral has been a local government councillor at the City of Boroondara, in Metropolitan Melbourne since 2002. She has been elected five times and in November 2014 Coral was elected Mayor of the City of Boroondara for the third time. Coral was on the Board of the Australian Local Government Association, the peak body for local government in Australia 2015-17. From 2011 to 2017 she was on the Board of the Municipal Association of Victoria – Victoria’s peak body for local government, and President from November 2016 to March 2017.
Dr Terry Fitzsimmons – Board Member & Managing Director
Dr Terry Fitzsimmons is a Senior Lecturer in leadership, human resource management and change management with the University of Queensland Business School. He is the Director of the AIBE Centre for Gender Equality in the Workplace. He is also a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience. His PhD in Leadership examined successful attributes of CEOs and differing pathways to CEO roles for men and women. In June 2015, Dr Fitzsimmons and Professor Callan released ‘Filling the Pool’ a major report into gender inequality in Western Australia and what governments, organisations and individuals can do to address the issue. Dr Fitzsimmons has published many papers in leading journals exploring the issue of gender equality in leadership roles.
Ann-Maree David – Board Member
Ann-Maree David is an Executive Director of The College of Law, the largest provider of practice-focused legal education in Australasia. She has worked in the legal profession for over 30 years, in public and corporate sector roles and in private practice as a solicitor.
Ann-Maree has held a career-long passion for developing and delivering education and training programs to enable all involved in the delivery of legal services to thrive both personally and professionally.
Sandy Hutchison – Board Member
Sandy Hutchison is the Founder and CEO of Career Money Life. A disruptive and innovative, award winning marketplace business providing employees and organisations the power of choice in career transition, parental leave programs, transition to retirement, mental health & wellbeing services and financial advice. Sandy’s commitment to gender equality is reflected in the fact that over 65% of her community of suppliers are women owned businesses.
Pascale Helyar-Moray – Director
Pascale Helyar-Moray has over 20 years financial services marketing and brand-building experience. Her most recent role was as CEO of Human Super, a superannuation fund crafted for women. Previously Pascale was the Head of Marketing for the Investment Trusts and WealthManager+ businesses of JPMorgan Asset Management in London, and has also held senior marketing roles at BT Financial Group and BNP Paribas. She is also an entrepreneur, having founded and run StyleRocks – a custom jewellery ecommerce business – while on maternity leave.
Sandra Buckley – Board Member
Sandra is CEO of Women in Super, a national networking and advocacy organisation for women employed in superannuation and the aligned financial services industry. Founded in 1994, WIS has a long history of advocating for better retirement outcomes for women. Since joining WIS in 2014 Sandra has led the strategy, advocacy, policy, research and campaign work that WIS undertakes to improve retirement outcomes for women.
Lea Vesic – Director
Lea is the President of the Women in Aviation International Australian chapter and has been an active supporter of AGEC since its launch. Lea is a strong believer that “you can’t be what you can’t see” and a passionate advocate for youth engagement and women in the aviation and aerospace industries. Lea enjoys motivating the next generation of aviation professionals to strive to be innovative, inspiring and to be empowered to make a positive difference in the world through leadership and aviation.