OUR BOARD & COMMITTEES
Patricia is a co-founder of Friends for Good and is passionate about breaking down the stigma that surrounds this major health problem.
She has worked as a leader in grassroots community organisations for many years, aiming to bring about social change. Patricia has a BA in Social Sciences and a Graduate Diploma in Human Rights.
Laura is passionate, energetic and engaged in community development work with a rights based approach. As a co-founder of Friends for Good, she strives to make positive contributions to help build a world that looks more like the world she wants to live in.
She has a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development and is currently studying a Master of Human Rights.
Ed believes loneliness and social isolation is a growing concern in our modern society - despite significant advances in technology - and presents a different set of challenges.
Ed has held leadership positions in both public and private sector organisations, and has a background in business information systems with expertise in research data solutions. He has a Bachelor of Computing and Master of Public Policy & Management.
Simon has a strong background in corporate and business strategy, having worked in both in-house strategy and management consulting roles.
Having recently completed his MBA at Melbourne Business School, Simon was compelled to join the Friends For Good Board of Management due to the very worthy cause it seeks to address and the unique growth story that will unfold.
Megan has worked in higher education, law and justice and the not-for-profit sector. She has a diverse range of experience in complex project management, governance, stakeholder engagement and marketing. She currently works as Legal Projects Coordinator at the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, an academic research centre at Victoria University.
Megan holds an LLB (Hons) and GDLP from Queensland University of Technology.
Amelia has worked in fundraising and development for more than eight years. She loves being part of the change that philanthropy can create - she also loves dogs.
Max has a broad background across recruitment, sales and fundraising partnering with some of Australia’s leading organisations. He joins the Friends for Good Board with an endeavour to fight the growing concern for current and future generations in putting an end to loneliness amongst our communities.
Jane is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of finance, commercial and leadership experience having held senior management positions in both Australia and the UK. She is passionate about the Friends for Good mission and hopes to bring about awareness and change to support the cause.