Board Chair; Member, Board Performance & Audit Committee
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
James has a background leading major multinational corporations operating throughout Asia Pacific. He has also held Board positions in health, superannuation, FMCG industry, and child & family service organisations; as well as corporate entities throughout Asia.
Chair, Risk & Compliance Committee
Anne is currently General Manager Corporate Services of Disability Sport & Recreation which is a registered charity, and disability service provider. She has previously held Board positions with the Victorian Olympic Council Education Commission, Vicsport and Table Tennis Victoria, Anne previously held positions as CEO of Table Tennis Victoria and Executive Director of the Oceania Australia Foundation. She was also a member of the Australian team for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Anne is an innovator with strong leadership and governance skills/experience in international and national arenas and a proven track record in managing complex issues, diverse stakeholder relationships and organisational strategic planning and implementation.
Chair, Finance Committee
B.Bus and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Craig is an Audit and Assurance Partner with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and chairs the Finance Committee.
Chair, Board Performance & Audit Committee
Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma in Economics, Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria), Executive Fellow of the Australia New Zealand School of Government
Jane is the Principal of Bridging Policy & Practice, a consultancy and advisory practice focused on strategy and transformation; regulatory design and practice; governance and integrity; and building capability. Previously Jane had a distinguished 20+ year career in leadership roles in the Commonwealth and Victorian public sectors in policy, reform, and research in microeconomics, budget, regulation, competition and infrastructure policy. Jane is a member of the Board of Worksafe Victoria, and Chairs the Audit & Risk Committees for Victoria Police and VicRoads.
Member, HR, Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Keith’s experience has been garnered from 25 years working in senior roles in eCommerce, retail, supply chain, management consulting, production management and financial services. Keith’s six years leading one of the largest eCommerce businesses in Australia have led to significant knowledge and a deep interest in the emerging digital economy.
Member, Finance Committee
Peter is a director of Kennedy Guy. He joined the firm in 1987 after working as in house counsel for a national company. Peter was appointed as a partner to the firm in 1992 and is a member of the Finance Committee.
Chair, HR, Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and is a Member and Graduate of AICD
Ronda is CEO of Carrington Health and health Ability community health services. Previously, she has held the roles of Managing Director Australia and South East Asia for Catalent Pharma Solutions, as well as General Manager Australia and South East Asia, and Director Business Development for Cardinal Health (Catalent). Ronda has broad strategic, leadership, marketing and financial credentials and a strong background in Board governance and compliance. She is passionately committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Australian families, with a reputation as an energetic, innovative and strategic thinker in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. She has considerable Board experience, including with the Family Access Network, Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, Relationships Australia Victoria, the Regulatory Policy Committee of the Australian Self Medication Industry and Inner East Primary Care Partnership. Ronda joined the board of TRY in July 2018.
Member, Finance Committee
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering & PostGradDip in Management
Sharon has worked on business expansion and strategy projects for the last 15 years. Working in the management consulting and manufacturing sectors she has extensive stakeholder management and business development experience. Sharon lives in Melbourne after several years with an international focus based in London and Singapore and was previously a non-executive director on an art gallery board.
Board Performance & Audit Committee
Jane Brockington (Chair) & James Meares
Craig Bryan (Chair), Basil Jenkins, Peter Guy & Sharon Smith
HR, Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Ronda Jacobs (Chair) & Keith Louie
Risk & Compliance Committee
Anne King (Chair)
Chief Executive Officer
Julia is a commercially astute, outcomes driven, dynamic leader with a proven track record in managing through corporate change and competitive markets. She is someone who can take vision and make it reality, drawing the threads of opportunity weaving across the organisation together to create sound coherent strategy!
With over 20 years’ experience as a CEO she is highly regarded for her ability to drive complex processes and relationships and is considered to be someone who makes a difference, provides clear leadership and achieves results!
Director – Finance, Risk & ICT
Master of Business Administration
Avtar is responsible for TRY Australia’s entire financial management including corporate finance, treasury, financial strategy, reporting and compliance, as well as, risk and information technology management. Prior to TRY, he held financial leadership roles in Australia and Canada with the local and multinational corporations, from the services, manufacturing and construction sectors. He holds an MBA from Monash University, and is a member of CPA Australia and CPA Canada.
Director – Manufacturing & Enterprises
Master of Marketing & Bachelor of Arts (Advertising)
Joining TRY Australia in October 2018, Brad brings over 15 years’ experience at a senior level in project management, business, sales & marketing strategy, construction services and management from the private and public sectors. Employing a people first approach, he combines his high level of academic and professional experience to drive growth strategies for TRY Australia.
Director – Children, Youth & Families
Bachelor of Business & Diploma in Education
Joining TRY Australia in October 2013, Grace brings a vast range of private sector experience in finance, human resources and general management in a number of industries. Grace combines her qualifications with a professional interest in how people in organisations can be best supported to achieve both personal and business objectives. Grace is committed to delivering best practice across all of TRY’s Children’s Services
Executive Officer – CEO’s Office and Company Secretary
Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive Administration),
Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits
Following a career in the public & private sectors in corporate services, Greg joined TRY in February 2009 and has undertaken a variety of corporate roles and special projects. He is responsible for providing a range of high level executive, secretariat and project support services to the CEO and Board of Directors including providing strategic and governance advice, managing communications and implementing strategies to support the achievement of TRY’s strategic and operational objectives.