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Advisory Board

The Shared Value Project Advisory Board is made up of representatives from founding member organisations and key leaders in shared value in the Asia Pacific. The Board is chaired by Sasha Courville.

Sasha Courville

General Manager, Social Impact, NAB
Sasha Courville is General Manager, Social Impact at NAB.

Sandra Carvajal

Tri-Sector Partnering Advisor, World Vision
Sandra is an international development practitioner. She joined World Vision’s New Business team in 2017 as their Tri-Sector Partnering Advisor focused on building public-private partnerships willing to experiment with innovative finance models.

Javier Blanco Fernandez

Country Manager, Enel Green Power Australia
Javier Blanco Fernandez is the Country Manager for Enel Green Power Australia. Mr. Blanco is an executive with 18 years experience in the energy sector.

Hugh Foley

Corporate Responsibility & Shared Value Consultant
Hugh Foley is an expert in corporate responsibility, shared value, multi-sector partnerships, and philanthropic strategy. Hugh has advised corporate and philanthropic leaders around the world on programs and investments that deliver measureable results for both business and society.

Jeremy Houghton

Head of Strategy & Corporate Affairs, AIA Australia
Jeremy Houghton has 20 years’ experience in Financial Services and has been with AIA Australia since 2015.  He has responsibility for Strategy, Corporate Communications, Government & Industry Relations, Business Intelligence & Analytics.

Ramana James

Head of Group Shared Value, IAG
Ramana has a long career in sustainability and shared value. He established the Corporate Responsibility function at Vodafone Australia in 2003 and led environmental practice across 26 countries for Vodafone Group during two secondments as the Group Environment Manager, based in the UK.

Helen Maisano

Director, Group Sustainability, Optus
Helen has over 20 years’ experience in community investment and corporate responsibility, including working within the NGO sector.

Llew Mann

Managing Partner, Engineering Practice Academy, Swinburne University of Technology
Llew is an innovator and transformational change maker in higher education and a chartered professional engineer.

Peter McNamara

CEO, Good Shepherd Microfinance
Peter has over 10 years senior executive experience in the NFP sector including as General Manager at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and in 2012 as General Manager, Business and Organisational Development, at Good Shepherd Microfinance, one of Australia’s leading NFP’s addressing financial...

Carolyn Morris

Chief Executive Officer, YMCA Victoria
Commencing in August 2018 as the Chief Operating Officer at YMCA Victoria, Carolyn is now Chief Executive Officer.

Margaret Stuart

Head of Corporate and External Relations, Nestlé Oceania
Margaret is head of Corporate and External Relations at Nestlé Oceania, where she has responsibility for communications and public affairs across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and the Pacific and for managing the issues shaping Nestlé’s operating environment.

Harley Wright

General Manager - Corporate Services, Opal Aged Care
Harley Wright joined Opal as Chief Financial Officer in 2011. In August 2016, Harley was appointed General Manager, Corporate Services to further enhance and simplify Opal’s quality and systems platforms.

Melanie Yap

Director, Social Impact, Ellis Jones
Melanie Yap leads Ellis Jones’ social impact work. She heads an expert team delivering shared value strategy, social innovation, impact measurement, and initiative design projects, nationally.