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Leadership Council – Australia

The Shared Value Projects Leadership Council is made up of representatives from founding member organisations and key leaders in shared value in the Asia Pacific. The Council is chaired by Lee McDougall.

Lee McDougall

Chair, SVP Advisory Board; Executive Manager, Climate Action, IAG
Lee is a purpose-led sustainability professional with Australian and international experience in the corporate, not-for-profit and consulting sectors.

Michelle Cheah

Social Impact Leader, Arup
As an accredited partnership broker Michelle works with multi-sector organisations in Australia and internationally to leverage their collective resources and shapes program investments to deliver positive social impact.

Rhod Ellis-Jones

Managing Director, Ellis Jones
Rhod is a business strategist with diverse experience delivering advice and services to major private and public companies, governments and non-government organisations. He is currently the Managing Director for multidisciplinary consulting company, Ellis Jones.

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.

Tony Layh

General Manager, Prison Industries, Department of Justice, Victoria
With more than 20 years experience working across diverse channels and market sectors, Tony brings both a commercial and innovation lens to his current role in working with those facing systemic barriers to employment.

Helen Maisano

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

Alison McLean

General Manager, Shared Value Partnerships, AIA
Alison McLean is General Manager of Shared Value Partnerships at AIA Australia. The Team develop innovative wellbeing solutions that deliver Shared Value for our customers, society, and AIA.

Janette O'Neill

Partner, Chief Sustainability Officer, PwC
Janette joined PwC in 2022 as their inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer. She also plays a key role as a partner in their Financial Services team, supporting clients with ESG advice.

Sunny Rutherford

Head of Communications and Institutional Affairs, Enel Green Power Australia
Sunny has been working within the Australian renewable energy industry, across the public and private sectors, for over 10 years.

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.