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Chief Executive Officer
Mikaela Stafrace

Mikaela Stafrace is a CEO with a particular interest in building communities.  Before moving across to the For Purpose sector, she was an insurance industry lawyer with specialist expertise in the area of regulatory compliance, governance and risk management. 

A former nominee for the Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award, Mikaela was  also Chief Examiner and  Senior Fellow at Monash University Law School where she taught  insurance law. Mikaela has been a partner in a national insurance law practice, and has worked at an executive level with insurance companies and broking houses including as General Counsel. Additionally, Mikaela has served on a number of Boards and Industry Associations.

Mikaela holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of a Melbourne, a Graduate Certificate in Risk Management from Monash University, is an ANZIIF Fellow and holds a GAICD. 

Senior Managment Team

General Manager Clinical Directorate
Dr Marie Ludlow BA (Hons) PhD

General Manager Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Kidney Research Foundation
Dr Lisa Murphy

Clinical Director
Dr Shilpa Jesudason 

General Manager Lotteries and Contracts
Mary Ellen Rielly

General Manager Community
Karen Barfoot

National Fundraising Marketing and Communications Manager
Marcia Christmas


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