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NFSA Board

NFSA Board

The NFSA Board is responsible for the overall performance of the organisation, including setting the strategic direction and establishing goals for management.

Members of the NFSA Board are:

Caroline Elliott (Chair)

Annette Shun Wah (Deputy Chair)

Kylie Bracknell

Lucinda Brogden

Judith Donnelly

Sachin Job

Stephen Peach

 

Caroline Elliott

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Caroline Elliott

Bachelor of Economics (Monash University), Chartered Accountant, Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Ms Elliott is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience in corporate consultancy, including strategic, governance and financial advisory roles. She is currently the CEO of apparel company Propel Group Pty Ltd.

Ms Elliott is currently also a non-executive director of St John’s Ambulance (Victoria), DorsaVi Limited and Wiltrust Nominees Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Edward Wilson Estate. She held previous non-executive director roles at Cell Therapies, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Public Transport Ombudsman Limited.

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Annette Shun Wah

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Annette Shun Wah. Photo: Prudence Upton

Hon. Master of Fine Arts (National Institute of Dramatic Art)

Annette Shun Wah is a writer, actor, producer and artistic director whose career ranges across radio, television, film, publishing and the performing arts.

She has championed cultural diversity on stage and screen as Executive Producer and Artistic Director of Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) 2012 to 2022 and as Artistic Director of Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival 2020 to 2023.

She currently serves on the board of the Sydney Theatre Company and is a member of the Asian Producers Platform.

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Kylie Bracknell

Mrs Kylie Bracknell is an accomplished Noongar writer, director and actor and brings a variety of experience across the theatre, film and television industries.

Recent acting credits include Amiya in the award-winning Australian feature film I Met a Girl, and Piper in the television miniseries Irreverent for Peacock TV (US) and Netflix (AUS/NZ).

Mrs Bracknell is a strong advocate for the preservation and celebration of Indigenous languages and frequently consults on Indigenous arts projects in Australia. She is highly respected for her award-winning stage adaptation, co-translation, and direction of Hecate – a reimagining of Shakespeare’s Macbeth in the Noongar language.

Mrs Bracknell has previously held the position of Program Manager, Indigenous at the Australian Film Television and Radio School.

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Lucinda Brogden AM

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Lucinda Brogden

Mrs Brogden has more than 30 years’ commercial experience with companies including Macquarie Group and Ernst & Young. She is currently Chair and Commissioner of the National Mental Health Commission, and Chair of the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance.

Mrs Brogden has a Masters in Organisational Psychology (Macquarie University), a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) (UNSW), an AICD – Company Directors Course qualification, and a Silver Medallion – Surf Lifesaving New South Wales. Lucy is also currently a Governor of Queenwood School for Girls and Director of Be Kind Sydney.

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Judith Donnelly

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Jude Donnelly

Ms Donnelly is a senior public affairs and communications specialist with over 20 years’ experience in the public and private sectors. 

Ms Donnelly is a former policy and media advisor to the Australian Government and was the General Manager, Media and Communications for the Richmond Football Club from 2007 to 2010. In 2013, she took up her current position as the Head of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility for the AFL.

Ms Donnelly also serves on the board of the Melbourne Press Club.

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Sachin Job

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Sachin Job

Mr Sachin Job (professional screen/stage name: Sachin Joab) has 20 years of Australian and international professional experience as a film and television actor.

His impressive career includes roles in landmark Australian television programs such as Safe Home, Irreverent, Jack Irish and Neighbours as well as films of international acclaim including Lion and the Australian-Indian-American co-production Hotel Mumbai.

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Stephen Peach

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Stephen Peach

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (University of Sydney)

Mr Peach is currently the director of Persica Consulting Pty Limited, a strategic and business advisory  firm focusing on IP licensing and management.

He has served, and continues to serve, as a non-executive director on a number of commercial and charitable boards including the Antony Kidman Foundation which supports The Kidman Centre UTS and its youth mental health programs.

Mr Peach was the CEO of the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) from 2002 to 2010. Prior to that time, he was an equity partner of Sydney law firm Gilbert + Tobin, heading up that firm’s intellectual property practice. Following his departure from ARIA and PPCA in 2010, Mr Peach was instrumental in launching Pandora Internet Radio in Australia and subsequently took on the role of CEO of Moshcam which specialises in the filming and 'on demand' streaming of live concerts. He remains a director of that company.

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