The Board of the CAPS is committed to a long-term strategy of measurable success and excellence in the fields of child abuse prevention and family support.
Chair - Andrew Grech
Andrew Grech was elected Chair in May 2012 having originally joined the Board as Treasurer in July 2010. Andrew holds Master of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics degrees as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance. He is a Chartered Accountant and spent more than ten years in public accounting in Australia and the Czech Republic before joining and international consulting company in their Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) business. Over several years in BPO, Andrew held general management roles with an emphasis on business start-up and people management. He is also involved in mentoring programs involving high school students.
Board Member - Rosemary Allsopp
Rosemary joined the CAPS board in July of 2010. Rosemary has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), a Masters of Education, and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance. Rosemary has extensive professional experience in non-profit sector membership based organisations, as an executive officer. Rosemary's volunteer experience has included representing the community on a professional conduct committee, as well as providing strategic support and fundraising in the disability sector.
Vice Chair - Anthony Blyth
Anthony joined the CAPS board in 2012. Anthony has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments. Anthony has extensive experience as a management and technology consultant within the Energy, Government and Banking sectors. Previous companies he has managed major projects for include NSW RTA, ANZ, ING, BNP Paribas, Coles Myer, Energy Australia, Origin Energy, Powercor Australia and Integral Energy.
Treasurer - Alison Crealy
Alison joined the Board as Treasurer in June 2012. She is a Chartered Accountant with significant experience in financial analysis and management in Australia and Europe. As well as her work in public accounting and more recently as the financial leader for Owens Corning in Belgium, she has participated in numerous community projects. The latest of such projects was an after school homework school in central Brussels for disadvantaged children.
Board Secretary – Indradeep Mazumdar
Indradeep has extensive consulting experience in a number of Multi-National Corp’s across Asia, the Silicon Valley in the US and Australia. He has worked on numerous technology, marketing, product and corporate strategy consulting assignments and is developing market data analytics and customer segmentation scenarios. He is currently working with a Board advisory consultancy focusing on the areas of corporate governance, work value, labor productivity and executive remuneration. Indradeep has an MBA from Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW and a Masters of Engineering from the University of Queensland.
Board Member - Haleh Abedy
Haleh joined the board in February 2013. She has a Bsc and Msc in Clinical Psychology, a Bll in Law and is presently completing a Juris Doctor (Law) at the University of New South Wales. Haleh has 15 years of research and policy experience in the welfare sector. She has been active in the areas of mental health advocacy and child rights, recently working on a project for UNICEF in Iran.
Board Member - Ellen Stuebe
Ellen is a qualified psychotherapist and counsellor, trained in a complex dynamic systems approach that draws on cutting edge neurobiology and the latest developments in human development, trauma and relationship theories.
Ellen specialises in working with adults who have experienced various forms of childhood trauma - including abuse and neglect. She also has a special interest in the parent-child relationship and in working with parents of young children, including new and expectant parents.
She is a Clinical member of the Australian Somatic Psycotherapy Association (ASPA), a Provisional member of PACFA and is listed on the government regulated ARCAP register.
Honorary Corporate Advisor - Stephen Cartwright
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