Wentworth is run by an elected Board of (volunteer) Directors who are skilled members of our community.
Chairperson | Appointed January 2012
Keith is the principal of a consultancy that supports philanthropists improve the effectiveness of their giving programs. He is the CEO of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons and he is on the Boards of the Foyer Foundation and the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness. Prior to this, he worked as the Chief Operating Officer, The Benevolent Society (2001 – 2011) and as a Director at Deutsche Bank Australia (1989 – 1999).
Vice Chairperson | Appointed February 2013
Ken has held senior positions leading Community Services teams in municipal Councils and senior Human Resources roles in organisations and consulting firms. He is currently a senior manager in Sydney University’s Campus & Infrastructure Services division. His experience in the corporate and not for profit sectors is extensive and he provides specific expertise in the areas of human resources management, strategy development and community networks.
Appointed February 2013
Cameron has very broad experience in property development. The majority of his work has been focussed around the planning, development and construction of large master planned and medium density residential developments.
Appointed February 2007
Joseph is the Executive Manager, Community Partnerships with Hawkesbury City Council. He has over 26 years experience in both the public and local government sectors, community engagement and service commissioning.
Appointed November 2013
Brodie is a retired senior public servant formerly with Housing NSW and Family and Community Services (FACS). He was General Manager for Southern and Western Region in Housing NSW for 6 years up to February 2013. His latest role prior to retirement was Interim District Director FACS Nepean/Blue Mountains. Brodie currently volunteers in a number of roles in the Penrith/Blue Mountains area.
Appointed October 2015
Aimee has a broad range of experience in professional services and has recently taken on an IT strategy and governance role for a large FMCG company. Her experience covers consulting, financial audit and transformation change projects and she is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
Appointed January 2016
Dianne is the Associate Professor and Deputy Director (Collaboration, Engagement and Impact) of the Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE) at Charles Sturt University and previously the CEO of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY). She has over 30 years experience in education and the not-for-profit sector at a national and state level, including significant work in Western Sydney and the Nepean/Blue Mountains area. Dianne has a particular interest in the social determinants of education and the role of place-based approaches that support positive outcomes for children and their families. She holds degrees in Education and Social Science and her doctoral work crossed both disciplines.
Appointed January 2016
Amanda is a consultant with over 20 years’ international experience in building brands, and marketing products and services. She has a particular interest in business and brand strategy, and has worked in the industrial market as well as the business events and hospitality sectors