Our Board

Keith Ince

Keith Ince (Chair), The Keith & Jeannette Ince Fund

Keith and his wife, Jeannette, have a sub-fund with the Australian Communities Foundation that supports a range of issues including environment, threatened species and assisting Indigenous communities.

Keith has previously served on the board of the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

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David Rickards (Treasurer), Carrawa Foundation

David Rickards is a Trustee of the Carrawa Foundation, which funds environment, Indigenous, education and science initiatives. David was formerly the Head of Research and an Executive Director at Macquarie Bank. He co-founded Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA) five years ago.

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Catherine Brown

Catherine Brown, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation

Catherine leads the largest and oldest community foundation in Australia. The Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation tackles the tough issues facing Melbourne. Catherine is a lawyer with a commitment to community philanthropy.

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Jon Myer, The Myer Foundation

Jon is deeply committed to strategic philanthropy and environmental sustainability, previously serving on the Board of ClimateWorks Australia. He has been a member of The Myer Foundation for more than 15 years and currently serves as Convenor of the Myer Innovation Fellowship program.

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Eytan Lenko

Eytan Lenko, Lenko Family Foundation

Eytan Lenko is a technology entrepreneur and long running advocate for strong action on environmental causes and climate change. He recently created his family foundation from sale proceeds of Outware Mobile, a tech business he founded and grew to a team of more than 250 people over 8 years.

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Simon Holmes

Simon Holmes à Court

Simon began his career as a software engineer in Silicon Valley during the first dotcom wave and shortly after returning to Australia in 2001 built and sold Observant, a precision farm water management company.

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Julia Limb, Limb Family Foundation

Julia’s career has spanned numerous roles in the media both locally and internationally. She started work as a journalist on local newspapers in regional Victoria before moving to News Limited where she worked both in Melbourne and New York.

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Tracey Steggall, The Horizon Foundation

Tracey is a long time member of the AEGN and has benefited from the focus, learning and inspiration it has provided. A childhood spent in remote rural areas ensured a love of the environment that has never left her.

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