Board of Directors

Andrew Moffat

BCom, LLB, Chair
Andrew is a senior banker who has divided his career between the UK and Australia, and between the equities business and commercial banking.

Dr Kevin Murfitt

BA (Hons), PhD
Kevin was conferred his Doctor of Philosophy from Deakin University in 2006 after researching employers' attitudes towards people with a disability.

Dr Theresa Smith-Ruig

B Com, PhD. Deputy Chair
Theresa is a lecturer in the School of Business, Economics and Public Policy at the University of New England.

Nick Carter

FRICS, FAPI, FAICD.
Nick has been active in blindness and low vision organisations since 1992, when he was appointed to the Board of the Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped.

Dr Sharon Bentley

BScOptom, MOptom, PhD, GradDipSpecEd, MPH, FAAO, FACO
Sharon is the Director of Clinical Services at the Australian College of Optometry and has an honorary appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

Lyn Allison

BEd, AAICD
Former teacher Lyn was elected to the Senate in 1996 and was Parliamentary Leader of the Australian Democrats from 2004 to 2008.

Dr Donald Fraser

BSc (Hons), Dip Ed, MBA, DBA, FACS, FAICD
Donald has been involved in information technology for more than 30 years, teaching at CIT (now Monash) and working for US technology companies.

Caroline Waldron

LLB (Hons) (London), FCIS
Caroline is a senior professional with broad-ranging legal and commercial experience gained in the technology, retail, healthcare and professional services sectors.

Heith Mackay-Cruise

BEc, FAICD.
Heith is non-executive Chair of hipages Group, the leading online marketplace for the home service on demand sector in Australia and non-executive Chair of Literacy Planet, an education technology company.

Sara Watts

BSc (Sydney), MBA (MGSM), GAICD, FCPA. New South Wales
Sara is currently the Vice Principal (Operations) of the University of Sydney. Sara's previous role was the Chief Financial Officer for IBM in Australia and New Zealand and the local executive sponsor for IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs.

Bill Jolley

BA (Hons-Math Stats), MAICD
Former public servant and blindness service manager. Bill led the integration of Seeing Eye Dogs Australia into Vision Australia in 2008, and he then served on the Client Representative council and the two service-specific advisory committees.

Cameron Roles

BA LLB; LLM
Cameron is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Law, where he teaches and researches in workplace law.
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