BA (Hons-Math Stats), Dip.Bus (Gov), MAICD, GICDA, Chair
Bill is a former public servant specialising in telecommunications regulation as well as a blindness service manager including consumer advocacy through leadership of Blind Citizens Australia. He was first appointed to the Board in July 2014, was appointed Deputy Chair in October 2017 and appointed Chair in October 2023.
Associate Professor Julian Rait OAM
MBBS (Melb), FRANZCO, FRACS, FAICD
Associate Professor Julian Rait is a specialist Ophthalmologist and the immediate past Chair of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Federal Council and the Council of Private Specialist Practice for the Federal AMA. Julian was first appointed to the Board in October 2019, and was elected Deputy Chair in October 2023.
BA LLB; LLM
Cameron is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Law, where he teaches and researches in workplace law.
Darren was named in the 2015 Australasian Lawyer Hot List as a “Pillar of the Community” and was the recipient of the 2014 Human Rights Commission Law Award.
Professor Linda Agnew
BSc (Biomed), BSc (Hons), PhD
Linda is currently Professor and Interim Dean of the Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law at the University of New England.
Professor Sharon Bentley
BScOptom, MOptom, PhD, GradDipSpecEd, MPH, CF, FAAO, FACO, GAICD
Sharon is the Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the Queensland University of Technology and is the former Director of Clinical Services at the Australian College of Optometry.
Stephen O’Brien has specialised in strategy and business change for service sector organisations.
BA, GAICD, CEW
Amber has held senior marketing roles internationally for over 30 years and has a strong track record of strategic and operational capability across multiple disciplines. She has lived experience of vision loss as the parent of a blind son.
MBA, FCCA, GAICD
Sue is a non-executive director, senior executive and accountant with over 30 years’ experience across a wide range of service sectors.