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Meet Our Board

We're lucky at Camp Quality to have a group of dedicated professionals who freely donate their time, energy and professional expertise to Camp Quality. The Directors are responsible to the Members for the performance of the company in both the short and longer term and seek to balance these sometimes competing objectives in the best interest of the organisation as a whole.

Their focus is to ensure the organisation is properly managed and that it remains committed to bringing optimism and resilience to every child impacted by cancer, their families and communities through ongoing quality educational, financial, hospital and recreational support programs.

A Director's term runs for three years. A Director may be appointed at any time by the Board so long as they are a Member of Camp Quality prior to the appointment. A Director may resign at any time or be removed from office by special resolution passed by the ordinary Members at a General Meeting convened for that purpose.

The Board draws on relevant corporate governance best practice principles to assist it to contribute to the charitable performance of the organisation. Day to day management of the organisation's affairs and implementation of corporate strategy and policy initiatives are delegated by the Board to the Chief Executive Officer and management.

Kim Jacobs AM - Chairman (appointed October 2013)

Qualifications - MBA Macquarie University, LLB Sydney University

Experience - Chairman of Inteq Limited, an Australian corporate, strategic and financial advisory house; Chairman of Local Measure, a social media analytics company; member of the Advisory Board of UTS Business School, former Chairman of the Australian Israel Chamber of Commerce, director of a number of private companies

Special Responsibilities - Member of Strategy & Revenue Committee and Audit & Compliance Committee

Kylea Tink - CEO (appointed January 2017)

Qualifications - BA (Comms) Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising University of Canberra

Experience - An inspiring leader, Kylea has managed the successful set-up, turnaround and growth of a number of businesses including McGrath Foundation where she was CEO for over 5 years. With over 25 years of       experience in strategic planning, brand building and repositioning, communications, marketing and business management - she is known for her ability to come to grips quickly with the challenges facing a business and to develop and implement innovative cut through solutions to deliver success.

Special Responsibilities - Kylea joined Camp Quality as CEO in January 2017, Member of the Audit & Compliance Committee, People & Culture Committee and Strategic & Revenue Committee.

Gary Edstein - Director (appointed October 2013)

Qualifications - Management Certificate, College of TAFE, Diploma of Marketing, CIT/Holmes College Vic, Executive Program University of Michigan

Experience - CEO/Senior Vice President for DHL Express, Chairman of Asia Pacific Management Board for DHL Express, Director of Express Couriers Ltd New Zealand, Chairman of PDG Australia

Special Responsibilities - Chair of the Strategy & Revenue Committee

Robyn Watts - Director (appointed October 2011)

Qualifications - Bachelor of Arts (Australian National University), Master of Arts (University of Reading UK), Graduate Diploma in Business Management (University of Canberra), AICD Company Directors' Diploma and AICD's ASX 200 Chairman's Mentoring Program 2010 & 2011; FAICD

Experience - Currently fulfils a number of Non Executive Directorships including Vita Group Ltd (ASX:VTG), Geyer Pty Ltd, Australian School of Performing Arts Pty Ltd, ANU Endowment for Excellence and Australian Board of Country Music Association of America. Carries out Executive Mentoring through McCarthy Mentoring. Former CEO of ABC Enterprises, Southern Star Sales Group and other media businesses

Special Responsibilities - Member of Audit & Compliance Committee

Nick Ridehalgh - Director (appointed October 2004)

Qualifications - Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Chartered Accountant, MBA (Executive) Monash, Mt Eliza Business School

Experience - Partner KPMG CFO Advisory providing assurance and advisory services to Boards and senior management on financial, process, sustainability and corporate communications issues

Special Responsibilities - Chair of Audit & Compliance Committee

John Higgins - Director (appointed October 2006)

Experience - Chairman of Higgins Coatings, Chairman of Advisory Board for the Chair of Positive Psychology at Melbourne University, Foundation Board member of the National Gallery of Victoria

Special Responsibilities - Member of People & Culture Committee

Cameron Clyne - Director (appointed April 2015)

Qualifications - BA Sydney University

Experience - Currently Chairman Of Camel Partners, A Private Advisory Firm, and The Camel Foundation, Director Of The Australian Rugby Union, The University Of Sydney Rugby Club Foundation, The University Of Western Sydney Foundation, The Australian American Leadership Dialogue, a Patron of the Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue and an Adjunct Professor at the UWS Business School. Former Group CEO of NAB, Chairman of Clydesdale Bank (UK) and Director of the Bank of NZ.

Special Responsibilities - Chair of People & Culture Committee

Kate Burleigh - Director (appointed August 2015)

Qualifications - MBA University of Technology, BA Sydney University

Experience - Managing Director of Intel Australia/New Zealand. Director of the Australian IT Industry Association (AIIA) and Chair of the National i-Awards Steering Committee.

Special Responsibilities - Member of Strategy & Revenue Committee

David Morris - Director (appointed July 2015)

Qualifications - BEc (Accounting Major), Sydney University. LLB, Sydney University. Harvard Business School Leadership Program

Experience - National Partner in Charge of KPMG Law and a senior corporate lawyer specialising in the provision of mergers and acquisition and equity capital markets advice.

Special Responsibilities - Member of Audit & Compliance Committee

David Arkles - Director (appointed November 2015)

Qualifications - Diploma in Business Management Wits University Johannesburg, Advanced Management Program Melbourne University Business School

Experience - David is responsible for Zebra Technologies in Australia and New Zealand helping deliver business-critical mobility solutions to the region’s largest retail, minerals and energy, transport, logistics, supply chain and healthcare organisations. He was appointed General Manager following Zebra’s acquisition of Motorola’s Enterprise business. He brings more than two decades of experience in the ICT industry with particular expertise in strategy, business development and corporate change. Previously, David ran his own consultancy for 19 years focussed on business development in the IT & Telecommunications industry.

Special Responsibilities - Member of Strategy & Revenue Committee

William Ulyate - Director (appointed August 2016)

Qualifications - Dip AppSc, MCP, Cert III Information Technology, Cert IV Training and Assessment

Experience - Qld General Manager Content Security Pty Ltd, Vice President Australian Israel Chamber of Commerce Qld, Strategic Advisory Board Member Your Digital File, Advisory Board Member Mindstar.

Special Responsibilities - Member of Strategy & Revenue Committee, Chair of Qld Fundraising Committee

Naseema Spark MA - Director (August 2015 - November 2017)

Qualifications - Masters of Business Administration (MBA) Melbourne Business School, Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Experience - Naseema is an experienced to top line growth director with a strong track record in strategy, consumer segmentation, marketing & branding. Her expertise includes business strategy, marketing, brand management, data, mobile payments platforms, financial services, media - including social and technology services. Naseema has over 16 years' directorship experience in a diverse range of industries, from technology, non-profit to professional services.

Special Responsibilities - Member of Strategy & Revenue Committee.