John Ridley AM

Chair

John was one of the founders of Melbourne Forum. He lead the charge in 2009 to have the Athenaeum Club open membership t…

Dianne Jacobs

Co-Deputy Chair

Draws on experiences as founding principal of The NED and Talent Advisors and with investment bank Goldman Sachs JBWere,…

Dr Jonathan Spear

Co-Deputy Chair

Dr Jonathan Spear is Infrastructure Victoria’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He…

Michelle Beveridge

Company Secretary and Privacy Officer

A chairperson, committee & board member and CIO & COO across the commercial, government and not for profit secto…

Justin Bokor

Treasurer

Justin Bokor is a senior consulting professional with 20 years experience in strategy, growth and business transformatio…

Nina Christesen

Director

Nina Christesen is Director of CQL that develops algorithmic trading systems for financial markets and Director and Inve…

James Garriock

Director

In addition to directorships of companies in which he has a personal interest, James is a member of the Darebin Creek Ma…

Prof Vin Massaro

Director

Honorary Professorial Fellow in Higher Education at the University of Melbourne; independent member of the Board of the…

Tony Nippard

Director

A governance professional, and board director. I have had extensive experience as a senior executive in various roles pr…

Amanda Stevens

Director

A corporate governance lawyer with over 18 years’ experience, Amanda has held a number of executive leadership roles in…

Dr Helen Sykes AM

Director

Helen Sykes is the Director of Future Leaders, President of the Trust for Young Australians, Vice President of the Counc…

Lyndall Tennant

Executive Officer

Lyndall Tennant commenced as the Executive Officer with the Melbourne Forum part time in May 2013. She now organises an…

Prof Barbara van Ernst AM

Director

Previous leadership roles include Deputy Vice Chancellor at Swinburne University and as Councilor and Mayor of Hawthorn…