Board of Directors

Our Directors

Mick Turnbull

Mick Turnbull

Board Chair

Chair of the Board since May 2017, having joined the Board as Chair Elect in September 2016, Mick is a professional company director in commercial and not-for-profit sectors. He holds a post graduate Diploma of Management and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Special responsibilities:
CBM Australia Board Chair.
Member of all Board Committees as Board Chair. CBM Global Board Member.

Elizabeth Lucas

Elizabeth Lucas

Deputy Board Chair

Appointed to the Board in November 2016, Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Partner with Grant Thornton

Special responsibilities:
CBM Australia Deputy Board Chair
Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.

Tim Budge

Tim Budge

The Board appointed Tim in August 2015. Tim holds Bachelors of Science and Theology, a Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and a PhD in International Development. He is a development specialist.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of Programs Committee and Member of the Community Engagement & Fundraising Committee.

Andrew Ellis

Andrew Ellis

The Board appointed Andrew in May 2018. Andrew holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Project Management. He is a business consultant, and experienced Board Director/CEO.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of the Board Development & Human Resources Committee and Member of the Programs Committee.

Michael Pilbrow

Michael Pilbrow

The Board appointed Michael in May 2018. Michael holds a Bachelor of Economics and is a Partner with the Strategic Development Group, specialising in international development.

Special responsibilities:
Member of Programs and Community Engagement & Fundraising Committees.

Wayne Tattersall

Wayne Tattersall

The Board appointed Wayne in September 2019. Wayne is a FCPA and experienced Senior Executive, currently Head of Corporate Services for AMDA Foundation Ltd.

Special responsibilities:
Member of Finance & Audit and Board Development & Human Resources Committees

Claire Velasco

Claire Velasco

The Board appointed Claire in November 2019. Claire holds a Master of Marketing Communications and is a General Manager with Achieve Australia.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of Community Engagement & Fundraising Committee and Member of Finance & Audit Committee

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