Meet the team
CBM Australia is a Christian international development organisation run by an executive leadership team. Find out about the chief executive officer and the directors that make up the team.
Jane Edge, Chief Executive Officer
Board Member, ACFID Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Passionate about social justice, Jane draws on over 20 years’ experience in high impact roles focused on supporting positive change and sustainable development. She possesses a unique blend of senior executive/CEO/Board and leadership development experience, combined with a depth and breadth of knowledge across strategic and operational management.
Jude Barling, Capability & Business Performance Director
Jude is passionate about making a difference to people’s lives through her professional life. Highly motivated and authentic, she draws on 30 years of experience in leading major functions and programs that make a difference within the public purpose sector. Jude’s team provides the corporate spine for CBM Australia and partners with all other areas of the organisation to support their work to be effective.
Alison Dean, Public Engagement Director
An award-winning professional, Alison has worked across integrated communications, media and advocacy as well as digital and customer experience. She is passionate about enabling lasting change for marginalised groups by sharing their stories with authenticity and integrity. Alison is leading a team of experts to advance the rights of people with disabilities through storytelling, news gathering and policy, which can be distributed to supporters via their preferred communications channel.
Kobi Maglen, Program Impact Director
Kobi has over 25 years of leadership experience in strategy, policy and research, stakeholder engagement, and the design and implementation of complex, multiphase initiatives for public, private and for-purpose organisations in Australia and internationally. She brings a whole-of-system perspective to identify opportunities and barriers to change and design, and deliver transformational policy and program responses. At CBM Australia, Kobi leads a team that delivers world-leading disability inclusive technical advice and highly-effective field programs.