Meet each of the Speech & Language Development Australia board members.
Meet the SALDA Board
Assoc Dip Acc
Peter Seldon is a Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management and has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years. His career has seen him work for some of the largest global banks and during that time he has worked in domestic and International equities, derivatives, foreign exchange and fixed interest. Across his career Peter has also established the equity derivatives and options market making business for a mid-tier broking firm, was a swap and bond repo trader for a Global Investment Bank and has held the role of Head of Rate Derivative operations. Peter is currently responsible for domestic bond trading for Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management business. Peter has been an enthusiastic fundraiser and supporter for numerous children’s charities and brings those skills, as well as business acumen, to the Board.
BSc (HONS) (Econ&Acc), ACMA, CPA, ATI, MAICD
Alex Rummery is a qualified accountant with over 20 years’ experience across various organisations in the UK, the Middle East and Australia. His experience encompasses both public and private sector entities and he specialises in business process and system improvements to enable businesses to leverage their full potential. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, CPA Australia, The Tax Institute and the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has additional qualifications in Treasury and Risk Management.
(LL.B) (HONS), Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance, FGIA, FCIS
Caroline Snow is Partner in the Corporate Advisory team at AJ & Co Lawyers. She specialises in equity and debt capital markets, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and funds management. She is admitted to practice in in the Supreme Court of Queensland (2009) and the High Court of Australia (2013). She holds the positions of Fellow, Governance Institute of Australia, Fellow, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a Member, Queensland Law Society, Women Lawyers Association of Queensland. Caroline is the immediate past president of the National Council of Women of Queensland Inc.
BA (HONS), MBA
Andria Wyman-Clarke has been a Human Resources executive for over 25 years in various industries, including mining, automobile, retail, pharmaceutical, defence and aeronautics. Recently she founded Job Toolbox, a Human Resources consultancy, which focuses on career development for individuals. She has strong experience in all aspects of Human Resources, including culture change, organisational design and mergers & acquisitions. As a child, Andria had a speech impairment, which meant that no one could understand her so she has first-hand understanding of the impact of Language Disorder on a young child and the need for specialised therapy and schools. She is committed to the success of SALDA.
BAppSci (Physio), GDipSocSci (Health)
Andrew worked as a physiotherapist in Victoria and Queensland before moving into service management and development roles. He has wide experience in quality improvement and corporate and clinical governance roles. He has managed local, regional and statewide health in Queensland and the Northern Territory. For three years he was the Executive Director, Policy and Advocacy with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Asssociation and was a member of a range of national policy committees and advisory boards. Andrew has extensive networks in the health, education and political environments and welcomes the opportunity to use those in support of SALDA.
MBA, FCPA, FGIA, GAICD, B.Bus, C.Dec
Deborah Nisbet is the General Manager – Finance & Business Services of St Vincent de Paul Society Queensland with key responsibilities across Finance, Communication & Marketing, Procurement and Information and Communication Technology services. Prior to this role, she worked in executive financial positions across a diversity of industries for the past 20 years. Deborah has extensive experience in the financial management of large geographically diverse and complex organisations. Through her high level interpersonal skills she has developed and implement significant financial and change management strategies across organisations, with a strong focus on effective governance process. Deborah is a board member on Volunteer Queensland and is Vice President of CPA Qld and is a member of CPA, AICD and GIA. She looks forward to using her passion to support mission based for purpose organisation such as SALDA.
GAICD FAIM FAIEA PMESA CMgr (CMI) MBA (Bond) BA (Otago)
Craig has 30 years of broad-ranging business management experience across a variety of industry sectors, within a range of operating environments and with considerable exposure to the international region. He has held senior leadership whole-of-business roles as well as responsibility for commercial, operational and corporate service functions. Post executive career, Craig focused on providing specific organisational change assistance including turnarounds, transitions, transformational and ownership pathway change programmes from a consulting and contracting platform. Craig is currently responsible for managing change & communications within the financial services industry.
Craig’s capability within the education sector includes first hand teaching experience (school & university level), governance and stewardship through prior board roles (including reform of NFP) as well as public policy development and advocacy. Craig has a passion for the empowerment of others through skill and knowledge acquisition and development. At an organisational development level, Craig’s focus is on good governance, strategic leadership and portfolio change management.