Richard King - Chairperson
Richard King is a Managing Partner at GRACosway where he is a senior client lead, presenter, and public affairs consultant. Richard’s breadth of board experience encompasses working as a Director of GRACosway Pty Ltd, and previously as a Director for the Government Relations Australia Advisory. Richard also currently serves as a Board Member for Screen Australia.
Lindsay Mackay - Secretary
Lindsay leads the Legal Department in Australia of Franklin Templeton Investments and has legal experience working in various private practice, government and in-house roles for over thirteen years. She has also worked as a company secretary for over eight years, including for listed companies, and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and Chartered Secretary. Lindsay is passionate about programs that empower children and foster diversity and inclusion, including workplace giving and cultural exchange programs.
Mark Burton - Director
Mark Burton is a Certified Practising Accountant and has over 20 years experience providing strategic and commercial advice to businesses and not-for-profit organisations. Recently Mark made the career change from being a Director at Pitcher Partners, to establishing his own commercial consultancy venture. Over the past 4 years, Mark has been actively involved in providing settlement support and services to the Sudanese community.
Tanveer Siddiqui - Director
Tanveer Siddiqui is currently the Head of Technology at Infoxchange, which is a not-for-profit social enterprise that tackles social challenges through the use of technology. He has over 15 years of experience working in both the not-for-profit and private sectors, including the UN World Food Programme, Fairfax Media and AFL Players’ Association. As a migrant himself, Tanveer understands the challenges of arriving in a foreign country and adapting to a new society. He strongly believes in employing a collaborative and holistic approach to addressing the myriad of difficulties faced by kids from refugee and migrant backgrounds.
Bobby Allen - Director
Bobby Allen is RMCC's Co-Founder & Head of Operations and has been part of the organisation's journey since its humble beginnings in 2012. Bobby has a background in audio-engineering and over 10 years experience working with special needs and homeless children and youth. Bobby has led the development of RMCC's programs, and works closely with our kids and partnering organisations to ensure RMCC's programs are continuously adaptive to the current needs RMCC exists to meet.
Karen Block - Director
Karen Block is a research academic who is passionate about making a difference. She is currently Associate Director of the Evidence and Child Health Program in the Centre for Health Equity at the University of Melbourne. She works with refugee-background young people, women and families and the community organisations that support them with a focus on social inclusion, health inequalities, gender-based violence, and evaluating complex interventions.
Alice Wojcik - Director
Alice Wojcik is the CEO & Founder of RMCC. Alice has a background in mathematics and financial planning, having worked in the banking and risk sector. Although Alice's passion lays with creating opportunities for vulnerable children, allowing them to succeed no matter what their background or circumstances, a cause she has dedicated herself to for more then 10 years.