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Board of Directors

Scott MacRae

Chair

Dip. Bus. (Gov), FICDA

Scott is a Senior Funding Analyst at Community Sector Banking – Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. Scott has held both executive and non-executive director roles within various not for profit organisations and has an in-depth knowledge of the NFP sector. Specialising in Finance & Banking, Business Management, process improvements, Customer Engagement, Managing Key Stakeholders, Risk, Governance, Strategic thinking, Planning & Innovation.  Scott has been on the ICLM board since March 2017

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottmacrae1/

 

Ian Watson

Vice Chair

BSc(Hons), MBA, MAICD

Ian is an experienced project management professional with more than 25 years’ experience in the Health, Utilities and Research sectors. Ian brings experience in building and improving health care delivery in the Loddon Mallee Region to provide all people with the skills to enhance their health through engaging with their community. His skills include project management, governance, change management and organisational development.

Ian became a Director at the Interchange LMR 2018 AGM.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianjwatson/

 

​Peter Williams

Secretary

(Grad.Dip in Applied Science (IT))

Peter commenced with the board in April 2018, bringing experience from a career spanning over 30 years in private enterprise working in leadership positions across a mix of Information Technology, Customer Service and Business Transformation.  He has previously been involved in continuous improvement and business process transformation across a range of organisations in government and banking sector.

He is looking forward to helping the organisation continue to deliver efficient and customer centred services to the community.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterwilliams68/

 

​Partha Nag

Treasurer

B.Bus (Notre Dame), M. Professional Accounting (Curtin), CPA, MAICD

Partha holds both executive and non-executive roles with various private organisations and not for profit entities. Partha comes from a background of having worked in listed entities in senior management roles and currently is Executive Director for Strategic Business Alliance (SBA) which provides customised business process outsourcing solutions to professional services, firms and entities in various industry sectors in Australia and New Zealand. Partha has a deep interest in the Disability sector and the NDIS as a carer.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/businessprocessoutsourcinglegalprocessoutsourcing/

 

Josh Pell

Board Member

Josh is the Foundation & Project Manager for Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s Philanthropic arm, Community Enterprise Foundation™. Josh’s 12-year career at the Bank has allowed him to be involved in numerous community focused projects, fundraising and nation-wide granting. Specialty skills and experience include Community Engagement and Development, Project Innovation and Management, Strategic initiatives, Stakeholder Management, Marketing and Promotion.

Josh became a Director at the ICLM 2018 AGM.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-pell-2ba9a4122/

 

Jenn Lay

Board Member

BA, BCom, JD, GDLP.

Jennifer is the Managing Lawyer of the Bendigo branch of Slater & Gordon Lawyers, specialising in Workers’ Compensation.

Jennifer holds a genuine interest and passion in assisting the local legal and general community, having utilised her acquired legal skills and knowledge in numerous volunteer roles with community legal centres, universities and the Victorian law institute law committees.  She is a regular volunteer solicitor at the night service with the Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre and is a current registered mentor for both the Monash and RMIT University Professional Mentorship programs.

Jennifer is also involved with the Law Institute of Victoria’s Young Lawyers Personal Development and the Slater and Gordon Pro Bono committee. She is a member of the Bendigo Law Association and Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services Inc.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennlay/

 

Tracy Robertson

Board Member

BBus, GCertPol&Policy, GDipArts, MAppSci

Tracy has worked as a librarian at La Trobe University for over 20 years.  She currently manages staff across three campuses to support researchers to optimise their output and increase their research impact and engagement.  Her role includes developing collaborative partnerships, managing project and negotiating solutions, and interpreting statistical reports to identify trends and opportunities.

Tracy is passionate about the right for everyone to have an education and recognises that everyone has the ability to learn. She is also a strong advocate of regional universities and their contribution to rural and regional areas.

 

Katrina Ray

Board Member

Katrina is currently the HR and Projects Manager at Strategem Bendigo.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katrina-ray-7101562b/

 

 

 

​Richard Baker

Board Member

MAICD

Richard spent 35 years with Bendigo & Adelaide Bank and worked in various senior management positions and has been a non-executive director of Sandhurst Trustees Limited for the past 4 years, a company specialising in Funds Management and Superannuation. His career has spanned time in the Trustee, Banking & Finance and Insurance industries. Specialising in Risk Management, Strategy Development, Governance, Finance and General Management in including special projects.

Richard has also been involved in Community engagement activities through engagement with Community Banks but also been actively involved in the local community groups and sporting clubs where he resides.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richard-baker-7a1a98167

 

​Callum Wright

MBA (LaTrobe), PGradDipOL (Oxon)

Callum works for Bendigo Community Health Services with executive responsibility for Primary Healthcare, Allied Health, Refugee Settlement and Corporate services.  Callum has previous experience in Community Engagement, Philanthropy, Banking and Finance and Strategic Project roles in the corporate sector.

Callum has strong experience in General Management and Leadership roles and is passionate about building stronger communities, the power of local organisations and ensuring that everyone is given an opportunity to connect with their community in a meaningful way and live a fulfilling life.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/callum-wright-b759a7181

 

 

Community Representatives

 

Samantha Davis

Community Representative

Samantha has had 30 years IT experience with nearly 20 of those at the Bendigo Bank. For the last 10 years Sam has been a Project Manager responsible for delivery of Software Development projects and the overseeing of the Budgets, Timelines, Resources, Stakeholders, Risks & Issues, Quality and Scope. Prior to working at the bank Sam had a diverse range of positions in manufacturing, accounting and both Local and Federal Government.

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/sam-davis-Bendigo

 

Patrick Thompson

Community Representative

Patrick is an independent marketing representative for the Interchange LMR marketing sub-committee. He brings to this role almost 10 years of experience in the marketing and design industry.

Patrick is currently a designer at Blunt Agency where his key roles include providing creative solutions to problems as well as implementing brand orientated outcomes from strategy and campaign planning to design and marketing collateral.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-thompson-designer/

 

​Julian Lake

Community Representative

Bachelor of Commerce. BCom

Julian is a Community Representative for the Interchange LMR finance sub-committee.

He has 18 years’ experience across the Public Practice Accounting and Banking Industries. He is currently working in Strategy and Implementation at the Bendigo & Adelaide Bank with a strong focus on understanding and assessing new initiatives before developing implementation plans to integrate into the business.

The underlaying driver of his work is that customers and people are always at the forefront of thinking and execution. Julian is actively involved in the community through various groups and sporting associations.

 

 

 

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