The Board

Ken Bone
Chairperson

Ken Bone is a semi-retired senior public service manager – having worked in Commonwealth, State and local government. A graduate in Economics – his public service roles has focused on housing, health services, children’s protection and childhood services.  In addition Ken has worked in a range of urban services and capital building programs.

Ken was brought up in the western suburbs of Sydney and is keenly interested in seeing services delivered that provide a basis for people believing in themselves and allowing people to use their talents to their full potential to achieve independence.

As a Board member Ken is passionate in supporting Woodville Alliance to be an even more key contributor to the community life of south western Sydney.  He has been on a number of boards including in community housing, sports boards and a showground trust.


Hanna Ebeling
Director

Hanna Ebeling is CEO at SEFA where she leads a team who works closely with purpose-driven organisations on developing financial solutions or investment readiness services to suit their needs. She is passionate about working with philanthropy on blended finance deals and innovative housing models. She works with the Prime Minister’s Community Business Partnership to improve collaboration between government, the private sector and philanthropy. Prior to Australia, Hanna spent two years in the Philippines, managing a social enterprise accelerator program for LGT Impact Ventures and launching an affordable bamboo housing business with United Nations and the Hilti Foundation. Before moving into impact investing, she spent six years in banking with HSBC globally, lastly working for the Chief Investment Officer of Group Private Banking. Hanna holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland, is a CFA charterholder and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Sandra Gamble
Director

Sandra a non-executive director, chair & committee member with over two decades of board level experience as both a director and board advisor. She has worked across the public, private and not for profit sectors with particular experience in the utilities, infrastructure and the energy industries.

At board level some highlights include:
• Member of the Board of the NZ Electricity Authority
• Chair, Save the Children (NSW) and Director, Save the Children Australia

Sandra has extensive experience working in and with NSW state owned corporations and government agencies at the most senior levels, building constructive relationships with elected officials, regulators, government agencies, industry organisations, other businesses and customer advocates. She has worked in urban and regional areas, and on major state and national initiatives.

Sandra has completed the AICD Company Directors Course, an MBA, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with Honours, and is prequalified as a NSW Government Boards Audit & Risk Committee Member.


Elizabeth Grinston
Director

Elizabeth is a lawyer and works at the University of New South Wales, where – as the General Counsel and University Secretary – she is responsible for the legal and governance functions of the University. Prior to this, Elizabeth has had very diverse roles as a legal practitioner, becoming a partner of a large national law firm early in her career, and being appointed as a legal member of numerous State and Federal Tribunals. These included the Social Security Appeals Tribunal, where she acquired experience in relation to issues of disability and social disadvantage.

Prior to joining the University of New South Wales, Elizabeth was general counsel at Screen Australia, a Commonwealth authority established to invest in and support the Australian screen and digital media industry. In addition, Elizabeth has been a non-executive Director of companies in the financial services and energy sectors.

While pursuing her career as a lawyer and non-executive Director, Elizabeth raised four children. Elizabeth is a first generation Australian, and her family background is European. Through her family’s history, Elizabeth has a deep understanding of the experience of migrants who re-start their lives in Australia.


David Hua
Director

David Hua is a digital strategist who has lived, learned, and worked in a multiplatform world for over 20 years. He’s been a senior executive at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for over a decade, holding roles including Head of Digital Operations at ABC International and Multiplatform Content Manager for ABC Radio.

He’s previously worked in eCommerce, digital marketing, and in content production and has a Masters in Media, Arts and Production from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Born in Vietnam, David lived in regional NSW when he first arrived in Australia and has spent over 15 years as a resident of south-western Sydney. He’s able to speak Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Mandarin.


Tim O’Halloran
Director

Tim is a non-executive director at the Woodville Alliance with specialist skills in organisational strategy, communications and engagement.
He currently works as a consultant, advising CEOs and community sector leaders on how to best achieve their social interest objectives.

Prior to setting up his own business, Tim spent most of his career working in government, including as a Senior Adviser and Chief of Staff to government ministers at federal and state level with a focus on social policy including disability services, mental health, housing & homelessness.

Tim has a strong belief in the fundamental value of human diversity as a tool to build a better society.

He has completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Politics and Public Policy at the University of Melbourne.



Paul Easton

Paul Easton currently works in a number of roles within the education and technology sectors specializing in transforming not-for-profit organisations.

Since September 2017 Paul has been the Director of ‘The Learning Exchange: Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning’, a joint venture initiative between three colleges in Brisbane. Paul has served on the board of the Queensland Flexible Learning Centers and is a member of the Space Design Competitions Australia organizing committee.

Prior to these current positions Paul worked as Director Performance in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta from 2015 to 2017, Manager – Information and Planning, Brisbane Catholic Education from 2012-2015, and in senior school leadership roles at St Edmund’s College, Iona College and St Laurence’s College (2006 to 2012).  Prior to commencing a career in teaching Paul worked as an accountant for Price Waterhouse (now Price Waterhouse Coopers).

Paul holds numerous tertiary qualifications including a Bachelor of Economics (University of Sydney), Graduate Diploma of Education and a Master of Educational Leadership (Australian Catholic University), and a Graduate Certificate in Law (Queensland University of Technology).


Cirillo Tony Calderan
Director

Tony was employed in the Public Sector for over 30 years and is now retired. Since 2004 he has been employed by the Department of Housing (LAHC) and Family and Community Services working and for most of this time responsible for Management Accounting. Tony has been a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since June 2014 and has served as a Board Member and Treasurer of Rotary Club of Wetherill Park since July 2015. Appointed to the Board in June 2016.