Dominic McGann, Chair

Dominic McGann is the Chairman of McCullough Robertson, Queensland’s largest law firm.  He is a lawyer of some 35 years standing and generally practices in the areas of infrastructure and resources, with a particular focus upon engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.  He is also a Queensland Male Champion of a Change and a director of Australian National Development Index Limited.

Penny Shield, Treasurer

Penny Shield is an Executive Director in Ernst & Young’s Advisory practice. She is qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Six Sigma Green Belt (Process Efficiency) and holds bachelor degrees in Commerce and Arts (Music). During her career Penny has worked in over 25 countries and has been based in Australia, Russia and Ireland.

Ben Hamley

Ben is the Manager – Audience Research, Strategy & Advocacy for the Queensland Museum Network. He has worked at the forefront of the Creative & Entertainment Industries in Brisbane for a number of years, having held positions as Project Manager for the development and introduction of the triple-faculty Entertainment Industries degree at the Queensland University of Technology and – more recently – Strategic Advisor to Josephmark, working on the redesign of the international social-music website, MySpace.

Kirsty Graham

Kirsty Graham is a professional fundraiser, having worked in a wide variety of fundraising disciplines including corporate, individual and trust and foundations over the past 10 years. Kirsty currently works for RSPCA QLD as their Executive Manager – Fundraising and Customer Experience and has a strong track record, having previously achieved significant milestones at both Surf Life Saving Foundation and Youngcare.

Alasdair Jeffrey

Alasdair Jeffrey is an Executive Director of communication, digital and design agency, Rowland. He has 25 years’ experience managing corporate and investor communication programs in Australia, the UK and US. He Leads Rowland's financial communication and public affairs practices. Prior to joining Rowland, Alasdair was a public affairs adviser to major Queensland corporations including Suncorp and Queensland Rail and worked in London as head of investor relations for a FTSE-100 and NASDAQ listed company. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and is a non-executive director of Finsia, the professional body for the financial services industry.

Steve Minon

Steve Minon is an ex advertising writer and creative director. He is an honorary inductee into the Brisbane Advertising Industry’s Hall of Fame and for a decade co-owned and ran Junior, one of Australia’s most successful independent advertising agencies. Today he blogs in his spare time while working on his two wildly successful food franchise businesses: Harajuku Gyoza (Japanese Dumplings and Beer) and Nitrogenie (Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream).