Strategic Programs Director
(appointed January 2015)
“I’m all in for kids’ health because investing in children’s wellbeing is fundamental to building a better future for society.”
A creative thinker and pragmatic problem solver, Yvonne has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, communications and fundraising.
Starting her career in commissioning and new product development roles with Thomson Reuters in London and Sydney, she moved into the not-for-profit sector with the YWCA’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Program. She also managed the national Children's Promise campaign for the Australian Youth Foundation.
In 2000 she joined The Benevolent Society where she spent fourteen years managing brand, marketing and communications and led an award-winning brand revitalisation campaign. As the 200th Anniversary Campaign Director she devised and delivered a year-long program of special events, including a series of innovation dialogues at the NSW State Library and an interactive installation in the Vivid Lights festival.
Yvonne is helping to build the Foundation's reputation through an innovation and impact lens.