CHAIR: Carla McGrath is a proud Indigenous Australian woman whose family comes from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait. Raised on the Australian mainland, Carla retains strong family and community ties to the Torres Strait.
Carla is a consultant specialising in community engagement and consultation, facilitation, for-purpose organisational sustainability, and program design, development and facilitation.
Carla was previously Head of Sustainability at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) in Redfern, Sydney. Prior to that she worked as Relationship Manager at AIME (Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience).
In addition, Carla is a Board Director of GetUp!, Board Director of Shared Path Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation and a Delegate to the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.
Carla's previous board and governance roles include Co-Chair of the Management Committee of the NSW Reconciliation Council, Vice Chair of AYAC (Australian Youth Affairs Coalition), Board Director of Flashpoint Labs and the George Hicks Foundation, Member of the AIME Corporation and Member of The Smith Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Panel.