From left back: Eva Touzeau, Natasha Chabbra, Will Devine, Anne Fitzpatrick, Nicola Gleeson, Marc Purcell, Kirsten Lawarik, Paul Brunton, Jocelyn Condon, Emily Moreton, Brendan, Hugh Piper.
From left front: Jessica Mackenzie, Raewyn Lans, Jules Frost, Aarti Betigeri, Moti Goode, Shweta Tank, Antonia Pannell
Absent: Brigid O’Farrell, Whitney Yip, Lanni Hamblin, Aina Studer
Chief Executive Officer
Marc has 25 years’ experience in the community, international development and human rights sectors in Australia. He worked as Oxfam Australia’s National Advocacy Manager and was Executive Officer for the Catholic Commission for Justice Development and Peace Executive. He has also worked as Country Program Manager for Africa at Australian Volunteers International; and worked with UNHCR in Nepal assisting Tibetan refugees.
Marc is a Director of the Community Council for Australia and the Campaign for Australian Aid Executive Committee. He has served on the boards of Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, the National Roundtable of Non Profit Organisations, the Refugee Immigration Legal Centre, A Just Australia, and Catholic Social Services Victoria.
Senior Management Team
Chief Operating Officer
Chief of Policy & Advocacy
Policy and Advocacy Team
Chief of Policy and Advocacy – Jessica Mackenzie
Head of Policy and Partnerships – Antonia Pannell
Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy Advisor – Natasha Chabbra
Policy and Advocacy Advisor – Brigid O’Farrell
Policy and Advocacy Advisor – Lanni Hamblin
Policy and Advocacy Officer – Will Devine
Media Relations and Advocacy Advisor – Aarti Betigeri
Business Operations and Services
Business Director – Nicola Gleeson
Executive Coordinator and Corporate Partnerships and Services Lead – Moti Goode
External Relations Coordinator – Eva Touzeau
Data and Operations Lead – Aina Studer
Business Change Advisor – Kirsten Lawarik
ICT and Operations Support Officer – Brendan
Effectiveness and Engagement Team
Chief Operating Officer – Jocelyn Condon
Member and Stakeholder Engagement Lead – Raewyn Lans
Standards and Code Lead – Emily Moreton
Standards and Code Advisor – Paul Brunton
Standards and Code Advisor – Whitney Yip
Learning and Impact Advisor – Anne Fitzpatrick
Digital Learning Advisor – Shweta Tank
Asia-Pacific Development, Diplomacy & Defence Dialogue
Executive Director – Melissa Conley Tyler
Program Lead – Heather Wrathall
Program Lead – Hugh Piper
Program Officer – Tom Barber
The Asia-Pacific Development, Diplomacy & Defence Dialogue (AP4D) creates a new dimension in Australia’s international policy-making by bringing together the development, diplomacy and defence communities. It combines the skills and experience of each to achieve new insights, develop new ideas and promote strategic collaboration around shared interests. ACFID is a founding partner of AP4D and provides program support, including through hosting the initiative.
Australian Civil Military Centre — Civil Society Liaison
Civil Society Engagement Advisor – Jules Frost
ACFID has maintained a longstanding partnership with the Australian Civil Military Centre (ACMC). Jules Frost works as a liaison between ACMC and ACFID, as the Civil Society Engagement Advisor.