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Our Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Fiona Avery, Chair

Fiona is an experienced finance professional, having held senior roles in Treasury, Investment Evaluation, Strategy and Planning at BHP. She is currently a Program Director for the BHP Foundation.

Her experience includes corporate finance (debt and equity management), valuation, corporate transactions (acquisitions and demergers), and risk management.
Fiona is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She holds an MBA from Melbourne Business School, and a Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours (University of Melbourne). 

Fiona joined the ShareGift Australia board as a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Finance and Risk Committee in August 2017, and was appointed Chair of the Board in November 2018.

Cilla Boreham, Non-Executive Director & Company Secretary

Cilla is an experienced legal, risk and compliance professional, having worked initially in a major legal practice, and subsequently for over 15 years in inhouse legal, compliance and risk related roles with Goldman Sachs JBWere and then JBWere (after its acquisition by National Australia Bank Limited in 2009). 

In addition to managing the legal and risk functions at JBWere, Cilla was a member of the JBWere Executive Team which was responsible for the day to day management of the firm. She has been actively involved in most of the significant regulatory changes in the financial services industry over the last 15 years, as well as playing critical roles in relation to a number of key internal strategic initiatives. 

Cilla joined the ShareGift Australia board as a Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary in June 2016.

Stephen Dear, Non-Executive Director

Stephen Dear has worked in the financial services industry for more than 35 years, and has a depth of knowledge in corporate actions. His current role at netwealth Investments Limited focuses on managed account product and its operational delivery.

Previously Stephen was a technical advisor with both Computershare (2007-14) and Link Market Services (2001-07), to many of the registry clients’ inventive Corporate Actions projects, specialising in complex ECM and M&A projects.

Other prior roles include: Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) as an industry facing analyst on the CHESS project (1992-96), ANZ Securities (1998) and JBWere (1998-2001); KPMG Registrars (1996-98) on Colonial Mutual Life's demutualisation project.

Stephen joined the ShareGift Australia board as a Non-Executive Director in April 2016.

Anna Draffin, Executive Director

Anna joined the board of ShareGift Australia as Non Executive Director in April 2015, and was appointed Executive Director in June 2016.

Anna is a strategically focused, senior executive with over 15 years' experience in business strategy, management and positive change leadership within multi-stakeholder organisations, across the corporate, government, philanthropic and non-profit sectors. She has coached and worked with dozens of boards and senior management to build and translate innovation and vision into sustainable commercial models.

Anna is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and a Non Executive Director of YWCA's Victorian Housing Board. She holds a double degree in Commerce and Arts (University of Melbourne) and is a scholarship graduate of the General Manager Program (Australian Graduate School of Management, UNSW).

She is committed to driving social innovation and shared value through a variety of forms.

Barbara Hurley, Non-Executive Director

Barbara joined the board of ShareGift Australia as Non-Executive Director in August 2015. 

Barbara was formerly a partner of JBWere and most recently Executive Officer of the Goldman Sachs Australia Foundation. She was responsible for a range of employee community engagement programs at Goldman Sachs Australia and JBWere for over twenty years.

Barbara has Bachelor of Arts degree from Monash University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors Course.

April Tyo, Finance Manager

April joined ShareGift Australia in November 2018 as Finance Manager. She is a qualified CPA with extensive financial experience, including senior roles with Breast Cancer Network Australia, the Melbourne Fashion Festival and the Fair Work Ombudsman.

Madaline Rielly, Shareholder & Corporate Services Manager

Madaline Rielly was promoted to Shareholder & Corporate Services Manager in March 2017, having started with ShareGift Australia in 2013 as our Donor Relations Officer. She is interested in involving herself with programs, policies and practices that promote greater social equity and well being. Madaline completed her Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) at Deakin University in 2017.

Margaux Delaney, Shareholder & Corporate Services Officer

Margaux joined ShareGift Australia in March 2017 as our Shareholder & Corporate Services Officer. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts/Business at Monash University. Margaux is interested in the non-profit sector, and has experience as a volunteer both in Australia and overseas.