Associate Professor Wendy Scaife
Wendy leads an experienced team that delivers evidence, learning, and impacts for the nonprofit, social enterprise, philanthropy and community sectors. She was national project director of Giving Australia - the nation's largest ever research into giving and volunteering and has studied all cause areas during her three decades of nonprofit life including education.
Wendy serves on government bodies, philanthropic grants committees, and international research boards and holds two Vice-Chancellor's excellence awards. She chairs a small community heritage organisation and was previously CEO of a health nonprofit that ran successful major gift campaigns.
Simone Garske, CFRE
An experienced senior leader with more than 20 years' track record in the non-profit and higher education sectors, Simone Garske is focused on achieving transformative outcomes through innovative health research and advancement through engagement and philanthropy.
Simone is a certified fundraising executive who has proven leadership abilities in building philanthropic programmes, board engagement, communications as well as stakeholder and relationship management.
She is also a member of the CASE Asia-Pacific Regional Council and has a Bachelor of Business (Communication) and an MBA from QUT.