Ian Martin joined the Wayside Board in early 2006 and was elected Chairman in June of that year. Ian has over 30 years’ experience in investment management, superannuation, investment banking, and financial services. He is former CEO of BT Financial Group and Global Head of Investment Management of Bankers Trust. Ian has served on numerous boards in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. In the commercial sector, Ian is currently Chairman of Argo Investments Limited, Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific of Berkshire Capital, and a Director of UniSuper Limited.
Bob Ellicott QC is a former Member for Wentworth in the Federal Parliament and was Opposition spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs. Bob was Federal Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts, Sport, Women’s Affairs and Territories in the Fraser Government. He is the representative of the Wayside Congregation and the longest-serving member of the Board. In 2017, Bob was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia for eminent service to the Parliament of Australia.
Doug Bishop has been a partner at law firm, Clayton Utz, since 1992 and has spent more than 30 years in the legal profession. Doug practises in the area of general commercial litigation. He has worked closely with the firm’s Pro Bono and Community Connect programs including working with a number of community partners representing disadvantaged and marginalised people seeking legal and other forms of assistance.
Richard Wylie is a health communications expert, serial business upstarter and philanthropist. For the past 20 years he has worked in a range of communications related businesses to bring creative thinking to modern health challenges. Following the sale of his advertising agency ‘Ursa’ in 2012, Richard is now focusing on a better health mission, as the General Manager of Marketing and Strategy at The Heart Research Institute.
Mike Crivelli has worked in investment management for nearly 50 years, including over 20 years at Bankers Trust from the time it was a start up. 12 years ago, Mike co-founded Perennial Investment Partners, which is now a $20 billion boutique investment house where he still has an involvement as Non Exec Chairman of the Perennial Value Ltd group.
Graham Rich has been a member of The Wayside Chapel’s congregation since 2010 and joined the Board in October 2013. He is a pioneer of retail managed funds research in Australasia, and of financial planning in New Zealand. Since selling his research business and establishing brillient! in 2002, Graham has specialised in publishing innovative, independent professional development services for professionals involved with portfolio construction.
Simon Perrott has a wealth of experience from a career spanning 30 years in investment banking. He is a Non Exec Director of DUET Group; a Non Exec Director of Lend Lease Real Estate Investments Ltd; and a Trustee of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation. Simon retired from investment banking in 2014 and joined the Wayside Board to assist in making a positive impact in the community.
Chris Selby is a Non-Executive Director and Advisor at Escala Partners and on the Advisory Board of Sturt Capital Partners. Chris has had an extensive career dealing with global financial brands, previously rising to the Head of Global Client Group in the newly created Asset & Wealth Management division of Deutsche Bank. He initially began volunteering in the Wayside cafe, and is now lending his professional skills and experience to Wayside Board.
Nym Kim is a television presenter at Australia Network and Director of Motion Picture Partners. Nym previously worked as an Arts Presenter on SBS who hosted Masterpiece, Arts on Saturday, Opera Viva and various other programs. She came to be involved with Wayside through her work in the rooftop garden and has since become a member of the Wayside Board. With a background in music and performing, Nym has represented Australia as a concert pianist, recorded with artists such as Crowded House and Vince Jones, and co-founded international film sales and financing company Arclight Films.
Rev Kent Crawford is the Executive Minister for Sydney Presbytery of the Uniting Church NSW/ACT. Ordained in 1999, he has previously served at West Epping as well as Engadine-Helensburgh Uniting Church congregations, as well as 2 years with the NSW/ACT Synod Board of Education. Trained in Psychology and Theology, Kent is passionate about developing healthy, thriving and inclusive communities.
Cassandra is a partner at PwC, and a member of PwC’s Board of Partners, with over 26 years of finance and accounting experience as an Australian Chartered Accountant. Cassandra is a former director of the NSW Public Interest Law Clearing House and is passionate about fairness and equity and serving the local community. She has been a Wayside volunteer for years in the kitchen and is the co-creator of the Sunday roast.
Sarah Susak is a Business Unit Legal Counsel for Coca-Cola South Pacific, and before that spent more than seven years with Colgate-Palmolive, starting as Corporate Counsel for the South Pacific business. Before joining Coca-Cola, Sarah spent two years managing partnerships at The Wayside Chapel where she was responsible for designing and implementing funding strategies, including attracting new funding from both the government and corporate sectors.