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Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Ruah is fortunate to be guided by an experienced, professional and dedicated Board.

Louise Ardagh

Louise Ardagh

Non-Executive Chairman

BA; Grad Dip Bus, GAICD

Louise has extensive business experience in strategy and marketing and has spent her executive career delivering change and business transformation through enhancing the customer experience. Louise has worked as a CEO internationally and in executive roles in start-up businesses and large companies across banking, insurance, telecommunications and the automotive industry. Louise is a graduate of AICD and has been on the Ruah Board since 2015.

Monica Juricev

Monica Juricev

Non-Executive Deputy Chair

BBus, MBA

Monica is an experienced management consultant, with a career portfolio that spans higher education, public sector, mining and private enterprise and has an extensive background in supporting organisations through significant change. She has served for nine years on NGO/NFP boards, primarily in the Aged and Community Care sector.

Rick Hopkins

Rick Hopkins

Non-Executive Director

BCom, PGradDipBus, GDipAppFinInv

Rick is a Chartered Accountant with over thirty years experience advising on corporate, taxation and accounting matters. Rick has experience as Chairman and Office Holder in a number of ASX listed companies and has been a lead advisor on a number of transactions. Rick has extensive experience in multi jurisdictional capital raisings, Australian mergers and acquisitions, financial services, alternate energy, mining, agricultural and property.

Danielle Lee

Danielle Lee

Non-Executive Director

BEc and LLB (Hons)

Corporate lawyer with more than 24 years’ experience shared between private law firms and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Non-executive director of ASX listed companies since December 2015. Danielle provides legal consulting services to law firms and companies in the areas of corporate, governance, equity capital markets and legal risk management. She has advised a range of Australian public and private companies and Aboriginal corporations on corporate transactions including capital raisings, ASX listings, business and share acquisitions, shareholder agreements and joint venture arrangements and governance policies. Danielle has an interest in corporate governance and legal risk management.

Tony Curry

Tony Curry

Non-Executive Director

EdD; MEd; BEd

Tony is a qualified teacher who has worked in both primary and secondary settings number of regional and metropolitan schools. He also has significant experience as a Principal, the most recent of these being a ten-year tenure at Mercy College (Koondoola), a large K – 12 of over 1600 students. Tony currently holds the position of Director Leadership & Employee Services at Catholic Education Western Australia.

Freda Ogilvie

Freda Ogilvie

Non-Executive Director

B.Ed

Whadjuk/Balladong Noongar Elder Freda is a retired teacher who has been involved in the development of strategies and programs for students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds for 25 years. She has also worked in policy development to enhance early childhood education and care within the Aboriginal community. Freda is on the Community Arts Network (CAN) Board.

Marie Achour

Marie Achour

Non-Executive Director

BBA, GradCert Int Bus, MBA

Marie is an experienced product strategy professional with more than 20-years’ experience working with executive leadership teams to drive product performance, organisational transformation, business agility and customer centric innovation. Marie is currently the Pulse Product Line Manager at leading transit ticketing systems operator , Vix Technology. She completed her MBA at Edith Cowan University and holds a Graduate Certificate for International Business from the Amsterdam School of Business, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Montevallo, US.

Sylvia Meier

Sylvia Meier

Non-Executive Director

B App Sc (Psychology), GradDip OrgPsych, MBA, GAICD

Sylvia has over 30 years’ experience in the health sector and has led both general and mental health services in community and hospital settings. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, she is the Director of Special Projects at North Metropolitan Health Service, a member of the Australasian College of Health Service Management and is on the Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation Board.

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