Board of Directors
Ruah is fortunate to be guided by an experienced, professional and dedicated Board.
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.
Non-Executive Deputy Chair
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.
BEc and LLB (Hons)
Danielle is a commercial lawyer with more than 25 years’ experience advising Australian public and private companies on a range of corporate, commercial and governance matters. She has worked with private law firms, as in-house counsel and the ASX. Danielle is also an experienced company director and sits on the boards of two ASX-listed companies.
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.
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.
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.
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.