There are currently six Directors on The Good Foundation Board.
Laura Anderson, Chairman
Company Director and Philanthropist, Laura is the Chairman of Strategic Vision Investments, the CEO Circle, the Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Technology in schools and the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival – one of the largest and most respected consumer fashion festivals in the world.
Laura is on the board of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation, Epworth Health Care, Defence Science Institute and Fed Square.
Laura actively supports philanthropic causes across health, education and economic development locally and globally including the Jigsaw Foundation, Aardvaark, The Hunger Project, Red Dust and Life’s Little Treasures. She was the Chairman/President of the Starlight Children’s Foundation – Victoria, has been honoured as an Australian Day Ambassador since 2010 and was honoured as an Ambassador of International Women’s Day on its 100th Anniversary.
Laura has worked extensively in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Andrew is the Chairman of The Good Guys, the leading home appliance and consumer electronics retailer with over 100 stores nationally. It is Australia’s largest privately owned independent retailer and as a famous and loved national brand has the highest “preference to shop” from consumers in its target market.
Andrew contributes to numerous community groups and regularly presents to business groups and tertiary institutions.
Professor Peter Clifton
Peter is the co-author of the CSIRO Total Well Being Diet Books 1 and 2 (1,000,000 copies sold), Healthy Heart Book, Baker IDI Diabetes and Baker IDI High Blood Pressure books. He is currently Professor of Nutrition at The University of South Australia.
Peter has qualifications of FRACP, PhD, MRCP, MBBS, B Med Sci, Dip Histology.
Andrew Dyer was appointed to The Good Foundation board in 2011. He is Chairman of Sales Force National Pty Ltd and Residential Independence Pty Ltd and a Director of the Transport Accident Commission, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, American Australian Association and the Monash Engineering Foundation.
A Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash University, Andrew also serves on advisory boards for the Victorian College of the Arts, the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute, ClimateWorks Australia, Monash Sustainability Institute and the Richmond Football Club.
Andrew has held executive and operational roles in the utilities, technology and professional services industries, based in both Australia and overseas. He is also the past Victorian Commissioner to the Americas, facilitating trade and investment outcomes between Victoria and North & South America.
A former McKinsey & Co consultant, Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering with first class honours from Monash University and an MBA from Georgetown University in Washington DC. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chris is the Managing Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and has over 20 years of accounting and finance experience. Chris is married to Bernadette with five lovely daughters all primary school age or younger.
Chris has worked on an array of clients, from ‘the big end of town’ mining companies to smaller players across many other industries. Chris spent two years working in the UK and shorter stints in Asia and Africa. Chris has a keen working interest in renewable energy.
Chris looks after several sporting associations, and has been lead partner for Cricket Australia (including the Allan Border Medal), Richmond Football Club, and the Oceania Olympic Foundation. At grass roots level, Chris is a life member of Bentleigh Uniting Cricket Club, and a member of Metropolitan Golf Club.
Always happy to eat, Chris was also a partner in an inner-city restaurant for 8 years. “TGF delivers a great approach to health and food solutions that impact my family and the communities we all live in.”
Oliver is a practicing lawyer with over 26 years’ experience in a variety of corporate roles. He currently runs his own consulting business, and was previously a Director of the Chartered Accounting firm KPMG where he managed its Corporate Secretarial Group. Prior to that, he was a senior legal officer with ASIC.
Oliver is an experienced company secretary and is currently company secretary of a number of listed, unlisted and government owned companies, ranging from Pental Limited to the not for profit Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Pty Ltd
Michelle McQuaid is a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher and playful change activator. With more than a decade of senior leadership experience in large organizations around the world, she’s passionate about translating cutting-edge research from positive psychology and neuroscience, into practical strategies for health, happiness, and business success.
An honorary fellow at Melbourne University’s Graduate School of Education, she blogs for Psychology Today, Huffington Post and Live Happy and her work has been featured in Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Boss Magazine, The Age and more.
She holds a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently completing her PhD in Appreciative Inquiry under the supervision of David Cooperrider.
Michelle lives to help people discover their strengths, move beyond their fears, and finally discover what it truly takes to flourish with confidence.
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