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Our Board of Directors

Achieve Australia’s voluntary board members are representatives from a range of sectors and professional backgrounds who are passionate about social inclusion for people with disability. They all have a deep understanding of how their experience and expertise can be translated into the disability sector.  

Our Board of Directors provide strategic guidance, expert advice and diligent governance. They are an invaluable resource in our work for people with disability.

Kerry Stubbs

Kerry Stubbs

Chair

Kerry became Chair of Achieve's board in October 2022. She has extensive experience in the disability sector and has served as a Director on several government and not for profit boards. 

Jennifer Gardiner

Jennifer Gardiner

Director

Jenny joined the Achieve Board in 2016 after serving three terms as a Member of the Legislative Council of New South Wales (1991-2015). 

Dr Scott Avery

Dr Scott Avery

Director

Dr Scott Avery joined the Achieve Australia Board in October 2022. A descendant of the Worimi people, Scott is an academic, disability researcher and Aboriginal scholar.

 

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Professor Patricia O’Brien

Director

Since 2009 Patricia has been the Chair in Disability Studies at University of Sydney as well as the Director of the Centre for Disability Studies.

Colin Westman

Colin Westman

Director

Colin Westman joined the Achieve Board in 2017. He brings to the organisation skills in financial, risk and operational management, as well as business development and human resources.

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Robert McKimm

Director

Robert’s career has focused on governance, risk and compliance and he has worked for Deloitte and Origin Energy. He is currently Chief Risk Officer at Transgrid.