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.

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Richard Dinham LFRAIA, FAICD

Chairman

Richard is Chair of Achieve Australia Limited and a Director of The Achieve Foundation.

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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). 

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Robert McKimm

Director

Robert’s career has been focused on Governance, Risk and Compliance.  

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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.

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Dr Georgina Reynhout

Director

Dr Georgina Reynhout is a Special Education Consultant. She is an Adjunct Fellow of Macquarie University and has conducted research to PhD level in the education of individuals with needs..

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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..