Chair, Board of Management
People & Governance Committee
Fran Boyd is a senior human resources executive with over 20 years’ experience in leading and managing the human resources function in a range of public, not for profit and private sector organisations.
Fran has a depth of Knowledge of contemporary HR and organisational culture strategies and issues, she has a
keen interest in leadership and organisational culture with a passion for creating workplaces where people thrive. Fran has a strong values base and authentic leadership style.
Fran was appointed President of the Board in 2019.
Deputy Chair, Board of Management
Strategic Planning Committee
Greg Cuthbert has detailed experience in large scale program management, capital planning and project delivery in the Banking, Consulting, Logistics and Finance corporate environments and is currently working for Australia Post.
Bringing a commercial mindset, Greg has worked with a number of charities and social enterprises, including participation at Board level and employs a strategic and consultative approach.
Greg has a Masters in Business Management from Swinburne University, a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University and several project management qualifications.
Greg is planning to continue furthering the Outlook ethos for our diverse base of stakeholders.
Treasurer, Board of Management
Finance and Risk Management Committee
Derek has over 15 years’ experience in local government at Senior management level. He has held his current role of General Manager of Corporate Services at Cardinia Shire Council for 8 years. Prior to Cardinia Shire Council he was employed with Moreland City Council and Melbourne City Council. His is a qualified accountant and also holds qualifications in Organisational
Dynamics (MSC) and Business Administration (MBA). As Senior Manager within Government sector Derek is focussed on managing organisational resources to deliver systems and services that support the organisation as it strives to best meet the needs of our community.
Secretary, Board of Management
People and Governance
Graeme Stewart is a civil engineer with over 40 years of experience working in conjunction with Councils across Victoria.
He has held the senior management roles of Executive Officer of the Eastern Regional Waste Management Group (ERWMG), Manager of Municipal Programs at Metropolitan Waste Management Group (MWMG) and Director Corporate Services at Metropolitan Waste and Resource Recovery Group (MWRRG).
After more than 25 years in regional waste management, preceded by 17 years in sanitary engineering, waste management and engineering advice roles in the Victorian Public Service Graeme retired from the MWRRG and now works as a waste management consultant. He is also currently President of the Waste Management Association of Australia, Victorian Branch.
Finance Risk Management Committee
Lisa is Member Firm Principal and Certified Financial Planner™ at Casey Wealth Advisers in Berwick. She has been in the banking and financial services industry for over 30 years and has been providing financial advice to clients since 1996. Lisa worked for Westpac Banking Corporation for 17 years in branch management and, later financial planning and advice, prior to
starting the Casey Wealth Advisers Berwick business in 2001. Lisa is an active member of the local community and grew up in Pakenham and Nar Nar Goon.
Strategic Planning Committee
Edwin is a partner in the solicitor firm of Duffy & Simon. He is significantly involved in the local community, formerly the first mayor of the Shire of Cardinia and is committed to the philosophy and direction of Outlook.
Edwin joined the Committee of Management in 1998, was Vice president from 1999 and President from 2009 to 2019.
People and Governance Committee
Sally Curtain is an accomplished public sector senior executive with significant experience in leading transformational change across state and local government. Sally successfully led organisational and operational changes within diverse and complex public sector agencies. This included restructuring the former Department of Justice to better meet the needs of regional communities, creating new agencies such as the Independent
Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC), scaling up services to a burgeoning population in City of Casey, and operating as a regulator to modernise registration and licensing at Victoria’s largest service provider, VicRoads. Sally is currently also on the Board of NORTHLink and was previously on the Board at Casey Cardinia Library Corporation from 2013-2018
Strategic Planning Committee
Chris has extensive experience working in senior leadership roles across business, community and government.
He is recognized for his capacity to provide positive leadership, inspire change and get people working together for the greater good.
Chris is a Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors; was a Finalist in the 2012 Melbourne Awards for Individual Contribution to Melbourne's profile; and has served in a voluntary capacity as Adjunct Professor, College of Business, Victoria University.
He is President of Public Libraries Victoria, a member of the Australian Library and Information Association and a committed Parkrunner. He lives on 40 acres in Ellinbank with his partner Mikaela and two teenagers Thomas and Mietta.
Chief Executive Officer
Sam Sondhi is the CEO of Outlook (Vic) Inc. and a member of the Board of Management. Sam has ten years experience in Investment Banking working as a Vice President in the M&A and Capital Markets groups for Credit Suisse and Citigroup primarily based in Sydney. Sam has extensive experience in domestic and international capital markets and has advised some of Australia’s largest corporations on a range of acquisitions, divestments and capital raising initiatives. In addition, Sam spent over five years establishing and running his own investment company focussed on the Australian retail and
wholesale sectors, which he has now divested.
More recently, Sam served as Chief Operating Officer of international development NGO, Business for Development, based in Melbourne and as the Deputy CEO and Director of Strategy & Growth for Lentara UnitingCare. Sam holds a First Class Honours degree in Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Anne has worked in the Human Services, not for profit sector for over the past 35 years. She holds qualifications in Welfare work, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Governance and Workplace Assessment & Training.
As Deputy CEO and Chief Operations Manager at Outlook (Vic) Inc. she is responsible for management of a range of services including State & Federally funded Disability Services, Community Centre as well as Plant Nursery, Recycling and Waste Management businesses.
Anne is committed to the principles of social justice, human rights, professional leadership and rights related to access and inclusion for all members of the community.
She is an inaugural Board member of Disability Professionals Australia and was inducted in to the Victorian Disability Awards Lifetime Achievement Honour Roll in 2016.
General Manager, Commercial Services
Ariana Evans is the Chief Financial Officer that has been with Outlook for over 7 years managing the Finance division. Ariana has experience in the mining industry and has worked in another not for profit organisation, she is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Ariana is passionate about an inclusive community where people can realise their potential and be who they want to be. She enjoys being involved with an organization that has a strong focus on values, people and the community.
General Manager, Corporate Operations
Debbie has been with Outlook since 2014, coming from a corporate background in, administration, learning & development, consulting , project and programme management. She has worked in public and private companies including, a large multinational corporation working across a number of industry sectors.
Debbie holds qualifications in Business, Adult Education and HR and is responsible for provision of strategic direction, leadership, management and delivery of Outlooks corporate services across the organisation, including; Quality and IT systems, Learning and Development, HR, Workforce Management , OHS, IT, RTW, Volunteering and Marketing.
General Manager, Community Services
Gabriella has held senior leadership roles in the human services field for the past 25 years, delivering community and residentially based services within the disability and aged care sectors, specialist disability and social housing, child, youth and family services and within the youth and criminal justice system. She has extensive operational management experience and holds qualifications in community services management and business administration.
Gabriella is committed to the development of innovative services and programs that enable people with a disability to lead independent lives and participate fully in community living. Gabriella is responsible for Outlook’s Disability Services, Community Centre and Disability Employment Service business units.