Outlook is delighted to welcome Sally Curtain and Chris Buckingham to the board of Management.
“Their addition to the board continues to add a significant breadth of expertise and knowledge to the organisation”, says President of the Board, Fran Boyd.
Chris Buckingham has extensive experience working in senior leadership roles across business, community and government. He is recognised 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
In taking up his role, Chris said: “The pursuit of a just and fair society and change for the greater good are what get me out of bed in the morning, along with a strong cup of freshly brewed coffee. The opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to a wonderful organisation like Outlook was too good to resist.”
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. Sally is currently CEO of Bendigo Kangan Institute.
Sally holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Health. Sally is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
When asked what drove her to take on the role with Outlook, Sally said: “To leverage the skills and experience I’ve developed across my career into the Not for Profit sector. I wish to contribute to the Values and Mission of the organisation and I feel a strong values alignment”