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Who is Who?

Some key people in Whitelion are: 

Anne Barker
Chairperson of the Whitelion Board    

Mark Watt  
Co-Founder & CEO of Whitelion

Glenn Manton
 Co-Founder of Whitelion,
media personality and
former AFL footballer

National Executive:

CEO:
Mark Watt
  Chief Operating Officer: 
Kim Wood
National Manager, Finance:
Ian Robertson
  Executive Manager Strategy & Governance:
Rowena Middlemiss
Victorian State Manager:
Jeff Hamilton
  Tasmanian State Manager: 
Barbara Walters  
Western Australia State Manager
Mike Dixon
  New South Wales State Manager: 
Sharon Everson
South Australia State Manager
Amy Duke
  Partnerships & Communications Manager:
Paul Wilkinson

Our Board members:

ANNE BARKER
Board position: Chairperson

After starting her career in law, Anne has held senior management positions in a number of companies including Myer, ANZ and SPI PowerNet.  Anne was Managing Director of City West Water for 13 years until retiring in March 2016.  Anne has been the chair of Whitelion since July 2011, and is also chair of LeadWest and on the board of the Victorian Building Authority.      

DAVID TUCKER
Board position: Director
Professional title:  CEO, EnviroPacific Services

David Tucker has extensive executive experience focussed on providing engineering, construction and asset management services across a range of business sectors including transport, utilities, mining and resources and heavy industrial manufacturing. Track record of success in organic growth, M&A transitions and delivering value in the operation of major long-term infrastructure facilities across Australia and New Zealand. David has been a Director of Whitelion since 2010.

KEVIN MULLEN
Board position:
Treasurer
Professional title: Diretor, Moore Stephens

Kevin Mullen specialises in management advisory services to medium-sized businesses. His expertise is in the area of corporate structuring, succession planning and superannuation strategies. Kevin’s close working relationship with clients has exposed him to the international arena where he provides management and taxation advice to overseas and Australian companies.                

DONNA WATT
Board position:
Director
Professional title: Partner PWC

Donna has over 20 years experience as a Program Director leading and advising on a number of large transformation programs including strategy development and execution, mergers, acquisitions and divestments across a range of industries. These include government, manufacturing, consumer products, logistics, resources, and energy and information technology. Particular areas of expertise include program office setup, operational restructuring and due diligence, synergy/cost identification/validation, benefits tracking and the planning and implementation of large scale programs.

EMMA NEEDHAM
Board position:
Director
Professional title: Director Emma Needham Corporate Affairs Consultancy

Prior to 2014 Emma was the Director of Corporate Affairs for Serco AMEAA (Africa, Middle East, Asia and Australasia) and has held advisory positions with senior Federal Government Cabinet Ministers in the portfolios of employment and workplace relations, human services, and health and ageing. Emma holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Masters of Public Policy and is also a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

MARK WATT
Board position:
Director
Professional title: Chief Executive Officer

Mark Watt is the co-founder of Whitelion and has held the position of CEO since 1999. Mark’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Business and Masters of Social Work. His past experience includes Community and Client Services Manager at Parkville Youth Residential Centre and 9 years as Program Director at Youth For Christ. Mark was awarded the Robin Clark Memorial Award in 2005 in recognition of excellence in the category of 'Making a Difference to Children, Young People and Families'.