Marist180 is managed by a dedicated Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for setting the strategic direction and governance of Marist180. Each member offers their own unique insights, experience and skills to empower Marist180 and the individuals we serve.

Marist180 had 450 staff members helping our community in 2015–16.

Together with our 150 passionate volunteers, we supported 4,000 individuals and their families to create positive change in their lives. Our Board helps make this possible. The Board establishes Marist180’s vision, and ensures our programs, services and community reflect this vision every day.

Our Board

John Cameron

John Cameron




Claire Bibby

Claire Bibby




Prof. Frank Malloy

Prof. Frank Malloy




Dr Liz Newton

Dr Liz Newton




Br Mark Paul

Br Mark Paul




Brian Pickup

Brian Pickup




Evelyn Picot

Evelyn Picot




Br Anthony Robinson

Br Anthony Robinson




Dr John Warhurst

Dr John Warhurst





Our Executive Team

Marist180 is managed by a highly experienced and dedicated CEO and team of Executive Managers. It is well represented in the wider community through our CEO’s involvement as a Board Director of Catholic Social Services Australia. Our Executive team participate in various industry committees and have well developed relationships with other community agencies. This enables us to deliver a wide range of services for young people.

Chris Gandy

Chris Gandy

Chief Executive Officer


Philip Anderson

Philip Anderson

Chief of Operational Services


Bala Benjamin

Bala Benjamin

Executive Manager, Finance & Corporate Services


Pauline Robertson

Pauline Robertson

Executive Manager, Innovation & Business Development


Tony Kelly

Tony Kelly

Executive Manager, People Strategies


Martin Thiele

Martin Thiele

Executive Officer, Business Development, Fundraising and Engagement


Ariana Kenny

Ariana Kenny

Acting Out-of-Home Care Executive Manager & Casework and Clinical Practice Leader


Talitha Francis

Talitha Francis

Executive Manager, Settlement & Support Services