An Australian not-for-profit initiative
Domestic & international projects 

Board of Directors of Reledev

BOD_AgnesBarnardAgnes Barnard – Chair

Agnes Barnard has over 20 years experience in international strategy and marketing.  She is a Director for Oliver & Doam, Pty Ltd, a consultancy that specialises in strategy, public policy and international trade. As well as being on the Board she is also actively involved in DREAM (Developing, Rebuilding, Educating & Mentoring), a Reledev project that empowers young refugees in Australia. She also works in the aged care sector. Agnes was appointed Chair at Reledev’s Annual General Meeting in November 2018. 

 Graham Duff – Deputy Chairman 

Graham is currently the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for AMP Life and was previously a Senior Manager in the Sydney audit practice of KPMG. Graham is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales. Graham participated in a project in Fiji in 1997.


Marybeth Bartholemew
Marybeth is an accountant by profession with more than 20 years experience. She is also a director of other non-profit organisations including the Association for Educational Projects Limited, which focus on education and development.

  Louise Brosnan

Louise is a Chartered Accountant and a retired partner of PriceWaterhouse-Coopers. Louise is also director of a number of non-profit organisations including the Association for Educational Projects Limited and Foundation For Education and Training Limited, which facilitate educational or development programs. Louise participated in and coordinated a number of development and welfare projects in the Philippines. Louise acts as an advisor for businesses in Queensland.

Audrey Abrams 

Audrey is currently working as an in-house lawyer at a NSW Government Agency, having previously practiced as a lawyer in private practice and in other parts of the New South Wales and Commonwealth Government. She has also worked as a policy advisor to various senior Government ministers. She holds a combined Bachelor of Arts and Law degree from the University of Sydney.


Dr Maria Vega Flores

Maria Vega Flores (Beng) is Head of Creston College, a residential college affiliated with The University of New South Wales (UNSW). Prior to this, she has worked as an academic in Molecular and Developmental Genetics at UNSW and in the medical faculty of The University of Auckland in New Zealand.  She has participated in and headed a number of service projects in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines.


Dr Ximena Ovalle

Ximena is an educator and translator by profession. She has 30 years experience in coordinating community-based activities in Australia.


Dr Anne Zahra
Anne is the Managing Director of Kenvale College of Tourism and Hospitality and an Associate Professor at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. She coordinates education development projects in the Pacific Islands, organises volunteers and raises donations from New Zealand sources.

Eugene Choi 

Eugene is a Senior Partner and Asia-Pacific Practice Leader of international tax firm; Ryan, LLC. He was previously a Division Director at Macquarie Group Limited and a Partner of a large global law firm. Eugene holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) from the University of Sydney. His long involvement with Reledev started with his participation in a work camp in 1993 at the Biddyadanga Aboriginal Community near Broome, Western Australia. Eugene has been a founding Board Member since 1994.