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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 Resolution Life Australasia.  He has previously held senior finance positions at AMP and was also 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.

Audrey Abrams

Audrey is currently working at a NSW government agency, having previously practiced as a lawyer in private practice and in other parts of the NSW and Commonwealth government. She holds a combined Bachelor of Arts and Law degree from the University of Sydney.

Eugene Choi

Eugene is currently the CEO of PARED the governing body for four Sydney based schools.   He was previously 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. 

BOD_XimenaOvalleDr Ximena Ovalle

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

BOD_AnneZahraDr Anne Zahra

Anne is the CEO of Kenvale College, Cookery, Hospitality and Events.  Adjunct Associate Professor at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.  She has coordinated education development projects in the Pacific Islands, organised volunteers and raised donations from New Zealand sources.