Our Board

Clive Rodger

Board Chair

Clive Rodger was for 25 years Managing Director of one of Australia’s leading independent economic consultancies specialising in economic, trade, industry and tariff policy. Clive has experience across a broad spectrum of Australian industry and considerable involvement with international companies, in addressing issues of international competitiveness and strategic advantage.

In 1999 after specialising in industry restructuring Clive confounded The WorkWise Group which focussed on workplace wellbeing, organisational health, change management and employee mentoring programs. Engaging over 400 psychologists and organisational experts Clive led a team in addressing and resolving workplace conflicts and dysfunctional cultures in workplaces. He is a passionate advocate for early intervention and resolution of conflict. The WorkWise Group serviced over 200,000 employees throughout Australia and New Zealand and was engaged by a number of Australia’s largest public companies and professional practices.

Clive sits on a number of Boards including public companies, tertiary educational bodies, several community and church organisations. Clive brings expertise and experience in strategic planning, financial management, law and compliance and direct experience in conflict resolution. Clive hold three Bachelor’s degrees and two Masters Degrees including a MLitt in conflict resolution. He was an accredited LEADR provider and is strongly committed to restorative practice. Clive served as Secretary of CRS before being elected Chair in February 2018

Matt Casey

Deputy Chair

Matt Casey is a semi retired Consultant and CounsellorIn June 2017 he retired as the Director Institute for Professional Standards and Safeguarding, of the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn.  He is currently assisting the church on an ad hoc basis, as a consultant on Professional Standards and Safeguarding.

After retiring from Policing as a Detective Inspector in 1999, he joined Real Justice Australia and with Goulburn Family Support Service pioneered the evolution of Explicit Affective Practice through the application of Affect Script Psychology to the principles and practice of Restorative Justice.

His counselling practice has included couples and families, domestic violence, anger management, community conflict and survivors of abuse.  He provides interventions in family, business and community conflict and facilitates professional development workshops and seminars in, Professional Standards, Restorative Practice and Affect Script Psychology for Education, Christian Ministry, Law Enforcement and the Community Sector.

Matt has wide experience serving of the Boards of sporting and community organisations and is currently a member of the Management Committee of the Goulburn Family Support Service; a Board Member of the Silvan Tomkins Institute; a member of the Land Management Board of the Goulburn Golf Course and recently completed his term as a member of the Australian Catholic Bishops Prisoners Pastoral Care Council.

Tom Daly


Tom is a Senior Consultant with the Business Tax Advisory team of EY’s Canberra office with seven years professional experience in advising clients from a range of industries on diverse accounting and taxation issues.

Tom joined EY in 2012 after gaining 2 years’ experience working for a small-tier business services firm. Tom graduated from the University of Canberra in 2012 with a Bachelor of Commerce. Tom is also a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

Tom’s experience includes providing business and personal tax compliance and advisory services for a variety of clients including listed companies, large private companies (including Australian and inbound clients), small-to-medium enterprises, family groups, mutual organisations and not-for-profit entities.

From his experience, Tom has developed a passion in the small business and not-for-profit sectors as demonstrated by being a member of the Canberra Business Chamber’s Small Business Taskforce. Tom enjoys seeing the benefits of small businesses grow, achieving favourable outcomes for not-for-profits and developing close relationships with his clients and colleagues. Tom is also a Future Directions committee member of the ACT Property Council.

Zac Hatfield – Dodds


Zac Hatfield-Dodds is a researcher at the Australian National University, with a background in moral and political philosophy, social sciences and policy, and environmental, earth, and computer sciences.  His current research focuses on autonomy, agency, and assurance in relation to artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies, alongside a significant commitment to teaching and public engagement.

Zac has served on national leadership bodies of the Uniting Church continuously since 2012, with responsibilities for governance, oversight, consensus processes, and policy development.  

He is a leader of and contributor to scientific and nonprofit software projects, Zac has spoken and run workshops at a range of international conferences – engaging a community ranging from the largest global technology companies to local students and teachers.  

Genevieve Jacobs


Genevieve has been a journalist for 30 years, working in print and radio. She is the former Mornings presenter for ABC Canberra reporting on everything from federal and local politics to human interest stories, and drawing on a deep understanding of her community. She works with a wide range of organisations including the Tara Costigan foundation, and Gift of Life ACT, sits on the ACT’s advisory committee for historic places and the boards of the National Folk Festival and Canberra International Music Festival.

She has an enduring interest in building and strengthening community engagement.

Anya Aidman


Anya works as a senior solicitor and practice group manager in private practice. Anya is a qualified mediator and a passionate believer in the power of alternative dispute resolution.

Anya’s early  years in legal practice were spent working in criminal law. She subsequently worked as a civil litigator in the community legal sector, before coming to private practice. Prior to joining the legal profession, Anya worked for several years as a political adviser to both Territory and Federal Government Ministers.

Anya is also currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canberra(UC). She has taught a range of subjects for the past 8 years at the Australian National Univeristy and UC, including Evidence Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at the ANU; and Evidence Law, Criminal Process, Cybercime and Alternative Dispute Resolution at UC.

Anya is appointed as a Director to the Board of Management of Canberra Community Law and Chair of the ACT Law Society Access to Justice & Human Rights Committee. Anya also volunteers regularly with the Women’s Legal Centre.

Mirjana wilson


Mirjana was the Chief Executive Officer of the Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) for seven years, stepping down in December 2019 to pursue other interests and career challenges. DVCS is a not-for-profit Organisation that provides 24/7 direct crisis intervention and case management supports to the ACT Community and under Mirjana’s leadership the organisation evolved to provide a holistic suite of offerings for all members of a family that have been impacted by domestic and family violence.

Mirjana has a long term personal and professional commitment to social justice and inclusion within a feminist framework.  She has worked in the both the government and community sectors for 30 years including over 15 years at DVCS and has a high level of understanding around the complex issues associated with domestic and family violence and its impact on those who experience it.

Prior to coming to DVCS, Mirjana worked in a number of educational settings, designing and implementing programs for children, young people and adults. Mirjana holds Bachelor and Post Graduate qualifications in Education and Counselling and a Masters in Business Administration.

Mirjana comes from a proud Croatian heritage with her parents migrating to Australia in the 1960s. She is bilingual and continues to be an active member within the Croatian community volunteering within the aged care facility and various women’s groups.

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