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

In 2017 Matt retired from his role as the Director of Professional Standards and Safeguarding with the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. He is a Counsellor and Restorative Practice Consultant and was formerly a Detective Inspector and Head of the School of Investigation & Intelligence at the NSW Police Academy.

In 2000 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.

With extensive experience in couples and family work, domestic violence, anger management and community conflict he conducts Restorative Practice seminars in Education, Christian Ministry, Law Enforcement and the Community Sector.

He is the Chair of the Management Committee of the Goulburn Family Support Service, the Vice Chair of Board of the Conflict Resolution Service, Canberra and the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Council for the Pastoral Care of Prisoners, a member of the Management Committee of Karinya House (For Mothers and Babies), Canberra and a member of the Board of the Tomkins Institute.

Tom Daly

Treasurer

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

Secretary

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.  

John Ramadge

Ordinary Member & Public Officer

John Ramadge is widely experienced in education and training, the holistic development of young people and adults, procurement and contract management, conflict resolution, personnel and business management.  His skills and experience evolved through a range of employment where strong technical, interpersonal and business acumen are valued. He was an elite level sportsman (track & field, Australian rules football) with National representation and coaching achievements.

John holds graduate qualifications from Monash University and post-graduate qualifications from the University of Melbourne, plus the completion of a range of information technology, military and human resource courses.  He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company directors and a senior member of the Australian Institute of Management. He is a Justice of the Peace for the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales.

He was a teacher in rural Victoria before call-up for National Service, and was commissioned in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), completing over 20 years’ service.  Significant senior appointments were Director of Occupational Analysis for the Australian Defence Force, Director of Education and Training and Principal Education Officer for the RAAF.

On retirement from the RAAF he worked at the Australian Institute of Sport as manager of Elite Sport for ten years leading up to the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, following which he had a pivotal role in the establishment of General Practice Education and Training Ltd, a central company for managing regional training and workforce for medical General Practitioners.  He maintains a strong interest in the medical sector and indigenous health, worked as an administrator at an Aboriginal Medical Service, and ran a consultancy business primarily engaged with private sector health organisations, government agencies and the business sector.

He has been on the board of CRS since 2015 and has previous held board positions with the Victorian Amateur Athletic Association (now Athletics Victoria), the Central Riverina Football League (now wound up), sporting clubs and private schools.

Genevieve Jacobs

Ordinary Member

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.

Louisa Osborne

Ordinary Member

Louisa combines her strong analysis and research skills with strategic thinking to contribute to significant design processes that drive systemic change. She has worked with a range of government organisations to explore the human understanding that shapes how they work, and signals where they won’t. She has also developed strategies that guide direction, conducted ethnographic research to inform social policy, and assisted governments to develop innovation labs that drive social and economic transformation. Louisa works as a Strategic Designer with ThinkPlace, a global “human-centred design” consulting firm working to contribute to progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

Louisa has an interdisciplinary background that has strengthened her ability to draw out and understand diverse perspectives. At the Australian National University, Louisa facilitated the interdisciplinary Vice-Chancellor’s course Creating Knowledge, co-founded the Cross-Disciplinary Student’s Academy and co-founded the Global Cross-Disciplinary Tournament with the International Alliance of Research Universities. Louisa studied mathematics, philosophy, Indonesian and anthropology alongside electives from across the university.

Anya Aidman

Ordinary Member

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.

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