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Mara Bún | Chair of the Board

Mara Bún is a Company Director and strategy consultant who works with people who share her optimism about a positive future, despite all evidence pointing to challenges ahead. Mara is a Director of the board of Enova Community Energy – Australia’s first community owned renewable energy retailer with headquarters in Byron Bay. She is President of the Australian Conservation Foundation, a Director on the board of Australian Ethical Investments and is Chair of the Board of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority.

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Norman Gillespie | Non-Executive Director

Norman is passionate about working with extraordinary people to realise their vision of creating and developing enterprises which bring about sustainable positive economic, social and cultural change. He has held positions including Chief Financial Office and Deputy CEO of Optus Communications, CEO of the Sydney Opera House, Deputy Chair of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, CEO of UNICEF Australia, and as current Chairman of Pinchgut Opera.

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Professor Graeme Samuel AC | Non-Executive Director

Graeme is a Professor in the Monash Business School and the Monash School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine at Monash University. He has excelled in a professional career spanning senior roles in law, investment banking and public service, sport, health, the arts, business and public policy in economic reform and regulation.  Graeme's many appointments have included Chairman of the ACCC (2003-2011) and Chairman of Opera Australia (1995-2000). He completed a major review of the Commonwealth EPBC Act in 2020. Graeme was made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 2010.

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Trevor Thomas | Non-Executive Director

Trevor joined Ethinvest in 1997 after spending 6 years in South America working in economic development. Prior to that he was employed as an economist with one of Australia’s major banks and AP Dow Jones Telerate. Trevor is a trustee of a number of philanthropic organisations, including the John T Reid Charitable Trusts and the Community Impact Foundation, and assists a number of charitable trusts and not for profit organisations with their investment strategies.