Board of Directors
The Directors of FISH form the back bone of the foundation and are currently engaged in establishing good corporate governance, seeking key partnerships, and developing a strategic plan towards the FISH vision.
Mr Victor Hunter (Founder & Director),
who has Nyikina heritage in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, providing a direct link to a vast network of Indigenous communities across Australia and bringing expertise in developing culturally appropriate training and employment programmes.
Dr Scott Martyn (Founder & Director – Chair of Board),
who has an interest in medicine, innovation, and technology transfer, bringing a vision to foster research and development of sustainable technologies as a means for improving health, well-being, and quality of living.
Mr Mark Anderson (Director & Chief Executive Officer),
who is committed to working in partnership with Aboriginal people to redress the balance in health, education, employment, justice and life opportunities and to enable Aboriginal people to be healing and leading contributors to the whole community in connecting people to caring for each other and caring for country.
Mr Terry “Koodah” Cornwall (Director – Aboriginal Elder & Programme Advisor),
who is a Noongar man from the Wiileman clan, committed to lighting the spirit within and reconnecting Aboriginal people with their culture, community and land to heal their spirit. He wants to enable all people, not just Aboriginal, to break the cycle generation trauma, poverty and engagement in the justice system and become valued and positive contributing members of their family and community.
Mr Noel Prakash (Director),
who as Head of Indigenous Business Banking at the Commonwealth Bank has worked closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and Elders to develop new cultural engagement models. These focus on supporting Indigenous businesses by improving financial literacy and business sustainability. He now shares his experience with FISH to foster positive economic opportunities for Indigenous people across Australia.
Mr Tim Donisi (Director & Company Secretary),
who is a lawyer and Senior Associate with Clayton Utz, bringing invaluable experience to the team with his background in commercial law. He is committed to working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to overcome social disadvantage and promote sustainable practices in the community.