Chair Matthew Tukaki

Matthew Tukaki

Director (Chair)

Matthew was elected Suicide Prevention Australia Chair in November 2017, is former Chairman of the National Coalition for Suicide Prevention since 2015 and has been a Non-Executive Director of the Board of Suicide Prevention Australia

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Director Phillip Cornwell

Phillip Cornwell

Director (Secretary)

Phillip Cornwell joined the Board of Suicide Prevention Australia in 2014 as an independent director, and chairs the governance committee. He is also Company Secretary and a member of the RAP Working Group at SPA.

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Director Luke Mann

Luke Mann

Director (Treasurer)

Luke joined the SPA Board in May 2015 as treasurer of the organisation. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Macquarie’s Commodities and Global Market Cash Equities Business a global institutional securities house covering

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Stan Piperoglou

Stan Piperoglou

Director

Stan brings wide experience over a range of fields to the Board of SPA. He has worked in Commonwealth Departments of Prime Minister and Cabinet and Health. As an experienced public servant, Stan managed various programs including in

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Director Angea Emslie

Angela Emslie

Director

Angela Emslie joined the Board of Suicide Prevention Australia as an Independent Director in 2013 and is a member of the Governance Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.

Angela is an experienced company

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Director Jacinta Hawgood

Jacinta Hawgood

Director

Jacinta (BSSc, BPsy(Hons), MClinPsy (MAPS, MCCLP)) has worked at AISRAP since 2000. She is a Senior Lecturer, Program and Course Convenor for the Graduate Certificate in Suicide Prevention and Master of Suicidology

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Christopher John

Christopher John

Director

Christopher became the Chief Executive Officer for United Synergies Ltd in April 2012 after six years as CEO of Lifeline Hobart, Tasmania. Prior to this Christopher lived in Brisbane and worked at Southbank Institute in the Faculty of Health,

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Dr-Vanessa-Lee

Dr Vanessa Lee

Director

Senior researcher in social epidemiology within the National Centre for Cultural Competence at University of Sydney, chair Public Health Indigenous Leadership Education Network and a director on the board of Suicide Prevention Australia

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Director Chris Lockwood

Chris Lockwood

Director

Chris Lockwood joined the SPA Board as an Elected Director in October 2018. Chris is the National CEO of MATES in Construction, Mining and Energy. He has a passion for delivering better mental health outcomes for workers and reducing the

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