Independent Living Centre NSW is made up of allied health professionals, access consultants, administration, and corporate support professionals.
The organisation is lead by a board of directors and a chief executive officer who are reponsible for the governance, strategic leadership, and direction of the ILC NSW. ILC NSW members elect our board of directors each year in elections held in November.
Jonathan Ladd holds a BA in Philosophy and Psychology
from University of Durham (UK) 1973-76 and MPhil Logic from London School of Economics, 1976-77. He has
33 years of diverse line, technology, management, consulting and director-level experience, including
global Chief Information Officer for P&O Group. Experience covers business strategy, management and
information technology, across multiple sectors, working in multiple countries and cultures, at all
levels up to board and investor/owner. Currently Group CEO of Datacom. Other current roles include
provision of strategic advice and governance for an Australian payments network.
Ann-Mason Furmage has been President of the Physical Disability Council of NSW for the past five years. She is retired from active employment in her profession after more than twenty years experience as an accountant and financial controller in Australia and the USA.
Colin Slattery is currently a director of his own training and consulting business. He brings his expertise in human resource management, marketing, training and coaching to individuals and organizations. Colin has extensive experience in the government and non-government sector and has worked at various levels of management.
Qualifications: BA (Hons) LLB Macquarie University,
Grad. Dip in Legal Practice (College of Law)
Fiona Given is a person with cerebral palsy and complex communication needs and uses various forms of AAC and various forms of assistive technologies. She is the Vice-President of AAC Voice and People with Disability Australia. Fiona has worked in a range of legal settings. Currently she is a part time community member of NSW Guardianship and funds her own consultancy business doing various research projects in the disability sector.
Alex Maitland is currently a chartered secretary and
non-executive director with career experience in general management, operations and governance roles in
the infrastructure and not-for-profit sectors. His qualifications include a BA, Master of Business,
Graduate Diploma in Applied Corporate Governance, Fellow of Australian Institute of Company Directors and
Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators. Alex holds a longstanding commitment
to the not-for-profit sector, serving in voluntary non-executive roles, in emergency services, ageing,
disability, health and housing sectors.
Gurleen is an organisational development professional
with over 15 years experience in banking and finance, government, manufacturing, media
telecommunications, FMCG and professional services industries. She has worked for and consulted to a
diverse range of companies such as Telstra, ASIC, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Westpac and Chubb Securities.
Her qualifications include BCom, Post graduate Diploma in Economics and Finance. Her areas of expertise
include organisational development, change management, employee engagement, executive leadership
development, coaching, people leadership and talent management.
Robyn Chapman was appointed CEO in February 2008. She graduated and worked as a Physiotherapist for many years across the health, aged, disability, private, public and not-for-profit sectors. She has held a number of service management positions in the disability sector including leading the Physical Disability Council of NSW. Robyn is currently a Director of Paraquad NSW and is also a casual lecturer in the Discipline of Occupational Therapy at the University of Sydney.
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