Meet our board of management, who come from a range of industries and experiences but work together to make The Venny as successful as possible.

Tessa Livingston (Chairperson): Tessa is a practicing Lawyer at KPMG

Kenneth Oag (Deputy Chair): Ken has spent nearly 40 years in the IT industry mainly working in large corporations and has worked with The National Australia Bank for the last 24 years. He has 2 children in their 20’s and is a local resident of Kensington.

Natasha Perera (Treasurer): Natasha is the Group Financial Controller at 2XU and initially connected to The Venny in her role at Pitcher Partners.

Samantha Currie (Secretary): Sam is a corporate lawyer at MinterEllison with legal experience in advising charitable organisations on corporate governance.

Alice Leake (Board Member): Alice is a Landscape Architect and Urban Designer based in Melbourne. She’s passionate about creating great places and spaces for all to enjoy.

Owen Quake (Board Member): Owen is the Safety & Risk Director for BP Fuels in Asia Pacific while also supporting BP’s global growth in the low carbon economy.    He has three school aged children and has lived in the inner west for 23 years.

Lauren Green (Board Member): Lauren has worked in Human Resources roles in large organisations including BP, NAB and is currently head of people at Bupa. As a local resident of Kensington for many years looks forward to continuing engagement with the local community.

Rebecca van Raay (Board Member): Bec has worked in digital marketing across a number of business, including frank green and 2XU.