Meet the Team

SILA is delivered by a core program team including the Program Lead and Program Director. In addition, a wider group of experts from academia and industry join the Program Faculty to share lived experience, facilitate experiential learning sessions and present provocative case studies.

CORE SILA PROGRAM TEAM

PROGRAM LEAD

Professor Kristy Muir, Acting CEO, Paul Ramsay Foundation

Kristy Muir

Kristy is the former CEO of the Centre for Social Impact and is currently the Acting CEO of the Paul Ramsay Foundation. She is a Professor of Social Policy at UNSW Sydney Business School and sits on the Boards of several social purpose organisations. Kristy has undertaken more than 70 research and capacity building projects with many government, not-for-profit, corporate, and philanthropic organisations to help better understand and improve social impact. Kristy is an excellent communicator, teacher and public speaker and frequently gives invited keynotes, runs workshops, facilitates board strategy planning days. She also founded and continues to teach CSI’s highly regarded Governance for Social Impact course for non-executive directors.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Robbie Macpherson, Managing Director, Adaptable Leadership

Robbie Macpherson

Robbie is a highly skilled not-for-profit leadership facilitator with 20 years of experience designing and delivering innovative, transformational leadership and talent development programs for a diverse range of organisations and sectors. His passion is helping individuals and systems develop the capacity to overcome the complex challenges they face, using their ingenuity, skill and innovation. Robbie is the Managing Director of Adaptable Leadership and has worked with hundreds of CEOs across all sectors.

PROGRAM MANAGER

Kyrstie Dunn,
Centre for Social Impact

Kyrstie Dunn

Kyrstie is an experienced not-for-profit leader who brings strategic and innovative thinking and diverse experience to her work. She is committed to creating a more equitable and just world and supports the Uluru statement. Kyrstie’s career spans NFP start-up and scaling, social and systems leadership learning program design and management, community engagement, career and executive coaching, business advisory services, talent attraction, recruitment and alumni strategy. As a Director of Collaboration for Impact, Kyrstie advocates for and works to support leaders taking a long-term systems change approach.

PROGRAM OFFICER

Lisa Casey,

Centre for Social Impact

Lisa Casey

Lisa has over seven years’ experience in providing administration and support across the not-for-profit, government and commercial sectors and her background in gender parity projects has previously won her a Victorian Health Promotion Foundation award. Lisa has a Bachelor of Health Science (Public Health) from Monash University, a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from RMIT, and she is currently completing her Master of Business Administration.

ADDITIONAL FACILITATORS

INDIGENOUS LEAD

Mark Yettica-Paulson, Practice Lead – Deep Collaboration, Collaboration for Impact

Mark Yettica-Paulson

Mark is an intercultural leadership and collaboration specialist, and Indigenous leader from the Birrah, Gamilaroi and Bundjalung peoples, from the South East Queensland and North East NSW regions. Mark is currently the Deep Collaboration Lead with Collaboration for Impact, and CEO of Super Native Unlimited, a specialist consulting practice dedicated to enhancing Indigenous leadership and cross cultural collaboration. He has provided strategic leadership advice and delivered intercultural leadership programs to multiple organisations, bringing decades of wisdom from his career in leadership development, diversity and inclusion, and community education.

LEAD COACH

Terri Soller, Managing Director, Conversus Leaders

Terri Soller

Terri has over 25 years’ experience working with senior leaders and executives across multi-sector, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environments in Australia and globally. She has held senior roles in organisations, and delivered in-house and external consulting, academic teaching, and various leadership development and executive coaching programs. In her work as a consultant, teacher and coach she has a proven record of delivering dynamic and impactful processes for individuals and organisations that enable the practical implementation of newly learned skills. Terri understands the challenges that adaptation throws up and is familiar with methodologies to support deeper dialogue and exploration. She has the capacity to hold people in a space of curiosity, testing assumptions, thinking, working systemically and pushing beyond a fixed mindset.