David Brookes

David is a Founding Member and non-executive Director of Social Enterprise Network Victoria Ltd and a Director of Social Enterprise Australia, the national peak body co-designing and developing the Social Enterprise National Strategy (SENS).

David has been closely involved in the development of national social enterprise development initiatives in Australia since 2009. He was an inaugural Director of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF) Community Interest Company (CIC) between July 2015 and October 2020.

Chair of the YEA Social Enterprise Growth Committee

Daniel Findley

Daniel Findley is a high-performing executive and Non-Executive Director with extensive expertise in strategic leadership for Local Government & not-for-profit, community-based organisations. He is known for driving growth and success in all areas of business, from refocusing leadership priorities to restructuring front-line services and programs.

Daniel Findley is the CEO of Outlook Australia, a social enterprise committed to fostering inclusive communities and providing equal opportunities for all individuals, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Angela Middleton

Angela has a true passion for leadership with experience in guiding Sales, Operations, and Strategy teams in diverse financial services organisations.

Angela believes in bringing her whole self to work, leading with authenticity and accessibility. This approach has fostered higher team engagement, increased trust, and seamless collaboration. She is well known for her expertise in problem-solving, Angela is a skilled pinch hitter and has a remarkable ability to influence at all levels within organisations.


Terri Mandler

Terri is an experienced NFP board member, global corporate and public sector executive leadership roles. Skilled in addressing contemporary workforce challenges, an advisor to Secretaries’ governance bodies, government departments and private sector CEOs.

Terri is change agent willing to question the status quo, using evidence and insight to set strategic direction, identify visionary opportunities and champion initiatives that deliver practical and measurable impact.


Loes Westerbeek-Veld

Loes is passionate about ESG/Sustainability, particularly Social Sustainability and a strong advocate of ensuring that communities and societies can thrive and continue to exist in a healthy, fair, and equal way.

Loes understands the crucial role businesses play in improving people’s quality of life and fostering strong relationships. She is dedicated to ensuring that all individuals have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. Through her work, Loes actively supports the creation of a diverse and equitable society.


Melissa Jacka

Melissa is a finance professional who is passionate about helping children and young people and ensuring that all individuals thrive and achieve their full potential. Motivated in equal parts by care and performance, she approaches life with curiosity, positivity and gratitude.

Melissa has worked in the banking and not-for-profit sector for more than 25 years in a variety of roles in Sydney and London, focused on financial partnership and advisory, business analysis, change management, strategy and governance. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Economics (Major in Accounting & Commercial Law) from USYD and is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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