It’s a rare gift to be a chief executive; even more rare to become one at Bush Heritage Australia, as one of two CEOs in the organisation’s 27-year history. As a leading conservation not-for-profit, taking the helm in 2011 was a great opportunity to put into practice my three decades’ experience in land management. I applied for the top job at Bush Heritage in 2011, after senior leadership roles at Parks Victoria. There I was able to practice the art of policy development and the opportunity to operate at large scale. Leading a significant workforce made me think: how do you set up an organisation to run well? How do…

This is an F&P Member exclusive article.

Sign up for a 21-day free trial to continue reading

Or become an F&P member and get access to fundraising insights,

best practice, case studies, thought leadership and more.

Knowledge Hub Access

Exclusive Research and Benchmarks

Conference Discounts

Dedicated Member Care Manager


Learn more about our membership packages