Board

Chairs

Sophie Black  Follow
Sophie Black is Head of Publishing at the Wheeler Centre where she has worked on projects such as the new national writers scheme The Next Chapter, The Messenger podcast (Grand Trophy and two Gold Medals, New York Festivals Radio Awards 2017; UNAA Media Award for Best Radio Documentary; Walkley Award for Radio/Audio Feature; Australian Human Rights Commission Media Award) and the ABC Radio National program Talkfest. Previously she was Editor in Chief at Private Media, where she headed up titles such as Crikey, Women’s Agenda, Daily Review and SmartCompany. In 2013 she delivered the Adelaide Festival of Ideas as Director. She sits on the advisory board for Melbourne University’s Centre for Advancing Journalism and is the former editor of Crikey. Sophie regularly appears on ABC local radio and television and Melbourne’s Triple R and most recently as a regular panelist on ABC TV’s Screen Time.

Siân Darling
Siân is a freelance creative communication specialist and filmmaker. Also working as the Business Development Manager at Art Guide Australia, Siân applies her strategic communication to her passion for the arts. Formerly the General Manager of the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, Siân makes creative videos and documentaries across the human rights and creative arts sectors.

Board members

Glen Berman
Glen works at the intersection of technology and social justice. Currently dividing his time between his role as Head of Digital Strategy at the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission and his masters studies at the 3A Institute at ANU. He was previously Managing Director of SumOfUs.org and co-founder of Australian Progress.

Jez Hunghanfoo
Jez is a specialist in nonprofit management, operations and fundraising, and is currently Chief Operating Officer at One Girl Australia, an NGO delivering education programs for girls and young women in Sierra Leone and Uganda. Prior to joining One Girl, Jez spent a decade working in fundraising and communications roles at Oxfam Australia, and has held roles in community engagement at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and in marketing at Arts Hub Australia. Jez has also been a board member and the Chair for Diaspora Action Australia, and was a staff-elected non-voting member of the Oxfam Australia board.

Roselina Press  Follow
Roselina Press is the Digital Producer at the Human Rights Law Centre. She is the former editor-in-chief of Right Now (2014-2018). She is also a board member at Digital Rights Watch, a charity organisation that stands up for the digital rights of Australians.

Treasurer

Joel Cohen
Joel is a Director in Deloitte’s Social Impact Consulting Practice with 18 years of leadership, strategic, operational, financial and program management experience. He has worked across social impact, financial services, management consulting and consumer goods sectors for a number of leading organisations including Small Giants (impact investment), ANZ Banking Corporation, A.T. Kearney and Procter & Gamble across Australia, Asia and Western Europe. He holds a Graduate Certificate in Social Impact from Swinburne University and Bachelor’s Degree in Business & IT. He is also a board member of Gowrie Victoria.