Accountants’ Partnership Executives
Caitriona joined Perpetual’s Philanthropy team in January 2013 and is responsible for supporting Perpetual’s commitment to Philanthropy and the not-for-profit sector.
With over a decade of philanthropic and grantmaking experience in both Australia and Europe, Caitriona has an extensive understanding of national and international funding approaches and mechanisms.
Caitriona is a former Chair of Philanthropy Australia’s Education Affinity Group. As an inaugural team member of the Leading Learning in Education and Philanthropy (LLEAP) research project, Caitriona possess a high level of understanding relating to the trends and challenges in the philanthropic sector within Australia. Her sector knowledge and standing was affirmed in 2012 when she was named the Australian Institute of Grant Management’s inaugural Grantmaker of The Year.
Caitriona is currently completing a Masters of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit) at the Queensland University of Technology and is a Board Member of Schools Connect Australia.
Jane joined Perpetual in 2011 and is a senior philanthropy specialist with significant experience and knowledge of the private wealth and not-for-profit sector.
Jane provides support to families and individuals who wish to create a legacy and structure their giving through the establishment of a charitable Foundation or Endowment. In doing this she also works closely with philanthropists to formulate giving strategies to ensure that their financial resources are best utilised to achieve outcomes and make an impact in the communities in which they seek to support.
Jane has a strong governance background having completed a Bachelor of Business and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Meghan is passionate about philanthropy and the potential it has to influence social change. Her role as Manager – Philanthropy and Non-Profit Services enables her to work with philanthropists to achieve their charitable goals.
Prior to her current role, Meghan worked as Program Area Manager in the philanthropy team where she was responsible for funding methods which focused on Positive Ageing. In addition she developed a strong understanding of governance and the legal requirements necessary to ensure best practice within the philanthropic sector. Before joining Perpetual Meghan worked in the not-for-profit sector in fundraising and community engagement roles.
Meghan has over eight years’ experience in the philanthropic and not-for-profit sectors.
Tracey joined Perpetual in November 2010 and has worked in various roles and divisions across Perpetual Private including Advice Delivery, Project Management and most recently Philanthropy.
Tracey is passionate about helping clients structure their giving in order to enable them to support their preferred charities in the most impactful way. Tracey is focussed on building meaningful relationships with both philanthropists and the not for profit sector to facilitate positive outcomes for the community.
Tracey holds a Bachelor of Business and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning.
Native Title Trusts and Investments team
John has extensive experience working with Aboriginal Trusts and communities across Australia. His strong understanding of Aboriginal culture and issues has been strengthened by his current tertiary education in a Masters of Aboriginal Studies at University of South Australia.
John has 30 years experience in the financial services industry. He has held roles in sales and marketing, consulting and business development. For the past 15 years he has held senior regional executive roles as SA and NT State Manager for AMP and most recently as SA State Manager for Perpetual Private.
John has held various board positions including make A Wish Foundation’s national and international Boards and The Medical Research Foundation in SA. He is currently on the board of Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered.
John has tertiary qualifications in marketing, superannuation and trust management, insurance and Aboriginal studies.
Glen is very involved in working with Aboriginal communities and groups and some of these relationships date back to the early 80’s. He works with five Native Title trust clients and is constantly travelling to meet with traditional land owners.
He held association positions in the early to mid '90s working with CRA when native title and support of indigenous communities became a reality.
Glen started his career with Westpac in 1978 and has been involved in financial services for 30 years. He lived and worked in Broome for 15 years and founded a financial services business in 1990 which focussed on insurance and financial planning in Broome and the Kimberley area. Glen also lived and worked in Kojonup during his early career.
Glen has a passion for football, having coached predominantly Aboriginal teams. Glen also coached the Kimberley and Pilbara representative team in 1995 and 1996.Glen has maintained strong ties with Shenton House at UWA, where his son Ashley attained his degree in 2007. Ashley was awarded “Outstanding Male Aboriginal Year 12 Student in 2003”. Through this association, Perpetual has been the principal sponsor of the “Western Wagyls” that participates in the NITESG games for 3 years running.
Pamela Kaye is a lawyer with 14 years’ experience working with Aboriginal clients. Pamela worked for Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation, which is the Native Title Representative Body for the Murchison Gascoyne and Pilbara Region of WA for five years, progressing native title claims and advising Aboriginal clients in their ILUA negotiations with mining companies in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
Pamela then worked for DLA Phillips Fox in the mining and energy team. She advised on and assisted with the negotiation and implementation of land access agreements between developers and Aboriginal groups across Australia, including in the Noongar region. She also appeared regularly before the National Native Title Tribunal in mediation and arbitration proceedings.
Pamela has extensive experience assisting developers to identify and properly engage with affected Aboriginal groups and individuals. She is frequently asked to participate in difficult or controversial projects because she is able to think innovatively and deliver solutions. Pamela has significant management experience and has built broad community consent to controversial projects through structured systems of engagement. This has involved managing stakeholder engagement, government relations, mining projects, tenure and environmental approvals.
As a Trust Manager for Perpetual, Pamela specialises in implementing strong governance structures to ensure that boards and advisory councils make informed decisions, based on professional advice, which are in accord with community goals and aspirations.
Andrew leads a national team of fiduciary, investment and advice professionals who partner with clients to help them achieve outcomes within their communities. The Community & Social Investments team forms part of Perpetual’s high net worth advisory business, Perpetual Private, encompassing Not-for-Profit and native title mandates as well as Philanthropic relationships. Andrew is the chair of Perpetual’s Reconciliation Action Plan working group and a member of the Perpetual Trustee Company Limited Board.
Prior to this role Andrew was Perpetual Private’s NSW & ACT State Manager for six years, where he helped individuals, families and Not-for-Profit organisations to manage their unique and complex financial requirements
Andrew joined Perpetual over 10 years ago as a Senior Financial Consultant where he was responsible for introducing new high net worth clients into the business.
Andrew started his career working with an independent financial planning group before relocating to London and then Hong Kong to work in funds management. On his return to Australia, Andrew held roles both as a financial adviser and Head of Premier Services NSW at a large Australian retail bank.
Lachlan has been working in the native title trust industry for more than five years and has developed extensive experience working with Aboriginal communities and Trusts across Australia. He feels privileged that through his work he has been able to learn the Aboriginal culture and the connection to country that Aboriginal communities promote.
Lachlan has over 15 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has held roles in sales and marketing, consulting and business development. For the past five years Lachlan has held senior regional executive roles as SA, WA and NT State Manager for ANZ Trustees and Equity Trustees and most recently as a specialist Adviser on native title trusts for Perpetual Private.
Lachlan has been involved extensively with the Noongar people throughout this time, having established the trusts and held the relationships with the Wagyl Kaip and South West Boojarah claim groups. He was also critical in the establishment and function of the Noongar Charitable Trust that undertook a property development joint venture in Gnangara.
Lachlan has tertiary qualifications with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring Finance and Commercial Law. He has also completed a graduate diploma in Financial Services that included study in Investment Management, Superannuation and Insurance.
Taliah has spent the past 10 years in the civil and mining industry and has a strong background in administration, project management and community engagement.
Taliah is a Nimanburu woman from Broome Western Australia with ancestral ties to Yarwuru/Djugan, Nyul Nyul and Bardi groups on the Mid Dampier Peninsula. She has been heavily involved in her family’s Native Title Claim which has taken twenty years to reach Determination in 2018. This has also lead to an in depth understanding of issues facing Aboriginal communities on a daily basis and an understanding that each community is different and respects their individual journeys to self-determination.
Taliah has the added experience of developing and implementing Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs) and was responsible for the implementation of the first Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan within the civil and mining industry. Implementing an Elevate RAP and working with Reconciliation WA allowed for strong community and corporate relationships. She brings these experiences and relationships with her to her current role and as a member of the Perpetual Reconciliation Action Plan working group.
Taliah has worked in local government, corporate and not-for-profit organisations and is heavily involved in numerous organisations that service WA communities in the areas of Aboriginal empowerment, leadership, reconciliation, education, defence, mental health and disability services.
Taliah currently sits on the Divisional Advisory Board for Red Cross WA and the ICEA Foundation. She is also a member of the Aboriginal Advisory Group for Rotary District 9445 (Wyndham – Kalgoorlie), Program Manager of Miss NAIDOC Perth, and Alumni of Leadership WA and the Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute (WAALI).
Taliah graduated from the University of Western Australia with majors in anthropology and industrial relations.
Taliah’s community service and passion for community empowerment aligns well with the function of Perpetual’s Native Title Team.
NFP and Charity Team
Scott's specific focus is working with not-for-profit entities and endowments to manage and protect their investment assets.
Scott joined Perpetual after a 30 year career in global financial institutions, having worked for a number of blue-chip investment and institutional banks in Australia and abroad.
He has a Masters in Applied Finance, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Financial Planning, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Trustee Fellow of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia. He is a Board Member of the Nature Conservation Trust of NSW and of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Agency of NSW.
Scott is a member of the Perpetual Trust Company Investment Committee.
Daniel has a deep understanding of the unique needs and strategic objectives of not-for-profit organisations and helps them develop best practice investment policies as well as connecting them with Perpetual’s philanthropic resources.
Prior to joining Perpetual, Daniel was Senior Financial Adviser to the Private Clients of Halifax Bank of Scotland Australia (HBOSA) and HSBC Bank Australia.
His international experience was gained in Canada as a Financial Adviser for nine years with Assante Capital Management.
Simon is a renowned specialist in providing strategic advice regarding risk mitigation and investment management to both the Not-for-Profit Endowment Sector and to Medical Specialists.
Simon completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Genetics with honours before serving for a decade as an operational police officer first in London and then Brisbane. During that time, he became fascinated by finance and investment; eventually completing a Master’s Degree in Applied Finance.
Since 2007, Simon has helped successful, discerning clients grow, protect and distribute their wealth within a tailored strategic framework. Simon draws upon significant life experience to help his clients understand and articulate their objectives, identify and mitigate the risks and build a compatible wealth management strategy.
Simon’s client experience includes corporate trustees, investment committees, not-for-profits, long-established families, business owners and individual investors. He lives in Brisbane with his wife and four sons.