UNICEF Australia appoints new Board Directors Tharani Jegatheeswaran and Nigel Andrade

7 May 2017 – UNICEF Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Tharani Jegatheeswaran and Nigel Andrade as new members of its Board of Directors.

Tharani Jegatheeswaran is the Partner that leads Deloitte Australia’s Social Impact Consulting Practice, a dedicated practice that supports social sector organisations and government agencies to deliver greater social impact aligned to their vision and mission.

Nigel Andrade is the Partner and Managing Director of A.T. Kearney overseeing its operations and growth in Australia & New Zealand.

“I’m tremendously excited to welcome both Tharani Jegatheeswaran and Nigel Andrade as our newest Board Directors,” said Ann Sherry UNICEF Australia Chair of Board of Directors. “Tharani’s experience and personal commitment to shared value, greater corporate and social collaboration and social impact will bring much to our vision of building a fair chance for every child.”

“Nigel’s passion for shared value and experience in customer inspired innovation and growth for NFPs and his vast experience advising NFPs will deeply benefit our ability to have more impact for children in our region,” said Tony Stuart Chief Executive Officer, UNICEF Australia.

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About UNICEF Australia

UNICEF Australia supports the United Nations Children’s Organisation, a leading global humanitarian and development agency that works to uphold the rights of every child. UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone – and to give every child, a fair chance.

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For further information, please contact:
James Nichols, +61 435 206 273, jnichols@unicef.org.au