Our Executive Management Team

 

Tony Stuart, CEO

Tony Stuart - Chief Executive Officer

Tony Stuart is the Chief Executive Officer of UNICEF Australia. Prior to joining UNICEF, Tony was the Group CEO of National Roads and Motorists Association (NRMA), Australia’s largest member organisation. Previous roles include CEO of Sydney Airports Corp, Director of Development at Manchester Airport and General Manager at British Airways. Tony is Chair of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Advisory Board, founding Director of the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury.

 

Jennifer Tierney, Director of Fundraising & Communications 

Jennifer Tierney - Director of Fundraising & Communications

Jennifer Tierney is Director of Fundraising and Communications for UNICEF Australia. Prior to joining UNICEF, Jennifer was Senior Director at Synergos, an international development organisation where she oversaw fundraising and communications activities. Jennifer has worked as a strategic consultant with organisations including Amnesty International, Orbis, Concern Worldwide, and the Clinton Foundation. Prior to that she worked with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), finishing her tenure there in the post of Development Director. Jennifer received a Master’s degree in Humanitarian Affairs and Human Rights from the Global Affairs program at New York University. She graduated from Colgate University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Women’s Studies.

 

Sarah Grattan, COO

Sarah Grattan - Chief Operating Officer

Sarah Grattan is the Chief Operating Officer of UNICEF Australia. Sarah has 20 years of consulting experience specialising in business strategy & analysis, economics, growth strategies, performance improvement and operations. Since 2009 Sarah has run boutique management & strategy consulting firm, The Grattan Strategy working across diverse projects and industries in both the corporate and not for profit sectors, including the development of UNICEF Australia’s Strategic Plan in 2017. Previous roles include Manager of Strategy & Finance (Retail) at Sydney Airports Corporation, Consultant at LEK Consulting and Lecturer, Organisational Effectiveness in the Master’s of Business course at Macquarie University (ICMS). Sarah is also an elected Councillor on the newly amalgamated Northern Beaches Council. Sarah graduated from University of NSW with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours), a Bachelor of Laws and the UNSW University Medal for Economics (First Class Honours).

 

Amy Lamoin, Director of Policy and Advocacy (Acting)

Amy Lamoin - Acting Director of Policy and Advocacy

Amy Lamoin is the Acting Director of Policy and Advocacy. Amy has significant experience in policy development in Australia and the Asia Pacific region, and in emergency response in the Middle East and West Africa. She has worked for UNICEF in Australia and overseas for seven years and specialises in child protection in emergencies, and minority rights. Prior to that, Amy worked as a technical adviser at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the United Nations Development Program, the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in Queensland. Amy received a Master’s degree in Human Rights from the University of Sydney. She graduated from the University of Queensland in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Political Science and Women’s Studies.

 

James Nichols, Associate Director of Communications

James Nichols - Associate Director of Communications

James Nichols is the Associate Director of Communications. James has significant experience in international aid and development, and journalism in Australia and the SE Asia region, and in emergency response in South Asia and Africa. His previous role was Head of Communications for Médecins Sans Frontières Australia, and he has other fulfilled communications, media and HR roles for MSF International, Oxfam Australia, World Vision, Australian Volunteers International and Anglican Overseas Aid. Prior to that James independently produced documentaries, and worked as a special features writer for Fairfax newspapers and as freelance writer for Business Day in Thailand (Straits Times) and various social justice and international affairs publications in Australia. James received a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of New South Wales. He graduated from Deakin University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Politics.

 

Felicity Wever, Associate Director of Programs

Felicity Wever - Associate Director of Programs

Felicity Wever is the Associate Director of Programs. Felicity has worked extensively in international development for the past 18 years, with experience working in Timor-Leste and Nepal. She has worked with UNICEF Australia for six years, developing the Directly Supported Programs portfolio and assisting the organisation to gain accreditation with the Australian Government. Before joining UNICEF she held positions leading child-centred development programming with Baptist World Aid and in program effectiveness with Caritas. Felicity graduated with a Master’s in International Development from Deakin University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies.