Board of Directors 


 Marc Preston  

 Marc is a humanitarian practitioner with over 10 years experience in responding to emergencies caused by natural disasters and conflict. He holds a Master of International Crisis Management (Monash University) as well as qualifications in law and security risk management. He also  acts  as a Crisis Practitioner and has assisted government instrumentalities and corporations in implementing emergency response and crisis management strategies. Marc has principally worked in the Non Government Organisation sector but has also been engaged by the UN Office for the  Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs as a Humanitarian Affairs Officer.

 Saruon Khuon  

After arriving as a refugee from Cambodia in the early 1980’s, Saruon completed her education in Australia and obtained a Diploma of Business and a Master Class Certificate of Trauma Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as vocational qualifications relevant to her wok in the  welfare sector whilst engaged with the Cambodian Association of Victoria, WAYSS Ltd and The Salvation Army. 

Saruon has over 25 years experience in dealing with both with Government and Non-government agencies in supporting the Cambodian and broader Australian community. Saruon has worked extensively with the homeless, frail and aged and specifically with women and children  experiencing family violence as a Case Manager and brings with her a knowledge of Government and Non Government services for those seeking assistance.

 Michael Carr

 Michael is a lawyer with firm Mason Sier Turnbull in Mount Waverley Victoria and focuses on all aspects of corporate advisory. He is an Australian representative director of a major international company with Australian operations and acts as a director of various private companies.  Michael also sat on the board of an industry based public offer superannuation fund for a number of years. He is a Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Australia and has presented numerous taxation seminars convened by the Taxation Institute.



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