Geoff Parnell

Chair

Geoff is an experienced director, executive and consultant with involvement across a wide range of sectors.

Through his private company, Aqumen, he is involved in providing strategic and tactical advisory services to organisations in the strata, facilities management, human resources, recruitment, construction and information technology sectors.

Geoff brings to Mosaic skills and experience in strategic planning, governance, resource management, change management, finance and risk management that has been gained from his business activities, board involvement with other NFP organisations including in the aged care sector, lecturing at Curtin University and involvement on Government Advisory Boards.

“As a Board member at Mosaic I am privileged to have the opportunity to contribute to a dynamic organisation that is making a substantial difference to people’s lives in a rapidly changing and challenging sector”.

Phillip Barker

Treasurer

Phil is an experienced finance and investment professional bringing over 25 years of commercial experience to the Board, with expertise in funds/investment management, commercial banking, governance and accounting.

Phil brings valuable skills to the Board in business management, leadership and corporate governance along with experience from other Board roles in both the corporate and not-for-profit sectors.

Phil holds qualifications in Business (Accounting) and Finance/Investment and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, CPA Australia and Financial Services Institute of Australia.

“Mosaic provides quality and valuable services within my community and it gives me great satisfaction to utilise my business experience for the organisation’s continued success.”

Virginia Miltrup

Vice Chair

Virginia is an experienced Executive and Company Director with expertise in supporting businesses to adapt and align to emerging realities.  She has a passion for bringing customer-centric thinking to the improvement of business performance.

Virginia is the Executive Director, Community & Business Services, and has lead Strategy, Corporate Services and Operational teams, across the public and private sectors. She has also led transformative programs at the CBH Group, Synergy, Unisys and Thomson Reuters.  She holds a Masters of Leadership and Management, Bachelor of Commerce, and a Graduate Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Virginia is the Chair of 100 Women, Deputy Chair of Mosaic Community Care, and is a former Chair of International Art Space.

Jodi Kerr

Board Member

Jodi (currently the Managing Director of the Shacks Motor Group) is a senior business executive with a proven track record in developing and implementing business strategies. With a strong background in the healthcare industry, she is a former Executive Member with Ramsay Health Hospital and Director at Deloitte Analytics. As a Director, Jodi has served on other both for-profit and not-for-profit Boards in the arts and motor industry.

Jodi brings to Mosaic expertise, including health industry knowledge, a deep understanding of reporting to government, contract management and public / private partnerships.

Chris Ryder

Board Member

Chris is a partner of the top tier national law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth.  He specialises in litigation and arbitration in construction and engineering projects. He has previously been Practice Group Leader of the firm’s national Construction Practice Group, Partner-in-Charge of the Perth office and a member of the firm’s Board, including chair of its audit and risk committee.  Chris has been practising law for almost thirty years.  He has an Honours degree in Law and an MBA.

Chris joined the Mosaic Board in October 2011. He brings to the board his experience in distilling highly complex problems for some of Australia’s largest companies at senior executive and board level and developing strategies to resolve them.

Dr Rachel Skoss

Board Member

Rachel is a passionate advocate for people with intellectual disability. Her understanding of the NDIS and disability sector come through lived experience as a parent, and her previous roles as Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Disability and board member of the Disability Services Commission. As a researcher, her interest is in human service delivery, and how services can better meet the needs of people with disability. Her focus is on improving educational, health and wellbeing outcomes of people with disability.

“Why Mosaic? I wanted the opportunity to work with a values-based and progressive organisation with a focus on improving outcomes for the people they support”.

Elizabeth Fergusson

Board Member

Elizabeth has over twenty years of marketing experience across a range of senior roles based in Europe, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Australia.

Elizabeth has worked in industries as diverse as fast-moving consumer goods, utility providers, land development and has extensive experience across both government and private sectors.

She brings to the Mosaic Board marketing and communications expertise – in particular, strategic brand development and management, public relations, research and relationship management.

Elizabeth holds a Masters in Business Administration and is an Associate of The UK Chartered Institute of Marketing.