– Liz Mackinlay –
CEO, Australian Business Volunteers
Liz has over 25 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector, with extensive senior executive experience internationally and in Australia. She has held roles with a variety of NFP’s including with World Vision International as Global Vice President of Strategy, with World Vision Australia as Director of Indigenous development, with Australian Doctors International as CEO, International Red Cross Society in Cambodia as a gender specialist as well as serving on a number of NFP Boards in Australia.
Liz is a specialist in gender equity and reducing violence against women and children and is committed to children’s rights to care, participation and protection. She is an advocate for unlocking the skills and experience of corporates globally and in Australia for the benefit of communities, with a focus on strengthening communities through business. Under Liz’s leadership, Australian Business Volunteers is implementing an innovative approach to community-led recovery post the 2019-2020 Black Summer bushfires across NSW and Victoria.
Liz is CEO of Australian Business Volunteers and is a Founder and current Chair of the Board of Mary’s House Services, a domestic violence service on Sydney’s lower north shore.