Outcomes Australia Board

Marvin Weinman

Marvin Weinman is a company director and business advisor with over 20 years' experience in managing companies in Australia, New Zealand, United States, Asia, Japan and Canada. Marvin has a wide-ranging management background in marketing, supply chain management and financial and strategic planning within the fast moving consumer goods, apparel products and the building material industries.
With a track record of driving major change and improvement programs, his executive experience includes MD of George Weston Foods – with a turnover of over $1.6billion – owners of some of Australian’s most iconic food brands such as Tip Top bread and Wagon Wheels. He was Managing Director of Boral Building products with sales in excess of $1.2 billion and he served as general manager for Laminex Industries and Formica Asia.
Marvin is currently a director for ProPlanet, T-BoxCanada, CoSports Australia and Walden Farms International. He holds economics and sociology qualifications and was a member of the Business Council of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Trustee of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
Since semi-retiring Marvin has developed a strong community interest. As a former Director for the Garvan Research Foundation and former Chairman of Transplant Australia, he is now enjoying imparting his business knowledge into non-profit community interests.
Marvin has been married to wife Linda for over 30 years and is a proud father of two sons, and grandfather to Charlie.

Gary Buck

Gary Buck is a successful author and global CIO. Gary was the former CIO of BHP Billiton – Iron Ore, Aluminium, Diamonds and IT Businesses Gary’s CIO appointments in the mining industry saw him with responsibilities in locations such as Mozambique, South Africa, Suriname, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, England and Australia - he has lead large teams across the globe. Gary was also the CIO of CPA Australia and then worked on the IT supplier side with Wipro. In recent times he has provided high level business / technology advice to the Heart Foundation and National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health (NACCHO).

Gabrielle Casper

Professor Gabrielle Casper BSc(Hons) MBBS FRANZCOG is a Sydney Gynaecologist with a special interest in women’s health and human rights. She is Past President of the Australian Federation of Medical Women and Past President of Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) and has undertaken advocacy work with the Australian Federal Government, World Health Organisation and the United Nations. . She is Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, Sydney, The University of Notre Dame Australia and Past Chairman of the NSW State Committee of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG). She is Past President of the Australian Women’s Coalition composed of 18 member organisations collectively representing as many as 2 million women in Australia. She received the 2004 Australian Medical Association (AMA) Women’s Health Award and the 2004 AMA Women in Medicine Award. Prof Casper enjoys working as a gynaecologist and cares for her patients with compassion and understanding while lobbying to improve women’s health in Australia and overseas.

Professor Allan Glanville trained in Sydney, gaining his FRACP in 1985 before undertaking further education at the Brompton Hospital in London and Stanford University, California, USA. At Stanford University 1986-7, he performed studies in the new discipline of human heart-lung transplantation, which led to the award of a MD in 1990.
Allan works as a specialist in Lung Transplantation at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney where he is Director of the Department of Thoracic Medicine and Medical Director of Lung Transplantation. Since 1989 he has regularly performed outreach clinics in other states to foster a mantle of care for lung transplant patients and provide equity of access to these services to all Australians. He has been actively involved in the training of other clinicians who now service the interstate units.
Allan is also Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at The University of New South Wales. He is actively involved with international trials and is past Chair of the European and Australian Investigators in Lung Transplantation. Dr Glanville is on the Scientific Advisory Board of LAM Australia and has authored over 200 publications. He is past President of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, current president of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand and a foundation Director of Outcomes Australia.

Alan Griffin

Alan Griffin grew up in Melbourne and country Victoria. He studied a Bachelor of Arts at the Australian National University, where he majored in politics and history. Alan was elected to represent the Bruce electorate in the House of Representatives in 1996 and was re-elected in 1998, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2013 before retiring at the 2016 election. He previously served as Member for Corinella (1993-1996) before that seat was abolished in an electoral redistribution.
Alan served as Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Opposition, Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Treasury, Finance and Small Business, Shadow Minister for Consumer Protection and Consumer Health, Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation, Shadow Special Minister of State, Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel. Following the election of the Labor government in 2007, Alan served as Minister for Veterans' Affairs (December 2007 to September 2010) and Minister for Defence Personnel (April 2010 to September 2010). Alan declined to serve in the Ministry after the 2010 election, but in July 2013, following the election and re-appointment of Kevin Rudd as Prime Minister, he became Cabinet Secretary and Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister until the election later that year.
Before entering Parliament, Alan worked as a Councillor in Springvale City Council, as a ministerial adviser to the Victorian State Minister for Community Services, and as an adviser to the Hon. Simon Crean MP. He has also worked for several unions, and for the Victorian public service in the Departments of Health and Industrial Relations.

Michael Jeffery

Major General Michael Jeffery, AC, AO(Mil), CVO, MC (Retd) was born in Wiluna, Western Australia in 1937.
Michael graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon into Infantry serving operationally in Malaya, Borneo, Papua New Guinea and Vietnam, where he was awarded the Military Cross and the South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. After command of all combat elements of the Army he headed both the logistics policy and equipment procurement branch of his Service before retiring in 1993 to assume the appointment of Governor of Western Australia.
For services to the State he was appointed a Companion in the Order of Australia, a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order and a Citizen of Western Australia. Post retirement as Governor he established in Perth, a not for profit strategic research institute – Future Directions International (FDI).
From 2003 to 2008 he served as Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia where his key interests were in youth, education and landscape regeneration matters. Currently he is Chairman of the Royal Flying Doctor Service, FDI and Outcomes Australia and an active patron of some other 16 charitable organisations.
Married to Marlena, he enjoys golf, cricket, fishing, reading and music.

Niels Marquardt

Niels Marquardt has been the CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia since 2013. This position builds on a U.S. State Department career spanning administrations from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama, and culminating in service as US Ambassador to four African nations and as Consul General in Sydney.
Niels’ career highlights include managing fraught relations with Madagascar following the 2009 coup d’etat; leading a robust anti-corruption drive in Cameroon; steadying the Comoros after a brief civil war in 2008; advising Equatorial Guinea’s President on investing new-found hydrocarbons wealth in health and education; and helping to protect rare biodiversity everywhere he served. His seven years in Sydney have focused on strengthening America’s role as Australia’s leading foreign economic partner. Niels also spent years rebuilding the Foreign Service in senior human resources positions, and working in the US embassies in Bangkok, Brazzaville, Paris, and Bonn. He also was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda. Niels speaks German, Thai, French, passable Spanish, and a few African languages.
A San Diego native, Niels has a degree in German literature and Master’s Degrees in business from Thunderbird and in national security strategy from the National War College. He and Judi raised four wonderful daughters on five continents and now spend much of their time trying to get them all together in exotic locations.

John Randall

John Randallwas appointed to the Board of Outcomes Australia Pty Limited in 2013. He is also a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
John was previously General Manager Finance and Company Secretary of Metcash Limited. He joined the company in 1997 when it was Davids Limited and was a member of the team that reengineered the company to create the successful Metcash business.
John's current directorships also include his position as Director of The College of Law Limited. John previously held the roles of Chief Financial Officer of Metal Manufactures Limited and Overseas Telecommunications Corporation Limited and Director of Elanora Country Club Limited.
He is a graduate of the University of Sydney and Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. He has experience in financial, marketing and operational management roles.
John is the former President of the Accounting Foundation, University of Sydney, a former National President of the Group of 100 and NSW President and National Board Member of CPA Australia. In addition to his involvement in professional associations, he has been, and is, actively involved in charitable organisations.

Jasmine Sprange

Jasmine Sprange is a partner of leading global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright.
Her practice as a Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer focusses on the financial services sector, as well as infrastructure and real estate. She has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A (corporates and funds), acquisitions and re-structuring, joint ventures and other corporate and commercial transactions. She regularly advises some of Australia's largest corporations on governance and related issues. Jasmine also has in house experience as the general counsel of an ASX listed financial services group.
Jasmine joined the Outcomes Australia Board in 2016.

Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson Rebecca Wilson is Chief Executive Officer of national independent agency WE Buchan. She has been CEO since March 2014, with the agency for 18 years and consultant for more than 20 years.
She has achieved consistent double digit growth in both profit and consulting fees and has a strong record of accomplishment in driving organic and new growth. She established the Sydney office in 2002 and lead the expansion of that office before returning to Melbourne in 2008. She also established the agency’s investor communication capability which is the largest single team in the firm. WE Buchan was awarded Large Agency of the Year in the Golden Target Awards in 2016 and a finalise in the 2017 Mumbrella CommsCon Agency of the Year Awards.
As a consultant, Rebecca specialises in complex stakeholder engagement and communication including critical incident response, issues management and mitigation, reputation protection and crisis management, investor relations, corporate transactions (M&A, IPO) and board and management advice.
Rebecca works with Boards and executive management teams to respond to critical incident or high impact commercial incidents, transactions, and opportunities through the management of internal and external stakeholders including employees, investors, regulators, legal counsel, customers, families, emergency services, governments, media and the public.
Rebecca is a former journalist with a BA Arts (Journalism / Business Law majors) and has a post graduate certificate in Applied Finance and Investment. She is on the advisory board of Gillian Fox Leadership.

Gary Zamel

Gary Zamel B.Eng. Hon Fellow Eng Aust ,Fellow ATSE graduated in Mining Engineering in 1975. He spent 45 years in Australian and global mining industry, completing various underground mining industrial training positions in Underground Coal, Nickel & Copper in Australia as well as Tin mining in UK. Gary spent nine years as Construction Manager for large European Multinational Stee l& Energy company between 1976-85. In 1989 he co-established Jellinbah Resources, a Queensland coal operation, and Mine Site Technologies ( MST Global ) in 1987 through an Australian Government R&D research project.
Gary has founded a number of technology companies including Benthic Geotech; Park Assist; Nubian Water; Pacific Tunnelling; and Group Homes Australia. He is a Member of Dean's of Engineering Advisory Board UNSW; Honorary Fellow of Engineers Australia; Chairman Sidekix, Israel; Wikistrat Israel and a Previous Director Australian Israel Chamber of Commerce.
Gary mentors various start up companies in Australia and Israel.