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Board member profiles GIULIANA BAGGOLEY Appointed August 2011 JACK MANNING BANCROFT Appointed August 2011 SUE BOYCE Appointed September 2014 Giuliana Baggoley is an optometrist and State Eyecare Manager with Luxottica. At 29 years of age Jack Manning Bancroft is the CEO and Founder of AIME. In 2005, then a 19-year-old uni student, Jack founded the AIME Program with 25 Indigenous kids in Redfern. AIME incorporated in 2008 and Jack became a CEO at the age of 22. Sue served as a Queensland Senator for seven years, retiring on 30 June 2014. She was first elected by the Queensland Parliament on 19 April 2007 to fill a casual Senate vacancy, and then elected in her own right at the Federal election on 24 November 2007. Jack is now one of Australia’s youngest CEOs leading a team of nearly 100 staff across the country. Today, AIME works with over 3,500 Indigenous high school students and 1,250 university student acting as mentors across five states in Australia. She is a company director, former journalist and public relations practitioner with experience in Queensland, Victoria, PNG and the UK. She was based in Melbourne for more than 20 years before returning to Queensland, in 1994, to work with her family’s manufacturing company which was established in 1926 and employs about 200 people. Sue has a strong understanding of issues faced by Australian business. A former Policy Adviser with Optometry Australia (OA), Giuliana has previously served on OA state councils and is a member of the ACT Clinical Senate. The majority of Giuliana’s professional life has been spent in rural and regional Australia and she now lives in Canberra where she is married with two young children. Giuliana’s interests include health, media and the arts. Giuliana thrives on community involvement. “I love people’s stories and I value how different experiences and lifestyles enrich a community.” Over the last four years, AIME students have finished school at almost the same rate as every Australian child. By 2018, AIME seeks to expand across the nation to connect with 10,000 Indigenous high school kids annually—that’s roughly one quarter of the Indigenous high school population—and have all of these kids finishing school at the same rate as every Australian child. Jack was named 2010 NSW Young Australian of the Year, 2010 Young People’s Australian Human Rights Medallist and received the University of Sydney 2010 Young Alumni of the Year Award. Jack is also the CEO and a Founder of Phone Free Feb and a graduate of the University of Sydney and Stanford. While in the Senate, Sue’s roles included Chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs, and Deputy Chair of the Joint Committee for Corporations and Financial Services. Sue remains committed to improving the politi cal participation rates of women. She works as a disability advocate and is a past president of the Down Syndrome Association of Queensland (DSAQ). She is also a past president of the Liberal Women’s Council (Qld). She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons), a Masters of Business and is a Fellow and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Most importantly, she is the mother of three adult children and grandmother of four. Review of Operations 2014 53