Our Board

Rob Towner

Chair

Following a successful stockbroking career spanning 20 years, Rob has founded several companies and is the Managing Director of ASX-listed Triangle Energy (Global) Limited. In 2007 Rob and his family established the successful boutique Margaret River winery, Flametree Wines.

 

Alongside his unwavering commitment to raising funds for the Family Centre, Rob is an active participant in his community. A long-term member of several local sporting clubs, Rob has also served on the Christ Church Grammar School Old Boys' Association as a committee member.

Bec Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

Diagnosed with type 1 in 2001, Bec is passionate about helping people with diabetes. Winner of the 2020 Business News 40 under 40 People's Choice and HBF Community/Non-Profit/Social Enterprise Awards, Bec holds qualifications in Law and Arts (UWA), a Masters in Public Health (USyd), and a Diploma of Business (Governance). Bec is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Services Management, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Community Directors and a Fellow of Leadership WA. She is the only Australian to have been selected as one of the 100 Fellows of the global Facebook Community Leadership Program.

Bec believes that there are no limits on life with type 1 diabetes, and she has swum solo across the 19.7-kilometre Rottnest Channel four times, sailed across the Atlantic, and become a SCUBA dive guide to prove it. 

Dr Joey Kaye

Director

Joey Kaye is a consultant endocrinologist and current Head of Department, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  He is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and completed his advanced training in Diabetes and Endocrinology at various hospitals in Western Australia as well as in Bristol, United Kingdom.  

In addition he holds the role of Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia.

Joey has a PhD in stress neuroendocrinology that he undertook at the Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience in Bristol, UK.

Maria Cavallo

Company Secretary

Maria is a director of AMD Chartered Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Business and is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Company Auditor. She is the Western Australian representative on the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Regional and Rural Advisory Committee and lectures in accounting at Edith Cowan University, South West Campus.

Maria is actively involved in her community, serving on the Edith Cowan University South West Campus (Bunbury) Advisory Board; the Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Board; the Catholic Diocese of Bunbury Diocesan Finance Council; and as the Treasurer for the Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School Old Grammarians’ Association Inc and Treasurer of the Catholic Parish of Donnybrook. She brings exceptional governance and finance skills to the Family Centre board.