Our Board

Rob Towner

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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

Director

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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

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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

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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.

Professor Frank Daly

Director

Professor Daly has thirty years’ experience in the health care sector as a clinician, academic, clinical leader, executive and advisor. His highest priorities are patient safety, quality care and patient experience.

 

Professor Daly has worked in an Australasia-wide role in a multinational consulting firm advising health system leaders; in Chief Executive and Executive Director roles leading and managing large hospitals and health systems, including hospital building and commissioning; corporate and clinical governance; service design and reconfiguration; workforce planning; digital implementation; development of operating cost models; risk management and project management. 

Peter Bennett

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Director

Peter commenced his career as a graduate mechanical engineer with CB&I in Australia. During his 26-year tenure, Peter progressed through a diverse range of roles including engineering, project management, business development, operations management, corporate function management and general management. Prior to joining Clough, Peter was President, Oil & Gas International for CB&I, based in The Hague. He now has over 30 years of experience in the energy and infrastructure contracting service sector. His experience spans contracting business process, operational, and corporate leadership.

 

Peter was appointed as CEO and Managing Director of Clough on 1 February 2016, and has been instrumental in the diversification of Clough as a respected engineering and construction business serving the energy, infrastructure and resources industry in Australia, Asia Pacific and North America.

 

Additionally, Peter is a director of Murray & Roberts Limited, a board member of the Australian Construction Association (ACA), a board member of Clough Foundation, and Chair for CEO for Gender Equity.

 

Peter is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion and is an avid advocate of its importance. Peter also mentors numerous young professionals and people across the industry.