Greater Charitable Foundation has committed more than $700,000 in funding to two charity partnerships that brings their total contribution to community groups to more than $10 million since 2011.
Our Board of Directors
Meet the Greater Charitable Foundation Board of Directors
Mrs Anne Thurlow
Chairman, B Comm, Grad Dip Ed
Anne Thurlow is a former Director of the Greater Bank having held the position for more than 20 years. She has a B Comm Grad Dip Ed and has vast experience in management, accounting and taxation. Mrs Thurlow is the Greater Charitable Foundation Board Chairman and Responsible Person.
Mrs Jayne Drinkwater
Director, B Ec. MBA (With merit), GAICD
Jayne Drinkwater is currently Deputy Chair of Greater Bank and Chair of the Board Remuneration Committee. She is also a non executive director of Hunter Water Corporation and CBHS Corporate Health and has served on a number of boards over the last ten years. Jayne brings a wealth of experience having held previous roles as Interim CEO nib New Zealand, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Operating Officer at nib Health Funds and as a senior banking and financial services executive in operations, IT, customer service and marketing.
Mr Wayne Russell
Director, B.Comm, CA, GAICD
Mr Russell is the current Chairman of Greater Bank. He has extensive experience in providing auditing and assurance services, having over 30 years experience as an audit and assurance partner with accounting firms PricewaterhouseCoopers and Pitcher Partners. Mr Russell also serves on a number of boards in the charitable, not-for-profit and faith based sectors.
Ms Ingrid Kaczor
Ingrid Kaczor is the CEO-appointed Director to the Greater Charitable Foundation Board. As the Community Engagement Manager at Greater Bank, Ms Kaczor has extensive skills in the community, sponsorship, local-area marketing space which enables her to provide informed insights into the Foundation’s partnerships.