Janette Davie - Chairperson of the Board
Janette has spent most of her professional life in the Tourism and Travel industry both in Australia and in the USA. Her expertise lies in developing strong teams, and driving growth strategies both in commercial enterprise and in the Not for Profit sector where she has also spent many years. Janette has a broad knowledge of governance, finance, risk, privacy and data protection from her many Executive roles, the most recent of which was Mastercard Pty Ltd in Sydney. Janette is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and joined the Board of Little Wings in January 2017, taking on the role of Chairperson of the Board in June 2017.
Richelle Koller - Managing Director
Richelle is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years experience in financial accounting, auditing, taxation and financial management. Having graduated from Macquarie University with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Business Law, Richelle joined a Big 4 Chartered Accounting firm as a graduate, progressing to the role of Director, where she gained invaluable skills and experience in the financial management and reporting of private businesses and multinational corporations. Richelle subsequently pursued a number of commercial business roles to further broaden her business and accounting skills particularly in the areas of management accounting, budgeting and strategic reporting. Richelle has also managed her own private accounting business specialising in the financial accounting, taxation compliance and reporting needs of start-up and small businesses. Richelle joined Little Wings in April 2014 as a member of the Board of Directors and was appointed to the role of Managing Director of Little Wings in June 2015.
Phil Duvollet - Director
Phil has a strong aviation background having started his career as an Aircraft Maintenance Enginner in the Royal Australian Air Force. Phil worked for almost 10 years at Williamtown near Newcastle working on Macchi jet fighter trainers, Winjeel's and FA-18 Hornets, and was the volunteer Maintenance Officer for the Williamtown Flying Club for several years. Phil obtained his unrestricted pilot's licence at this Club and also obtained an aerobatic's rating participating in regional flying competitions. Phil holds a Master's Degree in Engineering from the University of NSW and now manages a project management consulting business where he consults to State Governments including the NSW Ministry of Health on various projects as well as CEO's, CFO's and Boards of large companies on their project risk profiles and capital portfolios. Phil has young children and was raised in the country so has a great appreciation of the challenges families living regionally experience. Phil is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and joined the Board of Little Wings November 2016.
Jason Conroy - Director
Jason was the Chief Financial Officer of DUET Group, an ASX-listed owner of five Australian energy utility companies, for 9 years until it's $7.4 billion takeover by a global infrastructure investor in May 2017. He also served as a non-executive director and audit and risk management committee chair and/or member of each of DUET's companies. Prior to DUET, Jason was responsible for corporate finance at Origin Energy Limited after gaining global experience in restructuring, advisory, venture capital and corporate development roles. Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Master of Business Administration (MBA), is a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA) and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD). Jason joined the Board of Little Wings in January 2017.
Brooke Curtin - Director
Brooke has significant aviation, government and business experience from her career in the Air Force, Civil Aviation Safety Authority, at the Boston Consulting Group and with Rio Tinto. Brooke's area of expertise include strategy development, business improvement, stakeholder engagement and project and financial reporting. Brooke is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy, the Australian Graduate School of Business and has recently completed the AICD Company Director's course. Brooke joined the Board of Little Wings in January 2017.