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Board

Edward Kemp

Chair

Founder and Executive Director – Quamby Holdings

Edward founded Quamby Holdings, a boutique consulting and corporate advisory business after a successful 10 year career at leading Australian wealth management firm Evans and Partners where he was a Partner in its Private Wealth business. He brings significant experience advising high net worth families and individuals in private and listed equity investments and spent over a decade in heavy industry and manufacturing, including in the commercial aircraft, newsprint and clay fired brick and paver sectors. He also has extensive experience is sales and marketing communications.

An experienced non-executive director in both the for profit and for purpose sectors Edward is currently a member of the advisory board of Menzies Institute for Medical Research (UTAS), a member of the University of Tasmania’s Council Foundation Committee and on the advisory board of Trinity Capital & Advisory. He is also the creator and host of The Wide Open Road Podcast series focusing on athlete transition to life after sport.

Edward is married to Rachael, has four teenage children, keeps active and fit through all types of physical activity and is passionate about storytelling and all things sport, especially golf and AFL. 

He graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Bachelor of Arts and has a Graduate Diploma of Marketing from Monash University.



Nick Riewoldt

Board Member

Nick is Maddie’s oldest brother. Nick supported Maddie daily through her fight with the Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome, Aplastic Anaemia, and was inspired by her strength and courage. Nick is passionate about delivering on Maddie’s wish of finding a cure as he doesn’t want anyone to endure the suffering Maddie dealt with the last years of her life.

Nick is a former AFL Champion: St Kilda Football Club star forward and longest serving Captain, now a media personality, keynote speaker, brand ambassador and leadership consultant. Away from football, Nick is a family man and enjoys time at home with young sons James, William, Teddy and wife Catherine, his parents Joe and Fiona and brother Alex. Nick is a great cook and foodie, movie buff, and a keen boater and fisherman.


Prof. David Ritchie

Director CRE in Bone Marrow Biology & Chair Scientific Advisory Committee

Professor David Ritchie is a Haematologist and Bone Marrow transplant specialist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. He undertook his medical training and PhD in Immunology at the University of Otago before moving to Melbourne 10 years ago. He is head of the Bone Marrow Transplant Service of Royal Melbourne Hospital. He runs two research laboratories and is involved in all aspects of research into blood and bone marrow conditions. He is the immediate past president of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand and is heavily involved in training young haematologists and medical researchers.

Kieran O'Brien

Board Member

Kieran O'Brien is a partner at DLA Piper, and heads up the Melbourne office Litigation & Regulatory Group, the Australian Product Liability Practice, and is International Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Class Actions and Collective Redress Group. Kieran's client focus includes the life sciences (pharmaceutical and medical device companies), manufacturing, sports, food & beverages and insurance sectors. Kieran is also an active participant in DLA Piper's pro bono program.

Kieran is married to Sarah, and they have 3 children (Edward, Phoebe and Lucy), and they all have a Westie named Harry. As a family, they love travel/holidaying, eating out, golf, tennis (any sport really) and the Richmond Football Club (although not necessarily in that order!).


Michelle O'Brien

Board Member

Michelle is a highly experienced finance professional, holding senior and CFO roles in large corporate organisations.

She has experience in leading large transformation programs, strategic thinking and providing commercial advice in particular in the retail space. Michelle is a FCPA and holds an MBA from AGSM. Michelle has extensive experience with boards and subcommittees, and has become Chair of our Finance and Risk Committee, and a member of the Bloody Good Dinner Working Group.

Michelle has two teenage daughters, enjoys running with her Boxer dog and completing marathons with her Father.


Amanda Stevens

Board Member

A corporate governance lawyer with over 18 years’ experience, Amanda has held a number of executive leadership roles in federal, state and local government, including three consecutive years as the Mayor of the City of Port Phillip. She is a highly experienced board member serving on numerous boards including chairing the South Melbourne Market for four years, member Audit and Risk Committee City of Port Phillip, member Gasworks Arts Park Board, member We Ride, a national not for profit.

Amanda is a passionate St Kilda supporter, she loves spending time with her family, husband Chris, daughters Elizabeth and Georgia and dog Stella. She enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, cooking, reading, movies and enjoying good food and wine with friends and family.




Andrew Yeoland

Board Member

Andrew has a background in packaging having worked for O-I Glass for 20 years in senior management roles including General Management, Strategy and Sales and Marketing. During that time Andrew had been living and working in China, Switzerland and Vietnam for the last 11 years returning at the end of 2021 to Melbourne. 

Andrew has successfully managed several large business transformations as well as developing and executing key business strategies resulting in major capital projects and delivering new revenue streams. More recently Andrew has been working with key packaging organisations such as Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation in interim and advisory roles.

Andrew is married to Rachael and has a daughter Lily and enjoys keeping active through running, cycling, hiking and skiing and when time permits watching his beloved Carlton.

Andrew graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor in Business and Graduate Diploma in International Business and started his career in sales and marketing.


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