Diversity Council Australia Welcomes Directors to its Board

Diversity Council Australia announces the outcome of director elections at its Annual General Meeting. It’s members have elected Peter Chun, CEO of UniSuper, as a Director of its Board, Elizabeth Hristoforidis, Director at Ashurst Risk Consulting, as a returning Director and re-elected Abbie Wright, Senior Specialist Diversity and Inclusion at Arup, as a Director.

Ming Long AM, DCA Board Chair, said Peter, Elizabeth and Abbie were well-known and respected leaders in Australia’s business community with decades of business experience.

“We are delighted to welcome Peter as a new Director of the Board, Elizabeth as a returning Director and Abbie as a re-elected Director,” Ms Long said.

“Their significant experience in various organisations and industries will be invaluable to our Board as we continue to support Australian employers and organisations to create diverse and inclusive workplaces.”

Lisa Annese, DCA CEO, said Peter and Elizabeth offer extensive experience across various business areas, having served in numerous management, executive and non-executive positions.

“I am pleased to welcome Peter to our organisation, Elizabeth as a returning Director and Abbie as re-elected Director,” Ms Annese said.

“I look forward to working with them as DCA continues to grow its membership and influence in supporting the business community.”

Ms Long and Ms Annese thanked outgoing Director Tanya Ha for her dedication and services to the organisation.

The Board of DCA comprise:

Ming Long AM, Chair

Chris Lamb, Deputy Chair

Stephen Barrow-Yu

Julie Canepa

Peter Chun

Elizabeth Hristoforidis

Amanda Revis

Harry Rolf

Kate Russell

Shawn Wilkey

Abbie Wright

Karla Dunbar, Company Secretary


Media Contact: Sonia Kohlbacher, 02 7209 9080, media@dca.org.au

About DCA: Diversity Council Australia is the independent not-for-profit peak body leading diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We provide unique research, inspiring events and programs, curated resources and expert advice across all diversity dimensions to a community of more than 1000 member organisations. Our member organisations are estimated to employ nearly two million Australians, representing up to 20% of the workforce.