ACE People – Board
About ACE People
The members of the Board
The ACE board oversees governance of the organisation and are vital ambassadors for the organisation. The board members’ skillsets and networks reflect our mission, vision and business needs.
Zoran is a business and finance professional with 20 years of experience, handling complex business finance matters on behalf of many of his clients. He currently holds the Head of role with NAB. He leads and manages a team of NAB bankers specialising in support and delivery of digital business banking solutions for NAB’s small business clients. Zoran has an extensive experience and knowledge of the financial and banking markets in Australia, having spent considerable time in a number of roles at NAB including a Business Banking Executive role as well as Senior Business Banking Manager and Cash Flow Finance specialist roles. He also holds a bachelor of Commerce Degree with Western Sydney University as well as a post grad Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments through Kaplan Institute. Besides his love of family, he is a strong supporter of Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club.
Mehal Krayem has a PhD in communications from the University of Technology Sydney. She currently leads the Shopfront program at the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion. Mehal’s work focuses on issues surrounding inequality, race and gender. Her book Heroes, Villains and the Muslim Exception was published in 2018.
Jenna Cork is a Founding Principal of Barrenjoey. As a Salestrader within the Equities division she provides trading & advisory services for institutions into the Australian market. Prior to her role at Barrenjoey, she worked for 13 years as a Director at UBS Australia & before that as an Equity Research Analyst at Ord Minnett in Brisbane while studying a Master of Commerce (First Class Honours) at Bond University. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Bond University where she graduated as Valedictorian. Jenna joined the I.C.E. board after completing the year-long Observership Program, which included training with the Australian Institute of Company Directors on areas essential to not-for-profit governance.
Adelyn is a lawyer with almost 20 years’ experience in corporate and commercial law. Admitted in Australia and Malaysia, Adelyn has worked in top tier private practice, consulting firms and senior in-house roles looking after Asia Pacific.
Adelyn is currently the Senior Legal Director for Fresenius Medical Care and Cura Day Hospitals Group and looks after the healthcare business of the companies across various countries in Asia Pacific. Adelyn has a keen interest in technology, arts and the health care sector. Adelyn is also passionate about supporting diversity, inclusiveness, neuro divergence and is often sought after as a mentor.
As Commissioning Editor at SBS Scripted, Donna Chang has helped to oversee and develop SBS’s pipeline of original scripted fiction projects, including drama and comedy. Donna combines industry experience with her own commitment to showcasing underrepresented communities, drawing on her career in the screen industry, including at Screen Australia, where she served as Development Executive as well as at Ridley Scott’s production company, Scott Free, in London.
Julie Clarke-Jones (Webb) is a proud Dharug woman from multiple fresh and saltwater clans. She works as an advocate, educator, consultant artist, dancer and mentor. Working with various organisations, Julie has managed to promote cultural awareness, equity, access and self-determination in both the public and private sectors. Her activism is present in the boardroom and on the picket line, with her notable association with the #StopAdani movement. She is an enthusiastic advocate for her people, land and social justice matters in general.
She has advised on many cultural programs and visual arts projects such as; Sydney Metro West and Tony Albert’s Ngara – Ngurangwa Byallara (Listen, hear, think – The Place Speaks), part of the Blacktown Native Insitution Project 2018. Most recently she played a leading role in The Gulbangali Dharug Nura Project for NIRIN 22nd Biennale of Sydney. Julie is currently Chairperson, Dharug Strategic Management Group, and a former Chairperson of the Darug Tribal Aboriginal Corporation.
Kon Gouriotis OAM has held various Australian visual arts leadership roles including, Director of the Australia Council for the Arts Visual Arts Board, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and Australian Centre for Photography. He is the co-founder of Bandicoot Publishing Pty Ltd includes Art Almanac and Artist Profile magazines and Bandicoot Books. His currently the Editor of Artist Profile magazine and an independent visual arts writer and curator. His presently curating Steve Lopes Encountered a twenty-year survey exhibition of the Australian painter for S.H. Ervin Gallery and Orange Regional Gallery NSW from March – July 2022 and co-curating Mick Richards Above & Below for Redcliffe Art Gallery, QLD in April – July 2022. Also, the co-editor of Jasper Knight: 50 Portraits and Khaled Sabsabi monograph, both fine art edition books to be released in late 2022.
An English language teacher who has worked with migrant women and others in need of English language acquisition support since 2004, Junghee Seeto knows first-hand the importance of making information widely accessible to marginalised communities. Junghee is also a member of ACE’s Embroidery Collective, who since 2020, have been collaborating with leading Wiradjuri/Gamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones on a suite of embroideries.