CEO and Board

The Front Project is an independent national enterprise with strong governance and a board who are bold champions for children.

Jane Hunt

Jane Hunt

CEO

As the Founding CEO of The Front Project, Jane is passionate about children’s education, health and development and is committed to helping our Australian business and community leaders place a new value on children in the early years.

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Lisa Chung

Lisa Chung

Chair

Lisa is a professional non-executive director of a variety of commercial and for purpose boards, spanning a wide range of sectors. She was previously the Chair of The Benevolent Society, Australia’s oldest charity.

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Wendy McCarthy, AO

Wendy McCarthy, AO

Board Advisor

Wendy is an experienced manager and company director who began her career as a secondary school teacher. Since moving into public life she has been working for change across the public, private and community sectors, in education, family planning, human rights, public health, overseas aid and development, conservation, heritage, and media.

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Nicola Hepenstall

Nicola Hepenstall

Director

Nicola is a highly skilled marketing strategist with extensive experience in C-suite leadership roles, holding Executive Director and non-Executive Director positions spanning marketing, research, education and member organisations.

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Michael Abbott

Michael Abbott

Director

Michael commenced his career in private practice, training and practicing with an Australian law firm for four years, followed by nine years in the Hong Kong office of an international law firm, the last two as a partner.

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Naseema Sparks, AM

Naseema Sparks, AM

Director

Naseema is an experienced top-line growth director with a strong track record in strategy, marketing, digital channels and branding. A creative thinker, she brings an alternative perspective to The Front Project, and is an expert in business strategy, marketing, brand management, data, mobile payments platforms, financial services and media, including social and technology services.

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