leadership with experience that counts
Mike Chuter - Founder
Mike is an experienced data driven business leader, consultant, marketer, and entrepreneur with global expertise across Australia, Europe, UK and US. He has worked for mixture of large global multinational companies as well as started up 2 companies and sold one. He is passionate about making an impact – for business, for culture and for others.
Mike’s current/Previous Board Director positions include Association of Data Driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA), JDRF and Comic Relief Australia and has been a mentor with Defy Ventures US for incarcerated men and women to provide them with the confidence and skills to re-enter society with solid business prospect.
Kim McDonnell - Founder
Kim is an experienced business leader, marketer, and entrepreneur with global social impact expertise. Having worked for both large global multinational companies as well as started 2 companies and selling one. She is passionate about helping brands and organisations make an impact – for business, for culture and vulnerable communities across the globe.
Kim is a recognised social impact leader, and marketing communications industry leader with involvement in industry associations in Australia, and the US. She has previously taught the ADMA Data and Digital Course in Australia, presented at the UN Global Media Impact Summit, and has been featured in Forbes US and numerous media outlets.
Mark Buckman - Consultant & Advisor
Mark is a change agent and provocateur and thrives in environments that require rapid and radical re-imagination. With over 30 years’ experience in business, he has helped shape some of the world's leading brands and was instrumental in the transformation of some of Australia's largest companies. An executive of local and international repute Mark has worked in APAC, Europe and North America and currently advises Accenture Interactive, a couple of tech start-ups and sits on the Advisory Boards of Second Bite and Thankful.
He will always ask what's in it for the customer and focuses on driving brand purpose to deliver impact and results. He has been named Marketer of the Year on 3 occasions and has been included in Forbes magazine's list of the World's Most Influential CMOs.
Dylan Taylor - Creative Consultant
Dylan has now been Creative Partner of his own business, the dylan agency, for eight years. Starting out, he spent his first ten years as a copywriter. The next twelve as a Creative Director. Two years as an Executive Creative Director. One year as a Managing Partner.
He has worked across three continents. Won over 300 Awards. Part of the B&T Agency of the Decade team. The first Australian awarded the Irving Wunderman Award for lifetime achievement at the 30th Caples Award Show. In the same year, he was also named Australian Direct Marketer of the Year.
Now, as he always has, he spends his time focused on the best way to persuade someone to select your brand over the competition.
Johanna Skilling - Brand Consultant
Johanna is an award-winning brand and marketing strategist, with a blue-chip career serving clients in healthcare/OTC, CPG, tech, finance, associations, not-for-profits and more, applying research and analytics to understand trends, develop actionable insights, and create business-building strategies. A writer and thought leader, Johanna is the author of two popular books on women’s healthcare, and has been a featured speaker at SXSW, the UN Media Zone, Miami Ad School, M2W-HC, the conference on Marketing Healthcare to Women, and at conferences sponsored by the Ad Club of NY, IIR/TMRE, AWNY, DTC, and ARF. Johanna has been featured on CNN, The Today Show, NY1, and other media outlets.
Johanna is an Adjunct Professor at NYU's SPS, teaching graduate-level and professional courses on marketing strategy and strategic planning. Johanna is a board member of the Pvblic Foundation, working on behalf of the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
global advisory team for greater impact
Ann Rosenberg -
SVP UN Partnerships - SAP
A Denmark native and a global citizen based in New York, Ann has 25 years of experience working with sustainability and purpose. She was part of founding SDG Ambition with UN Global Compact and has dedicated her life to serving as a trailblazer for the UN SDGs.
SDG Ambition challenges and supports companies in being more strategic, and transformative in how they run their businesses to deliver on the 2030 Agenda and build on the ESG framework. She also launched SAP Purpose Network Live to connect a community of changemakers committed to addressing the complexity caused by COVID-19.
Ann is the global lead for #sheinnovates in collaboration with UN Women, to drive industry-wide action to make innovation and technology work better for young women and girls.
Ann is a Global Advisory Board Member for the Startup Guide, a Women in Data Science Ambassador for Stanford University, an Advisory Board Member for Change Fashion Challenge for The New York Academy of Sciences and a member of the Teachers & Educators Challenge Leadership Group for Solve - MIT
Roberta Macdonald -
Global Head of Creative Partnerships - Google
A global visionary, a firestarter and thought leader; Roberta has a knack for finding and connecting people, together with world class ideas and opportunities. She currently leads global creative agency partnerships at Google. In her role, she has helped launch numerous global campaigns, strategic solutions, and programs. One she is most proud of is her ongoing work with the UN Partnership Hub where she led a multi agency team that won the UN Foundation award for corporate leadership with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Before moving to NY, Roberta was based in Sydney where she built the first creative agency partnerships offering for Google in Australia, New Zealand. Her and her team worked hand in hand with creative agencies to develop world class digital campaigns. One of those campaigns was the highly awarded Optus C lever Buoy campaign by M&C Saatchi Australia, as part of the Google Re-imagine program.
Roberta spent a number of years honing her advertising and marketing skills at Ogilvy in Sydney and Singapore, working across Telstra and IBM Emerging markets businesses. She started her career in sports marketing, and spent 2 years at the Football Association in London. She grew up in Canada and graduated from St Francis Xavier University.