“Childhood Dementia. The fact these two words go together is appalling. It is an under-recognised issue and we need to address the imbalance, take issue and fix it.”
-Sean Murray, Board Director
Shivangi Chaturvedi, Head of Development
Shivangi brings expertise in complex partnership development and fundraising to the Childhood Development Initiative, honed through experience managing philanthropy and development teams both in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors in the UK and Australia over the last 14 years.
Kristina Elvidge PhD, Head of Research
With more than 20 years in the research field - five of those in the childhood dementia sphere - Kristina’s expertise lies in enabling medical research organisations to invest in the best science to develop effective therapies.
Gail Hilton, Head of Programs
With 15 years’ experience in the non-profit sector both in Australia and overseas, Gail brings governance, project and people management excellence to the Childhood Dementia Initiative.
Joanne Kershaw, Care and Quality of Life
Joanne brings expertise in elevating lived experience to initiate positive change and raise awareness. She has extensive experience in community organisations and the not-for-profit sector, building inclusive and equitable networks.
Isobel Lindley, Communications Manager
Isobel is a strategic communications and marketing leader with over 17 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector lifting brand awareness, supporting programs and generating revenue.
Saili Moghe PhD, Therapeutic Research Coordinator
Saili has over 15 years of experience in the biomedical research and higher education sectors. She brings her expertise in research coordination and science communication to the Childhood Dementia Initiative.
Brad Phillips, Fundraising Manager
Brad is a versatile digital marketing professional who brings broad expertise and skills from his 20-year career in health promotion, fundraising, and financial services.
Maria Twigg, Project Manager
Maria brings expertise in service development and delivery, project management and evaluation to the Childhood Dementia Initiative. She has over twenty-five years’ experience in the health and non-profit sectors.