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Ian Darbyshire
Chief Executive Officer
Ian Darbyshire

Ian Darbyshire was appointed CEO of FNPW in 2016. He is responsible for the implementation of the organisation's short and long term strategic plans, as well as its day to day operations.

Prior to joining FNPW, Ian held CEO roles with Rundle Mall Management Authority, South Australian Tourism, and Toop and Toop. Ian also continues to act as Chair for the Goolwa Tourism Precinct and the Murraylands Tourism Partnership.


Kylie Piper
Projects & Education Manager
Kylie Piper
B Science (UNSW), Grad Cert Interactive Multimedia (UTS), currently completing MSc by research (University of Adelaide)

Kylie joined FNPW as Projects and Education Co-ordinator in October 2018. She has extensive experience in project and business development in the not for profit sector working mostly in the science and natural history fields in Sydney and across remote and regional Australia. Kylie's work has included helping build the Australian Age of Dinosaurs museum in outback QLD, hugging wombats for Australian Geographic and chasing bettongs at Arid Recovery in central SA.


Charles Ulm
Marketing Manager
Charles Ulm
B Commerce (UNSW), Master of Business Administration (AGSM), Grad Cert Social Impact (UNSW)

Charles joined FNPW as Marketing Manager in April 2017.  He has extensive marketing and brand management experience, both in Australia and overseas.  Prior to working with FNPW, Charles was General Manager, Marketing and Communications at well-known NFP organisation Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.





Jenny Lewis
Fundraising and Supporter Relations Co-ordinator
Jenny Lewis
B English and Film & Media Studies

Jenny Lewis joined FNPW as Fundraising and Supporter Relations Co-ordinator in May 2018. Prior to working with FNPW, Jenny had roles in fundraising and events with Arthritis & Osteoporosis NSW and the Leukaemia Foundation. Her NFP career began when she moved to Australia after working in the television industry for eight years.

“I am so excited to be working for the Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife as I love working in not for profit, and I have always loved the outdoors. In the time I’ve lived in Australia, I have enjoyed some of the most beautiful natural landscape I have ever seen and I am passionate about protecting it for future generations.”


Rubens Delfino
Heritage Estates Project Manager
Rubens Delfino
Dip (Law)

Rubens Delfino joined the Foundation in mid 2012, as the Project Manager for the Voluntary Heritage Estates Land Project which purchases land for addition to Jervis Bay National Park. Rubens is a Property Consultant with a background in Law and Property Development.


Donna Heaton
Executive Assistant to CEO
Donna Heaton

Donna joined FNPW in November 2017 to assist the CEO, the Board and the team generally in anything Admin! Donna’s background is working for executives in Legal practices, and more recently Accounting and Insolvency.  Her experience ranges from international companies to small suburban firms.

"I have a great deal of corporate experience, however I am very excited to be a part of helping our environment.I love the beach and outdoors as well as most food and wine! I enjoy long walks with my dog".

 


Kathy Creary
Donor Relationship Manager
Kathy Creary

Kathy Creary joined FNPW in 2008. Kathy is primarily responsible for donor database maintenance, donor care, receipting, banking and administration. Kathy's background is in Advertising, Commercial Photography and Customer Service.


Emily Brown
Partnerships Manager (SA)
Emily Brown
Bachelor of International Tourism (Flinders University)

Emily joined FNPW in January 2018 as our Partnerships Manager based in South Australia. Emily has experience in tourism development, marketing and events management. Having grown up on the Murray River, Emily has a passion for the river and cares for two Short Neck Murray River Turtles. Since joining FNPW Emily has been working closely with our partners in SA to develop projects to help threatened species, two of which are the Southern Brown Bandicoot and Murray River Turtles. Prior to joining FNPW Emily has held roles with Riverglen Marina Houseboat Hire, the Murraylands Tourism Partnership and more uniquely with the family business as a ferry operator.


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