Our Team

Sabina Curatolo, Acting Chief Executive Officer

Sabina is highly experienced in public policy and social innovation with more than 18 years’ experience in international institutions, Australian government, politics, civil society and with the private sector. Sabina has extensive experience in international development including in impact and evaluation, policy development and government relations.

For more than four years, Sabina has been working to leverage the potential of impact investing as a tool for social change. Sabina holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA), a Graduate Diploma of Computer Studies, and a Bachelor of Science (Optoelectronics).

Bruce Campbell, Acting Chief Operating Officer

Bruce has an extensive career in extractives and operations management.  His former roles include CEO of the Alternative Technology Association (ATA); Executive Manager Business Services, Australian Volunteers International (AVI); and General Manager Corporate Services, Good Shepherd Australia and New Zealand and 18 years with Shell.  Bruce has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Queensland and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

Patrice Virlombier, Communications Adviser

Patrice has more than 20 years’ experience working in consultancy and in-house communications roles and has developed and implemented communications programs for blue-chip companies, niche brands and non-profit organisations. Most recently, Patrice has worked in the fields of corporate and internal communications and media relations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from the University of Southern Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Communications (Public Relations) from QUT.

Sharon Russell, Office Manager

Sharon has over 30 years’ experience in the Australian financial markets and held management positions with Bell Potter Securities, Merrill Lynch Australia, ACS Securities and the National Stock Exchange. After leaving the financial markets, Sharon ran her own small business for several years then moved into the ‘for purpose’ sector, where she has worked for the past five years. Sharon has made a significant voluntary contribution to her local community and is passionate about sport.

Rukmini Babu, Social Enterprise Development Officer

Rukmini has experience working in the start-up community with social enterprises and not-for-profits. She shares an extensive passion for creating sustainable pathways to deliver transformative social impact outcomes, and aspires to empower local leaders in grassroots communities to break through the cycle of disadvantage.

Rukmini brings experience in impact measurement and evaluation and community capacity building, and holds a Master’s qualification in International Development. Alongside this role, Rukmini also leads the impact team at Humanism Global, a social enterprise focusing on the economic empowerment of communities in poverty.