Our Board

Peter Cadwallader

Mr. Peter Colin Cadwallader, B.Ec, FCA
Chairman, Director

Appointed as a Director and Chairman of the Board on 15 November 2007. Peter is owner and Chief Executive of Intercontinental Shipping and Investment Group and has also been a Board member of Opportunity International Australia for many years.

CEO John BurnMr. John Burn, B.Sc, EMBA
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

John has more than 20 years commercial banking experience, including 10 years across a range of senior leadership roles. John joined Many Rivers in October 2009 and was appointed to the newly created Chief Operating Officer (COO) role in January 2010. As COO, he was responsible for organisational leadership including culture, strategy, sustainability and management of all field operations and support functions as well as Chief Financial Officer responsibilities. In April 2014, John was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

Terence Winters

Mr. Terry Winters, FAICD
Director

Appointed as a Director in September 2010. Terry is the Chairman of Seeing Machines Limited, Converge RTK Pty Ltd, Intelledox Pty Ltd and is a Director of Redflex Holdings Limited and Australian Home Care Services Pty Ltd. He has over 20 years’ experience in operation and governance of microfinance organisations with Opportunity International Network.

Sinclair-GreyscaleMr. Sinclair Taylor, LLB
Director

Appointed as a Director in August 2012, Sinclair has pioneered, and continues to lead, Westpac’s strategic alliance with Many Rivers. Sinclair is the CEO of the Westpac Foundation and prior to this he was Head of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds with BT Financial Group. Sinclair is an experienced commercial banker and was the founding CEO of Westpac’s Davidson Institute.

Ms. Catherine Yeomans, LLB
Director

Catherine was appointed as a Director in February 2013.  Catherine is the CEO of Mission Australia. Prior to this, she served as Chief Operating Officer. With a law degree by academic background, Catherine has held positions in senior management roles with Thomson Reuters and LexisNexis. She is also a Director of Mission Australia Early Learning, Mission Australia Housing and Mission Australia Housing (Victoria).