Our Program Committee

SuperFriend’s Program Committee is Chaired by Teifi Whatley, Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology at Sunsuper, and assists the Board of Directors in its oversight activities of SuperFriend in relation to:

  • monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of Mental Health & Wellbeing programs, projects, strategic collaborations, insights & impacts and initiatives
  • assisting in the idenification and scoping of new programs, projects, initiatives and formal collaborations
  • acting as an advisory and consultative committee to the Board and SuperFriend’s Team.

 

 

Our Program Committee

Teifi Whatley

Chair, SuperFriend Program Committee; Director, SuperFriend; Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology, Sunsuper

Teifi Whatley is the Executive General Manager, Customer & Technology at Sunsuper, one of Australia’s largest superannuation businesses.

She has an extensive career in the wealth management industry with more than 15 years’ experience in executive management roles. In her current role, she is responsible for positioning Sunsuper at the forefront of the industry, charged with providing strategic direction for the design and delivery of leading product and service experiences for members, employers… 

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Ciaran Curley

Head Of Claims Strategy & Business Optimisation - CommInsure

Geoff Brooks

Executive Officer, Strategic Marketing and Communications, Equipsuper

Geoff is a communications and marketing specialist with experience across a broad range of industry sectors. Having started his career as a journalist on Brisbane’s The Courier-Mail, he moved into public relations and corporate affairs with Ford Australia in the early 1980s. He then went on to head communications and public relations for leading Australian… 

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Jenny Oliver

General Manager, Group Insurance

Jenny has been with TAL for 15 years. With a strong background founded in finance, her experience includes roles such as Head of Finance and GM of Commercial, and responsibility for the strategic, operational and commercial outcomes of the business. She remains at TAL after all these years because of her passion for what TAL… 

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Dr Peter Cotton FAPS

Clinical & Organisational Psychologist

He has published a number of book chapters and peer reviewed research papers, and works as an advisor to government and the corporate sector.

Peter is Clinical & Organisational Psychologist specialising in how organisational environments influence employee mental health and wellbeing outcomes. He has published a number of book chapters and peer reviewed research papers, and works as an advisor to government and the corporate sector. He served three terms as a Director on the Board of Directors of… 

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Professor Eóin Killackey

Principal Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist, Orygen Youth Health

Professor Killackey is the Ronald Phillip Griffith Fellow, Principal Research Fellow, Director of Psychosocial Research and Clinical Psychologist at Orygen Youth Health Research Centre and the Centre for Youth Mental Health at The University of Melbourne.

After completing his doctorate at Deakin University in 2000, he worked as a clinical psychologist in public and private, adolescent and adult mental health settings before coming to Orygen Youth Health Research Centre. His research is primarily in the area of psychological and psychosocial interventions in first episode psychosis. He is particularly concerned with functional… 

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Joanne Warner

Joanne is a Human Resource professional with over 20 years’ experience in the FMCG, consumer electronics, retail, manufacturing and government sectors. Her work in Human Resources has provided her with firsthand experience of how mental health issues touch people in their daily lives.

Joanne joined the SuperFriend Program Committee in 2011, amazed by the scope of the Foundation’s work. She believes it will contribute not only in the lives of those affected by mental illness and their carers but also the professional services around them. We are proud to have Joanne on our Program Committee.

Mark Davis

Principle, Mark Davis Consulting

He has over twenty years of senior management experience in a variety of industries and has had responsibility for return to work programs and emergency responses which has included establishing EAP services for staff.  

Mark is the principal of Mark Davis Consulting working with organisations around their risk, governance and quality programs.  He has over twenty years of senior management experience in a variety of industries and has had responsibility for return to work programs and emergency responses which has included establishing EAP services for staff.  Mark has a… 

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