Our organisational structure

Learn about Caritas Australia’s Board of Directors and Leadership Team.

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Caritas Australia’s Board

Our Board is responsible for Caritas's good governance and the effective implementation of Caritas Australia's mandate.

Chair : Robert Fitzgerald, AM
Director :
Most Rev. Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv
Director :
Jack de Groot
Director :
Dr. Martin Laverty
Director :
Virginia Bourke
Director :
Christine Grima
Director :
Wendy Hughes
Director :
Patricia Faulkner AO

Read our Constitution here

Organisation Structure

Caritas Australia’s Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team  provides direction to our agency’s core functions, and informs National Council decisions.

Chief Executive Officer : Kirsty Robertson 
Chief Finance and Operations Officer : Rocky Naickar
Head of Engagement and Sustainability : Richard Landels
Head of International Programs : Caroline Preston


  • Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
  • Caritas Internationalis
  • Caritas Australia is a signatory to the: