Mauritania, women and donkey pulling a cart
Mauritania, women and donkey pulling a cart

Our trustees

SPANA Australia’s Trustees (also known as Directors) are responsible for ensuring our charity is pursuing its long-term goals, effectively managing its finances and successfully fulfilling its charitable obligations, while operating in line with all legal requirements and the wishes of our supporters.

Gregory Dellas – Chair

A versatile leader, senior manager and change agent whose experience spans the not-for-profit, finance, professional services, education, ICT and automotive sectors, Gregory currently works as CRM & Managed Services Practice Manager at Blackbaud – Asia Pacific. He began his career at the Commonwealth Bank before moving on to roles for organisations including Plan International Australia, Uniting Church in Australia – Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (UCA), KPMG Australia, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services (DCFS) and Telstra. Gregory is passionate about bringing value to the not-for-profit sector and seeks to ensure charities balance their core mission delivery with commercial rigour, effective governance and successful change initiatives. He feels privileged to be a member of SPANA’s Australia board, where he can share his skills and passion with the team as they establish this important organisation and its mission in Australia.

Cameron Fellows

Melbourne-born Cameron Fellows is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Chartered Company Secretary and Fellow of FINSIA (the Financial Services Institute of Australasia). Having commenced his career with Coopers & Lybrand (now called PwC), Cameron has since held senior finance roles in publicly listed and private businesses in Melbourne, London and Sydney. Cameron currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of the ASX-listed business AWN Holdings Ltd.

Adam Firby

A senior Human Resources Director, with additional experience in general management and property, Adam is Human Resources Director for Molson Coors Beverage Company in Western Europe. He has previously held roles across Marks and Spencer, Britvic Soft Drinks and Royal Mail Group.

Kerin Welford

An internationally accredited Certified Fundraising Executive and Fellow of the Fundraising Institute of Australia (FIA), Kerin Welford is the Director of Bluestone Fundraising. With more than 24 years’ experience, Kerin has worked within nine international, national and regional charitable organisations, spanning the not-for-profit sector across Australia and New Zealand. A multi-award-winning fundraising leader, change manager, international conference speaker and mentor, Kerin also serves as a Board member of Borneo Orangutan Survival Australia and the President of Sydney Street Cats.