Meet our Advisory Board

Roberto Pietrobon

Founder & Managing Director

More than ten years ago Roberto found his passion working in health as a founding member of a dental startup. Roberto's most recent experience is with health charities where he is the National Manager, Corporate Partnerships at Stroke Foundation. Working with health charities have led him to explore alternative ways to financially support the delivery of prevention and support programs they provide.


Roberto commenced his career in banking and finance with Latitude Financial Services (formerly AGC part of the Westpac Group and GE). Operational roles provided the platform to succeed in sales and business development roles before his first startup experience with Maven Dental (formerly Dental Partners).


Roberto has an entrepreneurial spirit and is committed to helping improve the health of Australians.


Connect with Roberto on LinkedIn.

Sue Peden

Non-Executive Director
Perhaps unusually, Sue’s skills are a combination of creative thinking and commercial realities. As well as running a business, Sue holds a Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, with a double major in Accounting.

Having worked in advertising and communications for over 25 years, Sue’s professional interest is focused on business and brand strategy, insights and stakeholder management.
 

Sue's passion for community began at home having cared for two of her four children who were born with a rare, life-shortening, genetic condition and personally experienced difficulty understanding what services were available.


Sue is President of Carers Victoria and a member of their Remuneration and Governance Committees. As President of Carers Victoria, Sue is also on the Board of Carers Australia and a member of their Finance, Audit, Risk and Governance Committee.
 

Connect with Sue on LinkedIn.

James Roth

Non-Executive Director

James is currently the General Manager at Blue Star Direct, a leading Australian provider of integrated print, display, personalised communications, promotional products, warehousing and logistics services.


James has extensive experience working  with major brands and organisations in the UK and Australia to help improve the way they communicate with their stakeholders.


James enjoys finding new innovative ways to increase engagement for the brands he works with.


James is also an Advisory Board Member of the Australian Loyalty Association, a group of individuals who are passionate about customer engagement and loyalty within an ever changing marketplace.


Connect with James on LinkedIn.

Andrea Byrne

Non-Executive Director
Andrea is currently the General Manager of Marketing, Digital and Communications at Collingwood Football Club - one of Australia's preeminent sporting organisations. As a member of the Executive Leadership team, Andrea is responsible for using transformational marketing and digital strategies to drive both fan engagement and strong commercial returns.


Andrea has a unique combination of a traditional marketing/advertising background and extensive digital marketing, strategy and technology experience. She is particularly passionate about health and wellness, and a strong advocate of using digital channels to drive superior customer experiences.


Andrea holds a Master of Business Administration from Charles Sturt University.


Connect with Andrea on LinkedIn.

Lindi Deguara

Advisory Board Member

Lindi is currently the Executive General Manager - Pre-Contracts at MPC Group, a leader in construction and related services for the energy and resources sector.  As part of MPC Groups general management team, Lindi applies her technical and practical knowledge to ensure good corporate governance and manage the company’s key commercial frameworks relating to work winning, risk and opportunity and procurement.


Lindi is a qualified solicitor and company director who commenced her career advising private clients on construction disputes, but has spent the past decade in house providing practical commercial solutions to a variety of national and global, private and public sector entities, including Golding Contractors, Connell Wagner (now Aurecon) and Ansaldo STS.


Lindi is passionate about giving back to the community.  She holds a voluntary non-executive directorship at Golden West Apprenticeships Ltd, and regularly tutors at QUT in Urban Development Law.


Connect with Lindi on LinkedIn.

Frank Zinghini

Virtual CFO & Company Secretary

Frank is currently one of the Senior Managers at The Field Group, an accounting practice that specialises in assisting small to medium businesses with all stages in the business life cycle.


Frank has a wealth of knowledge and experience in financial and operations management gained over the last decade in positions he’s held both in industry and public practice. He has developed a passion for helping to achieve lasting positive outcomes for the businesses he works with.


A lifelong lover of all things tech, Frank applies this to his profession by leveraging the latest and greatest technologies to help his clients gain in-depth insight into their performance.


Frank is a firm supporter of a number of causes particularly in healthcare and education advocacy.


Connect with Frank on LinkedIn.

Meet our dedicated volunteers

Felicity Mulhall

Experience Designer

Felicity is passionate about change and making it happen. She was drawn to this project because of the opportunity to benefit peoples lives as an off shoot of performing a necessary task.


With background in product management and development, she visualises ideas and works strategically using design thinking and user experience methods and processes. She loves a challenge and really enjoys working in multi- disciplinary teams.

Prawana Perera

Technologist

Prawana (Prav) has considerable experience in the technology industry mainly as a Full Stack Software Engineer. He enjoys exploring new and innovative ways of working and thoroughly enjoys working in close knit teams within an agile and dynamic environment.


Prav got involved with Care To Compare as part of the Random Hacks of Kindness initiative and is passionate about using his skills to help in areas which can better impact people's lives and well being.