Aminata Conteh-Biger
Founder & CEO

The Aminata Maternal Foundation is an Australian For Purpose Organisation, whose vision is to provide safe conditions for women in Sierra Leone to birth and raise their children.

Morlai Kamara
Programme Adviser

Morlai Kamara has over ten years experience in development and in advancing the human rights of vulnerable communities in Australia and Sierra Leone.

Our Board of Directors

Penny Gerstle
Chair

Penny holds masters degrees from the University of Sydney in International Law (refugee and human rights law), Arts (Japanese) and a Master Development Studies.

Anthony Zwi
Director

Anthony Zwi grew up and was schooled in South Africa where he also studied Medicine (MB BCh Witwatersrand), occupational health (DOH Wits), and tropical health (DTM&H Wits).

Maureen Collins
Director

Maureen Collins is an award winning fundraiser, photographer and writer with a passion for dignity.

Ruth Layton
Director

Ruth Layton BA, LLM, has practiced as a lawyer for over 30 years in various capacities including as a tribunal member, advocate, university lecturer, government administrator and board member.

Ros Horin
Director

Ros Horin, director, dramaturg and writer has been an important figure in Australian theatre.

BOARD EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Pauline George

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Michael Dwyer: CEO, First State Super Board Director, Australia for UNHCR
Joe Skrzynski: Director, Champ Equity
Ian Buchanan, Champ Private Equity, World Chinese Economic Forum, Nantien Intitute                                     Mark Davidson: Managing Director, Work Inc Lavender Bay

WOMEN’S COMMITTEE

Jo Hyde – Chair                   Electra Wiggs                           Grace Atkinson
Cathy Hodgkinson              Anna Curran                              Sharlene Dadd
Fiona Collard                       Erin Booker
                                              

PROBONO SPONSORS

Elise Williams: DLA Piper
Dr Gerry Bean: 
DLA Piper
Mark Davidson: 
Managing Director, Work Inc Lavender Bay
Joshua Binns: Graphic Designer, The Loop Pty Ltd                                                                                               Jenny Wills: Director, Place Media
Vanessa Ryan: SML Design (Design & Identity)
Justine Kerrigan: Director, Australian Photography & Cinematographer