About

Trustees

Professor Barney Glover AO, PhD, MSc, BSc(Hons), DipEd, Professor Barney Glover
MAICD

Term: 01.01.15−31.12.17; 01.01.18−31.12.20
President (from 13.07.16)

Professor Barney Glover has been a Trustee of the Museum since January 2015, and President since July 2016. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor and President of Western Sydney University. Professor Glover is an accomplished academic leader and experienced Vice-Chancellor. Previously Vice-Chancellor at Charles Darwin University from 2009 to 2013, he has a long record of success in university management and leadership, particularly in research, intellectual property management and major capital development projects. Professor Glover is currently a Board member for the Committee for Sydney and also has significant business leadership credentials through membership on the boards of a range of corporate organisations and several state and national centres covering areas such as health and medical research, energy, mineral exploration and processing and telecommunications. Professor Glover holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics.

 

David Borger BE, MUD

Term: 01.01.19–31.12.21

David is currently the Western Sydney Director of the Sydney Business Chamber. A role he has held since 2012. Prior to this, he served in the NSW Labor Government as the Minister for Roads, Minister assisting the Minister for Transport and Roads, Minister for Housing, as well as Minister for Western Sydney. David also previously held the office of Lord Mayor of Parramatta, where he served for three terms. David is currently a Director of Think Planners; and serves as a non-executive director on the boards of the Sydney Festival, Evolve Housing, and the Westmead Medical Research Foundation as well as a member of the advisory board of the Southern Cross Group.

 

Paddy Carney, BSc(Hon), ACA, FCAPaddy Carney

Term: 01.01.19–31.12.21

Paddy is a chartered accountant and registered company auditor. She is a senior partner at PwC, a member of its Board of Partners in Australia and a member of the Global Board overseeing the PwC network internationally where she also chairs its Risk & Operations Committee. She has nearly 30 years’ financial experience with PwC in the UK and Australia across a broad range of clients with a focus on the retail and consumer sector. Paddy is also a director and audit committee chair for various not-for-profit organisations, a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), and until recently was a director of PwC’s Indigenous Consulting Pty Ltd. She has a passion for the arts and is also a Director of the Sydney Festival and was a Trustee at Sydney Living Museums from 2013-2018.

 

Kellie Hush, BCom

Term: 01.01.19–31.12.21

Kellie is a fashion entrepreneur and former Editor-in-Chief, Harper’s BAZAAR Australia with more than 20 years’ experience in the Australian and the international luxury fashion market. Before joining BAZAAR, Hush was the Editor-in-Chief of GRAZIA Australia and fashion editor of The Sydney Morning Herald. She is also a regular fashion commentator on television, radio, in print media and a published author. She is currently a Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival Board Director. Kellie is also a founding director of the Australian Fashion Chamber and formerly a Royal Hospital for Women Foundation Board Director and judge for the International Woolmark Prize and the VAMFF National Designer Award.

 

Suzie Laundy

Term: 01.01.20–31.12.22

Suzie has a long career working in hospitality, sponsorship and events marketing management. She has a passion for working with children and has extensive experience in community organisations that focus on enhancing the lives of children. This includes involvement with the Ngurra Jirrama Foundation that enables indigenous students from remote NT to complete secondary education in NSW and as well as the ASK Council of Australia supporting underprivileged children with severe medical conditions in Manila. Suzie currently works in Western Sydney as part of the Laundy Hotel Group and has strong and broad connections to the local communities.

 

Peter Poulet

Term: 01.01.20–31.12.22

Peter Poulet is the Central District Commissioner with the Greater Sydney Commission. He is also Professor of Practice at Western Sydney University School of Architecture. Peter was the inaugural State Architect of Tasmania 2009-2012 and was the 23rd NSW Government Architect 2012-2018. Peter’s projects have received numerous awards including the Horbury Hunt, the Blacket Award and an Australian Institute of Architects’ award. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects. He has over 30 years’ experience in both private and government architectural offices.

 

Eddie Woo, BEd(Hon)A smiling teacher sitting in a classroom.

Term: 31.01.19–31.12.21

Eddie Woo teaches mathematics at Cherrybrook Technology High School and is the Leader of Mathematics Growth for the NSW Department of Education. He uploads his everyday classroom lessons to his Youtube channel, Wootube, which has more than 500,000 subscribers and over 27 million views. In 2018, he was named Australia’s Local Hero in the Australian of the Year Awards and listed as one of the Top 10 Teachers in the world by the Global Teacher Prize. He is the host of ABC’s children’s series Teenage Boss and his first book, Woo’s Wonderful World of Maths, is published by Pan Macmillan.