Jawed Sarwary – Committee Member

My first job was in 2003 with United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) helping millions of Afghan refugees repatriating back to Afghanistan from neighbouring countries. In 2004, I joined the United Nations Development Program (UNDP)’s Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) program that successfully conducted the disarmament of 93,000 ex-army personnel and disbandment of local […]

Emma Glencross – Committee Member

I started volunteering at KENG in 2009 and have volunteered in the roles of Young Parent Mentor, Emergency Relief Coordinator and Fundraising Coordinator. I love the organisation, the people within it and what it offers the community at large. I am a member on the Management Committee and enjoy being able to assist KENG in […]

Hayley Pepper – Secretary

Born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland my local roots are well established. I’m passionate about the work of KENG and community participation has always been something I’ve taken pride in. After joining the State Emergency Service I took on a volunteer training role as a core skills trainer and am also a qualified Justice of […]

Fiona Banwell – Committee Member

My name is Fiona Banwell and I am a lawyer and midwife. I completed my studies in nursing at university and then worked in paediatrics before moving to midwifery. I worked as a nurse for several years and then commenced my studies in law. Once graduated from law my focus was litigation and I worked […]

Syed Zahir Ul Husnain – Committee Member

I came to Australia four years ago with my wife and two kids after working over 20 years in the Middle East. My volunteering works started in 2016 when I joined ISCQ as a fundraising Manager to develop, implement and review of the fundraising and marketing strategies. I also work as Administration Manager to support […]

Ray Kelly – Vice President

I am a retired professional with senior leadership experience across both the public and private sectors. Before moving to the University sector in 2009, I was Executive Director – Technology and Emerging Industries in the Queensland Government with a central role in supporting the development of Queensland’s research and knowledge base industries. Over the following […]

Geoff Leeming – President

I am a Queenslander by birth and have been a Loganite for over thirty years. I know Logan and I love Logan. Its where I run a business, raise kids and I am a leader in our community. I have been involved with Community Centres for more than ten years. As president of The Logan […]

Lauren Stephenson – Committee Member

Lauren Stephenson, Director, Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist. Lauren is Director of the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist (OQCS) which is responsible for leading science strategy for the state as well as promoting science and engaging Queenslanders in science. Lauren holds responsibility within the office for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) […]

Nathan Baker – Treasurer

I am a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a current specialist member of the Self Managed Super Professionals Association of Australia (SSA) and sit on their National Professional Standards Committee. I am a passionate advocate for the increased and continuing professionalism in my Industry. In addition to my current professional roles I am the Treasurer for […]