Our Board

An experienced and passionate board with diverse skills in finance, law, community, education and literature governs 100 Story Building to ensure its successful operation.

We’re looking for a new board member! If you have strong, senior level experience in financial management then please consider applying. Details are here.

Our board of directors are:

100SB_board_Roslyn Moloney_3

Roslyn Moloney (co-Chair) is Head of Legal, Regulatory at ANZ. She was previously a senior associate at Herbert Smith Freehills where she specialised in advising corporate clients on regulatory investigations and litigation involving corporate governance. She was previously an associate to the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, and also worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. She studied at Sydney University and Columbia University, and now lives in Melbourne.


100SB_board_Victoria Thom3

Victoria Thom (co-Chair) is Founder and Director of Synergy2030, a social impact and collaboration consultancy. She has almost 20 years’ global experience across corporate, government, not-for-profit and academic sectors. After an early career in business consulting in UK, Europe and Australia, Victoria then spent 7 years at World Vision in strategy, innovation and partnering roles. She holds a Graduate Certificate of Social Impact from Melbourne Business School and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Michael Short is the creator and editor of The (Ideas) Zone, a multimedia forum for ideas for change that runs in The Age and across Fairfax Media’s national suite of websites and apps. He has more than 25 years experience in print and broadcast media as a journalist and executive. He is on the board of Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, as well as Little Dreamers. He is an ambassador for organisations including SecondBite, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and St Kilda Gatehouse.


Nisha Srinivasan has over ten years experience in social policy, advisory and project management working for the Australian public service, overseas in international aid and in non-government organisations. She is currently a Manager at Asialink and manages an accelerator program for young social entrepreneurs across SE Asia and Australia, as well as advising on diplomacy across SE Asia and Australia. Prior to this she was a Manager at the Cancer Council Vic, working with disadvantaged communities to increase participation in cancer screening. She is passionate about community development, and has undertaken skilled volunteer roles for non-profit organisations in Cambodia and India. She studied commerce/arts at the University of Queensland and her Masters of International Development at Australian National University. Nisha is also a qualified yoga instructor, loves to travel and participates in dance competitions.

100SB_board_Layla Foord

Layla Foord is Co-Founder and Director of Product and Marketing at Wombat Alley, a new crack team of awesome humans. Together they help businesses get to the next level with product and technology strategy and delivery capability. With 25 years experience in technology and building businesses, Layla is an expert in digital marketplaces, scaling globally and leading happy teams. She is a passionate public speaker, coach and tutor at General Assembly.

Previously, as General Manager at Envato, she launched and scaled Envato
Studio. She has developed strategies for Yellow Pages, launched Whereis
Navigator one of the first mobile GPS apps in the world and held the role of
Product Development Director at Nielsen with responsibilities across EMEA. She also launched Sanctuary Digital, offering clients a place to innovate and grow new ideas.
100SB_board_Patrick Lawrence

After an early career as a classical pianist, vocal coach and piano teacher, Patrick Lawrence slowly transitioned to the world of social justice through volunteering. In 2005 he began work at an addiction medicine clinic in St Kilda, the First Step Program, where he still puts in an appearance one day a week. His work at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre began in 2007 as the Foodbank Coordinator and he is currently the Director of Humanitarian Services. In his time at the ASRC Patrick has been heavily involved in bringing fairness and dignity to service delivery (especially in the Foodbank), strengthening relationships with the community and partner organisations, launching a social enterprise (the Food Justice Truck) and asylum seeker sector collaboration.

Patrick still has occasion to share his musical passions with wonderfully talented Australian performers. It creates a lovely balance in his life.

100SB_board_Chanelle Burns Chanelle Burns is a social worker with 10 years experience in the community sector in Victoria. She currently works as a Counsellor Advocate at the Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture in the western suburbs of Melbourne. In this role Chanelle works with children and families from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds. Chanelle is committed to finding collaborative and respectful ways of working alongside individuals and communities. She is excited by how storytelling, writing, art, play, music and movement can be healing for children and families. She values creativity, imagination and celebrating diverse voices. Chanelle also loves bike riding, baking, yoga and, most of all, she loves reading!

Growing up on a dairy farm in country Victoria,  Julie Mason learnt how to milk cows, ride horses and drive tractors.  After attending small country schools, Julie decided teaching was to be her vocation. She is Principal of Baden Powell College, in the City of Wyndham, looking after 1800 students and 200 staff. Julie was awarded Victorian Primary Principal of the Year in 2005 and awarded a forty year service certificate in 2012. Julie has been a member of the Rotary Club of Wyndham for twenty years, and in 2015-16 she was District Governor. Actively involved in local government committees for many years, Julie was Wyndham Citizen of the Year in 2006. Julie has two adult sons and three gorgeous grandsons.