Our leadership team meets regularly to discuss strategy, to approve new projects and initiatives, to monitor and report risks and to manage compliances including safety.  

ADRA Australia’s Executive Committee (EXCOM) is made up of the CEO and three departmental Directors and Open Heart International’s General Manager. The strategic senior management team includes EXCOM and senior managers.

Paul Rubessa

Chief Executive Officer

Melville Simonsz

Finance Director

Bruna Tawake

Bruna Tawake

Marketing Director

Murray Millar

Programs Director

Michael Were

General Manager, Open Heart International

Pia Reierson

Senior Manager, Development Practice

Simon Lewis

Senior Manager, Church Engagement

Aleksandra Ewing

Senior Manager, Fundraising

Darin Roberts

Senior Manager, Africa-Asia Region

Brayden Howie

Strategic Advisor