The Team

We're building a movement of women & girls getting on with practical action to cut carbon pollution. Meet the team - our fabulous staff, board of directors and advisory group.

Our team - Dedicated and passionate

Natalie Isaacs

Founder and CEO

Our fearless leader since founding 1 Million Women in 2009. Nat inspires the uninspirable to make positive changes in their own lives. Under Natalie's leadership 1 Million Women has been built from scratch into what it is today - a powerful beautiful and bold movement of 600,000 women and girls and counting.

Tara Hunt

Director

In Loving memory of our beautiful Tara - 12 Oct,1962 - 28 May, 2017. Tara walked the talk. She never stopped believing in the power of women to change the world and she worked so hard at 1MW mobilising everyone she possibly could. Tara's passion for 1MW will live on through everything we do.

Grace Liley

Head of Digital

Grace has been involved in campaigns working to solve the climate crisis for the last five years. When not volunteering or working on climate things, she likes walking around art galleries by herself, hiking to the tops of mountains, and googling how to keep her plants alive. She is also fluent in internet speak.

Tessa Marano

Fundraising & Digital Growth Specialist

Having a love for writing and a passion for environmental sustainability, Tessa spends a lot of her time discovering creative ways to reduce her own CO2 footprint. In her spare time she loves to cook, make and alter clothes and laze in the sun at the beach.

Shea Hogarth

Office Manager

Shea has always been passionate about the environment and has a penchant for solo backpacking in far away places. Currently finishing her degree in Anthropology and Spanish & Latin American Studies, she likes to unwind with a sketchpad and pencil in hand whilst watching a film.

Emily Contador-Kelsall

Content Creator

Emily is one of our amazing content creators. She is passionate about sustainable living and loves discovering new planet-friendly innovations. With a degree in journalism and international studies, there’s nothing she loves more than photographing a new city or scoring the perfect op shop find!

Our Board - They make it happen

Natalie Isaacs

Founder and CEO

Our fearless leader since founding 1 Million Women in 2009. Nat inspires the uninspirable to make positive changes in their own lives. Under Natalie's leadership 1 Million Women has been built from scratch into what it is today - a powerful beautiful and bold movement of 600,000 women and girls and counting.

Caroline Pidcock

Chair

Caroline is an architect who is excited about co-creating an abundant living future. Her ability to inspire and enable is built on strong experience in running her own practice, university teaching and contributing to many different boards.

Nicki Hutley

Director

Nicki is a Partner at Deloitte Access Economics. Over three decades, she has provided economic and policy advice to governments, private sector and NFPs. Nicki is passionate about climate change and has worked extensively on issues such as Emissions Trading Schemes, Feed-in tariffs, and waste policy.

Margot McNeill

Director

Dr. Margot McNeill is Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Learning & Teaching at International College of Management, Sydney. Committed to lifelong learning, her 30-year career in education spans school, vocational and higher education sectors in Australia and New Zealand.

Our Advisory group - Making a genuine difference

Wendy McCarthy AO

Company Director & Business Public Sector Mentor

Wendy McCarthy is an experienced manager and company director. She currently Campaign Chair, Dr Kerryn Phelps AM, Independent Member for Wentworth. Advisor, The Front Project | Founding Member, Chief Executive Women, NSW Women’s Electoral Lobby Patron, Sydney Women's Fund | Ambassador, 1 Million Women | Advisor, Grace Papers

Bernie Hobbs

award-winning science writer and broadcaster with ABC

Bernie Hobbs is a firm favourite with audiences for her weekly science spots on ABC radio around the country and has a background in medical research, environmental writing and science teaching.

Lorena Aguilar

Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica

Lorena has created and is part of some of the most influential international gender networks such as The Network of Women Ministers and Leaders of the Environment and the Global and Climate Alliance.

Anita Jacoby

Media specialist

Anita is one of Australia’s most experienced TV executives.

Kim McKay AO

Director & CEO, Australian Museum

Kim McKay is a social & sustainability marketing & communications consultant working in Australia and internationally on social change and awareness campaigns. She is the co-founder of Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World.

Julia Newbould

Head of The Stella Network, BT Financial Group

Julia is co-founder and head of The Stella Network, an inclusive network founded by BT Financial Group to increase the number of females working as financial advisers, the idea being that diversity is better for everyone. The Stella Network now has more than 1600 members and is recognised as the pre-eminent network for gender change in the financial planning industry.