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The affairs of AnglicareSA are managed by the Board of Directors. Directors are appointed by the Bishop, the members of AnglicareSA, the Provincial Council and the AnglicareSA Board of Directors.

The Archbishop of Adelaide, the Most Reverend Geoff Smith holds the position of Visitor.

The members of AnglicareSA are the members of the Synod of the Diocese of Adelaide.

To learn more about the Board composition, please refer to the AnglicareSA Constitution: AnglicareSA Ltd Constitution and AnglicareSA Housing Limited Constitution.

AnglicareSA Visitor

The Most Reverend Geoff Smith

Geoff became the Archbishop of Adelaide in April 2017 after four years as assistant bishop and general manager/registrar of the Anglican Diocese of Brisbane. He has been Primate of Australia since April 2020. He is currently the Visitor of AnglicareSA.

Geoffrey has served as a parish priest on the Gold Coast, Ballina, Sawtell, Lismore, Port Macquarie and Papua New Guinea and was national director of the Anglican Board of Mission Australia for five years. After becoming a bishop in 2007, Geoffrey was Bishop of the Southern Region in the Diocese of Brisbane until 2013.

He has a significant interest in missiology and governance and has served as a member of four Anglican school councils.

AnglicareSA Board


Mr Bruce Linn AM


Bruce Linn is an experienced company director, chairman and former CEO who heads a successful international governance and strategic management consulting business. An Adelaide University science graduate, he is a technologist with over 40 years’ experience in business strategy, digital strategy, governance, leadership, business management and commercialisation of a broad range of technologies including IT, telecommunications, internet and social media. A past president of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) (SA/NT), he is currently chairman of AnglicareSA Ltd, AnglicareSA Housing Ltd, State Library of SA, Adelaide Chamber Singers Inc and Sensei Productivity Pty Ltd. He is also a non-executive director of SABRENet Ltd. He is a Member of the Order of Australia, Fellow of the Australian Computer Society, a UniSA University Fellow and a Distinguished Fellow of the AICD.

Mr Greg Frisby

Greg Frisby is an experienced company director and corporate consultant with extensive experience across several industry segments including financial services. Greg has a strong background in corporate finance, Visitor strategic planning and corporate governance. He has been a director of AnglicareSA for more than four years and is current chair of the Finance Committee.

Greg is Deputy Chair of AnglicareSA and AnglicareSA Housing.

Mr Grant Chapman


Grant Chapman has had a distinguished business and parliamentary career. He served as the Federal Member for Kingston from 1975 to 1983 and as a senator for SA from 1987 until his retirement in 2008. Throughout his time in Federal Parliament, Grant was involved in numerous committees and served as chair of the Joint Statutory Parliamentary Committee on Corporations and Financial Services, overseeing ASIC and helping to reform Australia’s corporations’ law and financial services’ regulation. Grant is a business consultant, company director, part-time senior member of the Commonwealth Government Administrative Appeals Tribunal and is involved in farming. Grant was appointed by the United Nations to its Panel of Eminent Persons to Combat Desertification and was awarded the Grand Cross, Order of Bernardo O’Higgins by the President of Chile for his contribution to international relations.

Ms Emma Riggs

LLB (Hons) BCom

Emma Riggs is a solicitor at Camatta Lempens Lawyers specialising in corporate governance, general litigation and commercial disputes, with a particular interest in industrial law, Aboriginal rights and property law. She is a current member of the Episcopal Standards Commission, the SA representative on the Church Law Commission, and an executive member of the SA Council for Civil Liberties.

The Rev’d Darren Russ


Darren is an IT professional and an ordained Anglican Minister serving at St Bartholomew’s in Norwood. Alongside ministry, Darren has worked in IT and business consulting for more than 30 years, including as a senior partner at Accenture. He has served on various boards including as an independent Director of CMS Australia and member of the Audit and Risk and Governance and Nominations Committees, National Council Member and Management Committee chair of SparkLit, and as an executive director and member of many of Accenture’s national and international Councils. Darren is a Justice of the Peace of SA and a graduate member of the AICD.

The Rev’d Margo Holt

Margo is the incumbent deacon in Strathalbyn/Milang parish, part of the Hills Partnership, Diocese of the Murray. Margo was ordained in 2017 and is a Franciscan attached to the Third Order. Prior to ordination, she lived and served with CMS Australia in the Middle East from 2004 until 2010. A registered nurse and midwife, Margo worked initially to bring health care among the Bedouin in remote areas of the desert and later among refugees fleeing the conflict in Iraq. On return to Australia, she helped initiate a group that supports women refugees in need in the Middle East. Margo has a particular heart for refugees and those seeking safety and a new home in Australia, as well as a passion for mental health, community work and pastoral care.

Ms Virginia Hickey

Virginia Hickey is a corporate governance specialist, lawyer and company director with extensive commercial, government and not for-profit experience. Virginia sits on the boards of the Southern Adelaide Local Health Network, Energy Consumers Australia, Peoples Choice Credit Union and SportsMed Orthopaedic Hospital, and is chair of the Public Trustee’s Audit and Risk Committee and of Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Risk and Performance Committee. In addition to consulting directly to boards to assist them to improve their corporate governance, Virginia is a facilitator in the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ national and international company director courses. Virginia is passionate about and committed to high standards of ethics and effective board governance.

Dr Angela Evans AM


Angela has been a board director at St Mark’s College, executive of Sports Medicine Australia (SA), chair of The Magdalene Centre committee, people’s warden and deputy chair of Adelaide’s St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral Council. Current non-executive director roles are with AnglicareSA and Australian Podiatry Association. Angela’s volunteer history includes Walk for Life Clubfoot in Bangladesh; National Medical Education Scientific Council and Medical Education Scientific Advisory Council of Diabetes Australia; Scientific Committees of Australian Podiatry conferences; medical programs at Olympic Games, 2000; Special Olympics, 2005; Commonwealth Games, 2006; and clinical director of National Special Olympics Games, 2010.

The Rt Rev’d Chris McLeod

Bishop Chris is the National Aboriginal Bishop of the Anglican Church of Australia, and assistant bishop in the diocese of Adelaide. Bishop Chris has been in ordained ministry for 30 years and has served in parishes in the Diocese of Adelaide and in Port Lincoln in the Diocese of Willochra. He is a foundational member of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglican Council, and a member of the Anglican Indigenous Network. Bishop Chris is of Gurindji descent and his mother and grandmother are members of the Stolen Generations. Bishop Chris serves on a number of local and national committees and boards. Bishop Chris has recently been appointed Dean of St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide.

Mr Michael Forwood

Michael has extensive experience in the Australian health and disability services fields as a board director, senior manager and consultant in both the government and non government sectors. He is a graduate of the universities of Melbourne, Adelaide and Leeds, with qualifications in Arts, Law and Health Policy and Planning. Michael’s key strengths lie in strategic policy and planning, commercial negotiation and government relations. He has held senior executive positions in the SA Department of Health; Royal Australian College of General Practitioners; and as CEO of the Cora Barclay Centre. Current board directorships include First Voice, the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network and an Adelaide City Drop-in Centre. Michael has a passion for social justice and has been actively involved in advocacy for disadvantaged and homeless people for many years.


Board of AnglicareSA Housing


Mr Tim Sarah


Tim is an experienced business executive and joint owner of Sarah Group, operating businesses in the construction industry. He is a Chartered Accountant with an Economics Degree and an MBA and has been involved in business for 30 years. He lives and breathes the values of strong relationships, high quality solutions and long-term sustainability. Tim is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors, and is an experienced company director, with experience in for-profit public company boards and for-purpose community service organisations.

Mr Frank Agostino

Frank Agostino is a prominent businessperson who has led a number of national business and community organisations. He is a Life Member of the Northern Community Health Foundation. In addition to being the managing director of the Agostino Group, Frank is also the current president of the Motor Trade Association of South Australia and Northern Territory and chair of the MTA Group Training and Registered Training Organisations. He is the MTA’s longest serving president. In 2014 he was made a “Cavaliere” by the “Il Presidente Della Republica Italiana”, and he is a Chevalier of The Sovereign Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem – Knights of Malta.

Ms Susy Daw

Susy is an experienced company director, risk management consultant and business mentor with her own business, MQM Business Consultants. She has 24 years’ experience in risk and strategic consulting for the public and private sector. Her governance expertise includes 17 years as a facilitator for the Australian Institute of Company Directors in the Foundations of Directorship, Company Directors Course, Applied Risk Governance and Governance to Protect Vulnerable People. Susy’s current appointments include deputy chair, Women’s and Children’s Health Network, St. Andrew’s Hospital, and ECH SA Inc. Client Experience and Service Quality Committee.

Ms Rachel Elliott

B Bus Property (VAL & PRM), FAPI, GAICD

Rachel is an experienced property valour, Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and director at national property advisory firm, m3property, where she leads the advisory team within the Adelaide office. Her career experience covers both corporate and micro business, with her unique perspectives shaped by over 25 years living in a regional community, where she started and grew several small businesses and chaired committees within both local government and community organisations. Rachel is the current chair of the UDIA Developer Tax, Finance and Regulation Committee and immediate past chair of Investigator College at Victor Harbor.

Ms Michelle Kennedy

BE(hons) MBA FIEAust CPEng EngExec GAICD 

Michelle Kennedy is an accredited engineering executive with an honours degree in Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. Michelle is a Fellow of Engineers Australia and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, with over 20 years’ experience in leadership and delivery of public works. Michelle currently serves as a Non-Executive Director on a number of other boards including Dial Before You Dig SA/NT, St Peter’s Collegiate Girls’ School and CSC Pty Ltd, and was formerly a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Engineers Australia.  


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AnglicareSA Ltd. and AnglicareSA Housing Limited are each governed by their own volunteer boards. We thank the members of the Board for donating their time and expertise.