Board Members

Andrew Culley


Andrew is the Treasurer at Connecting Up.  His role consists of liaising with the CEO on financial matters and assists with the preparation of the annual report.

Aron Hausler


Aron Hausler is a Senior Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Strategist working for the Government of South Australia. For many years he has been helping organisations to identify and understand the impacts of technology, and to find the right blend of people, technology and business models to take best advantage of emergent opportunities. 

Jane Brabham

Deputy Chairperson

Currently Jane is the Managing Director of two business and technology companies, Brabham Consulting and BrabhamSaaS.

Jon Bisset

Board Member

Jon is currently the CEO of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, the peak body for public relations and communication professionals in Australia.

Kym Hume

Board Member

Kym is an IT professional  with over 25 years of  experience in the Enterprise and Government sector as a General Manager within the IT and telecommunications industry. 

He joined Tier5  (a Data Centre company based in Adelaide) in 2011 as Chief Development Officer, following a career in Telstra, which included the roles of General Manager Sales SA/WA/NT and National Director of Technical Sales.

Lisa Harvey

Board Member

Lisa Harvey is the founder and CEO of Energetica.

Sue McIvor

Board Member

Sue is currently Executive Officer for the Australian Breastfeeding Association, and with tertiary qualifications in Business Management and Governance, has more than 15 years managing not-for prof

Sue Vardon


Sue spent 23 years as a Chief Executive in Commonwealth and State Government Agencies. She has an Honorary Doctorate from the University of South Australia and has been an Adjunct Professor at both Canberra University and the University of South Australia. She was the Inaugural Telstra Business Woman of the Year in 1995.

Susan Arthure

Board Member

Susan has more than 25 years leadership experience in information management. This includes developing the information architecture for major state government internet and intranet sites, and the strategic implementation and management of websites.