The MTC Foundation provides a mechanism to receive, consolidate and distribute all donations to the Company.

The MTC Foundation was established in 2015 and was officially launched in February 2016 with the announcement of a $1 million donation from The Hansen Little Foundation, to establish the MTC General Endowment Fund (GEF).

The MTC Foundation is overseen by a Board of dedicated and supportive leaders who ensure that Donor provided funds are being appropriately managed, invested and utilised by MTC. This governance and oversight ensures exact fulfilment of Donors’ intentions.

Jonathan Feder - Chair
Partner at K & L Gates; Co-Leader of Intellectual Practice Group, Global; Theatre Producer (JAF Productions and Two Left Feet Productions); Board Member of Opera Australia, Member of the Advisory Board to the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne. LLB (Hons), BSc at Monash University. MTC Board Member; MTC Foundation Board Chair since January 2021.

Paul Bonnici
Investor and Advisor to Good Stuff Global Pty Ltd; Board Member of the National Gallery of Victoria Foundation Board; Director, Boncal Group. Formerly Chair of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Board Member Olivia Newton John Cancer and Wellness Centre Appeals Board, Chair of RMIT Fashion Design & Enterprise Advisory Board. MTC Foundation Board member since July 2018.

Jennifer Darbyshire
Board Member Melbourne International Jazz Festival and the Australian Financial Complaints Authority.  Previously Executive General Manager Conduct & Regulatory Risk, and General Counsel Governance, NAB.  Former Chair Heide Museum of Modern Art, Board Member St Vincent’s & Mercy Private Hospital and the Financial Ombudsman Service. MTC Foundation Board member since August 2021.

Shane Gild
Non Exec Director, PayGroup Ltd. Former Executive Director at Canaccord Genuity and Senior Director at Deutsche Bank with over 20 years’ experience in equities and capital markets. Strong relationship builder with a passion for assisting businesses to reach their full potential. Pursuing a portfolio career including ASX listed board roles and investing. MTC Foundation Board member since January 2021.

Jane Grover
CEO of SMCT; Chair for the Centre of Contemporary Photography, formerly General Manager Crown Resorts various portfolios, formerly Executive Manager Starwood Group. MTC Foundation Board member since January 2021.

Virginia Lovett
MTC Executive Director and Co CEO; MTC Foundation Board member since March 2015.

Rob Pratt
MTC Finance Director; MTC Foundation Board member since March 2021.

Hilary Scott
Senior Counsel, GFG Alliance; previously Corporate Counsel, Kin Group Pty Ltd; Legal Counsel, Pact Group Holdings; Legal Counsel, Symbion formerly Mayne Group Limited; Lawyer, Deacons (now Norton Rose Fulbright). MTC Foundation Board member since January 2016.

Tania Seary
Founding Chairman of three companies specialising in the development of the procurement profession - The Faculty, The Source and Procurious. Board member of the Opera Australia Capital Fund. MTC Foundation Board member since December 2021.

Tracey Sisson
Board Member of Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation; Consult Legal; formerly Director of Law Institute Victoria; formerly TeeRoy Pty Ltd TA Yardmill In-house Counsel, Molino Cahill Lawyers Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie General Associate; Member, Law Institute of Victoria and Fitzroy Legal Service; Former Director, Law Institute of Victoria; Former Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia; Former Registered Tax Agent. MTC Foundation Board member since July 2018.

Rupert Sherwood
MTC Development Director; MTC Foundation Board member since February 2019.