Ovarian Cancer Australia’s board and staff team dedicate a huge amount of both professional and personal time and energy to our vision of ensuring that every Australian woman knows the symptoms of ovarian cancer and everyone affected by ovarian cancer feels personally supported and has access to and information about the best treatment and research.

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Nicole Livingstone OAM, Patron

Beginning her swimming career at 14, Nicole Livingstone (formerly Stevenson), is one of Australia’s most successful female swimmers. With a career spanning over 10 years, Nicole’s achievements include one silver and two bronze medals from three Olympic appearances; six gold, two silver and one bronze medal from three Commonwealth Games; and four gold, two silver and one bronze medal from competing in six Pan Pacific Championships.


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Paula Benson

Paula joined the board of Ovarian Cancer Australia in 2007 and was elected chair in 2010.

Paula is a leading non executive director and corporate affairs professional with almost twenty years’ experience in financial services, media, resources, infrastructure and education.


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Carolyn Reynolds

Carolyn has been a director of Ovarian Cancer Australia since 2007, having been its pro bono legal adviser since 2001.

Carolyn is general counsel of Federation Centres, an Australian real estate investment trust specialising in the ownership and management of Australian shopping centres. In this role, she oversees the company’s legal, company secretarial and compliance, lease administration, risk and insurance functions and is a member of Federation Centres’ executive committee…


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Tracey Curro

Tracey Curro is a former 60 Minutes reporter and Queensland University of Technology Outstanding Alumnus with over two decades’ experience in communication and media. Following a distinguished career on flagship news and public affairs programs, Tracey held the role of General Manager Communication at a Victorian Government agency, before joining SHK Executive Search in 2010, where she leads the corporate affairs practice…



Jo-Ann Hicks, Director

Jo-Ann is a leading digital and ecommerce professional with more than 14 years’ experience in the online and technology space…