About Talent RISE Governance

Governance Board listed below

The Talent RISE Foundation Limited is a public company limited by guarantee, incorporated and domiciled in Australia.

Talent RISE’s ABN is 30 603 052 179.

Its registered office and principal place of business is:

Talent RISE Foundation Ltd.
Level 9, 201 Elizabeth Street
Sydney, NSW 2000

Talent RISE is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI). It’s endorsed as an Income Tax Exempt Charity, and enjoys certain other tax concessions and exemptions consistent with its status as a PBI which relate to Goods and Services and Fringe Benefits taxes. The Talent RISE Foundation has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as Deductible Gift Recipients (DGR, Item 1).

Talent RISE’s application for charitable status in England & Wales was submitted in December 2018 and is currently in processing.

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Richard Earl

Chairman

Richard Earl

Richard Earl is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Talent. Earl launched Talent from his home in Perth in 1995 and since then he has grown the business into a global technology and digital recruitment and services company with 16 offices across APAC, EMEA and the USA. Passionate about entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation and actively supporting the technology sector, Earl has committed to recognising start-ups and bringing technology communities together, both locally and globally to positively impact people’s lives through innovative programs such as Talent Unleashed, Talent Engage and Talent RISE.

 

Mark Nielsen

Board Member

Mark Nielsen

Mark Nielsen is a business leader with over 30 years’ experience. Over the course of his career, Mark has held C-level roles across start-ups, turnarounds and multinational corporations. Throughout his career he has held executive and non-executive director positions on listed and unlisted company boards. As CEO of Talent Asia Pacific, Mark is highly regarded for his ability to lead and build high performance organisations with compassion at their core. In 2018, Mark was named Australian CEO of the Year and Professional Services Executive of the Year (CEO Magazine).

 

 

Jane Tewson

Board Member

Jane Tewson

Jane is the Founder of Igniting Change and non-Executive board member of Talent. Jane is also the Vice Chairman of Virgin Unite and creator of Comic Relief, which is the most successful charitable foundations in the UK which has raised over one billion pounds. Jane has received a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) from the Queen for her charitable endeavours.

Yaron Segal

Chief Financial Officer

Yaron Segal

Yaron Segal is a registered Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience. As Chief Financial Officer for Talent RISE, Yaron is a trusted advisor to the senior management team and board, and oversees every aspect of RISE’s financial operations and governance.