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Board

Meet The Team

Board

Chair

Hayley Winchombe

Hayley Winchcombe is an economics, policy and business strategy consultant with Accenture Strategy. She is also Chair of the Board of the ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership (AASYP), a registered charity advocating for stronger ties between Australia and our Southeast Asian neighbours. She has a big interest in solvable problems, applying data analysis to identify underlying issues and recommending business strategy or policy options. Hayley’s academic research focused on the labour migration-development nexus and included time as the inaugural Australian Government New Colombo Plan ASEAN Fellow. Previously she was teaching staff for the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) core unit Global Challenges, Research and Leadership. Hayley graduated with First Class Honours from the BPhil at UWA as a Fogarty Scholar. She has lived in France, Spain, Singapore and Indonesia.
 

Board Director

Nash Mesquita-Mendes

Nash is a Senior Associate in PwC Australia’s Deals Strategy & Operations team. He works with ASX200 clients to create value and achieve growth through mergers & acquisitions. Graduating as valedictorian from the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), he holds degrees in Accounting and Computer Science. A New Colombo Plan scholar, Nash, studied in Singapore at the National University of Singapore and Singapore Management University. He also completed an internship with PwC’s Growth Market Practice specializing in cross-border strategic analysis emphasizing emerging markets.

Board Director

Patrick Stafrace

Patrick is a management consultant who helps organisations build and protect their social license to operate. He relocated to Indonesia under the New Colombo Plan where he helped establish the international affairs practice at a global communications firm. For two years he performed political risk assessments for Fortune 500 companies operating in Indonesia. He also worked extensively with government, business and community leaders to develop regulatory regimes on data privacy and artificial intelligence. His career highlight was with the Responsible Business Alliance where he helped secure a memorandum of understanding with religious leaders in Indonesia to abolish modern slavery.

Board Director

Citra Gantiaji

Citra Gantiaji currently works as a Project Event Specialist for an EU-funded development cooperation program that facilitates dialogue forums between the EU and ASEAN. In 2015, she began working full-time with the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) and left in 2022 as a Program Coordinator. At ACICIS, she coordinated high-quality programs for Australian and other international students to study in Indonesia. Citra has previously served as the Jakarta Chapter President of the Australia-Indonesia Youth Association and Alumni Officer of the Conference for Australian and Indonesian Youth. Citra’s passion for the Australia-Indonesia relationship has motivated her to further engage with the ASEAN-Australia community and continue to build people-to-people links across the region.
 

Company Secretary

Dan Trevanion

Dan is a law graduate from the Australian National University. He currently works at a global law firm where he sits on the firm’s Indonesia Steering Committee and specialises in disputes and international arbitration. Dan’s Australian and Indonesian heritage motivates him to create a stronger future for Australia by integrating the next generation of Australians and Indonesians. In 2015, he presented at the International Youth Organisation Forum in Beijing, China. In recent years, Dan has been a director of the Australian Law Students’ Association, Australia-Indonesia Youth Association, and a Principal of own organisation, Tetangga.

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