Our Board

Ian Martin, Chairman

Ian Martin joined the Wayside Board in early 2006 and was elected Chairman in June 2006. Ian has over 30 years experience in investment management, superannuation, investment banking, and financial services. He is former CEO of BT Financial Group and Global Head of Investment Management of Bankers Trust. Ian has served on numerous boards in both the commercial and not-for-profit sectors. In the commercial sector, Ian is currently Chairman of Argo Investments Limited, Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific of Berkshire Capital, and a Director of UniSuper Limited.

Bob Ellicott
Bob Ellicott QC is a former Member for Wentworth in the Federal Parliament and was Opposition spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs. Bob was Federal Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts, Sport, Women’s Affairs and Territories in the Fraser Government. He is the representative of the Wayside Congregation and the longest-serving member of the Board.

Doug Bishop

Doug Bishop has been a partner at the law firm, Clayton Utz, since 1992 and has spent more than 25 years in the legal profession. Doug practises in the area of general commercial litigation. He has worked closely with the firm’s Pro Bono and Community Connect programs including working with a number of community partners representing disadvantaged and marginalised people seeking legal and other forms of assistance.


Richard Wylie
Richard Wylie is a health communications expert, serial business ‘starter upperer’ and (not so wealthy) philanthropist. For the past 20 years he has worked in a range of communications related businesses to bring creative thinking to modern health challenges. This work has influenced subjects as diverse as smoking, drug and alcohol dependence, organ and tissue donation, homelessness, HIV, sexual health, blood donation, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, (most) cancers, and many more. Following the sale of his advertising agency ‘Ursa’ in 2012, he’s now ‘upping the ante’ on his better health mission, as the General Manager of Marketing and Strategy at The Heart Research Institute.
Mike Crivelli
Mike Crivelli has worked in investment management for nearly 50 years, including over 20 years at Bankers Trust from the time it was a start up. Twelve years ago, Mike co-founded Perennial Investment Partners, which is now a $20 billion boutique investment house where he still has an involvement as Non Exec Chairman of the Perennial Value Ltd group.

Graham Rich
A member of The Wayside Chapel’s congregation since 2010, Graham joined the Board in October 2013. Graham is a pioneer of retail managed funds research in Australasia, and of financial planning in New Zealand. He started his financial services career in New Zealand in 1975 and in 1983 began his own business delivering funds research and financial advice professional development services. Since selling his research business and establishing brillient! in 2002, Graham has specialised in publishing innovative, independent professional development services for professionals involved with portfolio construction.

Simon Perrott

Simon Perrot joined the Board in June 2014, bringing with him a wealth of experience from a successful career spanning 30 years in investment banking. Simon retired from investment banking in 2014 and joined the Wayside Board to assist in making a positive impact in the community. Simon is a Non - Executive Director, DUET Group, Non - Executive Director Lend Lease Real Estate Investments Ltd, and Trustee, Australian Cancer Research Foundation.

Chris Selby
Chris Selby joined Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management in 2011 as Head of Business and more recently as Head of Global Client Group in the newly created Asset & Wealth Management division. He joined Deutsche Bank after more than 25 years with Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was most recently Head of Wealth Management for Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Australian Executive Committee. He initially begun volunteering in the Wayside cafe, and is now lending his professional skills and experience to Wayside as the newest member of the Board.
Nym Kim
Nym Kim was an Arts Presenter on SBS who hosted Masterpiece, Arts on Saturday, Opera Viva and various other programs. She came to be involved with Wayside through her work in the rooftop garden and has since become a member of the Wayside Board. With a background in music and performing, Nym has represented Australia as a concert pianist, recorded with artists such as Crowded House and Vince Jones, and co-founded international film sales and financing company Arclight Films.

Kent Crawford

Kent Crawford is the Executive Minister for Sydney Presbytery of the Uniting Church NSW/ACT. Ordained in 1999, he has previously served at West Epping as well as Engadine-Helensburgh Uniting Church congregations, as well as 2 years with the NSW/ACT Synod Board of Education. Trained in Psychology and Theology, Kent is passionate about developing healthy, thriving and inclusive communities.

Sarah Susak

Sarah Susak is a business unit legal counsel for Coca-Cola South Pacific, and before that spent more than seven years with Colgate-Palmolive, starting as corporate counsel for the South Pacific business. Her career with Colgate took her to Geneva, Paris and the United States in her specialist role as marketing legal director responsible for the African, Middle East, European and South Pacific divisions. Before joining Coca-Cola, Sarah spent two years managing partnerships at The Wayside Chapel where she was responsible for designing and implementing funding strategies, including attracting new funding from both the government and corporate sectors.

Cassandra Michie

Cassandra Michie has been a Wayside volunteer for four years in the kitchen and is the co-creator of the Sunday roast. Cassandra is also a partner at PwC, and a member of PwC's Board of Partners, with over 26 years of finance and accounting experience and is an Australian Chartered Accountant. Cassandra is a former director of the NSW Public Interest Law Clearing House and is passionate about fairness and equity and serving the local community.

Get Involved