The Board is chaired by Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck, Lesley is well known in the mental health sector working for over five years as Queensland inaugural Mental Health Commissioner and before that, with the Mental Health Commission in Western Australia.

Board Members include:

Leonie Young has had a 25 year national leadership career in the public and not-for-profit sectors in Australia, including implementing and leading Australia-wide health, mental health and primary care reform strategies as a successful CEO, Board Director, NGO leader, State Manager and public sector executive.

John MacIsaac has worked as a consulting engineer for over 30 years in the minerals industry. He has participated and volunteered in the Grow program in various roles since 2006. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. John is Deputy Chair of the Board.

Ian Sloan is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has considerable experience in business and technology and has worked with government, private business and other not for profit businesses.  Ian is the Managing Director of DSBS IT Consulting and Contracting.

Steve Ryan has had extensive exposure across the public, union, superannuation and not-for-profit sectors in his various roles as a secondary school teacher, Qld Teachers’ Union President, a Trustee of the QSuper Board, and a director of QInvest.

Barbara Cunningham has strong research, mental health and aged care credentials and experience, along with experience with Non-for-Profits at the executive level.

Peter Barker is a senior finance executive with significant domestic and international experience. He is the Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary of multi-national engineering, scientific and international development company Cardno Ltd.

Jeremy Morse is a Business Performance Analyst at Anglicare Southern Qld. He was Financial Accountant & Analyst for Anglicare Tasmania, and during the NDIS trial period, he oversaw the transition of contracts into funding under the NDIS.

The Chief Executive Officer, David Butt works with the Grow Board to guide the performance and development of the organisation.

The culmination of this work is outlined in Grow’s  Statement of Strategic Intent.